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Vie De France Bakery & Cafe

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600 Maryland Ave SW, Ste 170W, Washington DC, DC 20024-2520
+1 202-554-7870
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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215 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It can be difficult to find someplace relatively quick and not terribly expensive, easy walking distance from the Mall and Smithsonian Museums. This was a great alternative to the museum cafeterias or the mini-McDonalds outside the Air & Space Museum. We didn't go until 1:45 pm so it wasn't busy, but I can see how it would be extremely busy... More 

Thank maserk
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you want breakfast lunch or a snack this is the place to visit. There's something there for everyone. Located inside a building with some businesses.

Thank Native Q
Midwest City, Oklahoma
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172 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Arrived at 11:00 right when they open for lunch. A co-worker had the French dip. I had crepes along with the French onion soup. No complaints. The crepes were excellent! Good lunch prices too!

Thank AndyOKC21
Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I work close to this location and I enjoy their offerings. The restaurant is French-inspired and has a lot of delicious baked goods and good lunch options. However, if you arrive just a little too late (as in, any time after 12:30 PM), there's a good chance that they've run out of whatever it is that you wanted to order.... More 

Thank Icetia2002
Denver, co
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247 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Started out my day on the National Mall here. They have a nice selection of breakfasts for reasonable prices. Ana whipped me up some scrambled eggs, bacon, and roll, which hit the spot.

Thank agolddog
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I had a great lunch here with my mom today. I got a turkey and cheese clasic sandwich and she had her regular sandwich. It was delicious.

Thank iholland95
Owensboro, Kentucky
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 June 2016

The food was good, but it was fairly expensive. There are food trucks outside, but the atmosphere is really nice in this restaurant.

Thank Isaiah M
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We ate here several times while we stayed at the Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol nearby. The food was very good, and reasonably priced. They have a bakery-cafe, an area for special events, an outdoor patio, and a restaurant with a bar. We preferred the restaurant as it was quieter than most of the other eateries nearby and the food was always... More 

Thank ECL9
Fremont, California
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Right off the DC Metro and a couple blocks from the National Mall. This is a great place for lunch but expect to wait a bit. The staff does a great job getting people in and out but welcome to DC there are a lot of people here, right? One side of the cafe are the bakery items that will... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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202 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

A short block south of the Smithsonian Air and Space museum. Want McDonald's or great French food? They have two restaurants in the same building. One a cafe we ate at, the other a low key sit down place. Very good sandwiches, soups and pastries. Same chef does sit down restaurant which is not crazy expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, International
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Maryland Ave SW, Ste 170W, Washington DC, DC 20024-2520
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-554-7870

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