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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, 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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  • 58
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 7
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  • 0
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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
Like a trip to Paris!

A business colleague suggested this restaurant. From the moment we entered, it was like being in a Paris bistro. We were greeted warmly by the host. For a Wednesday evening, they had a nice crowd, but by the time we left, the place was quite full. Our waiter provided impeccable service. I started... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Jane D
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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112 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A business colleague suggested this restaurant. From the moment we entered, it was like being in a Paris bistro. We were greeted warmly by the host. For a Wednesday evening, they had a nice crowd, but by the time we left, the place was quite full. Our waiter provided impeccable service. I started with the hearty and delicious French onion... More 

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baltimore
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114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I may have written a review in the past of Petit Louis, but I feel like I need to write another review. This is our favorite restaurant in Baltimore for many reasons. The wait staff is amazing. They work as a team and service is superb. We usually come about 6 times/year for dinner, and we always receive a warm... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I stopped here to top off a night with some authentic French desert. I found myself wishing I had stopped here to eat dinner. This is a very unassuming neighborhood restaurant that is amazing. The staff welcomed us warmly and gave us top notch service from start to end even though we were just there for desert. The wine options... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We came to Petit Louis to celebrate my mother's birthday. We drove from the Washington DC area and it was very definitely worth the drive! The staff could not have been nicer in making my Mom's birthday special. There were four of us and we enjoyed a variety of different appetizers, main courses and desserts. Everything was delicious without exception.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Very busy and loud on a Saturday night,the place does look like a French bistro. Service is attentive and quick. Menu appears to offer good value. Unfortunately the food does not measure up and is average to mediocre altogether. Very impressive French wine list My duck in particular was bland and the chocolate mousse did not impress

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Owings Mills
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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 11 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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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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 8 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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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?