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Petit Pois Restaurant

201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5254
+1 434-979-7647
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“escargot” (16 reviews)
“coq au vin” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5254
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Reviewed yesterday

You may not know that this restaurant is affiliated by the fine dining, high service Fleurie. The food is just as good, but cheaper. One time when I had a gin and tonic and they were out of lime, they sent a runner around the...More

Thank Patsy D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in Charlottesville, VA on the way home to someplace to stop for lunch. Fortunately for us we decided to go to Petit Lois simply based on looking over the menu on their website. We couldn’t have been happier, or luckier with our choice. The...More

Thank jschutrumpf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place that you have to do if you are in the Downtown Mall in C’ville. The cuisine is casual French An day served with friendly smiles by the waitstaff. There is. Cozy indoor dining room and a large patio/terrace for al...More

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Right on the pedestrian area, this restaurant offers simple, delicious food at reasonable prices. The wine list is good and the waiter provided excellent recommendations. It's a delight to sit in the terrace, watch the pedestrians walk by and have a light french lunch with...More

Thank macorzo2016
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Megan made our experience very pleasant . We had panisse as an appetizer to try something new, smoked lamb ragout and trout almondine. The food and the presentation were superb, but each were made more delightful as served by Megan. We would enjoy another visit.

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Small, charming French restaurant with a lot of outdoor seating during the right season. Consistently excellent food, great service. Varied seasonal menu. Great for a date.

Thank Molly S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We took my brother out for his birthday while he was visiting and had a delicious dinner here! I had the special local raised pork chop which was cooked to perfection and served over mashed potatoes and spinach. The arugula salad was excellent! The others...More

Thank tomtebo2015
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had been moving from one place to another for appetizers all night. We heard the desserts here were really good and we were not disappointed. We had the sweets tasting plate which gave our sweet tooth some satisfaction with different types...More

Thank Foodiein757
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I’m thrilled to share what a fantastic meal I had at this cozy venue. My meal started with the braised brussel sprouts, they were fantastic! Just enough bacon and perfectly prepared. The next course was the trout almandine which was also quite good. The green...More

1  Thank T M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I hate to give a negative review, but the food was so poor-average, it was hard to believe that there are so many good reviews. Maybe it was an off night. We went during Restaurant Week. I started with the Arugula salad that was so...More

Thank Jay L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5254
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-979-7647
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