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Lightfoot

11 North King St., Leesburg, VA 20176
703 771 2233
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Ranked #11 of 169 restaurants in Leesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
Cuisines: Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Market Street
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food this time. Could have a lot more wine options by the glass. The service was good. It was for First Friday Leesburg so it would have been nice to have live music playing.

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

TTKY, Thank you for your review! We hope you enjoyed the music and events that were held throughout the town during Leesburgs First Friday that evening and we hope to see you back soon! Best Regards, Lightfoot management More

Sterling VA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love the Lightfoot. I have been here several times and have never been disappointed. We were seated immediately for an 8pm reservation. Our waitress was outstanding and took good care of us. The food of course was amazing again. The chef really knows what she is doing. This is a great place for a date or for a special... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

dsmith347, Thank you for your review! I'm so happy to hear that you and you guests had such a nice evening at Lightfoot and we hope so see you back soon. Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

Leesburg, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

There are MANY great restaurants in the greater DC/Northern VA area, Lightfoot is consistently one of our top choices for any special occasion, when we have out of town guests, or just any lazy Sunday when we want to do something special. You can be as formal/heavy as you like with Lightfoot, as deep into expensive wines and desserts as... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Frank G., Thank you for your extremely kind review! I am very glad to hear that you continue to have such a wonderful time at Lightfoot and that we are at the top of your list of restaurants to dine at. We look forward to seeing you and your guests again soon. Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

Stevenage, UK
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

After finishing a cycle trail which included 2 of our party cycling up from a Key West this was voted by us as one of the best meals of our stay. Soon we fly back to the UK. The ambiance was delightful, service attentive, friendly and efficient. The lobster bisque was delicious. The food and wine was very high quality.... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

JandB39, Thank you for your review! I'm happy to hear that you and your party had a such a nice experience at Lightfoot and we hope to see you back in the future. Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Let me start with the positives- the service was attentive, the atmosphere was charming, being located in an old bank building with plenty of dark wood, nice décor and touches from the bank still being present- like the vault itself. The onion soup was good but not great- was thickened and more gravy like than soup. My main plate- duck-... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Redenzo, Thank you for your review. I am so sorry to hear about your unpleasent dining experience with us and that some of your guests had to leave feeling unwell. We will certainly take into consideration your comments and concerns and would love to have you back in efforts to remedy your last experience. Thank you again. Best Regards, Lightfoot... More

Sterling, Virginia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We very much enjoyed Father's Day brunch at Lightfoot. The menu was so diverse it was difficult for us to choose, but I ended up having crab bisque and then a tuna steak salad, both of which were delicious, well prepared, and beautifully presented. The large portion of tuna was perfectly done for me, rare. My wife loved her crab... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Vikingtraveller59, Thank you for your kind review. I'm happy to hear that you chose to dine at Lightfoot for this special occasion and they you and your wife enjoyed your overall experience. We tend to be a little busier on holidays, but we are working with our staff to be prompt throughout the entire experience for our guests. We hope... More

Ashburn, Virginia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We enjoyed the entire experience from beginning in the bar to ending in dessert at our table. When I eat in an old-town restaurant, I want old-town atmosphere and this restaurant delivers that. It is located in an old bank and you can still feel the grandeur of an old fashioned bank. The bar tender took good care of us... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Laura T, Thank you for your kind review! Our unique atmosphere is one of the many attributes that brings in our customers and I'm happy you and your guests had, what sounds like, an overall wonderful experience. We can't wait to have you again. Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We ate here once before, so we tried it again, as the food was so good. I got the soup special, a lobster bisque. It was delicious, and full of lobster- I had a whole claw in mine. My wife got the roasted pork shank. Perfectly done, very savory. Our friends got the lamb t-bone the Cornish game hen. Both... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Rvrpaddlr, Thank you for your review. I am so glad to hear that you and your guests continue to have great experiences at Lightfoot. We hope to see you back soon! Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

Excelsior, Minnesota
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Lightfoot Restaurant is the creation of co-owners Executive Chef Ingrid Gustavson and General Manager Carrie Gustavson. Both the restaurant and the town were named in honor of Loudoun County hero and American statesman Francis Lightfoot Lee, who made his mark as one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. I was in town for a Wedding and this restaurant... More

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Lu P, Thank you for your thoughtful review. I am so glad to hear that you and your guest has such a wonderful experience at Lightfoot and we hope to see you in the near future. Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

Leesburg, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is the place we go for a special occasion. Food is always excellent and the service is excellent.

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Carrie W, Owner at Lightfoot, responded to this review

Linda, Thank you for your review! We hope to see you back soon. Best Regards, Lightfoot Management More

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