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Petite Maison

Petite Maison Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.PetiteMaisonAZ.com
  • Phone: (480) 991-6887
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 2pm
    Happiest Hours Tuesday - Sunday 3pm - 6pm
    Sunday Brunch 10am - 3pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: French
  • Executive Chef: Chef James Porter
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Our independently owned restaurant custom designs every dining experience, and Chef James Porter will work directly with guests to fulfill every party need.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our restaurant can be reserved for private parties of up to 90 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Chef James Porter (480) 991-6887

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Scottsdale Road
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Petite Maison
Chef James Porter and our talented team invite you to join us at Petite Maison, and revel in our one of a kind modern take on French cuisine.

Playful and interesting, sophisticated and accessible, our Modern French menu allows guests to enjoy incredible flavors from around the globe and savor our unique approach to each dish. Our whimsical menus stem from exactly the way we like to eat and drink, with an emphasis on variety, quality and thoughtful consideration to every ingredient.

Open for Dinner, Lunch, and “Happiest Hours” six days a week, and Sunday Brunch, we hope you love every minute you spend at Petite Maison as much as we enjoy having you join us.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Creative idea to change cuisine for an evening. French eatery offering Chinese food on a Sunday evening. Food was good....ambiance great....service was greatly lacking...have been before and will return...."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Every time I come here I am impressed over and over again. Such a wonderful spot with great food. Thank you and I will be back again soon!"
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Who needs any more french restaurants than this one? What a pleasant surprise. It was just as I was hoping. Small, intimate, quiet, personnal, romantic and the food was senses-sational ! We will return."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "This was a very nice atmospheric experience. It was my friend's birthday dinner and she was very much pleased. I wanted to put together something special for her and it went off perfectly"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Petite Maison is our go to restaurant for both celebrations as well as quiet dinners for two. We had heard that the menu had changed, and not for the better according to the the reviewer. We thought we would give it a try despite the poor reception of the new menu. First off, we were not happy with the escargot. The previous recipe had more buttery, garlicy, goodness, so good we would discreetly mop it up with the bread. The lamb dish was very good, but my husband was disappointed that the flat iron steak no longer came with french fried potatoes. The chocolate/peanut butter souffle was just ok, we much preferred the one on the previous menu. The wait staff was wonderful as always."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "A foodies delight! We talked about our meal for two days! Simply outstanding."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This is the perfect place for Sunday Brunch. The menu so good that the friends we brought along made reservations for us to return next week-- their treat-- and choose an entirely different set of food options! Enough said! Excellent dining here!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We were invited by the Chef to have dinner and watch the fireworks next door. We arrived early and were not only surprised that our seat was inside and not outside, but also at seated at the bar where we remained for over an hour after being told our seat would be ready shortly. We ate our salad at the bar and waited while the staff kept asking if we wanted some more to drink. By the time we got the main course - a hot dog on a bun, the place was nearly vacant. The problem was that all guests apparently were told that they could stay for fireworks even though they arrived as early as 6pm and did not leave. BTW, we went outside to the parking lot to see the fireworks. They lasted less than 10 minutes. The evening was a disappointment."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "What an amazing experience! Terrific food, excellent service, charming ambience, and great wine."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "On a slow paced side street is located this small French bistro. While the menu is limited, the food is very good, reasonably priced, and well served. Quaint and charming atmosphere; worth a second trip."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "But great food. Any new French restaurant is welcome in our eyes (there are so few here). Quaint little French place with about 10+tables, so reserv. a must. Be sure to avoid 'happy-hour' time if ur looking for a nice quiet dinner. Pricey, but food was worth it."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We chose La Petite Maison for our 25th wedding anniversary; the food was outstanding (everything from Fanny Bay oysters to foie gras), and the happy hour prices for drinks and hors d'oeuvres were particularly reasonable. Staff were friendly, knowledgeable and fun while keeping everything running smoothly. The wine list manages to be serious in terms of quality and range, without relying too heavily on common choices. A few Loire Valley light reds wouldn't be amiss, though. The entrées were exceptional in terms of composition and ingredients -- the duck was rosy, the scallops were tender and well-seared. We'll be back."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Always consistently great. I could have ordered several dishes but I always love the wild salmon. Wish the noise level was lower."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We really enjoyed our evening, everything was great."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We had a great evening, it was romantic and the service was great. The food was excellent."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "This is my first ever review and I could not say enough about this place. The food, service and ambience were way above expectations. If you should decide and visit Petite Maison, please order the Foie Gras as it was just delish. Hats off to the gentleman (with glasses) who took care of me."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Neither the food nor the service could have been improved upon. Even the cocktails were great. Can't wait to go back. Highly recommended. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Excellent food, cheerful service with lots of flexibility. Enjoyed dinner here for the umpteenth time."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Wonderful service from AJ and terrific wine and food recommendations! Everything we ate (mussels, soft shelled crab, lamb) was excellent! Very romantic in the outdoor front courtyard!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Service awkward. Saw the bartender and hostess more than the waiter. Sat two feet from bar, waited for every drink reorder, even had to remind waiter what I ordered. It wasn't so busy that it should have been that slow. Food: appetizers, microscopic Foie Gras for $18 on half toasted bread disk, served with kettle corn(?) sweet chewy stick in your teeth. The foie gras itself was delicious but size left me wanting. Soft shell crab was cooked nicely but the accompaniments could have had more flavor. Entrees: scallops, little salty, on polenta, not well seasoned, with peas and corn compote/sauce. Just ok. Lamb cooked nicely, on bed of "grape hash" wife liked it, me again, not memorable. Don't mind spending $200 on dinner, just expect more."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Frantic is how I describe the service. Everyone around us, including our server, the water person, the bar tender/manager(seemed like he was the manager because he continually barked orders to everyone) acted in a hurried, frantic manner. The only ones not in a hurry were us! While we didn't seemed rushed to eat and get out, the overall atmosphere treated us as if we were unhappy, but we weren't. My wife returned a dish because it was over seasoned, and the chef provided her with a complimentary appetizer(duck) that was outstanding. The only negative was our server, who had no personality, and I wished he had told us that the souffle would take 20-25 minutes before we ordered it. Again, the chef came to the rescue by comping a dessert."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great place for happy hour and a romantic dinner. Excellent wine list. Lamb chops and sea bass were excellent and the service was very accommodating and responsive."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "With all the restaurant choices available for AZ Restaurant Week, I'm glad we chose Petite Maison. the food and service were excellent and we would dine here again. wonderful for a special occasion."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "There are not many French Restaurants in the Phoenix area. Fortunately, this is the only one you need. It is small and romantic but do not go without a reservation. I suggest the outdoor seating is better than inside; because it is so small, inside is a little tight. Do not miss the Escargots and bone morrow. It is not to be believed; however, it was a hard choice between that and the soft shell crab, since they are not in season for very long. My wife went with the soft shell crab and was not disappointed. For the main course, the lamb tenderloin was outstanding; however, since they serve fresh seasonal ingredients you may have to settle for different dishes. We have been here often and have never been disappointed. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Restaurant menu is fantastic. The crab and lamb are perfection. I Hope everyone loves it as much as i did. Régularité menu is also perfect! Enjoy!!!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Very good food and a good choice for Restaurant week."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We waited a long time for the server to greet us, and that was only after we flagged him down. (It wasn't very busy, either.) The food and wine pairing was very good. However, at $145 a couple with tax and tip (during Restaurant Week, no less, without special add-ons), I think it is overpriced by about 30%. The outside dining area was beautiful; but we sat inside, which was surprisingly cramped and lacked ambience. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. The service is good and the food is visually appealing as well as inventive and delicious. We'll be back. "
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Heard about this restaurant for years and were anxious to finally try it. Disappointed. Food and service were average at best."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "La Petite Maison is perfectly located just outside the trendy part of East Downtown Scottsdale. The patio is private and gives a feeling of a garden. The staff is very friendly and professional. We visited this place during the yearly Scottsdale Restaurant week when they serve a 3 course menu for $40 and the food was worth every penny. BUT the pairing wine (at $15/person) was a joke: the glasses contained approximately 2 oz of wine (very pleasant though!): not enough to barely taste it! Restaurant owners don't seem to understand that that week is a marketing event to promote their business and not to make easy bucks! In any rate, we'll be back!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Was very disappointed by the restaurant week offering at Petite Maison. I am used to much better when ordering from their regular menu. Portions were very small and wine pairing pours were even smaller. They actually had to bring us smaller spoons to be able to get into the thimble sized cup for our chocolate mousse dessert. Definitely not a good value for the $40 price tag plus added $15 for wine pairing."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I have never had even a mediocre or just plain satisfactory experience at Petite Maison. Period. I went for Restaurant Week, having seen the menu on-line, and no disappointment. I started with the black truffle felafel, and the flavors of each ingredient, as well as the aioli and tzatziki-type sauce, remained distinct. My second course was the lamb shank tagine and local vegetable moussaka, with cucumber mint yogurt, and again the flavors blended together perfectly. The bouillabaisse and lamb tenderloin from the Spring menu maintained the same quality of individual flavors blended into a unified whole. Once again, an experience matching previous visits "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Sitting space to tight inside, tables very near from one another. Outside, chairs ver y unconfortable, specially te back rest. Food so so, we liked only the foie gras "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We dined on a Friday night with friends. I mentioned it was our guests 40th birthday. As soon as we were seated, a glass of champagne appeared for the birthday boy. Very nice, subtle touch. The highlight for me was the humachi and the fouie gras. My husband was looking for a simple green salad and didn't find one. Only small minor isuue. Would go back again"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "This place is great for a date or a special occasion. The patio is really nice. However the food is not memorable at all. The best part were the hors d'oeuvres. The hamachi was pretty good and the mushroom ravioli too. I had the burger which was OK. My friend had the scallops and apparently they were pretty salty. Don't expect much and you won't be disappoint. Cheers "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "The food, service, and ambience were all perfect. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "We selected outside dining. The appetizer (which my wife and I shared) was sauteed foie gras on a slice of brioche. As usual, foie gras is a wonderful treat. I had the lamb tenderloin served in a tagine with a vegetable bed. The lamb was Colorado lamb, i.e. with a much stronger flavor than Australian or NZ lamb. My wife had smoked duck breast (magret) with fig compote. She thought it tasted spectacular. Overall, the food was well prepared, inventive and the service prompt and pleasant. The wine list was a purely French list with a good selection of wines by the glass."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Nice place the food was good but pricey not a kid friendly place the wait staff was slow and rude. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We love Petit Maison. It is a little hidden gem right in the midst of all the hubbub at Fashion Square. The outside patio is complete enclosed by blooming vines and flowers. There are herbs on the tables. The Mimosas for Sunday Brunch are the best we have ever had. The food is always excellent. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We were excited to try this French restaurant. The food was over all good but can be better. I had the duck which was cooked medium rare but the flavour is in the duck skin and by using a blow torch to crisp up the outside would have made it perfect. The entree was served a hour after our appetizer and that is too long. We wanted to try the soufflé dessert but was told it take 20 minutes, the server should have mentioned that during our entrees. Small details make a big difference. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014