Petit Pois: What’s Happening At Our Bistro


Petit Pois Restaurant is a modern French Bistro on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, VA. Petit Pois features authentic bistro dishes, locally-sourced ingredients, affordable wines, local beers, excellent patio seating and great value.

The Strawberry Ginger Mojito, the Petit Pois Restaurant June Cocktail of the Month ($6), is made for summer patio days on the Downtown Mall. Enjoy this libation for $6 all day, every day in June. Petit Pois features a new cocktail each month; this one just may be our favorite! Strawberry Ginger Mojito

The Moules Marinieres appetizer at Petit Pois Restaurant in Charlottesville is absolutely amazing! Featuring mussels steamed with white wine, garlic, parsley, butter and mirepoix, this large-portioned appetizer ($8) perfectly compliments the Steak Frites! Moules Marinieres!

Watch Brian Jones, the general manager and head chef at Petit Pois Restaurant, make a customer favorite, Gnocchi Parisien: handmade potato gnocchi with carrot purée, peas and mushrooms. Chef Jones walks us through the entire process of making this dish, taking it from potatoes to gnocchi!: Gnocchi Parisien

See the master chef at work on a true labor of love. You’ll be running to Petit Pois to try out these delicious pastries. Watch as he takes us on a journey, from laying out the dough to filling the finished puffs with ice cream to topping them with chocolate sauce: Profiteroles: Petit Pois Signature Dessert

We’re realizing that folks may not be able to pronounce Petit Pois Restaurant. That may or may not include Brian Helleberg (owner) & Brian Jones (GM/Head Chef). So we created this video to help out: “How Do You Say My Name: Petit Pois Restaurant”

We think you will also enjoy watching General Manager and Head Chef Brian Jones in this “I Love CVille” tutorial video: “How We Do It: Blanching Pearl Onions”

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