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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, Gluten Free Options
332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have frequented this restaurants for years, but this is the first meal we have had since Jacques succeeded his father. Some "old times" may complain the food is not the same, but when viewed in terms of service, favors, and quality is is as...More

Thank AFB17
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great experience, great food. This well known place in Great Falls is worth a visit even if only to be in the bar area.

Thank George S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Enjoyed our anniversary celebration at this lovely restaurant in a suburban, idyllic woods setting with self parking. Attentive service throughout the meal by our lead server, Simon, and rest of staff/management. We started off with one house specialty cocktail, a sparkling wine with chambord &...More

Thank CityCoupleLovesParks
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I have been out of the DC area for a dozen years, so this was my first visit back in a long time. L'Auberge was for 20 years my favorite, go-to place for a fine meal with impeccable service. I have to say that they...More

1  Thank lordbyron59
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I dined here for brunch a few weekends ago. Her first time but I’ve been several. Simply the best service, quality of food, and atmosphere you can ask for. They consistently provide service excellence and their food is to die for. You...More

Thank iRyTravels
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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 10 October 2017

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 9 October 2017 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 8 October 2017

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 5 October 2017 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
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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
US$75 - US$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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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