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LAuberge Chez Francois

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332 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066 (Beach Mill Road)
+1 703-759-3800
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
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Sun 12:00 - 19:30
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 13:30
Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Washington DC
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We heard great things about this restaurant (and a few not great ones) and wanted to try something different. Unfortunately, we left rather disappointed. The service was excellent, though overbearing at times. I felt like my water was refilled every time I so much as looked at the glass. The food was very good, but it did was not good... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The prix fixe lunch was fabulous, service was attentive without being intrusive, and the surroundings were charming! Warm Roquefort cheese tart with carmelized apples, green salad, boeuf bourguignon with spaetzle, le kougelhopf en neige au kirsch a l'Alsacienne with a glass of wine. A special way to celebrate the holidays!

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Thank Kathleen H
San Angelo, Texas
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I dined there a few weeks ago with my father who was visiting. This place was recommended to my wife by a friend and to my father as well from an old high school friend of his who joined us. He told my father that they come here all the time. The restaurant is warm and beautiful.... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pre fixe meal here and the food was not memorable. The Caesar salad is an up charge and it was not edible. Poor lettuce quality, not quite iceberg but close. Shocking I know. I couldn't believe it was even brought to the table. Lamb and lobster salad weren't bad. Asked for lamb to be prepared medium rare.... More 

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Thank lovethebeachweather
Great Falls, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They grow their own vegetables and the food is consistently excellent. I love the mesclun salad with the VERY garlicy crouton (1 is all you need).

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Thank Abigail_Roots
Great Falls
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is like going on vacation to another place and time. The food is always fabulous and the service exceptional. Enough said - a wonderful evening!

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Thank Dan L
Fairfax County, Virginia
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Not stuffy, uppity gourmet. Might see people is tuxedos or just casual. Get the soufflé. Worth it. I have been there as a couple and an office private party. Would go back but probably not at a peak time like Valentine's. Just for a no occasion dinner. Well worth it.

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Thank Kelly K
Great Falls, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great get away in Great Falls, romantic and private. Food exquisite and the service is impeccable!

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Thank Carringtonaircrft
Springfield, Virginia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service are always amazing. Ask for Freddy. The garlic toast with cottage cheese is to die for. I always pick Le croustillant au Roquefort (Roquefort tart) for my starter. I could eat that every day. Delicious. Even though I just had roquefort, I can't resist the Roquefort salad. All the lettuce and veggies are fresh. Jacques has... More 

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Thank Jenkthomas
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant in the past and we were thrilled with the food and the total experience. For us, this is a place to visit for special occasions, but we'd visit more often if money wasn't an object. The staff knew it was a special night for our friends 40th birthday and they were super nice and attentive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$75 - US$75
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066
    (Beach Mill Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 703-759-3800
Description
Travellers in the beautiful Alsatian countryside, seek out "auberge", the little family inns that dot the roadsides, to eat well and enjoy the scenery. They know they will find fine food and glowing spirits, at an excellent value. Welcome to L"Auberge Chez Francois, our French country inn a short distance from the nation's capital, nestled among lush woods and fragrant gardens, that has captivated visitors for over 50 years. L'Auberge Chez Francois is the ideal spot to celebrate special moments, private parties,luncheons, weddings and cooking demonstrations. Our menu is extensive and full of the flavors of Alsace and traditional French cuisine. Excellent food and service, attention to detail and a casually elegant atmosphere are hallmarks that have made L'Auberge Chez Francois a Washington favorite. We sincerely hope that you will enjoy your visit with us. Jacques Brasserie at L'Auberge is open Tues-Sat,5-9:00PM,Sunday 3-7:30PM. Reservations for Jacques' Brasserie via phone only!

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