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“Tartines and Mint Tea” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien
701 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
+1 703-683-2273
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Ranked #113 of 609 Restaurants in Alexandria
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Bakeries
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Neighborhood: Old Town
Arlington, Virginia
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tartines and Mint Tea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I have been to several Le Pain Quotidien locations in the DC area and NYC. This one has a very warm service staff. The tartines and quiches are great. I love the soft boiled eggs with toast points. What I love the most is the mint tea, with actual mint leaves. The pastries are lovely, too. It's relaxing. Enjoy!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gloucester, Virginia
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192 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Breakfast!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We set out looking for a little french bakery with good croissants. Bakery had a lot of goodies. But wanted basic eggs, bacon croissant. Ended up with a Parisan ham and gruyere cheese. I was a little worried about the ham but was excellent. They served with several mustards and olive spread. My friend got the Chia pudding and strawberry lemonade with a chocolate croissant. All was very good but was a little costly for the portions. It would have been nice to have a inclusive of drink, main food and desert. The lemonade was like good but a water glass size for $5.65. I guess I am use to county fair sizes and prices.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Laurel, United States
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Going back for the lemonade”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

On a recent hot day while visiting Old Town, Alexandria, VA we stopped in here for refreshment. I ordered the lemonade and must admit it was the best I've ever tasted. The service was friendly.
We had already eaten but noted the good, fresh looking omelets being served. The bakery items also looked tempting, We plan to return to try them.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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French Lick, In
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Organic and Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Went for breakfast....nice location on King Street but a little pricey for the portions. Service was pretty good and everything was fresh.

Visited June 2014
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Gahanna, Ohio
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Organically Delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

This is a great place to have a relaxing, healthy breakfast. Everything is organic and locally sourced. We had the organic omelet (a special that day) and it was delicious. It came with field greens -- a nice touch. The tables and chairs are weathered wood, and the setting seemed consistent with the French bakery theme. The classical music was very nice in the background. The meals are a bit pricey, but they seemed worth it to us. The service was friendly but can be a bit slow at times (or is that unhurried?) We had a great time. We returned a second time during our week in town and just had pastries and coffee. That was good as well,

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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