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Folie Douce

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French, Bistro
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1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
707-822-1042
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Folie DOuce is a local, seasonal, organic California bistro serving...
Folie DOuce is a local, seasonal, organic California bistro serving dinners Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30. We embody true California cuisine by utilizing as much local, seasonal, and organic produce and meats as possible in dishes influenced by all ethnicities. Seasonally inspired, we have an ever changing menu while also maintaining some of our favorites year round. We highlight our local community by featuring local winemakers, farmers, and artists on a rotating quarterly basis.
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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of the two best restaurants in town. Must try it!

Probably one of the two best restaurants in the Eureka/Arcata area. Their new lunch menu is to die for, especially how you can turn any sandwich into a salad with a duck egg on top. Their dinners and desserts are divine. Good service, cute atmosphere. Fresh local ingredients. Excellent homemade... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Probably one of the two best restaurants in the Eureka/Arcata area. Their new lunch menu is to die for, especially how you can turn any sandwich into a salad with a duck egg on top. Their dinners and desserts are divine. Good service, cute atmosphere. Fresh local ingredients. Excellent homemade bread. Pricey.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We went here on a locals recommendation because we wanted fresh local food and fish. Both had the prix fix menu because having a taste of everything plus the $35 each was great. Wonderful dishes, salmon and tri tip amazing. Especially liked the micro green salad and fresh veggies. Wine list good and speaks to the food choices; reasonable prices... More 

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Placerville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This smaller restaurant is top notch! The food is organic, creative, and delicious. I had the fresh fish with red rice and my daughter had their pasta special. We split a roasted Brussels sprouts side that were the best Brussels sprouts I have ever tasted. We had to take some home, and were too full to try any deserts. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Lived here my whole life and I can't believe I just now discovered folie douce! Great service, food, drinks! It is a smaller place reservations required! So. Good will be back soon!

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Humboldt County, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

delicious! Steaks are amazing. Great wine list and fabulous services. fixed menu specials are a great deal.

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Arcata, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

When people are seeking an Arcata restaurant recommendation this is my first choice if costs are not an issue, not that it is prohibitively expensive as meals seem to run from low $20's to mid $30's. The food is always excellent and menu is diverse enough, accompanied by appealing specials. The ambiance is quite nice. The wine and beer selection... More 

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Garberville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The restaurant has a nice ambience, overall food is very good. Nice, simple salad. The steak tip pizza was awesome. The ribeye meal was pretty good, sort of eh for the cost though. Overall had a really nice meal here.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Five of us all ordered from the prix fixe menu which had four options and we were all satisfied from the starter to the dessert. This is a small intimate restaurant in which the owner is hands-on. The menu reflects current market fresh ingredients and creative recipes. The wine list included some nice affordable California wines. All of us thoroughly... More 

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Commerce City, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a quality restaurant stuck among other establishments catering to the inhabitants of a college town. The place is unassuming, the food and service are astonishing. The reception by the staff is attentive. Then, the menu gives you your first impression that the place is not average. Mouth watering entrees and a wine list that stands out even anywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Everything fresh and delicious. The salmon chowder was fantastic! Our server Jake very knowledgable and answered many questions as my husband has many food allergies. He was patient and wonderful. Only the best ingredients, home made ice cream!. I will need to come back to try out the pizza ( looked great)! Great cozy atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707-822-1042

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 37
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

Description

Folie DOuce is a local, seasonal, organic California bistro serving dinners Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30. We embody true California cuisine by utilizing as much local, seasonal, and organic produce and meats as possible in dishes influenced by all ethnicities. Seasonally inspired, we have an ever changing menu while also maintaining some of our favorites year round. We highlight our local community by featuring local winemakers, farmers, and artists on a rotating quarterly basis.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?