Where to Dine Like a Frenchman in the U.S.

Foie gras, brie, duck confit, escargot... many of the finer things in life are from France. Enjoy an extraordinary meal at any of these top-rated French restaurants across the country. Bon appétit! Follow this list on Foursquare for the full thing in map form: http://4sq.com/29VaT1p
  1. L'Auberge Chez Francois [Great Falls, VA]
    "Really amazing experience. Great food and you get a lot for your money. Try the creme brûlée!" - Leanne A.
  2. Buvette [New York, NY]
    "Great French small plates anytime but particularly late at night (closes at 2am)" - John L.
  3. Maude's Liquor Bar [Chicago, IL]
    "Chicken liver mousse, steak tartare, salmon tartare, cassoulet, pork paillard, brussels sprouts, basically the ENTIRE MENU. Also, both desserts. You have room." - Lucretia
  4. L'Ardoise [San Francisco, CA]
    "Steak frites is delicious here. Some good wine with great company makes this spot one of my favorite restaurants for date night." - Nancy T.
  5. Raoul's Restaurant [New York, NY]
    "Come here early to sit at the bar and get their burger au poivre with a martini or a glass of bordeaux. Old school NYC gem. Sweet seasoned bartenders." - Emily C.
  6. Bouley [New York, NY]
    "The 5-course $55 tasting menu lunch is the best you'll find in NYC." - Lindsey K.
  7. Le Diplomate [Washington, D.C.]
    "Everything I had here was great. Try their cheese board, foie gras parfait, and beef Bourguignon." - Benjamin B.
  8. Café Presse [Seattle, WA]
    "The drinks and espresso are excellent. The whole roasted chicken is definitely worth the wait. I dare you to not consume the bread they provide (yummy)!" - Maria N.
  9. République [Los Angeles, CA]
    "The Charcuterie Board is deliciously cured meats complemented by tangy pickled vegetables — the epitome of French simplicity and elegance." - Reserve
  10. Daniel [New York, NY]
    "Incredible French restaurant - experienced flavors and textures I never thought existed. Good for verrry special occasions :) cocktails are top notch, I enjoyed the "pass the buck"." - Daniel W.
  11. Balthazar [New York, NY]
    "Perfect burger and fries for lunch as you take a break from shopping in SoHo. P.S. Look at the ceiling - see the playing cards? Ask your waiter why they're there for a great, insider story." - Monika M.
  12. Zazie [San Francisco, CA]
    "You're going to wait, and it's going to be worth it. Can never go wrong with a croque madame." - Emily K.
  13. L'Albatros Brasserie & Bar [Cleveland, OH]
    "Sit out on the patio. Drink the L'Albatros cocktail and get the cheese tray - one of the best in Cleveland. The cassoulet is divine." - Teddy E.
  14. Jean-Georges [New York, NY]
    "a very elegant experience. if you can, get the wine pairings. their sommeliers know what they're doing." - Alyssa B.
  15. Le Barricou [Brooklyn, NY]
    "GET THE MUSSELS & the creme brulee" - Raquelle J.
  16. Chez Lulu [Mountain Brk, AL]
    "You can't beat the crepes here! The whole restaurant has an authentic European vibe." - Curtis C.
  17. Gaslight [Boston, MA]
    "Escargot, Truffle Fries & Fried Octopus - these are a few of my favorite things 🎶" - Alex B.
  18. Sardine [Madison, WI]
    "The goat cheese, duck, and chocolate ganache won over my mouth and stomach." - Christopher
  19. Mon Ami Gabi [Chicago, IL]
    "Baked goat cheese is divine. Filet Mignon Merlot is unbelievable. Ugh. Ridiculous." - Zach D.
  20. Parc Brasserie [Philadelphia, PA]
    "Very nice lunch spot. Must recommend the salmon tartine with a Belgium triple 👌" - Jordan B.
  21. Little Bird Bistro [Portland, OR]
    "Try the foie gras torchon, brioche bread pudding and duck confit. Plates are generous!" - Karl H.
  22. Can Can Brasserie [Richmond, VA]
    "This is one of my absolute favorite places for a romantic dinner. Go for the classics: steak frites, sole or fish special, seafood or charcuterie, onion soup. Like being in Paris. Great cocktails too." - Jane F.
  23. Anis Cafe & Bistro [Atlanta, GA]
    "Cozy, with a great patio. Delicious chicken and smoked salmon appetizer. Good date spot too." - Meredith B.
  24. Atelier Crenn [San Francisco, CA]
    "Tasting menu is fabulous. It's a beautiful procession of culinary adventures." - Jason K.
  25. Cafe Monte [Charlotte, NC]
    "CREPES and a friendly staff that is helpful for choosing wine and deciphering French terms." - Julia C.