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La Petite Auberge

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311 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5831
+1 540-371-2727
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 2:15 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We requested a special table but were not seated there, as we were 5 minutes late..It felt like a punishment, as the table was vacant the entire time we were dining. The food is okay - depending on what your order. I ordered crab Newberg, whish was described as in a creamy sauce. It was lump crab meat on a... More 

Thank beth c
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155 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are expecting French cuisine, than stay clear of this place. I want to be fair, but this is not a French restaurant. I have been to Paris numerous times. We were greeted by a lady dressed very casual in sandals and leggings, she was seemed to be rushed and not very friendly. The restaurant is not decorated French,... More 

Thank Peacenotwar
Clearwater, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love French food so we tried this restaurant. My husband ate the pork chop for dinner. He rated it an 8.5 out of 10. I had the duck. It was about a 7. The "orange" sauce was mediocre. However, the prices were quite reasonable.

Thank Janice D
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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193 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in doubt in looking for a place to take your friends La Petite Auberge is the place. I had the mussels and shrimp and they were fantastic. While the menu is limited, you can be assured that the quality is tops. We have friends coming again next month and will return for another great experience. if your looking for... More 

Fredericksburg, Va
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

My go to place to take a friend to lunch, or for a romantic dinner for two. The food is excellent with many choices from salads to full luncheon/ dinner plates.

Thank mbergazzi1
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

A little gem that continues it's long history of excellent French dishes. Their onion soup is a meal in itself...tastes like it did in France. They have a wide selection of fish, crab and meat dishes as well as some cold "small plates." The service is formal and excellent, as are the wine selections. My favorite...real mousse chocolat. Again, an... More 

1 Thank Terry D
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was excellent ...the waiters were very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was perfectly served. The ambience was very conducive for a relaxing, enjoyable dinner Prices were reasonable for the quality

Thank Bob B
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Quaint place in downtown Fredericksburg. Some would consider it very European, others might think it needs updating, but either way the food is very good! They offer a full bar, nice wine selection, and update the menu often - but the favorites usually stay on the menu. Appitizers are delicuous - I usually have the escargot. Desserts are also very... More 

Thank Amanda L
Stafford, Virginia
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We went here Saturday evening for a date night. Our reservations were for six. We arrived about fifteen minutes early and they seated us right away. La Petit has a large wine menu, cocktail, and beer menu as well as several house wines to choose from. We ordered our drinks and the charcuterie tray. The tray had samplings of several... More 

1 Thank Stephanie R
Greensboro, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

The food in this restaurant is excellent with many choices. We have been there twice and one time the service was a bit slow but it was not an issue. We were able to walk to it from the Marriott Courtyard downtown.

Thank hjrpilot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5831
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-2727

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Richmond, Virginia USA
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?