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Bread & Chocolate



Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch

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All "Morning Savories" are served w/ our artisan bread basket.
Cuisine a-go-go
Take a fluffy hand made croissant, fill it w/ 2 scrambled eggs & your choice of Turkey sausage, crispy turkey bacon, or canadian bacon & make it all good w/ a slab of cheddar cheese. Enjoy it here or we can wrap it for the rat race.
The Portobello Omelet
Sliced mushrooms & sundried tomato pesto wrapped in a fluffy three egg omelet.
Western Omelet
Diced onions, peppers, & ham bring the frontier to your palate in this three egg omelet replete w/ cheddar cheese.
Salmon Decadence
Sliced salmon filet, fresh dill & a touch of hollandaise for extravagance render brunch nirvana in a fluffy three egg omelet.
Spinach & Chevre Omelet
The simplest mix of sauteed spinach & goat cheese yields the rich flavors of summer in this three egg omelet.
The Healthier Big Breakfast
A massive meal of three eggs scrambled, two pieces of turkey bacon & two pieces of turkey sausage served w/ fresh fruit.
Eggs Benedict
Two eggs poached & served atop english muffins & canadian bacon all slathered in hollandaise.
Norwegian salmon
Two eggs poached & served atop english muffins & cured norwegian salmon all slathered in hollandaise & garnished w/ fresh dill.
Egg whites available for $1 additional charge
French Toast
We start w/ handmade cinnamon challah, then dip it in our own batter & pan fry it. Lastly, we add just a touch of powdered sugar & a classic is born, served w/ maple syrup, butter & bavarian cream.
Chocolate Banana French Toast
The classic augmented w/ freshly sliced bananas & our homemade chocolate ganache drizzled over the whole affair served w/ bavarian cream.
Apple French Toast
We start w/ the classic & top it w/ our sweet homemade apple compote & serve it w/ a garnish of bavarian cream.
Pfannkuchen (fan-koo-he-n) These delicious german style pancakes (similar to crepes) come three to a plate & bring the old country into your neighborhood.
Apple Pfannkuchen
Three tightly wrapped pancakes w/ a dollop of our homemade apple compote & served w/ a garnish of bavarian cream.
Nutella Pfannkuchen
Three tightly wrapped pancakes served w/ a tasty smear of nutella within & bavarian cream to garnish.
Egg whites $+1.00
Savory Ham & Swiss Pfannkuchen
Two tightly wrapped pancakes stuffed w/ black forest ham & melted swiss & served w/ honey mustard.
Egg Whites available for $1 additional charge.
$6 per person
Chocolate Fondue
Delicious silky dark chocolate served w/ fresh fruit & tea cakes. (Two person minimum order.)
Potato Latkes
Two‎ handmade latkes served w/ sour cream & apple compote.
Fresh Fruit Salad
Our seasonal mix of fruits topped w/ just a dollop of bavarian cream.
Greek Yogurt
A favorite returns w/ fresh creamy greek yogurt, sweet honey & walnuts. Also available w/ house made granola instead of walnuts, just ask.
A bread & chocolate favorite & best seller since 1981. Our own recipe of a delicious cereal blend of rolled oats, fresh fruit & yogurt topped w/ walnuts.
Housemade Granola & Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Whole grain oats, crispy rice, cranberries, nuts & golden raisins highlighted w/ a touch of honey, toasted & served w/ fresh fruit & skim or whole milk.
Norwegian Smoked Salmon
A sumptuous cold platter served w/ a toasted bagel, cream cheese, red onion, tomatoes & capers, garnished w/ fresh dill. Build your own nosh.
New York Bagels
Your choice toasted & served w/ a cream cheese schmear.
Side Meats
Canadian bacon, turkey sausage, or crispy turkey bacon.
Artisan Bread Basket
This item comes free w/ the order of any entree, but if you must have one & wish nothing else,
Daily we feature freshly prepared soups from our kitchen. Please consult your server for today's list.
Cup $3.00
Bowl $5.00
French Onion Soup
We always have onion soup au gratinee made by hand & rich w/ melted cheese. Available only by the bowl.
Leek & Goat Cheese Tart
An individual handmade tart served w/ a small caesar salad.
Spicy Lentil Empanadas
A handmade & formed dough stuffed w/ green lentils & spicy sauce served w/ carrot & beet salad.
Mesclun Salad
Fresh baby lettuces, cucumber slices, tomatoes & shredded carrots tossed w/ our house made balsamic vinaigrette.
Savory Winter Quinoa
Butternut squash, red onion & red peppers roasted & tossed w/ olive oil & quinoa. Quinoa is the ancient grain of the andes, healthy & tasty.
Fresh Fruit Salad
Our seasonal mix of fruits topped w/ just a dollop of bavarian cream.
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine tossed w/ our house made dressing & zesty parmesan cheese topped w/ crostini.
Open faced european style sandwiches.
Chicken Salad Tartine
Our hand prepared favorite w/ chunks of breast meat served over toasted ciabatta garnished w/ tomatoes, cucumbers & mesclun greens.
Curry Chicken Tartine
A little zing, a little zest & a lot of chicken served over toasted ciabatta garnished w/ tomatoes, cucumbers, olives & mesclun greens.
Hummus Tartine
Our house made hummus rich w/ garlicky good stuff served over toasted ciabatta garnished w/ olives, cucumbers, tomatoes & mesclun greens.
French Dip
Roast‎ beef & provolone w/ horseradish mayo served warm on a crusty ciabatta bread w/ au jus for dipping.
Club Francaise
Hearty‎ turkey w/ turkey bacon, melted brie & honey mustard all toasted on our handmade croissant.
Tuna Melt
Albacore tuna tossed w/ mayo, celery & red pepper & served on a grilled sesame brioche w/ melted cheddar.
Ham & Brie Baguette
Meaty ham & buttery brie married w/ a spread of honey mustard warmed & served on a crusty baguette.
California Croissant
Smoked turkey breast topped w/ fresh avocado slices, lettuce & tomato & just a touch of sun dried tomato pesto on a buttery croissant.
The Southwestern Panini
Sliced chicken breast & melted provolone married w/ a chipotle mayo.
The Cordon Bleu Panini
Turkey breast, parisian ham & swiss cheese served w/ a smear of sweet & tangy honey mustard sauce.
Caprese Panini
Ripe roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, sundried tomato pesto & zesty basil pesto all pressed hot on italian white bread.
Roasted Portobello Panini
Sliced portobello, goat cheese & sundried tomato pesto on Italian bread toasted & yummy.
$6 per person
Chocolate Fondue
Delicious silky dark chocolate served w/ fresh fruit & tea cakes. (Two person minimum order.)
Turkey Chili & Corn Muffin
Treat your tummy to a heaping bowl of our homemade turkey chili topped w/ sour cream served w/ a tasty corn muffin.
Chicken Pot Pie
Croque au camille if you prefer, this french country classic is rendered as an american cousin w/ smooth rich cream based filling full of carrots, peas & tasty chicken as american as tartes aux pomme.
This‎ rich slow cooked casserole of white beans, pork, chicken & duck renders a hearty new world meal from this old world tradition, served w/ a savory pastry twist.
The Quiche Du Jour
A hefty slice of our home made quiche fresh daily w/ mixed greens.
Eggplant, meat sauce, bechamel.. oh my! A dish handmade & heavenly rich served w/ a small side salad.
Choice of salad
Mac & Cheese
Elbows tossed w/ creamy cheese served warm, yummy & gluten free! This comfort food is made w/ quinoa & we dare you to tell the difference. Offered w/ a choice of side salad.
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Being on a low sodium dietary regimen, being able to order something that could be customized for my needs is an attractive lure to visit this spot again. An experience years ago was disappointing when a request for a salt-free omelette arrived over-cooked and under...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We had brunch there and what a surprise!!! Amazing menu!!! Great staff!!! Full of locals! Great neighborhood secrete

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here for Sunday brunch and had the special: coffee, mimosa, “pastries”, and entre for $18. The coffee is from a machine and the pastries are from a grocery store — probably cosco (absolutely not baked on-site). The Shakshuka was good, the omelette was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tjacks019
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

Ahead of a movie at the Avalon, we dropped in for coffees and muffins. The place was quiet even though full; service was friendly; the coffee was good, and the muffins were sweet. Perfect for what we wanted.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jaseaton
Reviewed February 3, 2018

I have not been treated this poorly in a restaraunt in a very long time. My breakfast companion is a frequent customer, and he even called our server a "witch." We were having a very animated discussion and she kept coming by and interrupting because...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Happyvu
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Washingtonians are fortunate to have a profusion of first-rate restaurants and chefs offering innovative cuisines. Even so, one type of restaurant that has become regrettably scarce, amidst the growth of cookie-cutter franchise coffee bars, is the European-style neighborhood cafe that features coffee and old-fashioned pastries....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jonathanrL8486KM
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

I have going to Bread and chocolate for more than 20 years, and today may be my last time. Food is very inconsistent. Their eggs Benedict used to be great and included Canadian bacon and muffin. The last two times I ordered them they were...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 572juanb
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I probably visit this restaurant more than any other because the food is always good and surprisingly varied for a small restaurant. I often buy bread or sweets to take to an occasion (or hungry husband) and they are always a huge hit. Mostly I...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank dhbourke
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The sidewalk is a nice place to eat in good weather. The service is good, with attentive waiters. I always go for a soup course. There a nice seatings inside, including a platform area toward the left has one enters that gives a view both...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank hbenner5
Reviewed September 6, 2017

On Connecticut Ave NW near CC circle, good parking in the rear and street. Outdoors seating in good weather. Nice selection of coffee's, cakes , ice cream and foods. Pleasant service, good prices and lovely to spend time at.

Date of visit: August 2017
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