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“Best pastries, desserts - bar none!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tout de Sweet

Tout de Sweet
Ranked #2 of 13 Dessert in Bethesda
Cuisines: French, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Bethesda, Maryland
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best pastries, desserts - bar none!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Wholeheartedly agree with the other reviewer - fantastic croissants - especially the croissant aux amandes. For Valentine's, they had incredible macaroons. If you like dessert at Annie's, come here....they supply the desserts at Annie's Bistro Francais.

I wouldn't call this a restaurant so much as a pastry shop - not even sure I recall seating. But just fantastic!!!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perhaps the best Croissant in the Country”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

So, on a trip to Paris w/ family, I used trusty trip advisor and other internet reviews (as my wife is fluent in french) to hunt down the top Croissant in Paris. They take this little guy very seriously. Via Paris' Taxis and metros my mission was accomplished and I indeed was fortunate enough to taste two of Parisian critics top Paris croissants. The only down side of that experience is the quest to find something close. I wasnt looking when I found this palce but guess what? This place is as good and rivaled the best.

Now, metro DC has 2 or 3 top notch french named places that serve a very good croissant. But for a notch above them, this is it.

You cannot bite into one of them without a cascade of flakes falling into your plate (or lap if your driving). On the inside: soft and velvety. Chef Gerome Colin who was a pastry chef ay a 5 star and a score of other credential has opened up this small little gem. (I dont know him personally) They also have great Macarons according to fam and friends, which I cant comment on and a selection of other pastries. I could say that there are other shops with more selection. But for the quintessential croissant: Welcome to Paris!!!!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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