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La Petite Ardoise

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16 rue Montebello, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
+33 1 64 24 08 66
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In a worm atmosphere, the team of la Petite Ardoise invites you to...
In a worm atmosphere, the team of la Petite Ardoise invites you to discover an original and home made cuisine composed of specialties from several regions of France. Our cuisine is also based on chosen and seasonal products. You have the possibility to compose your meal with starters, main courses and desserts or with small dishes (kind of french "tapas").
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Good for:
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Friendly faces in Fontainebleau

Loved relaxing at Le Petit Ardoise. Always welcoming and always accommodating which is relatively rare in Fontainebleau. If there are scallops on the menu, get them. Always a favorite. But mostly, the service is wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
Llplunk
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Loved relaxing at Le Petit Ardoise. Always welcoming and always accommodating which is relatively rare in Fontainebleau. If there are scallops on the menu, get them. Always a favorite. But mostly, the service is wonderful.

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White Plains, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This small restaurant on a side street not far from the side entrance to Fontainebleau is a real find. The food was excellent. We had all starters with our lunch; exquisite seared fois gras; an order of baked shrimp; and wonderful frogs legs. And the ice cream with dessert was lovely (one scoop chocolate and two scoops vanilla; yum, yum).... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Tucked down a bustling alleyway lined with cafés and restaurants hides this little gem. Very understated from the outside but very welcoming once you are in. The lady who served us was very friendly and helpful and her English was far better than my French! Very reasonably priced too - I had a beautiful baked duck breast and Jen had... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

H and I had a Saturday lunch in La Petite Ardoise which is just five minutes walk from the Chateau de Fontainebleau. The restaurant is situated down a side street amongst a host of other restaurants. On the advice of other reviewers, we had pre-booked our table via e-mail and the small dining room was fairly full when we got... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Staff very good. Starters, we had three; frogs legs, seared duck fois gras and seared scallops were great. My main, entrecote must have been 20 yrs old, as even medium rare was extremely tough! My partners main was fish of the day, well cooked but rice was more like rice pudding. I declined dessert, partner had tart tatain which was... More 

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maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My friends and I had a great lunch at La Petite Ardoise this weekend. The service was excellent. Our server was absolutely adorable and attentive, and he was willing to explain some of the local wines to us. I had the fish of the day which was tender and perfectly prepared. One friend had the travers de porc (ribs), and... More 

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Paris
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We were really looking forward to trying La Petite Ardoise after the prime listing on tripadvisor. On the plus side, the service was good, the waiter was very friendly, professional & efficient. The let down was the food - it was bland, I had a beef main course, it was chewy & kind of watery, edible but pretty tasteless. During... More 

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FRANCE
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

It has been a long time that I had not been to a restaurant due to the reason that now many restaurants just served reheated vacuum-packed or frozen foods. So I called to check with the chef and was told that they do prepare their food. Upon arrival, I was not impressed by the restaurant look, but went in anyway.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

A lovely small restaurant ... Book in advance as it gets full. Excellent service, delicious home cooked food - perfect for an evening with friends.

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Mons
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186 reviews 186 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We always have an awful time picking a restaurant when visiting anywhere, so I like to recon Tripadvisor and pick a top-10; seems to be working well so far! Thanks to all you guys for your reviews! Anyway, this place ranked #2 looked good and reasonably priced. Made a reservation by email on Tuesday for a Saturday night dinner; got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 rue Montebello, 77300 Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: +33 1 64 24 08 66

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

In a worm atmosphere, the team of la Petite Ardoise invites you to discover an original and home made cuisine composed of specialties from several regions of France. Our cuisine is also based on chosen and seasonal products. You have the possibility to compose your meal with starters, main courses and desserts or with small dishes (kind of french "tapas").
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?