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Petite Auberge Restaurant
Petite Auberge Restaurant

Petite Auberge Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.petiteauberge.com
  • Phone: (404) 634-6268
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
    Dinner:Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French, Continental
  • Executive Chef: Anthony Gropp
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: For off-site dining options, Petite Auberge delivers superior catering services within and around Atlanta. We provide a wide range of dining styles and menus to suit any occasion, from casual buffet-style meals to more formal sit-down dinners. We have extensive experience with corporate catering including accommodating dining needs for meetings and training sessions, as well as providing daily employee dining services.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our banquet facilities are an ideal and affordable solution for wedding receptions, reunions and other gatherings. Capable of hosting a range of event sizes and dining styles, our facilities include two private dining rooms and a variety of menus from which to customize your affair.
  • Private Party Contact: Michael Gropp or Anthony Werren (404) 632-6468

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lavista
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Plenty of free parking in lot.
A word from Petite Auberge Restaurant
For almost 35 years, Petite Auberge has served fine French cuisine and Continental classics to a discriminating Atlanta clientele. Nestled away in a quiet corner of the Toco Hill Center, this Atlanta French restaurant keeps its guests coming back with such favorites as Beef Wellington, Chateaubriand, Rack of Lamb, award-winning bread pudding, and many more. It was 1974 when the Gropp Family fulfilled a lifelong dream and opened Petite Auberge. At the heart of Petite Auberge is our distinctive cuisine and renowned service. Guests enjoy their meals in a romantic, candlelit dining room with the attentive service of our professional staff. A spectacular wine list, boasting over 80 varieties from France, Italy, Australia, and California, offers perfect companions for any dish.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFrench
Diner Reviews
  • "I have eaten at many restaurants over the years but have rarely encountered one as good as this one. ALL of the fOod was excellent, service was great. Price was reasonable. Try it you won't be sorry."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "GREAT FOOD, SERVICE AND RESTAURANT. THE ESCARGOT, PATE, CHÂTEAUBRIAND AND BAKED ALASKA WERE DELICIOUS."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We had a very enjoyable dinner - the food was excellent as was the wine list. Excellent service, the waiter was well informed about the menu and wines. The atmosphere was comfortable and the dining area was quiet - making for good conversation."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I rarely do poor reviews....the wait staff are fine but the food just isn't very good. I went thinking maybe it'd be good old fashioned French cuisine. Sometimes I like old fashioned fare or the "classics". At these prices you can get much better. Poor cuts of meat, gloopy sauces, boring vegetables. It's mostly older clientele who have probably been going for decades and I imagine they are the reason why it survives, and it's not busy....but there is no excuse for bad food. I feel sorry for the wait staff. Nothing was good. If you are a foodie, in a great food city like Atlanta, be warned. Avoid."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We loved our meal and the service was very attentive. Especially liked learning about their specialty oils and vinegars. Purchased some oil for use at home and it is " to die for" good!"
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "Was there about a month ago and was disappointed with the food. This time I had sea bass and was delighted. Berne, the lovely singer, really makes the evening special."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Both served piping hot and full of flavor. Generous servings. 4 seasons salad is a great starter."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Took our friends there to celebrate their 55th anniversary; and it was the perfect place: great food, sweet ambience, good service, nice background music (not too loud. We were able to carry on a decent conversation.) Portions more than ample. Some of us split salads and entrees. Our waitress surprised us with Baked Alaska when she heard we were celebrating. Been going there for almost 30 years and will continue to do so."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "My wife and I were looking for near a restaurant nearby Emory Hospital to celebrate the successful completion of her eye surgery. We found Petie Auberge from open table and were delighted that we tried it. Excellent hearts of Palm salad, beef Wellington and north Georgia, Trout Almondine. service was attentive but not overbearing. German dishes on the menu look appetizing for a future visit and my wife enjoyed time tasting and purchasing olive oils at there Olive Oil Bar. "
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our dinner at Petite Auberge. The service was extremely attentive, the food was presented very attractively, and we enjoyed every bite. We started with the shrimp cocktail which had 5 or 6 huge shrimp. The spinach salad was presented beautifully and was ample. The rack of lamb had 4 generous pieces cooked to perfection. We were able to get the double baked potato instead of the mashed potatoes and we were also given the option to chose the asparagus instead of the green beans, so it appears that you can choose whatever sides are available. Prices were reasonable. The rolls were warm, served with delicious dipping oil. We celebrated a birthday and had two desserts on the house. I highly recommend this restaurant "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "My wife and I live across the street from the Toco Hill Shopping Center, and had been saying for years we would go to Petite Auberge. We finally went and really enjoyed our dinner. We were literally the only people in the restaurant. I felt silly saying we had a reservation so I could get OpenTable points, the manager just looked at me and chuckled. The waiters were both excellent. They have both French and German food available, and serve you outstanding bread and olive oil while you wait. The place looks like it could use a major renovation on the inside, the inside shows its age very clearly. We will definitely try it again."
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "As always, an excellent experience! Twin lobster tails are always a good choice!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Everything we ordered was well prepared. The staff was very personable and attentive. In addition to the restaurant, the Oil and Vinegar Boutique was nice and we purchase several bottles of high quality olive oils."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Haven't been to this restaurant in over 20 years and the food is as mediocre as I remember it. The best part of the evening (besides the group of friends that accompanied me) was the singer, Berne Polikoff. So nice to have a local place like this to go; just wish the food was better."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We have been eating at Petit Auberge for years and go there regularly when we are in town. It is a great place for groups yet still quiet enough for my elderly mother to enjoy. The food is reliably good and the staff is always pleasant."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "I love good French food, My soup was fairly good but my rack of lamb was only fair, quite fatty and little taste. I ordered a frozen ice cream crepe for desert but the crepe was so tough (like it was old) that I couldn't cot it with a fork."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "We picked this restaurant because it had the bouillabaisse on the menu. This is a dish from South of France with a mix of flavors and spices and I love it. What they served should not have been called bouillabaisse. It was a flavorless fish stew. My husband ordered the chicken cordon bleu and it looked more like a corn dog version of chicken cordon bleu. The manager came to our table and was very pleasant about it though. The final straw was the singer with the accoustic guitar singing Puff the magic dragon. I do not recommend this place at all, if you're looking for a good French restaurant. This is not it. Overall very disappointing."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We took our grandchidren here, also ,,,age 8 and 9. Though the average age here is 70.....a PERFECT special night! Special for all of us!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "My wife and I had such a grand time. The food was to die for and the service was impeccable. I'm truly hook on the menu selections. Surely will be bring friends along for the experience. Also will be speading the word. I love the taste of the beef medallion in a crusted pastry my wife had and i had the chicken cordon bleau. Everything was UMM!! Topped off the night with a white peach creme brulee. Need I say more!!!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Decor lovely, live music very nice service good, food middle of the road. F/onion GREAT! Hearts of Palm Salad tasty and presented beautifully. White wine selection could be larger but our Kir Royals were wonderful before dinner. Dinner main courses were warm ( may have been sitting before delivery). Avoid the Lobster Tails ! I was offered a replacement dish but did not accept as it would have thrown off the dinning with others at my table. The management comped our three deserts which was very nice and appreciated. We will dine here again. I truly believe the kitchen was having a bad night as we have dined here in the past with superb food and service."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Truly a bright spot for the area. Service a little slow but valentines weekend. Much improved in every other way"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Went for our 48th and the service made it a very special evening. Hadn't been there in many years, but will be going back on regular basis."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Food is always great and service is great. We always enjoy this restaurant. Great to take friends and have great food and a nice conversation without feeling rushed."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My wife and I have dinner here at least once or twice a year, usually to celebrate one of our birthdays or our anniversary. Both the food and service have always been consistently very good. Prices are reasonable for a nice dining experience. We highly recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for a nice dining experience."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "We dined at Petite Auberge for the first time last week. We had made a reservation and when we arrived we were seated in what I termed "Siberia." We were far away from any other occupied tables in an area of the restaurant with much less ambiance. We never really figured out who our waiter was as we had one person take our orders and another do everything else. I ordered french onion soup to start with but never received it (and never saw a waiter to ask about it until our food arrived). My filet was very tender and my husbands lamb was good but our sides were very basic (steamed veggies and mashed potatoes). Food was mediocre to good but the service was terrible and we never felt welcome. Won't be returning..."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We have been coming here for years and always have a fabulous dinner and service. Highly recommend !We always appreciate the wonderful food, service and ambience at Petite Auberge. Mark is a wonderful server....and bus people are excellent and always attentive. The entertainment is a wonderful treat and such an excellent enhancement! Thank you for providing another wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Very traditional menu. Food was good but not memorable. Very quiet which was a nice change compared to the new hep places which are usually very loud. We were looking for a good reasonably priced place to dine and chat with our friends and it was perfect for that. If you are looking for a "cool place" this is not it."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "The food here is superb, and the service is always attentive. Something was missing tonight. Maybe it was the wedding reception taking up our servers time, but usually the service is excellent. Just an off night this time. Will be back."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "This is one of the most reliable restaurants I know about. It has been a nice place to go for years. The food is good, the atmosphere is nice and the noise level is usually low enough to communicate with everyone at your table. I have never had a function here but when were dined there was a graduation in one room and a wedding reception in another and we still had a nice meal with good service."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Nice Christmas decorations. Service day after Christmas was slow few patrons. Took several minutes to get drink & first course snails were not served individually all in one pastry shell/dish. Very good to my surprise. mushroom salad great flavor thought should have had more than 1 type mushroom. Great lamb rack, great Beef Wellington great prices. daughter did not like veal Marseille, had an Oriental flavor, Bordeaux sauce was used instead of a Marsala wine? leftover really good. 1 dessert bland; cream brulee peach flavor, choc mousse really good rich.party of five enjoyed them, will go back for special occasion drive is 20 miles from home, was a nice change from the few table cloth restaurants we have locally. good wine at a good price"
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "I have been dining at Petite Auberge since they opened 40 years ago. When I started going to the restaurant, it was typically for birthdays, anniversaries, or holiday celebrations. Now I like to go there just to enjoy wonderful food, excellent service, and an atmosphere that lets me get away from the "noise" of day-to-day living. In all these years, they have never disappointed! I enjoy seeing younger folks enjoying the experience as much as I do."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Food was fair and the veal dish was tough but the service was absolutely terrible. After we were served our drinks our waiter disappeared along whith his helper. We finally had to get the manager to find him. Once our meals came we did not see him until we asked for the check. Empty plates sat on table as a number of staff walked by without picking up. We have been going here for years but this will be the last time. My brother and his wife said the same thing. When the waiter finally brought the check you would have thought we were long lost friends gushing over us. I bet he did not gush over his tip."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "We have been coming here for years. It is especially fun for holidays as the decorations are relatively unique. Valentine's and Christmas are two of their biggest days for decorations. Service and food are very good."
    Dined on 12/2/2013
  • "A wonderful dinner and always a pleasure to have Mark as our server. The lobster tails are wonderful!!!"
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "This was my second time dining at Petite Auberge and the food is fantastic. The first time I went was with friends and we had a great experience and this time I went for a date night and it was very pleasant. The service is wonderful as always! We really enjoyed it. Thanks!"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Everyone except my stepmother loved their meal. She thought there was too much sauce. However, my husband, who got the exact same dish, loved it, sauce and all. Which just goes to show you, you can't please everyone! I loved mine and will go back."
    Dined on 10/24/2013
  • "Dining at Petite Auberge is always a pleasant experience. We use it often for special occasions and have never been dissapointed. The food and service is always great. Bob & Carolyn Clark"
    Dined on 10/16/2013
  • "We have enjoyed this restaurant since 1989 and have enjoyed lunch and dinner here every time. Great wine, atmosphere and service."
    Dined on 10/5/2013
  • "The service and food was fantastic , My husband and I thought, why don't we come here more often? We would have stayed for the Jazz (on Friday and Saturday nights) if we didnt have an early flight the next day. We will be back soon!"
    Dined on 10/4/2013
  • "We enjoyed the continental fine dining atmosphere at La Petite Auberge. Old world cuisine and service the "old fashioned way". Attentive servers, many "haute cuisine" choices, prepared authentically. We enjoyed leisurely dining without the rush and pressure you sometimes find today in "trendy" restaurants. It was quiet, with a nice singer at a soft level, lower lighting. The booths were spacious and very romantic. Altogether, a very pleasant dinner and great anniversary memory."
    Dined on 10/4/2013