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La Lou Bistro

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19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
+1 703-771-0072
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic food and excellent service!!

My boyfriend and I ate here before seeing Buckcherry in concert and the food and service could not have been better. He enjoyed the Maryland Crab Cakes and i went with the recommendation from the waiter/owner and had the Stuffed Ravioli with Jumbo Shrimp. The shrimp was perfectly cooked and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
Sarah G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

My boyfriend and I ate here before seeing Buckcherry in concert and the food and service could not have been better. He enjoyed the Maryland Crab Cakes and i went with the recommendation from the waiter/owner and had the Stuffed Ravioli with Jumbo Shrimp. The shrimp was perfectly cooked and the sauce was amazing!! I can't wait to go back!!

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went there for a family birthday. The outside seating was great for our family and the owner was very nice and very accommodating. We had 8 adults and 3 children, the kids could play in the grassy area and that was wonderful. I had the lobster ravioli and it was great. Hubby had what was suppose to be a... More 

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Cross Junction, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is a restaurant that has it all: good food, quiet indoor dining for couples or small groups, and wonderful outdoor area for kids and dogs. We were a family group of 11 including a large dog, an active toddler, 2 rambunctious boys (age 6 and 9), a vegetarian, a steak-lover, a beef-avoider, a spicy-food lover, and 2 mild food... More 

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Reston
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We wanted to eat before a show at Tally Ho Theater and remembered that this restaurant is in the same building. Thinking we would just get a little something, we wound up with a good meal. My husband was crazy about the tapenade and bread and then his large appetizer. They cooked my steak just the way I requested. On... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The discovery of La Lou Bistro was truly a remarkable one. Wondering on an Easter Sunday for a nice place not with an imposing buffet or a fixed menu it is not an easy task. We did discovered La Lou Bistro. A very quaint little "bistro" located on Leesburg main street next to what was once the Tallio theater. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is an excellent bistro with a creative menu, a friendly owner and wonderful service and chefs. It's often on the expensive side for examples if the specials aren't priced- be sure to ask first or you may be in for a shock when the bill arrives. Generally the menu choices are unique and right priced for a quality meal... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

Solid in almost every way. Only complaint is that the red wines are kept, and served, at room temp--a bit too warm to enjoy a nice red. But the food was awesome. Two of us had the lamb shank and it was cooked very, very nicely, accompanied by well-prepared veggies and very tasty roasted potatoes. Two of us shared a... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

There were 16 of us (a wedding party), including 2 small children. I have rarely felt so welcomed and so at home in a restaurant. The owner assured that he would do "anything you want" to make us happy, and this was not just lip service. He had the little ones served first so that they would not get antsy.... More 

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Middleburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A solid meal with wonderful service in a family owned setting. The menu is extensive Mediterranean fare and generally everything is served fast and fresh. My only complaint is really the price. Dinner for two was $95 with 2 glasses of wine and no tip. Better choices in Leesburg for that price point.

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Leesburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I would like to echo the other negative reviews of this restaurant. Very unprofessional staff. Mediocre food at best. Don't waste your time at this place. There are plenty of other (and much better) options in Leesburg, VA.

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Additional Information about La Lou Bistro

Address: 19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone Number: +1 703-771-0072
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 38
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-771-0072

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 38
  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?