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LAuberge Chez Francois

332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
+1 703-759-3800
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is my new favorite place in the entire greater DC area. We sat in the most beautiful patio I've ever visited, other than those by major bodies of water. Tables are spaced so you can have private conversations. We went at lunchtime and took...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for Sunday lunch which is a super value for such delicious food. We loved everything we had from the pea soup amuse bouche to the beef Bourgignon to the hazelnut souffle. Service was excellent and the atmosphere is very...More

Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two couples, all celebrating birthdays, for lunch. Unexpected and surprising candle lit birthday meringue with ice cream and sauce for each of us. Amuse bouche always flavorful, entrees perfectly done to order. Staff is attentive and meticulous. Ambience is the epitome of calm and relaxing....More

Thank buschal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for a special occasion with a large party. While the staff was attentive, the service was slow and there were issues with availability with every wine selection during the meal. Not what I would expect from this type of restaurant. The menu is...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 10 May 2018

My review is biased because this is my self-admitted favorite restaurant in the Greater DC area. I have enjoyed numerous meals at Chez Francois for decades and they have never failed to deliver a great meal and outstanding service. Forget what you read in the...More

Thank danwatch
Reviewed 8 May 2018

LAuberge Chez Francois is an institution, a destination restaurant in Great Falls that has survived for over 40 years. Great French country food, excellent service, totally classy. Perfect for that special occasion.

Thank JBinDC2017
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Been going here for years. Definitely a special occasion restaurant, but prices have increased over the years. Food from appetizers to entree to soufflés (a must) equal to L’Auberge tradition. New menu deserves attention to additional,pricing for special,dishes.

Thank 8,114
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Seven of us brought our very dear friend to celebrate her 65Th birthday to this fantastic restaurant, L'Auberge in Great Falls, Va. Much to my surprise and delight, this reminded me of a molecular gastronomic meal we experienced in Tokyo. The aperitifs in between appetizers...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

Giving it 5 stars as we sorely lack places like this around here, but here I go being critical: Service: Without fault. Impeccable. But so is Capital Grille and others in this class. Location/facility: Special spot for sure, so different than anything in this area,...More

Thank ExRIGuy
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Charming little French restaurant. Exquisite and personal and friendly service. The food is so good! If you order the prix fixe menu, there is a LOT of food, and it's all excellent. The cassoulet I had was traditionally prepared and tasty. Presentation of the dishes...More

Thank AnneDeA41
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Response from travelerwayne1997 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you know someone lucky enough to receive it. It will be a gift that keeps on delivering memories of an exquisite experience.
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Response from VW49 | Reviewed this property |
I saw nothing on their website that specified a dress code. On my visit, there were a few guests with coat and tie, some business casual (coats and no tie), and quite a few in sport shirts (no coat or tie). For the prices... 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
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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