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La Petite Maison

101 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502-8617
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Ranked #7 of 307 Restaurants in Olympia
Cuisines: French
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Description: Phone Number: (360) 754-9623 Grand Opening was May 3, 2011! Specialties La Petite Maison is set in a newly remodeled 1903 home that complements the French country-style cuisine. Chef Wells offers seasonal, local ingredients classically prepared and matched with an exceptional wine program. The expansive menu covers classic French fare (such as duck confit, cassoulet and house-made pates) as well as inventive creations such as lobster pot pie and crispy pork belly with hazelnuts. Along with the regular menu, a nightly prix fixe menu is offered. The prix fixe menu highlights the freshest ingredients available each day and provides Chef Wells a creative outlet to utilize his most advanced techniques. An extensive wine program features wines from the most classic and well-regarded regions and producers from France as well as Washington wines. Chef Wells offers personalized wine pairings to best complement the cuisine. History Established in 2011 After several iterations of restaurants in the space, the new owners of La Petite Maison are thrilled to restore the building to its original charm choosing to keep the original name of the restaurant that first opened in 1977. Now offering seasonal, local ingredients classically prepared and matched with an exceptional wine program, La Petite Maison is the South Sound region's only French restaurant
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Lacey, Washington
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is probably one of the best locally owned restaurants in Olympia. We have had excellent service every time and fantastic food. Add romantic and intimate ambiance and what more can you ask for?! In a house, right by the mall, you can find this small restaurant. Make a reservation and plan to be spoiled. The bread and salted butter... More 

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Olympia, Washington
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

For my wife's birthday I made special arrangements to take her to La Petite Maison. I emailed for a reservation and was met with a prompt reply and a reservation. When we arrived the restaurant was warm and friendly and welcoming. Zoe, co-owner and hostess, sat us and told us of the nights specials and all the options that were... More 

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Orange, California
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147 reviews 147 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Finding quality French food in the US is becoming harder - and this is perhaps the only choice in Olympia. Owners Justin and Zoe have put together a great experience, combining attentive service, quality food, and a great selection of wines. The restaurant is located in a beautifully appointed older farmhouse - and the oak wall, floors and chairs add... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My family had an early Christmas Eve dinner here and it was terrific. The lobster tail in a puff pastry was rich and full of good flavors and vegetables. The duck was well aged and tender with a savory cherry sauce, the rack of lamb was great, the huckleberries over a cream pot was amazing, the madeira selection was fun,... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It was exactly what we wanted - a quiet, unrushed, delicious dinner. The atmosphere, the food, and the service were exquisite. I had the goat cheese salad, mushroom stuffed quail, and creme brulee. One friend had the butternut squash soup and lobster puff pastry, the other the french onion soup and salmon. They each had the chocolate souffle. We agreed... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Justin and Zoe were wonderful. Made our anniversary dinner special. There was something not French that I had been craving and Justin was so accommodating making it for me. We will be going back for Thanksgiving (something we as a couple do yearly) for the fantastic HERITAGE turkey dinner (there's always enough leftover to take home for supper the next... More 

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Rochester, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I would have liked to give this restaurant a five star rating, the service was excellent, it is a quiet restaurant, but both my wife and I had the fish soup and it was well below the quality we see in France because the broth was way too salty and most of the seafood was mussels with few pieces of... More 

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Clinton, Washington
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319 reviews 319 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

French like this is is hard to find anywhere in the USA. Dinner is served like the French do it--slowly; and with a focus on enjoying the food, the wine and your company while you await the magic happening for you in the kitchen. The Foie Gras appetizer---yummmm--seared to perfection and topped with a to-die-for bing cherry sauce. Their French... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We can't count the number of times we've been served exquisite meals here by Justin and Zoe but last night we enjoyed another incredible meal to celebrate a special event. We wouldn't think of going elsewhere and we continue to be amazed by their creativity dedication and excellent service......not to mention DELICIOUS food! Thank you for making our last minute... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I had the highest of hopes for Olympia's only French Restaurant, but instead I felt let down by both its quality and its service. Maybe my expectation of not having to stop at Burger King on the way home was too much to ask. The portions were inconsistent and there was just mediocre service even though it was Saturday night... More 

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Address: 101 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502-8617
Phone Number: 360-754-9623
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
Cuisine: French

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