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Paul

1078 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3633
+1 202-524-4630
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baguette” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“macaroons” (16 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1078 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3633
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only wanted a light breakfast and this French bakery had a $3.99 special which consisted of a coffee and 3 different French pastries of your choice. Cafe very clean and had a great range of cakes.

Thank MICHAEL C
Reviewed 9 August 2018

My husband and I just returned from DC. We spent 6 days there (from Los Angeles), and went there all 6 days. We discovered PAUL last year and couldn't wait to return this year. The pastries, sandwiches, croissants, fruit tarts, coffee,(OK, everything) is simply divine...More

Thank 1bobbiebenson
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Nice pitstop for breakfast, but please ditch the plastic straws for paper ones. A small change can make a huge difference to the planet.

Thank Trudi S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

PAUL in Georgetown has a bakery downstairs and upstairs seating with table service and warm food. The food items are high quality at a competitive price for the area, and the side salad comes with a vinegar-and-oil dressing. The bread at PAUL is the closest...More

Thank elleoa
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This is a relatively small restaurant/bakery, with a takeout bakery on the first floor and a very small sitting space on the second. My waiter was Dave, and was extremely attentive. I had the eggs Benedict with salmon, and it was divine. So was the...More

Thank Roberto R
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The croissants are just as good as the Paul's in Paris. You should allow time to enjoy and people watch this is a great place to grab a delicious breakfast or lunch.

Thank Frances W
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Looks like the original TripAdvisor reviewer got the name wrong, but oh well. This is one of several D.C. branches of the iconic French bakery, Paul, established in 1889 in Croix by Charlemagne Mayot. You can sit down at the tiny outdoor tables for a...More

1  Thank Smartgirl_10
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Great sandwiches and no to mention the desserts! We split the sandwiches so that we each had place for dessert. Great coffee selection and ok tea selection.

Thank Annelie J
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by this little quaint Bakery on our way back from the Newseum. First visit consisted of a cup of coffee and a shared pastry specifically an almond croissant with chocolate filling. Delicious! The next day we found ourselves in the same neighborhood and decided...More

Thank Sleepfairy1962
Reviewed 21 April 2018

A good range of snacks (baguettes. etc) and pastries. Friendly and helpful staff. Seemed to be popular with both visitors and locals.

Thank PDS2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1078 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3633
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-524-4630
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