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Petit Louis Bistro

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4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2391 (Upland Street)
410-366-9393
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf’s uptown eatery features classic French Bistro...
Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf’s uptown eatery features classic French Bistro fare, an extensive, award winning French wine list & a lively Parisian atmosphere.
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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Would be a 5 if seating was better

The food here was delicious - especially the white asparagus appetizer and lamb shank dinner. Service was fantastic and great wine list. My only complaint is the incredibly tight seating. There are long benches with tables for 2 all along so that you are seated less than a foot from the tables on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
mandjfoy
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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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188 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The food here was delicious - especially the white asparagus appetizer and lamb shank dinner. Service was fantastic and great wine list. My only complaint is the incredibly tight seating. There are long benches with tables for 2 all along so that you are seated less than a foot from the tables on either side of you. It is impossible... More 

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Baltimore
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Petit Louis certainly looks French inside, and it's always full of interesting, lively people from the neighborhood and from Johns Hopkins University. The menu can be difficult...there are lots of little things on it and sometimes it's difficult to figure how much to order. I love the frizee salad with the poached egg...but it doesn't feel like dinner! Still, you... More 

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Halethorpe, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We went for a late lunch. Great atmosphere. David K. was wonderful. Ordered Kir Royale. The french onion soup has got to be the best I have had. We than shared an order of Steak Frites. The steak was cooked perfectly and fresh cut fries with a side order of mushrooms. Finshed with a creme brulee and a Au Lait.... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Since we are frequent travelers to France and particularly Paris, we tend to grade French restaurants in the U.S. rather hard. Petit Louis is a good, but not great restaurant. The service is top notch. We were a family of five celebrating my birthday. The main courses were much better than the deserts (except for the chocolate mousse-which was excellent!)--which... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We needed a place to have lunch with friends while visiting Baltimore. One of my daughter’s colleague suggested Petit Louis Bistro, and what a pleasant surprise. The restaurant ambiance is very pleasing and cozy. It was perfect for our reunion. The staff was extremely attentive, from welcoming and suggestions of the day to service in general. The food was delicious,... More 

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Pikesville, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wonderful restaurant in a lovely, suburban part of Baltimore. As is the case with just about all of the Cindy Wolf, Tony Foreman restaurants the quality of the food and the wine selections are excellent. Recommended appetizers include the Gravlax, Onion soup, and Mussels. Main courses, Steak Frites, Trout Amandine, and Duck Breast among others. Why not 5 stars? The... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We loved this place! The menu is bistro French and very casual. It is loud and bustling and the service was very good. The sommelier is very good and can help you navigate the all French wine list. The duck Confit was excellent and the waiter told us when we sat down that there was only one left and he... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

My favorite "special" dinner restaurant in Baltimore. Probably have been there 20 times (for birthdays, anniversary, etc...) and never leave disappointed. The maitre 'd, Patrick, is excellent and ensures the good treatment of the customers. If you visit more than once, they remember you and literally treat you like family. The wine list is massive. This is not a cheap... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Brilliant sunshine through the million windows and a fire in the fireplace make Petit Louis my favorite spot for a birthday lunch in December. The moutarde violette sauce on the salmon was new, but the rest of the meal was classic French, I.e., perfect.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

enjoyed a quiet meal in a a busy restaurant. Food was delightfully and quickly presented. The beignets de crevettes were absolutely amazing. Steak was undercooked but quickly replaced and the owner even verified I was now "happy".

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2391
    (Upland Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: 410-366-9393

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf’s uptown eatery features classic French Bistro fare, an extensive, award winning French wine list & a lively Parisian atmosphere.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?