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

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    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
Delicious and convenient

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
HelenS963
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Reston
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Reston
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Did the owner write all of these raves? When my boyfriend and I went for dinner on a recent trip to Leesburg, we were terribly disappointed. We were the only people there at 7pm on a holiday night -- guess that should've been a tip-off. The waiter, who was friendly but unprofessional, sat at a nearby table and played on... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Over a month before Thanksgiving we had made reservations via telephone for our party. We had people coming from out-of-town, and we wanted to ensure that they enjoyed their visit. The restaurant accepted and verified our reservation and the time (3:00pm). We left our contact information. On Thanksgiving we arrived at the restaurant and found it was closed. Obviously we... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great food, great service, friendly folks. Have now had lunch, dinner, brunch here and all were fabulous. Have loved both the experience and everything that we ate here. Almost hate to let the word get out.

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Restaurant Details

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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?