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2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-1812
+1 202-524-4655
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-1812
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

While the set up isn’t quite little people (too old to be toddlers but not old enough to be “kids”-real china plates and glass cups, juice bottles within reach at counter...) their menu was loved by our little guy! Plenty of “real food” (salads, croissants,...More

Thank JnAMcGhee
Reviewed 25 July 2018

It a great option for breakfast or lunch. I often go there with a friend and we love their sandwiches and croissants. The service is amazing, and the staff always make sure we have what we want. They are friendly and efficient. I highly recommend...More

Thank TinaStanley
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Paul was a great surprise, across the street from our Hotel Lombardy. Really good coffee, killer pastries, and a great place to just hang out and people-watch.

Thank 10sTroy
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This place never disappoints me. Great atmosphere, food is fresh and the service is quick. Gaelle is very attentive, knowledgeable and fast; I don't remember others' name but are doing a great job too. This is my favorite place to brunch on Sundays since when...More

Thank AprilApril1
Reviewed 18 July 2018

ordered the wrong item and manager stepped in right away to correct the order with grace. we were ready to actually take the item and leave and the manager insisted on having the order corrected. You only see this type of response from hi standing...More

Thank kbikamba
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Great breads and pastries. Very reasonably priced, clean, comfortable sitting area and variety of drinks

Thank dennissienko
Reviewed 3 June 2018

With two or three in the Washington DC area. Very good French pastries. The bread is good too. This is essentially a French bakery. Sadly while it's good by US bakery standards where so many bakeries have closed up, the European version is far superior.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We stopped at the Paul before a day of sightseeing. The coffee was very good and hot. The pastry selections seemed somewhat limited unless you want anything-with-chocolate for breakfast. The bill for two coffees and two pastries was more than we would typically spend at...More

Thank sempre39
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Their French vanilla brew is out of this world. It’s almost like being in France with French pastries and coffees. Their macaroons are almost too pretty to eat. One of my faves when I’m not in the mood for a basic cup of Starbucks coffee.

Thank swaglio
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I've been to one of the many Paul's in Paris and this brought back memories! In Paris I think of Paul's as a fast food place - consistent and fast! They have a deal in the morning of coffee and croissant for 2.99. Can't beat...More

Thank 54jls
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006-1812
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Neighbourhood: Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
  • Phone Number: +1 202-524-4655
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