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La Nicoise Cafe

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12 South Braddock Street, Winchester, VA 22601
+1 540-722-4557
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We accept VISA ,MASTERCARD and DISCOVER . WE HAVE TAKEOUT ,H.CHAIR .WINE...
We accept VISA ,MASTERCARD and DISCOVER . WE HAVE TAKEOUT ,H.CHAIR .WINE AND BEER ONLY .STREET PARKING
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  • 104
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 10
    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
Simple French Cooking Satisfies

If you are looking for haute cuisine, you will not find it here. What you will find is a restaurant run by a competent French chef who prepares the basics. We enjoyed tasty meals of perfectly-cooked duck breast and orange-glazed salmon. Portions were adequate, each dish included unusual sides, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
SP_realmeals
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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165 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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St. Petersburg, Florida
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for haute cuisine, you will not find it here. What you will find is a restaurant run by a competent French chef who prepares the basics. We enjoyed tasty meals of perfectly-cooked duck breast and orange-glazed salmon. Portions were adequate, each dish included unusual sides, and the server and other diners were friendly. We felt like... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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125 reviews 125 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Although we had to wait behind a party of 20+ people, it was worth it. Situated in picturesque Winchester's downtown, La Nicoise is the family run Mediterranean stop that is worth your time. The grilled asparagus appetizer was very tasty and the lamb sandwich was a great and delicious surprise. The scallops were well prepared, the sauce was excellent, and... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had lunch with a friend. We both had the seafood and mushroom crepe - it was OK, but couldn't detect a lot of seafood. Was served with rice, and would have been much nicer with a little salad. But the taste was good. We shared a grand marnier crème brulee which was delicious! There were a number of things on... More 

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Strasburg, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Driven by many times but never stopped. So in our search we decided to check this place out. The menu is French as is the owner/chef. We were greeted and seated. They were not busy but that is not surprising at lunch time with its location. We had the pate which was ok (out of New York) but I hadn't... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We were pleasantly surprised to find such authentic French cuisine in VA, USA. Make sure to order dessert even if you think your delicious entree was very filling. Friendly chef and attentive staff.

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Hico, WV
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This restaurant is just the best of both worlds. Expect carefully crafted, well-portioned French cuisine, wines, and beers as well as first rate desserts and dessert wines. That said, there is nothing cold or intimidating about the restaurant itself. This is a restaurant with a soul - you can relax and enjoy yourself and still feel like your someplace special.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This charming little restaurant is an absolute must! I was delighted when the owner took a break from cooking and came out to speak with the customers. He was charming and funny and made the dining experience even more fabulous than it already was. The food was delicious and decadent. I had one of the specials, which was jumbo scallops... More 

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Stephens City, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We found this little gem in Winchester. Small french cafe, quiet atmosphere, delightful host and DELICIOUS made from scratch food. I love the warm plum tart with brie. The onion soup is outstanding. The duck - delicious. The creme brulee - out of this world!! You can't be in a hurry to eat here. Everything is made fresh by Frederic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very good meal and service. Would recommend to anyone. We were on a business trip, but would also be a great date night.

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Winchester, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

20 friends and family members joined to celebrate my birthday. I chose La Nicoise Cafe because the food is so lovely and the service excellent! Following champagne toasts, Frederic provided his outstanding onion soup (my personal favorite in all of America), romaine salad with walnuts and rack of lamb with Nicoise's signature bean casserole and lovely wine. All guests were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 South Braddock Street, Winchester, VA 22601
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-722-4557

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

We accept VISA ,MASTERCARD and DISCOVER . WE HAVE TAKEOUT ,H.CHAIR .WINE AND BEER ONLY .STREET PARKING
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?