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Le Pain Quotidien

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701 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3014
+1 703-683-2273
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Brisbane, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, food and coffee. Be prepared to wait as it's a busy place. We got a table downstairs in the back for brunch this weekend just gone. Food was fantastic, had the avocado and salmon on toast. Latte made fresh and hot, very tasty.

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Thank Kim S
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

We are always happy to have you in for Brunch. Thank you for being a loyal LPQ guest! More 

Fort Washington, Maryland
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211 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in while at the Saint Patrick day parade. We used to stop by just to get bread and it's been some time since we been here. This is a really nice place and the food taste great. They have a full menu, so it's not just pastries and coffee. We ate upstairs and the service was quick. There's... More 

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Thank Rudy B
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Looking forward to having you back in again soon! Warm Regards, Elizabeth B. More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I really enjoyed my breakfast omelet and thick slices of bread. This was just the farmer's breakfast I was looking for, and I left completely satiated. I'm glad I'm not watching my carbs because between the bread and the spreads and toppings, I'd have been bummed to not partake. I'll be back next time I'm in town for sure.

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Thank Jason S
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your breakfast at LPQ and we look forward to having you back in again soon! More 

Detroit, Michigan
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here on a Saturday and it was fairly crowded. We were both not pleased with the portion of food served. I got the French toast with berries and there were honestly like five berries on the plate with it. The service was just average and chances are you'll be touching elbows with the table right... More 

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Thank Naomi W
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We strive to present our guests with the best quality and value possible, from food to service. We sincerely apologize for your poor service experience and hope you'll give us another chance to deliver. I have forwarded your comments to our management team to address. Please send us an email... More 

Bradenton, Florida
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634 reviews
465 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I had the most amazing salad and soup for dinner. Not only was this dinner Delicious but plentiful. All the ingredients were fresh and organic

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Thank Jhonesnaps60
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your dining experience at Le Pain Quotidien. We look forward to having you back in again soon. Warm Regards, Elizabeth B. More 

Ocean City, Maryland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I was initially put off when we first arrived as were seated in extraordinarily cramped table in back of restaurant. We were offered seating at the "big" shared table, which was a much better option. The menu has delicious and different fare. Our entire family enjoyed everything we ordered. Our server was attentive and friendly. Definitely recommend!

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Thank dawn b
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Glad that you could enjoy your dining experience even though it started out a little rocky. We are committed to our guests and so happy that we could show you and enjoyable and delicious experience. Warm Regards, Elizabeth B. More 

Staunton, Virginia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

My family and I have enjoyed breakfast here several times. Offers a more sophisticated menu. Chocolate spreads are very tasty. Good coffee.

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Thank dfb260
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Looking forward to having you and your family back in for another delicious dining experience. Warm Regards, Elizabeth B. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Love this chain. We ate lunch here. The food was delicious and the staff were very helpful, efficient and courteous.

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Thank WDW_lover_76
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden.com with feedback at any time.... More 

Lewisboro, New York
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a higher end chain restaurant, I have eaten at a couple in Manhattan, this one in Alexandria is pretty much the same so it is nice to know that they are consistent. I had the egg white, mushroom and goat cheese omelette which was served with nice pieces of bread and a salad. I enjoyed it, but it... More 

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Adamsville, Tennessee
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85 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great for breakfast/brunch. Very tasty, very fresh, wide variety. If you are in Washington D.C. you owe it to yourself to try this place! My wife and I have been twice and loved it both times. This is a must try.

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Thank Roamingfoodcritic
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us with your review and for dining at Le Pain Quotidien. We are glad to hear you had such an enjoyable experience at our Alexandria restaurant and have forwarded your kind words along to the team. Please feel free to reach out to us at questions@lepainquotiden.com with feedback at any... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-683-2273

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