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La Petite Ardoise

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16 rue Montebello, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
+33 1 64 24 08 66
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Dallas, Texas
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wonderfully quaint little restaurant in Fontainebleau. Food was excellent and prices were extremely reasonable. Wife had scallops and I had pork loin in a pastry shell. Great lunch destination in a beautiful area.

Thank Roger B
The Hague, The Netherlands
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

My friend advised me this place because she lives in Fontainebleau and she has lunch there occasionally. The choice is of dishes is variable. We tool 3 meals to share. The wine was very good. Foie gras, lamb, snails, everythig was yummy. Worth coming back!!!

Thank tousja
Gouda, Nederland
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104 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

After eating across the street (at the Italian Primo Baccio, also recommended!) the night before, we wanted something French instead. A small table just inside the restaurant, good wine selection and very tasty food. My colleague enjoyed the egg foi gras while I had the scrumptious scallops. Highly recommended!

Thank DutchLassie70
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Baked eggs with foie gras, snails with cream, grilled whole fish... unpretentious, wholesomely yummy. Much better than the other higher rating place!

Thank Elssim
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had a simple and yet excellent dinner here. The food was fresh, prepared perfectly. Each bite was a treat. Our server was sweet and very accomodating, speaking French slowly for me (although she spoke perfect English) so that I could practice my French. We had a most delightful evening! I highly recommend it.

Thank susi6282
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This evening we enjoyed a lovely meal @ 'Le Petite Ardoise'. It was our final day in Fontainebleau, and this was the best meal by far. The food and service were excellent. The staff were friendly, helpful, efficient and spoke excellent English - which gave a lovely atmosphere and experience. The menu gave a good variety of traditional French food,... More 

Thank wlaherts
Moscow, Russia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had delicious menu for 32€ per person. Wine is on top. Nice choice of local wines. Waiters are extremely friendly and speak English! Very tasty!

Thank Ivan S
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Just had great lunch here. Small dishes- actually quite big for asian woman;), were simple and tasty and their fish was so fresh!! Located at the center of fontainebleau, great service and delicious dishes! Will go back soon.

1 Thank Hayan C
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner with a group of 4 on the deck. i recommend this place for good food good wine and fair prices. Enjoyed dinner very much.

Thank SanderVonk
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here. Very nice and reasonable price. As you have two separate outdoor patios it would be cool if one could be non-smoking!

Thank tsinchile

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue Montebello, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: +33 1 64 24 08 66
In a worm atmosphere, the team of la Petite Ardoise invites you to discover an original and home made cuisine composed of specialties from several regions of France. Our cuisine is also based on chosen and seasonal products. You have the possibility to compose your meal with starters, main courses and desserts or with small dishes (kind of french "tapas").

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?