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PAUL Bakery & Cafe - Bethesda

4760 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5227
+1 301-656-3285
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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4760 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5227
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

OMG I was back from France and was keen to get some croissant again. The one from Paul are excellent and they don’t come at higher price than other places selling kind of croissant. This place other tables inside and outside and if we prefer...More

Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This was surprisingly good for a bakery brand. The silkiness of the mousse, and balanced sweet/acidity of the tarts didn’t disappoint my Francophilic partiality when it comes to dessert. The flourless Fleur de Lys was quite good.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I had the apple turnover which was good, it was pureed apple instead of whole apples but I liked it. The only real issue I have is the price, the food is on the pricey side and could be better quality for the amount I...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I have eaten in Paul bakeries in Paris and this one is smaller but similar ..... easier to understand the staff (sic). I just had coffee and an excellent almond croissant but the pastries and breads looked amazing. Some traditional French lunches also look good....More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I had the almond croissant and my wife had the chocolate croissant. They were excellent. The cappuccino was average- does anyone make a good large cappuccino?

Thank mwalchak
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Good: Delicious pastries, and some of the best croissants this side of Paris. Bad: A tad pricey for the desserts. No refills on coffee. All in all, a great addition to Bethesda Row.

Thank bbb421
Reviewed 18 July 2017

It is always difficult to find a wheelchair accessible bakery and so locating Paul's Bakery was so great. The entrance and order area is accessible and you will find lower tables towards the back of the bakery as well as seating options just outside the...More

Thank Califanna348
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Yes it is mid July but nothing like a thick hot chocolate to start having ham and cheese on croissant staff dog friendly

Thank Stuart_in_DC
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You can see that somewhere in the back, there is someone who knows a thing or two about pastries. Their fresh and rightly sized baguettes, are simply put: on the spot. The staff works hard to get it right, although, it tends to get busy...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Having loved Paul in Paris, I was anxious to go to the local Paul restaurant. Truthfully, I was disappointed with the local spot. The seating is "tired" and not particularly welcoming. It was dinnertime and my first choice was "sold out." The salmon and tomato...More

Thank Lynn60726
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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4760 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5227
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-656-3285
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