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LA Madeleine French Bakery

500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
+1 703-739-2854
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (34 reviews)
“pastry” (29 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:30All hours
CUISINES
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
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1 - 10 of 550 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was abysmal, from cashier to management. There was a complete lack of interest in customer service or getting our order right. The food was just average, nothing special, so I would say skip it and go to Bread and Chocolate up the street.

Thank Susan116
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent food. Well prepared. Desserts are especially attractive and tasty. Try the soups with a piece of quiche.

Thank Philip D. C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly good food. Loved the Strawberry romanoff and French toast. Nice bakery selection as well. Staff wasn't overly friendly but average.

Thank Suebee0834
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical crappy day old chain food. Nothing fresh. I'd say it overpriced based on food quality. This is a skip for sure.

Thank kayakgirl75
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great country french cafe. Food and atmosphere were wonderful. Have been there twice on this trip. Prices are reasonable and a bargain for this area.

Thank Lindi B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We went with Friends for Brunch on a Sunday and had a wonderful time. The restaurant is airy, friendly, great service, and wonderful, reasonably priced food. It was frequented by families of all ages. One in our party was in a wheelchair and a young...More

Thank seb36
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The staff is pretty rude, and the air conditioning is way to much, to the poi t that it was impossible to sit inside without freezing. I had a cappuccino and a croissant, and was not impressed with neither of them. There's no wifi, and...More

Thank Fra G
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Decor and layout are reminiscent of a large number of places in Europe, that typically cater to a largely transient clientele. Usually run by the owner, they take o lot of pride in their shops. That is certainly not the case here. Evidently, they owe...More

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I love the décor! French country with elegance! As you walk in you are greeted with a delectable display of pastries and the smell of wonderful coffee concoctions. The barista is well trained to create a coffee specialty (way, way better than Starbucks!). The food...More

Thank AllAboutMood
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My husband and I stopped in for breakfast when we were in town for his birthday. It looks like a quaint restaurant from the entry but then you realize it is set up like a cafeteria. The service was lackluster at best. The woman at...More

Thank Katherine I
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Marie-Rose B
25 April 2016|
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Response from AgeOldDinosaur | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it given the overall layout of the restaurant. No real privacy ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:30
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-739-2854
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