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La Madeleine French Bakery - 5505 W. FM 1960

$$ - $$$
Great Uptown
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5505 Fm 1960 Rd W Ste A, Houston, TX 77069-4300
+1 281-893-0723
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Very good selection of pastries and bread. Salads, soup, sandwiches and quiche good. Nice atmosphere. Good coffee. Did not care for breakfast. Would recommend for lunch and dinner.

Thank Janice S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

No stars if i could. Haven't been in one of these for a while so i thought why not drop in. My friends are always coming here anyway. I walked in and asked what soup they had (i don't know, it's been a long time), and the kid at the register said with the biggest attitude, "the....same.....soup....we have.....everyday." um, wow.... More 

Thank Melissa C
Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

The food is always good at this restaurant. The wait staff is not as helpful or as attentive as I feel they should be. Fro the second time in a year, I had a very poor experience with the take-out counter. The first time, I went to the restaurant and placed a take out order in person. It took nearly... More 

Thank Kathryn K
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

My coworkers and I just visited this location, we were 11 people and we never felt uncomfortable on our sitting area. The food was delicious, the only reason I gave 4 stars is because they took too long to get my dish ready so I was the last one on the table to be eating, but because it was sooooo... More 

Thank GustavoRaymundo
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

My sister LOVE'S this restaurant, so on our way through Houston, we had dinner there. I had the Chicken Pesto Pasta which was pretty good. Good enought that I even used the mini baguette to sop up the extra sauce. was impressed enough to go back this morning for breakfast and had the Parisien Eggs Benedict, with poached eggs served... More 

Thank Will S
Houston, Texas
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195 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I come to this location to meet a friend for breakfast about twice a month. Food is consistently good and service is usually great. This time the person that helped us was having a bad day, but it's the first time I've seen her unhappy (and she's helped us over 15 times). Everyone has a bad day, but if I... More 

Thank SherriLR
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

Always a great place. Love the coffee and the food is really good. Enjoy a late breakfast with good service

Thank RMCHouston
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Food was good. It is a popular place for lunch so at rush hour expect to be in line a few minutes. I had shrimp crepes and a palmiere for desert that were very good.

Thank Diana L
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had the shrimp crepe, minus the peppers and it was superb! Very creamy and tasty! The staff was very friendly. One of my friends who met me had ordered a half of chicken to take home but she was told that they had run out! So glad that they didn't run out of shrimp!

Thank Sandy H
Whitefish, Montana, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We used to live in Houston and frequently visited La Madeleine. So going back for a business trip included a nostalgic visit. Honestly, it is still a great breakfast , lunch or dinner stop. And the middle of the afternoon chocolate craving is handles quite well by the tortes.

Thank Pampemt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
French, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5505 Fm 1960 Rd W Ste A, Houston, TX 77069-4300
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighborhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 281-893-0723

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