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L'Auberge Chez Francois

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332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-3213 (Beach Mill Road)
+1 703-759-3800
12:00 - 19:30
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Sun 12:00 - 19:30
Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 13:30
Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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Great Falls, Virginia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Warm and relaxed elegant atmosphere, which is a nice departure. Attentive wait staff, and not rushed at all. Food very good. Wooden chairs may need some new seat pads, as they are getting a little thin.

Thank DBoedicker
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is definitely a special occasion place which has delicious French food. The ambience is part of the charm. The real treat is being able to eat outside when the weather permits. Its MAGICAL with the outdoor lights.

Thank Miriam P
Loudoun County
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal just before Valentine's Day. The staff was very helpful and professional. The food met the high expectations of French cuisine. I started with the bacon tart and ended with the chocolate tarte. I recommend this restaurant for any couple who wish to experience amazing food in a magical atmosphere.

Thank C W
Great Falls, Virginia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food is superb at this restaurant. The menu is varied and you can't miss with the French and German dishes. The wait staff is very informed and friendly. The prices are on the high side, but worth the experience.

Thank BobS S
Fairfax, Virginia
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199 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We dined here with another couple to celebrate my 50th birthday. The other couple had dined here previously and raved about the food and service. I can see why. Even though there is a fixed menu there are plenty of options (almost too many) to choose from. Everything we ordered was absolutely amazing; knowing that we had ordered souffles for... More 

Thank Jan P
Washington DC
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We heard great things about this restaurant (and a few not great ones) and wanted to try something different. Unfortunately, we left rather disappointed. The service was excellent, though overbearing at times. I felt like my water was refilled every time I so much as looked at the glass. The food was very good, but it did was not good... More 

Thank cactus1995
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The prix fixe lunch was fabulous, service was attentive without being intrusive, and the surroundings were charming! Warm Roquefort cheese tart with carmelized apples, green salad, boeuf bourguignon with spaetzle, le kougelhopf en neige au kirsch a l'Alsacienne with a glass of wine. A special way to celebrate the holidays!

Thank Kathleen H
San Angelo, Texas
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife and I dined there a few weeks ago with my father who was visiting. This place was recommended to my wife by a friend and to my father as well from an old high school friend of his who joined us. He told my father that they come here all the time. The restaurant is warm and beautiful.... More 

Thank Valnjr1
Arlington, Virginia
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We had a pre fixe meal here and the food was not memorable. The Caesar salad is an up charge and it was not edible. Poor lettuce quality, not quite iceberg but close. Shocking I know. I couldn't believe it was even brought to the table. Lamb and lobster salad weren't bad. Asked for lamb to be prepared medium rare.... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

They grow their own vegetables and the food is consistently excellent. I love the mesclun salad with the VERY garlicy crouton (1 is all you need).

Thank Abigail_Roots

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$75 - US$75
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?