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Petit Louis Bistro

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4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2393 (Upland Street)
+1 410-366-9393
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot speak highly enough about Petit Louis. As a French woman, I especially enjoy having a restaurant in Baltimore with such delicious and authentic food. We usually have dinner at Petit Louis 4 or 5 times a year and each time it is a great experience. Appetizers I enjoy are the salade frisée with pieces of bacon and the... More 

Thank Elizabeth L
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I selected this restaurant based on the menu which looked like it had something for everyone. I was pleased when I pulled up the find the facility was so charming and based on the very crowded nature I assumed the food was going to be great. I later found out that it was so crowded because it happened to be... More 

Thank Scott M
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not a huge fan of old style French cooking. Too many rich sauces I don't understand. The breakfast offering here were simple and unsauced. My husband had a steak with egg and I had pain perdu. Our waiter Thillman was a delight. He arranged to get a large latte from their sister restaurant Johnnies to help with my jet... More 

Thank Marc_and_Tracy
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Planned to stop here after attending a trade show in Baltimore. The reviews were spot on. The staff was friendly and professional. The meal, from appetizer to dessert, was delightful and delicious. Our server, Mark, was exceptional and knew what we needed before we asked. He took the time to explain how things were prepared, happily accommodated any "tweeks" to... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

It's always a treat to dine at Petit Louis - I always wonder why I don't go more often - the selections are consistently well-executed. Order a great bottle of wine and indulge. For my last dinner, I chose duck breast with foie gras with no regrets - it was amazing. My table mates had the steak, which was also... More 

Thank LHW65
Gambrills, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

we ducked in to Petit Louis Bistro on a rainy Wednesday night, right on time for our reservation. We were ushered to beautifully upholstered red velvet banquette, near a fireplace in the main dining room. Service was prompt, professional, and friendly. The menu is ample without being extravagant, with plenty of choices, in keeping with a french bistro. My plate... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was my first visit to petit louis, suggested by a friend who has pledged to dine there every week as a gift to herself(!)-and I am very pleased to have listenned to her. First of all, the ambiance and the service were great and very French. I have been to France many times and being in Petit Louis was... More 

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philadelphia pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Usually eat in the downtown area around the Inner Harbor. For a birthday celebration Petit Louis was suggested. A great find on the outskirts of Baltimore. Excellant food and service (Mike was our server). This Paris style Bistro appears to have a following of locals from the area. Will be back!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is one of three restaurants of the same name, by the same owners, in Baltimore, Savannah, and Charleston, SC. We had been to the Savannah, been impressed, and started in on the hat trick. Well worth it!! French high end bistro fare, served in a warm, evocative setting (wood burning fireplace) near the Johns Hopkins campus. Excellent mussels. First... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Had lunch here Sunday and, except for one item, everything was perfect. We had the PÂTÉ MAISON, steak and eggs, soup of the day and the duck breast. The service was excellent as usual, and the food prepared perfectly, EXCEPT that the duck breast, which, when asked, I specifically requested be pink, came out overcooked...no pink to be found. This... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4800 Roland Ave, Ste 100, Baltimore, MD 21210-2393
    (Upland Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-366-9393
Tony Foreman and Cindy Wolf’s uptown eatery features classic French Bistro fare, an extensive, award winning French wine list & a lively Parisian atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?