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Paul's Bakery

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1078 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3633
+1 202-524-4630
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07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Lichfield, England, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't eat in our hotel, but chose the short walk to Georgetown and selected this small place for breakfast. I had Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon and my wife had what to us is a toastie, but which she thought was delicious. Service was very good. Excellent quality of food and value for money. Definitely give this place a... More 

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Thank Simon D
Chicago, Illinois
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used the counter service. Waiting for a tour group that was starting in the Navy Square. Seems well managed and staff was attentive. One of the things we got was a Palmier. It was good. I would go back.

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Thank reeel-deezinuh
Sydney, Australia
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93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Paul's in the UK,France and Dubai, and was excited when I saw a Paul in Georgetown, expecting their tarts to be just like all the other places I visited, after it's a franchise, so you should know what you are getting. But, this was nothing like the others I have been, the fresh apple turnover, had... More 

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Thank marina88-60
McLean, Virginia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Poor service. Been several times to this establishment. On most times the service has been poor and on the 2 last visits the cashiers were rude. After the 2nd visit I refuse to patronize the bakery. No love lost !....since the food quality and taste is over rated. Mediocre taste is acceptable only if the service is good and prices... More 

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Thank SS-climber
Washington DC
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

It was a warm welcome on a cold, blustery February day. The leek quiche was delightful, the hot English breakfast tea was good, and I purchased two pastries "to go" to prolong the enjoyment of it all. They have many bread, pastry and lunch options. This is a casual restaurant or bistro meant for a quick bite and conversation, though... More 

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Thank immigration
Williamsburg, Virginia
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767 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Very pleasant lunch with three soups, several sandwich options, and two daily specials. We opted for one sandwich and soup special which we shared and one additional bowl of soup. We had plenty of food for lunch. The special was $17 and the soup was about $5. Good place, mostly people working in the area.

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Thank RichardinOhio
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived today at noon, and they were out of most of the brunch menu options. That should refill their supplies, since it's really crowded on sundays. Also, it's very expensive compared to the quality and quantity of food

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Thank Julian C
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I love this place for it's European feel, good coffee, nice choice on the menu and cozy atmosphere but why is there no wifi available to clients?? I mean, this is America in 2017!!! It feels a little cheap to be honest. So what?: management is scared that customers will stay around all day sucking all their wifi at the... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Wonderful food and reasonable. Quick service and small upstairs dining room with attentive staff. Convenient location.

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Thank Tom J
New York City, New York
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Do not miss this stop in Georgetown. If you are a tourist, this is the place for a quick breakfast option or to pick up pastries for touring later. Incredibly delicious food. And the staff members are charming - with some of the best smiles in DC.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1078 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3633
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-524-4630

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