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La Petite Maison

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101 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502-8617
+1 360-754-9623
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17:30 - 21:00
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Olympia, Washington
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place. The quaint house. The yummy wine. The filet with foie. The egg. The French onion. The bubbly. The soufflé. Justin and Zoe. There are endless reasons to love this gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was very articulate and knowledgable about pairings, making several helpful suggestions as we decided what to order. She took her time with us and came right back with the wine so we could enjoy it while deciding what to order. The French onion soup is fantastic, foie gras, salads, and filet to die for. The menu varies based... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful authentic French cuisine. Started with Steak Tartare, followed with Duck with red cabbage and finished with Chocolate Souffle. Tasteful decor and excellent service. Several smaller rooms for functions or business meetings.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Petite Maison is in an older refurbished house in a nondescript area of Olympia's westside. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable. We were immediately greeted on entering, and the waitstaff was attentive without being intrusive. The wine list is extensive. The menu consists of items not typically found in Olympia: snails, pate, pork belly, foie gras, duck, lamb, as... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited for dinner with my wife and two friends. It feels like you are walking in to a friend's house as you enter. That is a plus. We were seated promptly and offered water. Menus were left and the waitress disappeared. The menu is extremely pricey. Eight dollars for a dozen olives in a bowl, $17 for 4 oz... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was our 3rd time dining here. As usual, it did not disappoint. This time we opted for a prix-fixe meal for 2, which consisted of 4 courses, including dessert. I have absolutely no criticism of this meal. It was just sublime. Worth the splurge for a special occasion or if you just want a truly fine meal.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We dine here every year for Thanksgiving. Restaurant was full the entire meal. (Was informed that they were fully booked from 1pm till closing - glad we always book several months in advance. They brought in some exceptional servers, who kept everything running perfectly, at an unhurried pace. First course was a morel tarte, followed by pumpkin soup. Main course... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant for fine French dining in Olympia. The atmosphere is upscale but casual, the wine selection is wide, and the food delicious. Arguably the nicest restaurant in Olympia. I would recommend getting a reservation. Great for a romantic dinner out, not great for kids. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This place was superb! Atmosphere abounds, and it's great for a romantic evening or special occasion. The food exceeds the atmosphere. The lamb was melting off the bone, and don't leave without trying the galette! The staff are attentive without being intrusive. Highly recommended

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

What can I say? Went to LPM on referral from a number of family members and friends, and it did not disappoint. Celebrated our anniversary. Chose a burgundy from the extensive wine list, on recommendation of our server. We ordered the tartare for appetizer, French onion soup for mid course, I had the duck and hubby had the quail for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502-8617
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Olympia
  • Phone Number: +1 360-754-9623
Description
Phone Number: (360) 754-9623
Grand Opening was May 3, 2011!
Specialties
La Petite Maison is set in a newly remodeled 1903 home that complements the French country-style cuisine. Chef Wells offers seasonal, local ingredients classically prepared and matched with an exceptional wine program. The expansive menu covers classic French fare (such as duck confit, cassoulet and house-made pates) as well as inventive creations such as lobster pot pie and crispy pork belly with hazelnuts. Along with the regular menu, a nightly prix fixe menu is offered. The prix fixe menu highlights the freshest ingredients available each day and provides Chef Wells a creative outlet to utilize his most advanced techniques.

An extensive wine program features wines from the most classic and well-regarded regions and producers from France as well as Washington wines. Chef Wells offers personalized wine pairings to best complement the cuisine.

History
Established in 2011

After several iterations of restaurants in the space, the new owners of La Petite Maison are thrilled to restore the building to its original charm choosing to keep the original name of the restaurant that first opened in 1977. Now offering seasonal, local ingredients classically prepared and matched with an exceptional wine program, La Petite Maison is the South Sound region's only French restaurant

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