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Les Folies Brasserie

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2552 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401 (Arris T Allen Blvd.)
MTA bus stop
410-573-0970
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Today
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Consistently great

This is my favorite restaurant in Annapolis. I have been there multiple times for various celebrations and the good of everyone out our tables each time has been excellent. I wish there were other Annapolis restaurants of this caliber.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
pp21401
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Annapolis, Maryland
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite restaurant in Annapolis. I have been there multiple times for various celebrations and the good of everyone out our tables each time has been excellent. I wish there were other Annapolis restaurants of this caliber.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The meal was delicious. Service was great. The food was well prepared. The dessert was superb. The oyster were great.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Well-reviewed, Les Folies is a stand by traditional french bistro. Due to it's location, which is on a strip of gas stations and fast food places, expectations were fairly high, especially based on a number of reviews from various sources. So, we were meeting 6 people. Upon arrival, 4 others had just arrived. So we waited for the other 2.... More 

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Wake Forest, Nc
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323 reviews 323 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We tried this restaurant on a cold day when French food sounded comforting. The menu was filled with classic French dishes with a few specials. One, the Boston clam chowder, was filled with delicately tender clams and tiny dice of cooked potato (a refreshing change from the huge hunks of potato one often gets in clam chowder) but the stock... More 

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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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188 reviews 188 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We hadn't been to Les Folies in more than a year, and it is nice to know it still is one of the best restaurants in the area. I started with the cream of split pea soup and it was delicious. For my entree, I decided on the filet mignon. I normally don't order steak in a restaurant, but I... More 

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Annapolis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We truly enjoyed the old fashioned ambiance of Les Folies and will return. The cheese plate was just right in terms of variety and amount. My husband enjoyed Steak Frites, with a very nice vinegar based sauce and I loved my Arctic Char with spinach sauce and hope they feature this on future specials. I'd order again. Because this is... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was our second year at Les Folies for New Year's Eve. What a blast! A great jazz band, dancers from local school performing selections from Cats, dancing, marching around the restaurant after midnight, following a wonderful clarinetist - what more? Oh, the food - marvelous as usual! Reserve early - it's a sell-out!

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Annapolis, Maryland
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

It's comforting and reassuring when something really good doesn't change. My wife and I hadn't been to Les Folies for perhaps a year, and now I'm wondering why not. The specials are innovative, but the basic menu hasn't changed at all. I had the escalope de veau in mushroom sauce which is a classic and was wonderfully prepared. My wife... More 

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Washington DC
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We ordered several items: Fried Calamari, Baked Mussels, Crab Cake, Dover Sole, Grilled Salmon, Les Soufflés. Best: Dover Sole fish (only served on some days, fish is brought from England), Crab Cake Very good: Fried Calamari with Aioli Sauce, Grilled Salmon, Half-bottle E-Guigal Cotes Du Rhone Good: Les Souffles You can pass: Baked Mussels Service is very good.

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Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's wonderful to return to Les Folies time after time and experience food that is excellently prepared, waiters who know how to serve, an ambience that appears a little old world, yet exudes a vibrant atmosphere and a smattering of surprisingly fun theme evenings. It shows when a restaurant owner is there to greet guests, supervise his long-time and loyal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2552 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
    (Arris T Allen Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: MTA bus stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-573-0970

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?