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La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

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7607 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-6123
301 215 9142
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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athens, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd rate this a 4+. Excellent salad, soup and other dishes. Reasonable. Back behind the Hyatt Regency Bethesda.

Thank Mark W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids ( tween/teens) love the place (especially the bakery, of course), and I like the salads. Good place to sit and chat with kids.

Thank Julia B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What I like about this place is they bring your food to you after you order. The taste of the food is pretty good. It's not fabulous but for the price it's good! The tomato soup is great! The salads are pretty good too. It's also very spacious for people to spread out throughout. The mini lemon tarts at soooo... More 

Thank Libra123456
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, great breakfast menu, delicious coffee, and oh, les croissants! Very nice French rustic decorations and outstanding service.

Thank LillyChat
bethesda, md.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by this week to grab a quick lunch of quiche and soup. Excellent tasting food and friendly efficient cafeteria style line. Pick up only what you want is good when you are not sure what you want to eat. Nice seating area and free Wi-Fi in a non rushed environment. Bathroom was filthy on the day I visited.

Thank barymad
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

Very nice breakfast with my siblings right after my Dad died. We were able to find a quiet spot where we could talk even though the restaurant was very busy.

Thank petertA6308OP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I was walking by La Madeleine and saw all the deserts through the window. The fruit tart caught my eye. When I went in I saw it was only $4.99 I normally pay more for a tart of that size. The taste was fantastic. All the bake goods looked good there.

Thank lfoye
South Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I like the name, Madeleine! The place is dirty, especially the floor, the staff is not enchanted. The croissants are okay. They serve a full breakfast which I didn't have and I would not have since it's not that clean. I just bought some croissants for my walk to DC.

Thank remoise51
Damascus, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I like the cakes they serve, the cheesecake is out of this world. I love the sacher torte, but with any cake, make sure they serve it out of the window display. The ones I've received from their fridge is not fresh and kind of hard. The coconut cake is really good too.

Thank Zareth T
Westmont, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I remember going here in Texas as a kid. Rarely do I go now unless I'm in a city and need a nearby breakfast spot outside a hotel. Tada! In Bethesda, staying in a friends apartment, no time to go to grocery yet. This is an example of a concept that should have had legs. I met the founder and... More 

Thank Martin D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7607 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814-6123
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301 215 9142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?