Whereas sliced bread inspires a seen-it-all attitude, sliced cake commands respect, mainly because cake slices are sharp. Stay on the cutting edge with today's Groupon to Watergate Pastry. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get a prearranged pastry assortment (a $40.65 value).
- For $20, you get a 10-inch butter-cream cake or any 8-inch mousse cake (up to a $38.50 value).
Since 1966, Watergate Pastry’s bliss bakers have whipped up each morsel on the overflowing menu in-house using only organic, local ingredients. Real butter, fresh fruit, cream, and milk magically appear on Watergate’s doorstep every morning, enabling each butter-cream cake, mousse cake, and pastry to be molded out of pure, unadulterated decadence. The pastry assortment collects an all-star cast, with twosomes of cake squares, napoleons, éclairs, scones, danishes, and cookies joining a trio of tarts or cake slices to perform a song-and-dance routine atop tongues. Celebrate a recent beard removal with 11 different cake options, like the shaved chocolate butter-cream cake, a well-rounded delight with chocolate cake, raspberry jam, and chocolate butter-cream filling sprinkled with shaved chocolate. Or choose from four different types of mousse—dark chocolate, white chocolate, marble chocolate, lemon-white chocolate, mango, and Grand Marnier—all easily wedged under a pillow by clever eaters anticipating midnight sweet-tooth cravings.
I was greeted right when I came in, not just by the folks behind the counter, but with an aroma that encircled and hugged me the entire visit.Nils G., Insider Pages, 10/27/09
my cherry danish was the size of my head... and absurdly good.Jen K., Yelp, 8/29/08
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2534 Virginia Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20037