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La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

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5861 Crossroads Ctr, Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, VA 22041-2307
+1 703-379-5551
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,270 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bakery is very good and that draws a clientele BUT the cafe is also surprisingly good. Quiche and a salad has long been a favorite of my wife along with trying out a soup. Say room for dessert though

Thank Chinapjs
Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I picked up four (4) trays before I found one that didn't have large pieces of food stuck to it. Yuck! Even then I was careful not to let any of my food touch the tray as the one I finally settled on didn't look like it had been cleaned recently. I really should have left, but I really wanted... More 

Thank LadyTraveler2020
Falls Church, Virginia
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is my go to place for a nice brunch on a week day or to grab a bite to eat during the week. The food is good, wholesome, and the atmosphere is pleasant to be in. The prices are reasonable for the type of food offered as well.

Thank Keith K
Louisville, Kentucky
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I dropped in for Sunday lunch and was immediately greeted by a wonderful display of pastries. So hard to choose which one or ones to try when they all looked so delicious. Settled for a couple of fruit tarts and a lemon cake that was so moist - yum. I had a cafe sampler of half quiche, soup, and salad... More 

Thank smcarm
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Got together with some friends for lunch al this place. The food options were great, and the dessert options were even nicer. Great pastries.

Thank Hugo V
Fairfax, Virginia
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185 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a great place for a leisurely lunch, but you can have breakfast and dinner there as well. The thing I like about it is that you can sit there for hours, alone or with friends, and they pretty much leave you alone. The menu is what you might expect from a Panera-like place, but I think this food... More 

Thank Two-Baby-Boomers
Wilmington, Delaware
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76 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

Visited, yet again, for a brunch with my family... The food, especially the quiches, is fresh, hot and delicious! The staff are very friendly and accommodating. There is lots of good seating, even for a wheelchair-bound patron. There is handicapped parking right in front! Try to get near the fireplace!

Thank Ryan W
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Once you get used to the cafeteria ordering process, it's worth it because the salads are huge and delicious with great ingredients, the potato galette is amazing, and don't get me started on the desserts! Don't pass up the turkey options they feature during the holidays, they are way better tha. You can make at home!

Thank Barbara V
Loveland, Colorado
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223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

That's all I am rating today is the coffee. We miss it since we moved to MD. Ate dinner nearby but wanted to come here just for coffee. Get the French roast of course and just relax. Starbucks has nothing over these guys.

Thank GormandizerAnnapolis
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I like the food and the convenience of it. Staff is friendly, even if there is no serving at the table. Their prices are good and the place feels cozy.

Thank CrisGDC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5861 Crossroads Ctr, Bailey's Crossroads, Falls Church, VA 22041-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-379-5551

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