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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“meringue” (11 reviews)
“pastry” (8 reviews)
“cream puffs” (4 reviews)
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French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
1361 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1801
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast. Unfortunately too early for cakes but they had lovely French pastries and coffee. Quite a small cafe in terms of seating, but lovely and quiet, and staff who were very friendly. Worth going out of your way to spend an hour...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 8 July 2018

So, so good! I had a Napoleon, which was absolutely incredible, and my friend had one of the giant cream puffs. They offered water to go with them - definitely ask for a glass, because these pastries are amazing, but have tons of sugar!!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has limited seating. But, still has a great ambiance of a little cafe. The croissants were great. Flaky on the outside and soft on the inside. The Petit chou which come six in an order were delightful. They are light and airy with...More

Thank Sejal G
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This small French bakery next to the Dupont circle has a number of products are are difficult to find in the DC area. Every single one I had was exquisite, made with the attention to craft you don;t always find outside of France. Highly recommended.

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 3 June 2018

What a treat! This cafe is just perfect to visit with a friend and enjoy a delicious paistry very artisitic and gorgeous presentation. The difficult part is to make a choice. The prices are not so high and the experience unforgettable. Definitely a place to...More

1  Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed for the third time at the Dupont Circle. Un je ne sais quoi is the best bakery in the area. Love their espresso beverages and almond croissants. The staff is friendly. The cafe has few tables inside and couple tables outside as...More

Thank TrWorldTraveler
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

If you are around the area or even if you are not, you need to go! Best pastries! Pan au chocolate is amazing, their tarts are delicious. A little bit pricey but it’s worth it.

Thank jeanpaulditte
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This charming little authentic French patisserie offers deliciously decadent pastries. Great Napoleons, tarts and cream puffs

Thank Orso52
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I came here for a quick snack in the middle of the day. The panna cotta was really good. Not too sweet. The raspberry coulis on top had the right amount of tartness to balance out the sweetness. The cafe mocha was good. Not too...More

Thank missking206
Reviewed 23 March 2018

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
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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 Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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