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LAuberge Chez Francois

332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
+1 703-759-3800
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have dined at L'Auberge for over a decade -- always for a special occasion. It is very expensive, but very excellent. And for the money, it consistently delivers an extraordinarily high value. The food, the service, and the setting are all superb. I can't...More

Thank PJA070413
Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked this trip back in time. And they brought out a huge dessert for my son's bday. Trio of Norwegian Salmon: House-Cured, Smoked, Rillette with Capers, Salmon Caviar - nice and fresh...the cream was made in house and sung with the fish Chive Crêpe...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

LAuberge Chez Francois can be counted on for 5 star service and extraordinary food. From the garlic bread to soup and appetizers, special fish dishes, steaks, fresh vegetables, and the soufflés for dessert, it is always a wonderful experience dining here. The staff is warm...More

Thank Poolandspa
Reviewed 1 week ago

An old favorite we had been neglecting. Not anymore. The place itself was very pretty. Our foreign guests remarked it really had the feel of a French or German countryside inn (its Alsace). Service was knowledgeable, friendly and excellent. Best lobster I have had in...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm so sorry but I'm not really impressed and happy with my experience. Our waitstaff is not very friendly & very superficial. I think the restaurant is reaching the end of the line. My duck is very mediocre. I had better ones. With the price...More

Thank Longchamp61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I just absolutely love this place! We've come here for the past 17 years for special occasions, such as birthdays or anniversaries. We've even taken some friend there just so they can enjoy this fantastic place. The service and the food is...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot go wrong with a meal at the L'Auberge Chez Francois. We have been going there for our anniversary just about every year, for 34 years. Our Fave is the Chateaubriand for two. Great wine selection. Great presentation, service, atmosphere - you name it....More

Thank raylundquist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best of fresh cuisine and fine wines. Reputation superb in northern United States. More reasonable than flying to Paris for dinner!

Thank joy g
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The food and service are excellent. We enjoyed the weekday lunch atmosphere and the leisurely paced 4 courses. We usually have the set menu.

Thank WaterviewSeeker
Reviewed 7 September 2017

For over 23 years, L' Auberge Chez Francois remains our #1 favorite restaurants for birthdays, anniversaries, or whenever we just need to treat ourselves to a special dinner. From the fresh herbs and vegetables picked from the garden to the 5 star service, every meal...More

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1 February 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
29 August 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
29 August 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
USD 75 - USD 75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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