The Secluded Restaurant Near Washington DC With The Most Magical Surroundings
You never have to look very hard to find great dining experiences in Washington DC. They are on every corner. But you know, it can be hard to escape DC some days. And for those days, you need a really unique dining experience that can take you away from it all in a most magical setting. You can escape to the French countryside thirty minutes outside of DC in Great Falls Virginia at this secluded restaurant.
Jacques Brasserie is a charming French themed restaurant in Great Falls, Virginia. It is the smaller, more casual counterpart to the fancy L’Auberge Chez Francois
Francois Haeringer first opened the original L’Auberge Chez Francois in 1954. In 2011, his son Chef Jacques, opened Jacques Brasserie as a tribute to his father and his native Alsace roots.
Jacques’ Brasserie is hidden in the lower level behind the larger L’Auberge. While it may be smaller, it provides delicious meals and an incredible experience as well.
Inspired by traditional French cafes and restaurants, Jacques Brasserie is a charming space with a small dining room, bar and outdoor patio.
Jacques Brasserie is considered the more casual little sibling of L’Auberge. You can indulge on fantastic French-inspired meals, without the price tag.
An added sweet bonus to Jacques Brasserie is that many of the meals on the menu came from a handwritten notebook of recipes that Francois Haeringer brought to the US when he moved from France.
The menu features fancier traditional French meals such as Beef Short Ribs and Bouillabaisse. You can also enjoy a variety of salads, pizzas, tartes, omelettes and sandwiches during brunch and happy hour.
The bistro is open Tuesday-Sunday for lunch, happy hour and dinner. They are also open for brunch on Saturday and Sundays.
If you are looking for a quieter and more relaxed hidden restaurant with a unique story, then Jacques Brasserie is the place for you!
Jacques Brasserie is located at 332 Springvale Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066. You can make reservations
online on their website.
If you love venturing outside of DC to secluded restaurants,
you will love this restaurant hidden on a farm near DC.
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