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LA Madeleine French Bakery

500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
+1 703-739-2854
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (34 reviews)
“pastry” (29 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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500 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3104
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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Never had a meal here but I stopped in for treats twice during my stay in Alexandria. Nice little shop with friendly people and the sweets were delicious! Something I didn't realize when I went in is that there are 2 counters: one is for...More

Thank LynetteWicks
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had breakfast here one morning while in Alexandria and it was just OK- nothing special and we didn't go back. Cafeteria style ordering and very little in the way of service.

Thank bccrab
Reviewed 27 May 2017

In the Washington D.C. area for a convention, I walked by the La Madeleine French Bakery & Café on King Street several times before stopping in for a late evening meal. It was 9:40 at night and the place was empty but for two tables...More

Thank WilliamELewisJr
Reviewed 24 May 2017

When visiting Alexandria, we take our grandtwins for breakfast. The lady at the bakery knows the children since they were born and now that they are five, they look for her also. The service and attentiveness is so great and Makelaine has become a tradition...More

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I would not recommend it given the overall layout of the restaurant. No real privacy ...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:30
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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