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La Petite Auberge

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311 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
+1 540-371-2727
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:15
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're from out of town, as we were, this place is not what you might think from the website. There is simply nothing romantic or classy or particularly French about it. We followed the dress code on the website but there really isn't one. After being seated near the front of the dining room where the waiters and waitresses... More 

Lapetiteaubergefred, Owner at La Petite Auberge, responded to this review

This man could not be pleased the moment he was sat at his table. He threatened us several times if we didn't pay for his dinner he would write bad reviews on yelp, tripadvisor, ect. We of course didn't pay for his meal, we had don't nothing wrong. This man was simply looking for a free meal, and when we... More 

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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for Monday lunch without reservations shortly after opening time at 11:30am. Welcomed and seated immediately in the bright and airy high-ceilinged main dining room, lined with local art, apparently all available for sale. We chose a Merlot we enjoyed. The Pork Scallopines Viennoise was excellent. I had the calf liver (not listed online) and think it was the best... More 

Thank virginia10miler
tallahassee, United States
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67 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great french restaurant, great selection on menu, i like the Crab. Very friendly service i have had dinner and lunch here, both are excellent.

Thank John W
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for my birthday with 13 of my friends and family. It's was amazing. We received great seating and were all together. Our two servers Emily and Megan were very polite. We got water and drinks to start, also got bread and butter. Some people at my table ordered apps. They were hot, delicious, and came out together(which all... More 

Thank Nicole L
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been enjoying this lovely restaurant for many years. It is our go-to whenever friends visit from out of town. Never been disappointed--other than when we can't get in! Make a reservation. Early-bird dinner is hard to beat. Exceptional food at a reasonable price.

Thank 4828tracy
Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Rude Waitstaff, Cold Food, Same old scalloped potatoes, Uninventive, Boring, Poor Service, Poor Dinner. Excuses, Excuses, Excuses, No Authentic Apology, No Reason!

Thank virgaguy
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

What a treat to discover La Petite. We go here at least quarterly. The staff is great, many have been with La Petite for years. I always get a great meal here--lunch or dinner. It is good French cuisine without the pretension and reasonably priced--never feel gouged and we are always "up" to go back. Great place for all those... More 

Thank Charlie S
Charlottesville, Virginia
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I had dinner during restaurant week. Although the restaurant weeks specials looked good, we decided to order offer the menu. We started with a shared order of escargot. They were a bit tough and not as spiced as we would have liked. My wife ordered the rack of lamb. She thoroughly enjoyed it. I ordered the grouper... More 

Thank Jon L
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had dinner here last night. Everything we had was delicious from our cheese appetizer and calamari to my rack of lamb and her steak right through to desert. Our waitress was incredibly friendly and really helpful. And my girlfriend said the White Russians were the best she ever had. We will be back again and again.

Thank Steve7287
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This was a fun and easy to get to place in downtown Fredericksburg. Service was good and fish was perfectly cooked with very good but not overwhelming sauce. Local color was fun...local patrons enjoying old friendships with the staff and each other.

Thank KerrvilleKirk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Seafood, French, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 William St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-371-2727

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