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LAuberge Chez Francois

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332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
+1 703-759-3800
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
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Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed their 4 course lunch special on a warm day. Fantastic setting in the back quit and calm. The lobster bisque and bouillabaisse was nice the menu include a SMALL glass of wine. We upgrade the dessert to cheese & port it was a good...More

Thank Finn K
Reviewed May 28, 2017

If you want to be transported to Alsace without the hassle of long airplane flights---this is still the place! In the main dining room the extensive menu seduces, and the prix-fixe is a solid choice. Jacques Brasserie is an incredible bargain for incredible food.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed May 25, 2017

It had been a couple of years since we last ate here, and it's still wonderful. I love the relaxing but special country French atmosphere and the exemplary service. When I was debating between a couple of entrees, appetizers and desserts, our waiter had excellent...More

Thank lylac
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We had a small group of 14 neighbors who had lunch at this fabulous establishment on Tuesday. The food, ambiance, and service were fabulous. Everyone agreed that we must come back as a group annually. I have told several personal friends about it and I...More

Thank JanetH643
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

All show and no go. Everything ok, nothing great, nothing to write home about. Half my meat was tough, wife's fish was ok. Service and hospitality great, dining area dingy. Seem to be riding the wave of their past glory. Quality doesn't live up to...More

1  Thank Betsy C
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Everything about our time at L'Auberge Chez Francois was perfect. The ambience, service and the food ,oh the food! Whether upstairs in the main dining room or downstairs at the Brassiere everything is superb. Ending the evening at the fire pit with a cocktail was...More

Thank 399Julie
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Went for an anniversary dinner. Food and service were excellent, and received an anniversary dessert. For a special night out, always a good value with their special menu.

1  Thank RoxiePotomac
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Like a favorite pair of slippers it just feels right and that's what this place is. I have not dined here for over 20 years and when I walked in it felt as if was was just there last week. One can go on about...More

Thank Ghostrider5408
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Been dining at L'Auberge since it opened in th eate 1970's. A recent lunch here demonstrated it has improved with age. Great venue and atmosphere, great service, great menu, great dishes and top wines. Patio dining in Spring is memorable. Highly Recommended,

Thank L R D
Reviewed April 14, 2017

You can never go wrong with choosing this restaurant. They always remember you and treat you like it's a special occasion

Thank barbara1954_13
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January 31, 2017|
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Response from macgf | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual will be ok. You will see most men in sports coats. It is not a pretentious place but the clientele tend to dress out of tradition and respect for quality of the place
August 28, 2016|
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Response from VevayTraveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Unfortunately, I do know know whether the establishment is still run by the Haeringer family. I can only say that my last two experiences dining there (over the past two years) have been exceptional. I wish I could... More
August 28, 2016|
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Response from Muldoon72 | Reviewed this property |
We had a not so great evening. It was mainly our server and the situation was taken care of. It was an anomaly I'm sure. Jacque is the son of the original owner. I'm sure celebrating a big event at Chez Francois will be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$75 - $75
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
    (Beach Mill Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 703-759-3800
Travellers in the beautiful Alsatian countryside, seek out "auberge", the little family inns that dot the roadsides, to eat well and enjoy the scenery. They know they will find fine food and glowing spirits, at an excellent value. Welcome to L"Auberge Chez Francois, our French country inn a short distance from the nation's capital, nestled among lush woods and fragrant gardens, that has captivated visitors for over 50 years. L'Auberge Chez Francois is the ideal spot to celebrate special moments, private parties,luncheons, weddings and cooking demonstrations. Our menu is extensive and full of the flavors of Alsace and traditional French cuisine. Excellent food and service, attention to detail and a casually elegant atmosphere are hallmarks that have made L'Auberge Chez Francois a Washington favorite. We sincerely hope that you will enjoy your visit with us. Jacques Brasserie at L'Auberge is open Tues-Sat,5-9:00PM,Sunday 3-7:30PM. Reservations for Jacques' Brasserie via phone only!
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