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Bread & Chocolate

5542 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2610
+1 202-966-7413
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
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5542 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2610
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have going to Bread and chocolate for more than 20 years, and today may be my last time. Food is very inconsistent. Their eggs Benedict used to be great and included Canadian bacon and muffin. The last two times I ordered them they were...More

Thank Juan B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I probably visit this restaurant more than any other because the food is always good and surprisingly varied for a small restaurant. I often buy bread or sweets to take to an occasion (or hungry husband) and they are always a huge hit. Mostly I...More

Thank dhbourke
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The sidewalk is a nice place to eat in good weather. The service is good, with attentive waiters. I always go for a soup course. There a nice seatings inside, including a platform area toward the left has one enters that gives a view both...More

Thank hbenner5
Reviewed 6 September 2017

On Connecticut Ave NW near CC circle, good parking in the rear and street. Outdoors seating in good weather. Nice selection of coffee's, cakes , ice cream and foods. Pleasant service, good prices and lovely to spend time at.

Thank TheCmdr
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I meet friends here regularly because the sweets are sooo good and the coffee is great too. They have a lovely sidewalk space in good weather and the inside is well decorated and fresh. You can buy a loaf of bread to take home too.

Thank Gloria V
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a good place to stop in for pastry, coffee or a nice salad. Very low key. Food is general fresh - nothing great, but not bad either.

Thank momandmore
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This café is charmingly situated on Connecticut (Chevy Chase circle) with patio settings. Service is very good, very busy on Sunday morning the staff are always smiling and very polite. The food is delicious: best croissants and the best French toast around here. Very good...More

Thank mariejosebonhomme
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I ordered two cakes for my husband's birthday party. The website had a menu to order from, but when I called to order, many of cake selections just were not available. The chocolate cake had a white edible disc on it with Happy Birthday written...More

Thank WFleet
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This delightful bakery and restaurant was less than a block away from my hotel during a recent business trip to DC. Hungry for breakfast on the morning I arrived, I settled into an al fresco table, ordered the brunch (an entree, plus pastries, plus coffee...More

Thank bradshawgirl
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Well okay, maybe the ambiance would've gotten 4 stars if we'd sat outside, but it was too chilly. What I really don't understand is how others' experience of the service and food could have been so different from ours. The food, especially, was really, really...More

Thank SB1123
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5542 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2610
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-966-7413
  • E-mail
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