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La Petite Auberge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, French, Bar, Pub
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311 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
+1 540-371-2727
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:15 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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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a treat to discover La Petite. We go here at least quarterly. The staff is great, many have been with La Petite for years. I always get a great meal here--lunch or dinner. It is good French cuisine without the pretension and reasonably priced--never feel gouged and we are always "up" to go back. Great place for all those... More 

Thank Charlie S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had dinner during restaurant week. Although the restaurant weeks specials looked good, we decided to order offer the menu. We started with a shared order of escargot. They were a bit tough and not as spiced as we would have liked. My wife ordered the rack of lamb. She thoroughly enjoyed it. I ordered the grouper... More 

Thank Jon L
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I had dinner here last night. Everything we had was delicious from our cheese appetizer and calamari to my rack of lamb and her steak right through to desert. Our waitress was incredibly friendly and really helpful. And my girlfriend said the White Russians were the best she ever had. We will be back again and again.

Thank Steve7287
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun and easy to get to place in downtown Fredericksburg. Service was good and fish was perfectly cooked with very good but not overwhelming sauce. Local color was fun...local patrons enjoying old friendships with the staff and each other.

Thank KerrvilleKirk
Marathon, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed lunch at this french restaurant. The staff provided very friendly service. We had soup and sandwiches with a french flair. A little more expensive than average but it was not unexpected as the food was excellent. We will go back when we are in town.

Thank Florida035
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy my visits at la Petite. The food is always good and the staff is always nice. It's small and quiet, feels homey and welcoming. Definitely a good spot for dinner for two!

Thank Sara R
Raleigh, North Carolina
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34 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed La Petite Auberge! It was not as authentic French as I had hoped (somewhat Americanized) but still a notch above most supposedly French restaurants. Atmosphere was good, and service was wonderful. I would definitely go back! It was an easy walk from the Marriott Downtown.

Thank erchurch
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118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Major props to the hostess during last night's dinner service - the place was slammed because of a major concert in town and 12 of us showed up only to find that our reservation had been booked for a different date. The hostess was able to make up two tables of 6, right next to each other in the bar,... More 

Thank thadzer
Detroit, Michigan
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

We came here after a very cold day spent sightseeing. We were very pleased to find an early bird special that included appetizer, salad, main dish and dessert for $25. The food was delicious and plentiful. Our only complaint was the chocolate mousse was more a large truffle than a mousse and it was too rich to finish. We will... More 

Thank BLEM2011
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I enjoy this place for dinner. We've been a few times and the food is always excellent. If you like French cuisine then I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Jim P

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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
Seafood, French, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-2727

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