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Best French food in Arl/Alex/FC

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ruby Jul 18, 2007 05:22 PM

Taking my son and friends out to dinner -- his choice French cuisine. Chez Andree was a suggestion. Any comments on this choice or other places. Thanks Chows!

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    Steve Jul 18, 2007 07:31 PM

    This is NOT a recent rec, but I would say La Bergerie in Old Town is probably your best bet.

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      MakingSense Jul 18, 2007 09:04 PM

      Chez Andrée is just plain good. Maybe best described as French-American comfort food. It will never be in the same league as Lepic or Montmartre and doesn't have to be. You can have a drink at the bar or liver and onions. Daily specials. Homey French desserts. A hidden gem with great prices.

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      Chez Andree Restaurant
      10 E Glebe Rd, Alexandria, VA 22305

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        Dakota Guy Jul 19, 2007 04:56 AM

        La Bergerie for high end. Pehaps La Refuge for a smaller, less upscale. La Gaulois is not worth visitng. Bistrot Lafayette fo rmore casual still--obviosuly bistro food. In Arlingon/Falls Chuch, you might consider La Cote D'Or; they have both a bistro and a more upsclae side. I have never bee nto Chez Andee so I can't compare any of these to that.

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          dcs Jul 19, 2007 11:19 AM

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