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Petit Louis Bistro

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4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2393 (Upland Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Open now
All 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
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I usually go to PLB with work making my wife quite jealous. It was our anniversary recently and decided to go there as a couple. Our reservation was for 6:30 on a Saturday, so it was quite busy, but there was no wait. Food was quite delicious - I had a prix fixe "tomato" selection which was quite outstanding. My... More 

Thank Bubingo
Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wines and cheeses immediately let you know that this restaurant is the real deal! The food was delicious, as it always is, and the wine made it perfection!

Thank thevirtualpilgrim
Naples, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in Paris as a kid and this place took me back to that. I was visiting a friend and suggested lunch there ,as it came up as the "best place in Roland Park" for lunch. It was all that. It took me back to all the great places in Paris. Don't worry about the cost, just enjoy the... More 

Thank psutz
Silver Spring, Maryland
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228 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You won't think you're in Paris, but Petit Louis is very good. Well planned menu. Some of the servers should learn something about French pronunciation, before reciting the specials. It can be painful. Excellent snails and Salade Frisée. Foie gras, average at best. Confit was excellent. Frites were very good. Steak Frites was good. Desserts missed. Sorbet was mediocre. Very... More 

Thank Steve J
Severna Park, Maryland
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in France for seven years and go back to Paris every two or three years; I sure know a bistro when I see one. The Petit Louis Bistro in Baltimore's tony Roland Park section has it nailed: - Tables with the traditional bistro marble motif - Brass fixtures - Servers with traditional black outfits and white aprons -... More 

Thank Nicholas P
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186 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has been on my list for years and this post is incredibly overdue. I finally decided to go for restaurant week. Baltimore does an amazing restaurant week twice a year; about 50 places offer three courses for about $30. It is a great option for getting into restaurants that might be a little expensive – at least for... More 

Thank eatingcharmcity
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I haven't dined here in the evening but I would be willing to bet its going to be a good experience. The times I have had brunch or lunch here the value, quality and service have all been excellent. The menu is standard French Bistro fair - but I like that. The fix prie lunch is a great deal. For... More 

Thank Shane E
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186 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Petit Louis is one of our favorite restaurants. As a French citizen, I love going there for diner. I feel like I am in France. The food is very well prepared, portions are good without being too large and the service is just outstanding. The wait staff is trained to work as a team and they do it so well.... More 

Thank Elizabeth L
Owings Mills, Maryland
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17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

The service was excellent. The food however was mixed. I had the lamb steak and it was not very flavorful. My wife had the eggplant appetizer and that was terrific. Her shrimp dish was just OK. My daughter had the chicken breast entree and felt that was tasty. The chocolate mousse dessert was to die for. So a mixed experience... More 

Thank Rockingdoc
Baltimore, Maryland
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I went there with my wife for our anniversary. Don't forget to make your reservation since the place is very busy. The good was great and the "ambiance" of the place is very pleasing. You feel like you are seating a nice restaurant in Paris.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2393
    (Upland Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: 410-366-9393
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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