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“We had a beautiful anniversary dinner here--excellent service and amazing food in a romantic setting. The price limits...”
Review of Fleurie Restaurant

Fleurie Restaurant
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Ranked #14 of 542 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“We had a beautiful anniversary dinner here--excellent service and amazing food in a romantic setting. The price limits...”
Reviewed November 13, 2007

We had a beautiful anniversary dinner here--excellent service and amazing food in a romantic setting. The price limits us to very special occasions here.

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English first
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“AMAZING dishes, with petifors for each course. A wonderful, attentive staff, and great drinks. But be ready to open...”
Reviewed October 24, 2007

AMAZING dishes, with petifors for each course. A wonderful, attentive staff, and great drinks. But be ready to open that wallet! Its SUPER pricey!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Excellent in all counts in July 2007”
Reviewed June 30, 2007

I read these reviews before going there and was a little worried. However, everything was fantastic. Food was excellent. My husband had the mosaic of raw fish for appetizer and the tenderloin for main course. I had the fois gras and the scallops. The service was very attentive and delightful. Everything was excellent! I'm not sure if the other posts with negative comments were heard by the restaurant and they responded to address those comments or if complaints were off base. We've been to top notch restaurants in the DC area (Maestro and 2941 for example) and the quality of the cuisine is comparable. The atmosphere may not be as aristocratic as Maestro and 2941 (it's more casual) but I guess that's a good reason to go to Charlottesville. Will definetely return to Fleurie.

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St. Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A flower by another name”
Reviewed February 12, 2007

We must have had dinner the same night as another recent reviewer. The ambiance at Fleurie is fine and the food (emphasis on the rack of lamb and the poached lobster) is well prepared and presented. But while the domestic wine list is good, the French offerings are disappointing (the right vineyards but unheard of..and they should stay that way... vintners). Gravely, the service was disinterested at least and disdainful at worst. Beyond that the pace of the meal was glacial (service or kitchen, I don't know) as it took just over four hours to enjoy three courses. Charlottesville has better options.

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Charlottesville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Substance without style”
Reviewed February 10, 2007

Fleurie certainly deserves the reputation as having some of the finest food in Charlottesville. Eating there yesterday evening, nearly everything, from the lump crab, to the lamb, to the lobster, was terrific (though the desserts were average and the duck appetizer misleading).
Unfortunately, the wonderful food was served by a waitress for whom the description indifferent would be generous. We tried to have an aperitif at the bar and the bartender was contemptuous, slowly pouring drinks and tossing the wine list in our direction when asked about wines by the glass. When she became our waitress her mood lightened some, but the service remained cool and slow, lacking the charm that one expects from waiters in great restaurants. Not to mention, for our party of 6 there was an automatic 20% gratuity.
Given the other dining options in Charlottesville I cannot justify the expense of returning to Fleurie.

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