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701 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3014
+1 703-683-2273
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Ocean City, Maryland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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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85 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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
Reviewed 20 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
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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The location and atmosphere are excellent. We had delicious break fast. The bread basket was small and was not hot,although it was fresh. The salad are fresh and good. I liked the avocado touch with bread.

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

Thanks for joining us! We are so glad you had such a nice time. See you again soon. Bianca W More 

Sarasota, Florida
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997 reviews
708 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were here last year and it wasn't too bad... this year, it seemed very grungy, dirty (the bathroom was pretty disgusting) and the food was not of the same caliber as we are used to at LPQ. To boot, it seems to have been completely taken over by families with babies... no longer somewhere you can go for a... More 

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Thank Geoff and Jenni G
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear about your poor experience and have passed along your comments to our management team to take into consideration. Thank you for your feedback. Bianca W More 

Level Contributor
58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The bread is very good. The small bread basket is small. It is supposed to come with butter and jam. We finally got jam from the next table. We went downstairs to get the butter from the front counter. The jam is tasty. Plain coffee comes in a small pot that gives you maybe 2 cups. $4. The service sucks.

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

While we are glad to hear you enjoyed your food, we sincerely apologize for the poor service and would love an opportunity to make this up to you. Please reach out to us at questions@lepainquotidien.com Bianca W More 

Everett, Washington
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were looking for a breakfast place in Alexandria and after a Google search saw that Le Pain Quotidien was nearby. We have eaten at the one in Chicago and loved the breakfasts so were thrilled to find it. It is such a cute place and I love the French vibe. I had the waffle and it was the best... More 

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Thank Kathy L
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 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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122 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a leisurely breakfast here on a Tuesday morning. It was crowded and had a nice vibe, but not too busy that you couldn't relax. So many healthy options - I had the shrimp avocado toast, which was outstanding - and a good portion. My wife had the oatmeal which was a big serving, and tasty, just not too... More 

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Thank Boston2NC
LePainQuotidien, Guest Relations Manager at Le Pain Quotidien, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear you had such a nice dining experience and have passed along your comments to our team. We hope to see you again. Bianca W More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?