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Macaron Madness: Shop These 11 Spots For V-Day Treats

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Macarons have been having a moment for awhile now, but Valentine's Day seems like the perfect time to showcase what's happening in our city, macaron-wise. There's no Ladurée shop yet, but we are definitely spoiled for choice in the macaron department. Keep reading for a list of 11 bakeries and shops in the D.C. area where V-Day shoppers can take home a box of cute and colorful pastries. From heart-shaped macarons at Olivia Macaron to macaron-topped cupcakes at The Sweet Lobby, check out where to get a refined sugar overdose after the jump.


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1. Tout de Sweet

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7831 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
French pastry shop Tout de Sweet in Bethesda is on the heart-shaped macaron bandwagon for V-Day. Their normal macaron menu features flavors from green apple to mango to rose water, and the pastry shop sells cupcakes too. [Image]

2. BakeHouse

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1407 T Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009
In addition to brioche rolls, brownies, truffle tarts, and cookies, French macarons are always on the menu at Logan Circle bakery BakeHouse. [Image]

3. Macaron Bee

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1669 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007
Fancy flavors of macarons at Macaron Bee include apricot, blood orange, matcha, chocolate yuzu, and pink champagne. P.S. Macaron Bee wrote on Facebook that they are opening a tea room and pastry shop called Lady Camellia on Prospect Street near Booeymonger, with an anticipated Valentine's Day opening. [Image]

4. Olivia Macaron

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3222 M Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
The newish Olivia Macaron off M Street in Georgetown is whipping up heart-shaped macarons in flavors like raspberry rose, champagne, and red velvet this week. D'awww. House flavors at Olivia Macaron include cassis, chocolate, coconut, coffee, salted caramel, pistachio, and lemon. [Image]

5. PAUL Maison de Qualite

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1000 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20036
Want a super-size macaron? French bakery chain PAUL sells large versions in chocolate, pistachio, and raspberry. [Image]

6. La Colombe Torrefaction

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Blagden Alley Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
Here's your chance to try macarons from DC Patisserie with your morning brew. DC Patisserie's Alexandrine DeBianchi of Union Kitchen stocks Blagden Alley's chill-meets-refined new coffee shop with a selection of her French macarons. [Image]

7. Batter Bowl Bakery

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403 H Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
Looking for a macaron on H Street NE? Head to stylish bake shop Batter Bowl Bakery, which always has a selection of macarons near the chocolate chip cookies and chocolate croissants. [Image]

8. Bakeshop

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1025 North Fillmore Street
Arlington, VA 22201
(571) 970-6460
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The macarons at Bakeshop are on the irreverent side, with flavors like salty peanut, blackberry noir, and mint cookies n cream. [Image]

9. The Silver Spork

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303 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003
For Valentine's Day, DC Patisserie's macarons will also be available at Capital Hill's The Silver Spork in flavors like rose, raspberry, and dark chocolate.

10. The Sweet Lobby

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404 8th St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
Cupcakes topped with macarons are a thing at Capitol Hill's The Sweet Lobby. The shop offers "MacTops" in flavors like strawberry rose, green tea pistachio, and chocolate hazelnut. Find eclairs, shortbread, and madelines here too. [Image]

11. Buzz Bakery

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300 Tingey Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003
At Buzz Bakery shops in Alexandria, Arlington, and Washington, find six macarons conveniently packaged in a "Mac Pac" for $14. Flavors include cassis, pistachio rose, and passion fruit-pink peppercorn. [Image]

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1. Tout de Sweet

7831 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
French pastry shop Tout de Sweet in Bethesda is on the heart-shaped macaron bandwagon for V-Day. Their normal macaron menu features flavors from green apple to mango to rose water, and the pastry shop sells cupcakes too. [Image]
7831 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

2. BakeHouse

1407 T Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009
In addition to brioche rolls, brownies, truffle tarts, and cookies, French macarons are always on the menu at Logan Circle bakery BakeHouse. [Image]
1407 T Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

3. Macaron Bee

1669 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20007
Fancy flavors of macarons at Macaron Bee include apricot, blood orange, matcha, chocolate yuzu, and pink champagne. P.S. Macaron Bee wrote on Facebook that they are opening a tea room and pastry shop called Lady Camellia on Prospect Street near Booeymonger, with an anticipated Valentine's Day opening. [Image]
1669 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20007

4. Olivia Macaron

3222 M Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
The newish Olivia Macaron off M Street in Georgetown is whipping up heart-shaped macarons in flavors like raspberry rose, champagne, and red velvet this week. D'awww. House flavors at Olivia Macaron include cassis, chocolate, coconut, coffee, salted caramel, pistachio, and lemon. [Image]
3222 M Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20007

5. PAUL Maison de Qualite

1000 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20036
Want a super-size macaron? French bakery chain PAUL sells large versions in chocolate, pistachio, and raspberry. [Image]
1000 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20036

6. La Colombe Torrefaction

Blagden Alley Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
Here's your chance to try macarons from DC Patisserie with your morning brew. DC Patisserie's Alexandrine DeBianchi of Union Kitchen stocks Blagden Alley's chill-meets-refined new coffee shop with a selection of her French macarons. [Image]
Blagden Alley Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

7. Batter Bowl Bakery

403 H Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
Looking for a macaron on H Street NE? Head to stylish bake shop Batter Bowl Bakery, which always has a selection of macarons near the chocolate chip cookies and chocolate croissants. [Image]
403 H Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

8. Bakeshop

1025 North Fillmore Street, Arlington, VA 22201
The macarons at Bakeshop are on the irreverent side, with flavors like salty peanut, blackberry noir, and mint cookies n cream. [Image]
1025 North Fillmore Street
Arlington, VA 22201

9. The Silver Spork

303 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
For Valentine's Day, DC Patisserie's macarons will also be available at Capital Hill's The Silver Spork in flavors like rose, raspberry, and dark chocolate.
303 7th Street SE
Washington, DC 20003

10. The Sweet Lobby

404 8th St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003
Cupcakes topped with macarons are a thing at Capitol Hill's The Sweet Lobby. The shop offers "MacTops" in flavors like strawberry rose, green tea pistachio, and chocolate hazelnut. Find eclairs, shortbread, and madelines here too. [Image]
404 8th St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

11. Buzz Bakery

300 Tingey Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003
At Buzz Bakery shops in Alexandria, Arlington, and Washington, find six macarons conveniently packaged in a "Mac Pac" for $14. Flavors include cassis, pistachio rose, and passion fruit-pink peppercorn. [Image]
300 Tingey Street Southeast
Washington, DC 20003