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The Other Place

Alliance road or K St, Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 633-6124
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Ranked #8 of 90 Restaurants in Arcata
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Danville, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Had dinner on our way up the coast. The restaurant is upscale for the area, and pricey. My wife had the steak which had grizzle which should have been cut out before serving. I had the halibut which was good. We both thought the server made too big a deal about the food and ingrediants, I guess trying to justify... More

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Eureka, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My girlfriend and I had an enjoyable dinner here the other night. We were the first customers of the evening and got plenty of attention from our knowledgable and friendly server. The Other Place is Luke (the owner's) "Other Place" as he owns a sandwich shop on the Arcata Plaza. This dinner house is nicely appointed and quiet which set... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

We checked Tripadvisor when we couldn't get a different place (closed). I decided to treat my wife and ignore my budget. Overall, my wife was quite pleased, my budget wasn't! Presentation of the meals was superb, portions were wanting for the price. Taste and combination of flavored was excellent. Breads were artisan and fresh. The salads were fresh and organic,... More

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Eureka, California, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is a great little place with very friendly wait-staff and outstanding food! We enjoyed the eclectic decor and relaxed atmosphere. They use only local, organic ingredients wonderfully prepared. Our server was excellent. We live locally and determined this is someplace we will rerun to.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend took me to The Other Place for a birthday dinner tonight. I took 2 steps out the door and could not wait to write my first ever restaurant review! I'm a chef and have tasted many fantastic meals, but the food, service and atmosphere this evening left me absolutely stunned and amazed. The atmosphere was a fun and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

From the moment I arrived, I was delighted. The atmosphere is like no other, elegance combined with welcoming comfort. The service outstanding, thoughtful, and friendly. The food! The food, I will never forget. Each item unique. Perfect balances of flavors that repeatedly complement each other. It is a place of true love and passion for what they do... I'm just... More

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Sacramento, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere and wait staff are very inviting. The menu is sourced with local produce, meats, and fish. Friendly and knowledgeable staff made exploring rhe interesting menu choices fun. Wonderful presentation and layered taste treats. The lamb, salmon, and pork were excellent

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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

In this little town a French Culinary Institute trained chef has brought big city dinning to a small college town. Dinner for 2 with wine, $172.00. Worth every penny. Here is excellent preparation and presentation. A great resource for the chef is the exceptional fresh vegetables locally grown. Do not miss this spot.

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Arcata, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

priced significantly higher than the best restos in the area, not nearly as good. go to Folie Douce and pay less for much better food. this is probably not in the top 5 in Arcata, but it's easily #1 in price.

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Eureka, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Pretty pricy for small amounts. We like that it is organic and locally grown. Our experience was good the first time and not ok the 2nd time so we will not be going back. Don't want to go into detail, but as far as high end expensive food, we prefer Folie Douce in Arcata next to Jaffy's Soup Kitchen or... More

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