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8293 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4648
(410) 465-4004
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Ranked #1 of 136 restaurants in Ellicott City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Old Columbia Pike
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80% Recommend
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English first
Ellicott City, Maryland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I just had a lovely Easter brunch at Tersiguel's. The food was wonderfully prepared and fresh as always. Fernand was at the door greeting everyone. I did not have wine at this meal, but I have always found the wine list is very good. This is a great "special night out" restaurant. You really should go to this restaurant despite... More

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Everything is done right at Tersiguel's. The food is very, very good, the service is stellar, and the atmosphere is just right. Plus, Fernand Tersiguel is almost always on property to see that the quality of the restaurant remains high. The menu changes seasonally so what I ate last month might not be on the menu when you dine there.... More

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ellicott city, md
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Absolutely top notch food and service. This is not your average French restaurant - it is French country cooking with a creative flair. Always the freshest ingredient's, some direct from the chef's parents' farm, make the best meals. Tersiguel's has an extensive wine list that includes some high fliers as well as affordable drinkable wines. Tersiguel's is consistently one of... More

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EC, Maryland
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

For lunch or dinner, you can't find a better place on Main Street. Great service, ambiance, and cuisine just as it was prepared back in Fernand's home in Brittany. Many of the vegetables are straight out of Fernand's garden. Ask for reservations for two at a window seat overlooking Main Street ...enjoy a nice bottle of wine while you relax.

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Cascade, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

It has been far too long since we visited Tersiguel's French Restaurant in Ellicott City, MD. The exterior is still charming, despite a very harsh winter, and the interior seems to have been brightened up and polished to a sparkle. We were greeted at the door with smiles and shown to a very nice table in the dining room. Our... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

This charming restaurant in the heart of a historic area continues to have creative dishes that satisfy. The chef is creative with his combinations, while providing some of the "old favorite" family recipes for which Tersiguels is known. For our recent special occasion(on a Friday), we elected to beat the rush and have an elegant lunch rather than a busy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My husband and I have been going to Tersigel's on special occasions for over a decade. The food is always excellent. The Restaurant has the perfect atmosphere for a romantic dinner. The service is always impeccable. We have tried many high end restaurants in the area, and the service at Tersigel's is superior by far. The only suggestion I have... More

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Reisterstown, Maryland, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Came to this fine dinning French restaurant on the eve of my 59th birthday. The food was fantastic and the service was great. The waiter was prompt and attentive (but no intrusive) and our bread plates always had a fresh slice of their delicious bread. The water glasses were never empty.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I have eaten at Tersiquel's several times for special meals. The food is always delicious whether it has been lamb or seafood. The service is excellent; attentive without being intrusive. I would highly recommend Tersiquel's for a great meal.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Let me preface my review by stating that I am friends with the owners and their family. As such, eating at Tersiguel's is a bit like eating with old friends at their home. The waitstaff are there when you need them and are knowledgable in what constitutes fine dining service. The food is plated to please the eye and the... More

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