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LAuberge Chez Francois

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332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213 (Beach Mill Road)
+1 703-759-3800
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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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Great Falls, Virginia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Great food, great atmosphere, family run. Perfect for special dinner or perfect for friends luncheon. Staff is very accommodating! One of my favorites!

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Virgina
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Simply my favorite restaurant in the DC area. Located in Great Falls, in a lovely non commercial setting, L Auberge should be on your bucket list. Traditional, romantic, high end service, and amazing food. Worth the drive from anywhere in the DC, and worth repeated visits in you live nearby.

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1 Thank Beatman50
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

I've been hearing about this beautiful restaurant for years. And so worth the wait. Wonderful staff. Amazing food. It is truly a hidden treasure for the No. Va area. I will definitely be going back. The souffle is a must. Delicious

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

We have had dinner here several times never disappointing! You will feel like you have escaped to another country for a few hours. The food and service are amazing

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Rockville
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192 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

L'Auberge Chez Francois does most everything right, starting with good parking, wonderful greeting upon entry, comfortable tables (though chairs are not the best!), lovely decor, etc. And, a superlative choice of food that is always really properly prepared, served beautifully, and tastes wonderful. They have a really enjoyable wine list that helps select wines by regions ('m partial to Bordeaux... More 

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Thank Fishperson
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198 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

Nestled in the heart of Great Falls, the old French cottage feel will seduce you into faraway lands. Delicious and romantic. Formal old-world service, antique-filled dining rooms, and a prix fixe menu with amuse-bouches and other extras make dinners here special. Tell them your meal is celebrating something (in our case, it was our 15th anniversary) and they'll throw in... More 

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Newtown, Connecticut
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2015

We eat out frequently and I am known for quickly glancing at a menu and knowing what I want. Not here. It was incredibly difficult to narrow my choice to one appetizer or one entre. If you are in the DC area this is an indulgence not to be missed. I wish I could recommend a meal but there were... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015

Chef Jacques and his staff never disappoint, this is the finest French/Alsatian restaurant in the area, and probably anywhere. The ambiance is like a country inn in Alsace (and I have traveled throughout Alsace), the food is consistently outstanding and uniquely prepared, the wine list is outstanding, wonderful specialty house cocktails/ Prepare for a wonderful dining experience at Chez Francois.... More 

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Cumberland, Maine
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015

We went with the fixed price menu, and we were not disappointed. The food was beautifully presented and delicious. I had the bacon and onion tart, the beef filet with bearnaise sauce, and the chocolate soufflé. My dining partner had the bacon wrapped scallops, the beef short ribs and the baked Alaska. It was completely luscious. The soufflé was perfect,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

My wife and I came here for Valentine's Day and it was perfect. In the past, we've been disappointed by some of our favorite restaurants around a "holiday", but L'Auberge did not let us down. Everything about the meal was on point - they timed everything well, the presentation was beautiful, and the food tasted great. The only negative component... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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 22066-3213
    (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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