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Le Pain Quotidien - Midtown East

7 E. 53rd Street, New York City, NY
646.845.0012
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Ranked #2,203 of 11,595 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
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Buenos Aires
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We had breakfast in this establishment, where it was easy to get around, as its arrangement and basic menu are very similar to other restaurants of the same chain which we knew in several countries . We sat at the communal table, because they had a big assortment of marmalades anf honey, although later we realized that if you sit... More

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Open faced sandwiches were excellent! Lemonades (regular, strawberry, mint) were tasty but a little on the tart side (no sugar). Chicken Cobb salad was very good. Great communal atmosphere. All organic and fresh. Good variety on the menu. Fair prices for the city near Rockefeller center off 5th ave

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Bangkok, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I always love Le Pain. The croissants are always great, coffee good. Love the fact they have the nutella and all kinds of jam on the tables as favours.

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Calgary, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great fresh organic choices, portions large, communal tables for those of you who like to socialize.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Distinctly European (Belgian influenced primarily), Le Pain Q was a le pain experience. I don't mind a health conscious menu and I'm certainly comfortable with communal dining, but the food was simply inedible and the wine completely undrinkable. We literally tasted both, called the server for our bill, making up an excuse for beating a hasty retreat, and paid and... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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352 reviews 352 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

I was expecting the famous omelets LPQ is famous for. Not here... Otherwise , no complains. The usual polite staff, great coffee and tasty food.

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Detroit, Michigan
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136 reviews 136 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

French countryside cafe in the heart of midtown. Friendly service. Warm ambience. Coffee, croissants, and the New York Times.

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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Happened across this coffee shop during a freezing cold day in December. Cold & hungry we welcomed a sit down & a hot drink. Never been to an organic cafe before & somethings on the extensive menu were alien to us! We opted for soup of the day which was tasty & hot served with great bread & the homemade... More

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nyc
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is just not my thing. Communal tables and vegan options and organic whatevers do not excite me. Nice that they list calorie counts. It's amazing how much weight you could pack on eating quinoa.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

Take too long for service my lunch today. Then when i asked for the bill I had wait 10min for the give me.

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