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Petit Louis Bistro

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French, Balti
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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
11:30 am - 2:00 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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
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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    Very good
  • 16
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  • 7
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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
This Bistro is the heart of relaxed civilization, food- and conversation-wise

Four of us met for lunch. We were celebrating my wife and my 30th anniversary with two of our small-wedding attendees, two of our oldest and dearest friends. We'd traveled throughout Mexico and Texas several times, and throughout Western Europe---twice. Isolate any of us and we'd come up with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Four of us met for lunch. We were celebrating my wife and my 30th anniversary with two of our small-wedding attendees, two of our oldest and dearest friends. We'd traveled throughout Mexico and Texas several times, and throughout Western Europe---twice. Isolate any of us and we'd come up with the same answers for "best joint meal," "best joint party," "best... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This is my second time at this restaurant. It does not fail. They are keeping to the culinary traditions of Paris restaurants. Aithentic french dishes with some added flair. The duck confit was crispy, tasty and not dry. I should have opted for no potatoes, although they were wonderful, and asked for some spinach. Squash blossom appetizer was a don't... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I go back to Petit Louis every year to celebrate our anniversary. We went to Paris for our honeymoon and this restaurant brings back some of the nostalgia. The menu items are usually the same staples, but they are impeccably prepared. We tried the roast chicken for two carved table side. The presentation was lovely and the... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This restaurant refers to itself as a bistro, but there is nothing small about its character or quality. Had the occasion to be in town for a graduation and followed up the celebration with a nice meal at Petit Louis. Fine wine selection, you can get as serious as you like. The staff that served us was anxious to please,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Petit Louis is truly a gem in Baltimore, a city that is fairly rough around the edges. If you have time, order the Poulet a L'Estragon for two. It takes about 45 minutes to come out -- perfect if you're ordering drinks and appetizers -- and is absolutely delicious. Also -- although I have never taken my daughter to Petit... More 

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Tuxedo Park, New York
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

While it might be easy to miss this restaurant as it is surrounded by the Roland Park residential neighborhood, there weren't any "misses" on the menu. French Onion soup has a softball of cheese that isn't easy to eat but delicious. would also recommend Steak Frites, Duck Breast, and the Roasted Sea Bass. Waiter was very friendly and helpful. Wine... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My friend and I recently had lunch at Petit Louis in the Roland Park section of Baltimore. We both loved it. The very handsome French gentleman who greeted us at the door with a Bonjour set the stage for the entire experience. Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful with menu selections and was very attentive but not overly so.... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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Additional Information about Petit Louis Bistro

Address: 4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2391
Phone Number: 410-366-9393
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
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
Average Prices: USD 25
Cuisine: French, Balti

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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 25
  • Cuisine: French, Balti

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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