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LAuberge Chez Francois

332 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066
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Ranked #1 of 24 Restaurants in Great Falls
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $75 - $75
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, French, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Beach Mill Road
Description: 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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St Michaels
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Consistently great. Wonderful complete meals. Beautiful setting. Outdoor no reservation patio is Washinton's best kept secret. This place has been around longer than 95 % of Washington's other restaurants for an important reason. You can't go away disappointed.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

there were six of us at a family gathering, and each of us got superb service. The waiter patiently answered all our questions about the menu. We all selected the 5 course luncheon and every dish was wonderful, both flavorful and appropriately sized. Overall the experience was delightful and the restaurant gets my highest recommendation.

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Golden, Colorado
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We used to live in the Washington, DC area 20 years ago, and when we recently visited there we decided to revisit our very favorite restaurant, L'Auberge Chez Francois in beautiful Great Falls, VA to have a very special dinner with friends. We were thrilled to find that the restaurant is still as fantastic as it was long ago--lovely setting,... More

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Reston VA
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was taken to lunch on a beautiful sunny day to Chez Francois by a friend as a treat for me, and was it ever! We sat in the courtyard, the summer flowers we in bloom even though the day was cool. We ordered from the pre fixe lunch menu, and had outstanding food--fresh tomato salad from the garden we... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had dinner while in Great Falls, VA at this outstanding restaurant. We actually ate downstairs in the Bistro section and could not have enjoyed it more. There were six of us including two teenagers and each of us enjoyed our meals and could not have had a better meal in France. The service was wonderful and ambiance delightful. Do... More

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Great Falls, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If you like French cuisine or fine dining in general, and you live in the DC area, you owe it to yourself to dine at Chez Francois at least once. We live less than two miles from the restaurant and eat there probably once a year. We'd go more often, but it isn't cheap. After all these decades being consistently... More

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Northern Virginia
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There is a reason this place has been open since 1954. This Washington, DC suburban restaurant looks, feels, and tastes like the French Alsace. Go for the prix fixe luncheon. For $42 you get your choice of appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert; plus a glass of red or white wine. The beef Bourguignon is fabulous, as is the sea bass... More

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Leesburg, Virginia, United States
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Chez Francois never disappoints. I dreamed of escargot and chocolate souffle all week leading up to our reservations. Reality was so much better than the dream. We've been here multiple times over the years; always walked away more than pleased. There is always a small thing that's different - this recent visit is was the amuse bouche, a lentil soup.... More

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Vienna, Virginia, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We have been to this notable restaurant probably 10 -12 times in the past 15 years. It is definitely a special occasion place. The food has never been less than spectacular. The service was always the same until this visit. They have waiters that have been with them for 30+ years and it is inevitable that some are retiring. We... More

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Ivy, Virginia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

L’ Auberge is always a joy, and this was our first Sunday Brunch with them. It’s a challenge to find enough superlatives here – it simply never disappoints and always manages to surprise. Escargot and their charcuterie appetizers are favorites, superbly prepared and so very good. We love their dover sole, beef, bouillabiasse, veal, and lobster, but this time they... More

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Additional Information about LAuberge Chez Francois

Address: 332 Springvale Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066
Phone Number: 703-759-3800
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 75 - 75
Cuisine: Dessert, French, Seafood

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