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About Les Folies Brasserie
Les Folies Brasserie is ideally located in the Parole area, minutes away from downtown Historic Annapolis. Diners enjoy an atmosphere that is both warm and inviting with the soft tones of Art nouveau decor and Etched glass dividers and Parisian street lights. Above all you will enjoy our exquisite french regional cuisine.
Annapolis, MD 21401
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Arris T Allen Blvd.
$30 and under
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Les Folies presents special events such as Bastille Day celebration, Beaujolais nouveau event, New Year's Eve, Mardi Gras, Jazz night or Broadway shows. Please check website online for updated schedules.
Les Folies offers on-site banquet facilities, business meetings and off site catering.
Valet service on weekend and special events.
MTA bus stop
Jean Claude Galan
Private Party Facilities:
The award winning cuisine of Chef Jean Claude GALAN is also available for private parties.
Private Party Contact:
Alain Matrat: (410) 573-0970
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Les Folies Brasserie Ratings and Reviews
Everything was wonderful. Our waitress was very attentive and so sweet. We had the duck confit, rack of lamb and salmon. For dessert we had beignets with ice cream and chocolate mousse cake - delicious! My husband and I can’t wait to come back and try something new!
Made our reservations through Open Table but when we arrived, the reservation had not been added to the restaurant reservation list. After a very awkward discussion, we were seated in an overflow area with less ambiance than the rest of the restaurant. We have eaten here often and have always enjoyed the wonderful food — this was no exception BUT we will never make a reservation there again through Open Table, we will call the restaurant.
I have been here many times. Food without fail never disappoints...Wine list is nice and reasonably priced. This occasion, we had the most arrogant waiter I have ever experienced. Truthfully, he was snobbish, obnoxious, and felt serving us was far beneath him...
Les Folies has been a favorite of mine for years. The food is always good and well prepared. The owner of the house greets everyone like they are family. There is no rush. Les Folies is terrific for a special occasion at dinner. Lunch also is always delightful.
We are tourists in Annapolis and came to this suburban restaurant because of high ratings on Zagat, TripAdvisor and open table. We accordingly had high hopes but were disappointed. The ambience and service were pleasant enough but the food was only adequate. Not bad but nothing that would rate a return visit. My supposedly dry wine was too sweet and I left off drinking after a few sips. The dessert tart, while prettily presented, was poor in that the crust was not fully cooked. I scooped out the fruit filling and left the rest. All those rave reviews did not translate into a memorable evening for us, alas.
Exquisite food. Wonderful menu selections. Appetizers lovely. Desserts home made and really tasty. Elegant settling. Only downside for us was the waiter. He seemed preoccupied and not personally interested in us. Moderately friendly. B minus for the Waiter, alhto the service was B plus.
If you can't get to Paris for dinner anytime soon, Les Follies may be your next best option. Classic French cuisine is impeccably prepared and thoughtfully served in a charming, Arte Nouveau setting. This little bistro is a neighborhood gem, intimate, romantic and perfect for a special occasion.
We have enjoyed meals at Les Folies many times. My husband and I have eaten dinner on New year's Eve for many years. We enjoy going earlier before parties begin. A quiet dinner is what we desire on New Year's. The food was delicious and our server was very attentive.
We went here for my husbands birthday...his choice. It was our 1st time. We had a 6pm dinner reservation on a Saturday, but it wasn't crowded at all. The waitress was very attentive and helpful and was knowledgeable about the menu items. We had escargot and calamari which was pretty good. I had crab cakes which I did not love, but they were ok. My husband enjoyed his duck and our older daughter enjoyed veal. Our younger daughter didn't love the beef tenderloins, but she said it was ok. I had a french martini recommended by the waitress, which was delicious...I had 2. The bread pudding was good, creme brule was just ok and the apple tart was ok.
our middle school daughter started French lessons and has been asking to be taken to a "fancy French restaurant" we decided that lunch here would be part of her Christmas present. She passed on the French inspired fare, (not us) but we all had amazing meals. DH and I will be back for a romantic dinner on date night soon.
Waiter carried between rudely arrogant and cold. When I asked about preparation of beef Wellington, he quipped that they had been practicing and knew how to prepare it. When it arrvied, it was still refrigerator cold inside. He had to take it to be repeated but no apology, and thereafter was curt. Food was adequate but nothing special. Wine list was expensive and not impressive.
My daughter and I have always enjoyed Les Folies for special occasions over the years. This past Christmas Eve, while our menu selections were wonderful, our server was very obviously wishing she was somewhere else. It took her nearly 15 minutes to take our wine order, and then it was at least half an hour until another server brought the bottle to the table, opened and poured. Our server had walked by many times with individual cups of coffee to nearby tables, without even acknowledging us still patiently waiting. Our apps and entrees met our high expectations, however, we did not see our server throughout, and so did not feel inclined to order dessert or coffee, as we always have in the past. Payment was made using cash and a Visa Gift Card. She brought back the gift card , thinking it was a credit card and kept asking how much I wanted to charge on it. I explained twice, that it was a Gift Card , counted it out for her, inlcluding her tip. At this point, my daughter and I figured she had been celebrating early. It was annoying and took too much time. She was unapologetic at any point in the evening.
We left feeling very disappointed.
Food and service were great. The place is overpriced, but the ambience is very nice. However, I told the restaurant in advance, TWICE, that we would be celebrating a birthday. Having been assured, TWICE, that it would be taken care of, turns out it was not. The birthday was ignored and forgotten. When brought to the manager's attention, he sent a slice of chocolate truffle to the table. A charge of $8.50 was added to the bill to cover the chocolate truffle. Pretty shabby treatment from a supposedly high-end restaurant.
We enjoyed the meal and atmosphere a lot. A bit different because you need to ask for your check when you're ready to leave. They don't give it to you - they let you relax as long as you want. Food was good - a tad more expensive than the Google places rating, but it was very well prepared - and you can access the menus online so it was no surprise.
Get the Escargot. So good.
Les Folies can be relied on for excellent food and pleasant professional service. In addition to the regular menu, there are usually a few specials offered. We enjoyed fresh anchovies with small fingerling potatoes and Dover sole on our last visit. The wine list is reasonably priced.
One of the iconic restaurants in the area, but more importantly a great place to have a fine meal with impeccable food and incredible wine! I have dined there for 25 years and Les Folies is one of the most reliable fine dining establishments in Annapolis and the surrounding area.
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