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L'Auberge Provencale

4.7
329 reviews
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$50 and over
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French American
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  • Romantic
L’Auberge Provençale of the Shenandoah Valley is a Washington DC Bed and Breakfast Getaway in the style of a quintessential French Country Bed and Breakfast Inn. L'Auberge Provencale is a Northern Virginia Luxury Bed and Breakfast Inn; a bit of Provence with award winning cuisine created by our team of talented chefs.
Enjoy Virginia Wine Country as you savor our local, farm to table cuisine. featuring a three course, five course and chef's tasting menu. Seasonal produce from our orchards and gardens. Our award winning wine list will help set the tone for a romantic Virginia weekend getaway. Al fresco dining on our terrace in season will take you to another time and place.
Our new bar & lounge features an a la carte menu of brasserie fare, over 100 liqours, herb-infused cocktails, and local craft beers & ciders on tap!
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
French American, Vegetarian, French
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Hours of operation
Mon, Wed–Sun 5:00 am–9:00 pm
Lunch
Mon, Wed–Sun 11:30 am–2:00 pm
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Phone number
(540) 837-1375
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Richard Wright
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Private party facilities
L’Auberge Provençale of the Shenandoah Valley is a Washington DC Bed and Breakfast Getaway in the style of a quintessential French Country Bed and Breakfast Inn. L'Auberge Provencale is a Northern Virginia Luxury Bed and Breakfast Inn; a bit of Provence with award winning cuisine.
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Private party contact
Christian Bentley: (866) 761-3447
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Free parking in private lot off restaurant entrance.
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Special events & promotions
Call or visit our website for dates and seating times of the following annual events:

Linden, RdV, and Glen Manor Vineyards Wine Dinners

Easter Sunday Lunch'Inn

Mother's Day Dinner

Thanksgiving Day Dinner: Bring the family for this festive occasion and experience exceptional seasonal cuisine including GMO free Turkey and all your favorite traditional trimmings. Don't forget -all guests get a leftover turkey sandwich to go!

Christmas Eve Dinner

New Year's Eve Dinner

New Year's Day Brunch
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 329 People Are Saying
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John (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Superb meal on the whole. My wife thought that her duck was a bit undercooked. This was our fourth visit to L’Auberge and we love it.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic meal. Christian the sommelier was outstanding!

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vipScott (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful food and service as always!

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grege (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Been here several times, usually each course is suberb. This time i actually dodnt care for one, the salmon, and not impressed by the another, lamb.. I also was ill fpr 24 hrs after eating..while i cant say it was food caused for sure...it just added tp a less than stellar meal.
Service was also below what I normally have experienced there. they seemed shorthanded.

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Prelude (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Attentive staff, excellent food, wonderful presentation. Small, quiet and memorable. Dined in February, will return in the spring to fully appreciate surroundings.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The food is prepared well and is always tasty. They have a very large wine selection and a nice bar area. The dinning room is cozy, intimate and nicely decorated. We always enjoy eating here.

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OpenTable Diner (Riyadh)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The staff was so friendly and informative. They made us feel welcome and well cared for. Being new to French cuisine was no hindrance. It really was an adventure. We enjoyed the food and the fine details including the brilliant presentation. Thank you for an exciting evening out!

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Matt (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Perfection. My husband and I are blown away every time we eat at LB. We had the tasting menu for pre-valentines and it was spectacular. Every course introduced and paired perfectly with a wine. Plenty of food but not overly full - again it was exactly what you want in a romantic evening for two. I love ❤️ this place. It is close enough to DC to make an evening of it - or just stay at the inn for the night. We have done both, but prefer to stay overnight and enjoy the wine paring. Lovely staff and scenery- picturesque.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

A little pricy but the food was well deserving and worth it. Look forward to coming back soon

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Marco (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Amazing food, staff, and wine selection! A hidden gem; worth the drive!

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vipMichaelRobertson (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We got married at L'Auberge, so we try to go back as much as possible, either on our anniversary or New Years. This year we brought friends who had never been. I think we may make it our new New Years Eve place! Food was incredible.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We enjoyed the PreFixe dinner on New Years Eve. We started with drinks in the bar and then were seated at a wonderful table. Everything was wonderful including excellent Fois Gras, octopus, lobster tail and duck. The white chocolate Brie cheesecake was awesome. A wonderful special dinner.

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JMPers (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Staff were amazing. Food was out of this world. Will absolutely come back. Can't say enough about this place!!

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BarbS (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

My husband and I celebrated Christmas Eve at L’Auberge Provençal. We had the chefs tasting menu with wine pairings. I can honestly say it was the best meal I have ever had. The food was fresh, creative and cooked perfectly! Each wine paired perfectly with each course. I would definitely return!

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mozartoschwantner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Four of us felt pampered at the Inn and the Restaurant on Christmas Eve. It was the most luxuriously relaxed atmosphere. No rushing you out the door here. Whoever reviewed below saying they want more color or fro-fro is crazy. The new decor is stylish, chic, and clean. Space between and among the tables. Conversations were not able to be overheard. Lots of windows and views of the mountains. I loved the Escher-like restroom flooring! Yes, they wait (as they should) for everyone at your table to complete their course, before serving the next to all others at table. Miles, our excellent server, was friendly and efficient. Every course was beautifully plated, flavors were unusual but matched and nothing overpowered the other - blending naturally and not so self-consciously as some chefs are prone to do. If you want a place to breeze in, eat without smelling (the roses) or chewing, and breeze out again - go somewhere else. On the other hand, if you want a special night out, go to L'Auberge Provencale. I recommend staying at the Inn as well, so you don't have to drive back home. With your room at your doorstep, you simply open the door, light up the wood fireplace in your room, and sink into the comfortable arm chair...reminiscing about the meal and wine you just enjoyed...and if you need ANYTHING, the Inn's major domo, "Bentley" is at your service...there's a reason the Inn is included in the Select Registry book...ah....

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

We were celebrating our sons 16th birthday and we each choose the 5 course meal. Each selection was delicious and quite beautiful! The beets and lobster courses were our favorite out of the five courses. We loved how the food was presented and took pictures to share with friends. The service was excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

Held our office Christmas lunch here. As always, food and service were fantastic. Lovely place

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

L'auberage has been a special place for us for many years. Along with special personal occasions, such as wedding anniversaries, this has been where we have taken each of our four daughters for her twenty-first birthday (the oldest is now 42). In all that time the quality of the food and the service has continued to be exemplary, along with the country ambiance. It has always been worth the hour's drive it takes to get there. We have never stayed at the Inn there. Perhaps for our 50th Anniversary.

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vipDininGem (Houston)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

Great food, haphazard service. The chefs are outstanding and every dish is carefully prepared and presented. Service is friendly but amateurish and needs significant improvement.

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OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We all had the Chef's Tasting Menu on Thanksgiving day. It was absolutely delicious, and the service was impeccable. We had an extremely enjoyable time there, in a most beautiful setting. The icing on the cake (so to speak) were the turkey leftover sandwiches, complete with dressing and cranberry sauce, which they prepared for us to take home with us. Although we didn't try it, they now have a pub opened for drinks or lighter meals. I look forward to going their with a friend for lunch.

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CharlesE (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

Miles our waiter and wine advisor was excellent. We will return soon with friends and family.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on November 16, 2017

Excellent but seemed a little off their game. We visit once or twice a year and absolutely love it. They were just a bit off their usual excellent levels. Service was a tad slower. Cauliflower volute a touch salty. My plate seemed a bit on the cool side. Overall, still excellent and we will surely be back.

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DONALD (Miami)
5.0  Dined on November 16, 2017

Truly outstanding in every that an upscale restaurant should be. Best around for at least 25 miles or more

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BonB (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 12, 2017

Again, beyond excellent. Attended a wine pairing brunch with Virginias 2 best wineries--Linden and RdV. Owner Celeste and Christian are the perfect host and sommelier. The food dishes created by the chef and staff were creative, delicious and paired perfectly with the wines. I continue to feel that this is really one of the best restaurants in Virginia and the Washington area run by the most pleasant people. Am anxious to try the new, more casual bar area with lighter fair. Thanks for another lovely event.

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GardenGirl (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

From start to finish, this was a perfect experience. We weren't sure what to expect. We thought it may be a stuffy experience since it's French. But it was fun and elegant and delicious. The staff are friendly and attentive. Had the best duck ever! Very extensive wine list.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

Everything was amazing. We have been to the area 3 times now and I glad we were finally able to finally have dinner here. The service was impeccable and each course was better than the next.

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OpenTable Diner (Key West)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

This place was fantastic!!! It was worth every penny! If you looking for a great drive and awesome place to eat, try this place!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent and imaginative food. Very attentive but a bit slow service. Quite expensive price fixed menu with no chance to order less.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on October 28, 2017

Came for my wife's 50th birthday. The service was outstanding and the decor and ambiance were beautiful. The food was very good overall but one of the tasting menu items was not to our liking (the duck breast was cooked rare). The other items were beautifully presented and delicious. Overall a very good meal but I would have felt better about it if it wasn't quite as expensive.

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vipCece (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on October 22, 2017

Every bite was perfectaly done and portioned. Lovely wine menu. Very pricey however. $100 minimum per person without alcohol

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