Patrick Esquerré opened the first la Madeleine in 1983 to fulfill a dream of bringing country French fare to America.
Use a la Madeleine Country French Café Gift Card at more than 70 la Madeleine restaurants in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Virginia and Georgia for a country French dining experience. Frenchman Patrick Leon Esquerré, a native of the Loire Valley region, came to Dallas and opened a pastry shop near Southern Methodist University in 1983, which he soon expanded to a full menu of foods from his native land. Order at the counter and the staff will bring your food out hot and fresh from the kitchen – soups, salads, sandwiches, full-course meals, and of course, the fantastic baked goods. Give la Madeleine Country French Café Gift Cards for a satisfying taste of France.