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302 King Farm Blvd., Ste. 110 (Frederick Ave.) Send to Phone
A charming French country inn in the heart of suburbia.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED L'oustalet Restaurant Review

: Chef-owner Marcel Bernard's L'oustalet oozes with Gallic charm---white walls, dark wood, Victorian-era prints of French scenes, high-quality cutlery and fresh flowers---and also strives for French-food perfection. Enjoy lunch over a crock of onion soup---layers and layers of slow-cooked onions that yield up their sweetness laced with a mild and creamy cheese and a slice of bread---followed by a steak-and-Brie sandwich served on a wedge of panini. We also delight in the gnocchi with spring vegetables and cheese---its flavors sharp and clean and energized by the handful of fresh herbs tossed over the pasta. For dessert? A lemon tart with a frill of meringue, a modest slice that's picture pretty. Dinnertimes mean much more formal dining, and the menu may include sevruga caviar with vodka or duck pâté with pickles and French bread toast, roast lamb chops with garlic and parsley bread crumbs, and grilled hanger steak with frites.


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