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Un Je Ne Sais Quoi

1361 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
+1 202-721-0099
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“meringue” (12 reviews)
“pastry” (10 reviews)
“speculoos” (3 reviews)
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1361 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
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Reviewed yesterday

What a lovely discovery one morning on my way to a conference! This beautiful pastry shop offeres delectable pastries and a varied menu of beverages. If you're in DC, make a point to visit.

Thank doughertys2018
Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed just stopping by for a cappuccino, latte, et deux pain au chocolat. Nice local, fast wife, quiet, and comfy. highly recommended.

Thank SCalCanz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stumbled across this little cafe on an early morning walk. A pastry just out of the oven (it seemed) kick-started my day in the most delicious of ways. Was sooooo good.

Thank Kiwi124
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I had been super excited to visit for over a year and had not been able to do so until recently. Upon walking in I immediately wanted to turn around and walk out as I was ignored for the first few minutes by three people...More

Thank Ale Z
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Un Je Ne Sais Quoi left us speechless. This French-couple-run bakery just blew our minds with their kindness, attention to details, and most importantly, the quality of their pastries and desserts. Needless to say, if you've seen the pictures of the shop, their desserts, dishes,...More

1  Thank Naomi C
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We came here to pick up pastry for a dinner eith friends. Everything that ee chose was delicious. We enjoyed a chocolate raspeberry tart, marvellieux, cream puff, and pannacotta. Each dessert was light, not too sweet, and masterful. I am just a little sad that...More

Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Happy to treat myself to a chocolate chip brioche, chai, coffee or croissant at this bakery filled with afternoon sun. If you can snag a table, indoor and outdoor seating is quaint and comfortable enough, though it is often busy. Staff all speak French and...More

Thank Mpez
Reviewed 23 November 2017

While it can safely be said that every Restaurant has a bad day now and then there was little that could have prepared three guests visiting Un Je Ne Sais Quois for just how bad their Pastries would be, a cumulative score of 4.5 on...More

Thank Michael U
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

If you are in DC, you will not want to miss this bakery! The taste matches the look. It is so delicious that you will always remember it :-)

Thank Eileen L
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our family all enjoyed our selections. My 13YO son continues to talk about the cream puff. I now realize that personally I prefer the pastry to anything meringue-ish, but the flavor of the meringues was quite good. We found the prices extremely reasonable, especially for...More

1  Thank Lisa F
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12 April 2017|
Response from Aude B |
Bonjour I am sorry but we do not offer any savory goods. Have a good day Best regards
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1361 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-721-0099
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