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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
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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, 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
Tres bon!

Love this go to neighborhood restaurant. We are always greeted like old friends with a 'bonjour' and a kiss on both cheeks by the delightful maître d'. The food and service are outstanding and the atmosphere is cozy and lively. love the frisee salad w/poached egg and the eggplant napoleon is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Susan K
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Owings Mills
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Owings Mills
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Love this go to neighborhood restaurant. We are always greeted like old friends with a 'bonjour' and a kiss on both cheeks by the delightful maître d'. The food and service are outstanding and the atmosphere is cozy and lively. love the frisee salad w/poached egg and the eggplant napoleon is amazing.

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We go here from DC, and it's soo worth it--even my teenaged son agrees! I make an excellent roast chicken, but theirs is *truly* to die for, so don't miss it! As a bistro, the vibe is energetic. Also recommend the house cocktail, made with St. Germain liqueur--lovely!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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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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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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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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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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, Eastern European

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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, Eastern European

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?