Delicious French treats, macarons are cookie sandwiches that are crispy on the outside and light and chewy on the inside. They come in a range of flavors and are perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up or an after-dinner treat. Macarons also make great gifts – impress your friends with a box of these charming treats. Luckily, Arlington boasts a number of bakeries turning out top-notch macarons. Next time you’re in the mood for a classy, sweet snack, head to any of the best places for macarons near our Clarendon apartments.
After leaving her job in finance to spend time with her new baby, Ana Claudia decided to follow her passion for baking. That’s how Olivia Macaron was born. It offers an American twist on the traditional French recipe. The treats feature locally sourced ingredients, and you will find both year-round and seasonal flavors. Choices include blueberry cheesecake, wedding almond, and mint chocolate. The Georgetown location opens at 10:00 a.m. (11:00 a.m. on Sundays).
The Sweet Lobby
Found on Capitol Hill’s Barracks Row, The Sweet Lobby is run by Dr. Winnette McIntosh Ambrose, who is passionate about bold flavors. Months after opening the bakery, she won Food Network’s ever-popular Cupcake Wars. Winnette is self-taught and has gained recognition from national news programs and publications like The Washington Post. Along with the cupcakes, the selection also features an array of tasty macarons. Flavors include peach saffron, roasted apricot, and sweet potato pecan. If you’re in a hurry, order online for easy pickup.
Le Caprice DC
Family-owned and operated, Le Caprice specializes in bread and European-style pastries. It also offers a warm, welcoming setting. The dining area features picture windows, chalkboard menus, and colorful works of art. Macaron flavors include coconut, passion fruit, and green apple. Convenient and dependable, La Caprice only closes on Christmas day.
Before enjoying some macarons, sample some dim sum at an Arlington restaurant. If you would like to call 2001 Clarendon Blvd home, then please contact us. Our team will gladly show you the amenities and floor plans our luxury apartments in Arlington, VA, have to offer.Back to all posts