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LAuberge Chez Francois

332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
+1 703-759-3800
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 PM - 7:30 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for dinners and lunches for years. Typically family holidays and then special events such as wine dinners. The old school charm is usually matched by equally classic recipes of well prepared food. Recently though some of the meals we have...More

Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We went to L'Auberge for my 70th+ birthday several years after our last visit. We kept wondering why we waited so long! Everything was as delightful as we remembered: great atmosphere, attentive service, beautiful surroundings and especially delicious, and fairly priced food. I had oysters...More

Thank j0s763
Reviewed 7 February 2018

We decided to toast the New Year and a special anniversary at a festive lunch at this lovely restaurant. What an absolutely wonderful experience! We were welcomed most graciously and immediately seated at a quiet table (as requested) opposite a lovely window view and in...More

Thank franniefind
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We used to come here regularly, then didn't for almost ten years when other restaurants in the DC area took precedence. We returned today for a special wine tasting and four course lunch and were so very very happy to be back. The wine tasting...More

1  Thank pirula778
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I were so tired of spending a lot of money on mediocre NY eve dinners. I was fortunate to have dinner at L’Auberge in early December. I was so impressed with the service and very fortunate to get in for NY Eve....More

1  Thank lcrunk
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch to celebrate our Anniversary. Could not get in for dinner until too late (8:30 PM).after being seated at a window table, we were offered a small glass of a really delicious split pea soup. A very nice gesture. I had...More

1  Thank Vaster1
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Few words are needed when a dining experience is so close to perfection. Venue, service, atmosphere... but above all the food! Undoubtedly, the best French Restaurant in the area, with no concessions to experimentalism or prevailing fashions. Consistent over the years, always a memorable experience.

1  Thank Paolo L
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Awesome food, service and ambiance. That's why it has been rated #1 in the Washingtonian magazine for years.

1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

My wife had the Oysters Rockefeller, fish, salad & Yule Log. I had the escargot, filet mignon, Caesar salad & Baked Alaska. All were excellent!

1  Thank TomR233
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Best French restaurant in DC Area. Ambience and food is superp. Worth to try your next event. The dishes are authentic, real Frenchy.

1  Thank JAMESDot
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Joyce H
21 December 2017|
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Response from travelerwayne1997 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you know someone lucky enough to receive it. It will be a gift that keeps on delivering memories of an exquisite experience.
1 February 2017|
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Response from VW49 | Reviewed this property |
I saw nothing on their website that specified a dress code. On my visit, there were a few guests with coat and tie, some business casual (coats and no tie), and quite a few in sport shirts (no coat or tie). For the prices... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$75 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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
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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