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LA Madeleine French Bakery

500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
+1 703-739-2854
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (35 reviews)
“pastry” (25 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Atmosphere and service are better here than at Kingstown location. Food is the same. I always get a crepe because the Gruyere cream sauce is to die for. Nothing in the pastry cooler called my name.

Thank Allie_Zoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good here and they try to look authentically French. There is a lot of turnover with staff and sometimes, they do not function very well. Many tourists visit here and "gaze" at the menu. If you are in a rush, do elsewhere.

Thank arthurpeabody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dessert here and wasn’t that impressed. Tried a bunch of different things and were all mediocre. Chocolate tart, chocolate croissant, coconut cake, fruit tart and chocolate chip cookies were all edible, just not superb.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch. Fresh salads soups and sandwiches. Nice setting and fast service Reasonable prices. Have a pastries section which is very good.

Thank Alberto13_13
Reviewed November 28, 2017

We love walking to La Madeleine for morning coffee and fresh chocolate croissants. Our house guests have come to expect these delicious treats when they visit. The coffee is also great. The other baked goods and the eggs are all wonderful. Have not had dinner...More

Thank Travelwestport
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

When visiting Old Town Waterfront be sure to walk up Main Street to La Madeleine. They serve a wonderful cappuccino as well as tasty snacks and pastries.

Thank Rtwodogs
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We enjoyed a dinner crepe and soup. Both were well prepared and tasted good. We were not overwhelmed, but the food was solid and priced competitively for the area.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Good coffee and pastries. Outdoor seating is comfortable and a good place to people watch. Service was friendly and fast.

Thank UNLVLawRebel
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Had breakfast there every morning. Very popular place on the weekend. Great range of choice of cooked meals

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed September 24, 2017

This is a gem and offers a welcome change from the usual hamburger, cheese and fries so widely offered in most eating-places. There is an abundance of fresh baking, including cookies and muffins, as well as a great range of lovely fresh crepes and salads....More

Thank Silver70s
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December 18, 2017|
Response from AllAboutMood | Reviewed this property |
Hi gmurf! Yes, you can buy gift cards online or at the store. The online option is filtered through Amazon. I'm not allowed to post the URL so I recommend going to Google and type in La Madeleine. The Google result will... More
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April 25, 2016|
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Response from AgeOldDinosaur | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it given the overall layout of the restaurant. No real privacy ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-2854
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