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La Madeleine French Bakery

600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002-3009 (Downtown)
(713) 225-0551
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Ranked #231 of 7,205 restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Los Angeles, California, USA
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116 reviews 116 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had an enjoyable brunch at La Madeleine before leaving Houston. The salad and the Florentine Quiche were great! They also had a great selection of pastries, coffee, salads and soups. The service was casual and fast (you place your order at the counter), plenty of tables, nice ambient and decor.

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Clayton, NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

My wife and I came across this place while looking for a nice, simple dinner that was a good healthy and cost effective choice. this place met all of those criteria and more. While a minor letdown that we had to order from the counter, the food, service, and decor were all excellent. This minor letdown was overcome quickly. My... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

For some reason the Galleria Mall in Houston doesn't have a TripAdvisor available so I'm picking one near the area. I have been here a few times but went twice this past trip to Texas and both times I had the French Dip and a side Caesar Salad. Both were perfect and left me full. I'll continue to get this... More

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Natal, RN
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

La madeleine has lots of restaurants around Houston and its high quality bakery is sold for a good price. You can have a good and simple dinner there for 2 persons for around 30 dollars or less. Who would think you can find a good bakery in Houston for a reasonable price? They have excellent croissants, the quiche lorraine is... More

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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I was recently in The Woodlands for business and stumbled upon this place for breakfast the first day. I enjoyed it so much, I went back the second day. The Good: They open at 6:30a and I arrived both days around 8a and it was not crowded at all! The ordering process was easy and the kitchen was pretty fast... More

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Mobile
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Fresh, high quality bakery at a reasonable price. We have never been disappointed in any of their locations.

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Houston, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

I enjoyed breakfast while sitting inside. I don't particularly like sitting outside at the one on Kirby because the pigeons are disgusting. While eating, they fly over you, wait for your crumbs, and literally annoy the mess out of you. Nevertheless, the food was great was usual. I ordered oatmeal, and a bacon/egg croissant. The egg was light and fluffy,... More

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Houston
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82 reviews 82 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Great rotisserie rosemary chicken, love the sandwiches and all the lovely breads. Location was great, service fast and efficient.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Excellent food, particularly the spinach quiche. Top that off with strawberries romanoff and life is good.

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League City, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I was skeptical at first - a "cafeteria" style French Cafe? I expected so-so quality and ambiance. I was pleasantly surprised. I found the ambiance to be very relaxed and continental. The food was of nice variety and well presented. The taste was fantastic. Better than average value for the money spent.

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