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C'est Le Vin

15 N. 17th St, Richmond, VA
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Ranked #500 of 1,277 restaurants in Richmond
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Dining options: Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: E Franklin St
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English first
Newark, Delaware
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

1) Red wine should NOT be served at room temperature!! Particularly not in Richmond, Virginia in July, and especially not if you call yourself a wine bar!! If you can't afford a proper wine cellar, at least store the wine in a dark place and chill it slightly before serving it to get it down to cellar temperature. A few... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

I usually love visiting this wine bar for my voulet. It is owned by a mother and son I lieve. The mother is very nice and usually make me feel welcomed. My last visit, the son waited on my dinner party and was extremely rude to the customers. I was shocked and disappointed to say the least. He was very... More

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Although I had a brief wine tasting, I fell in love with this place. The intimate setting and the very nice people were every welcoming. The wines tasted were amazing. I'm excited to come back for thier spoken word night.

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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Visited on Friday date night, early before a movie. Greta small plates and interesting wines. We split the cheese plate, the seared polenta and the seafood lettuce wraps. All were nicely presented in perfect tapas portions. Lots of places claim to be doing small plates these days, but there's a difference between small potions and a tapas menu meant to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Interesting location, the food is good but the service very poor. A lot of wines on the list not available, the waitress knew nothing about wines. The evening was saved by the manager.

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Richmond, VA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

My fiancé and I have been to C'est le vin two times now, and both times have been superb. I love the tapas style of eating, and being able to sample tons of items. Don't miss the cheese plate or the amazing garlic shrimp. It's has great ambiance and is the perfect spot to be able to talk without it... More

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Richmond
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Horrible, decided to check this place out this spot on Free poetry night. The waitress was extremely...RUDE!!! As I was listening to the poetry...the waitress told us if we did not order food we had to leave. Ended up walking out! Would not recommend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Chicago
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We made reservation for Friday night at 7pm. We were seated right away. The interior is simple and could use a bit ambience. The hostess was super sweet and we were provided a flight tasting after we checked in using yelp! The menu comes in small plates and larger shared plate options. The food was good, but not amazing. What... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

There are many restaurants to explore in Richmond and this is one you should definitely consider visiting. C'est Le Vin offers a tasty food and a nice assortment of wines near the Main Street Station and City Market. Everything we had was beautifully presented and tasted great. I understand that they have live music from time to time, however we... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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183 reviews 183 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Located in the now trendy Farmer's Market area if Richmond, this store offers wine selections that we've been unable to find anywhere else--and most for under $20. Imagine finding Lebanese, Moldovan and Portuguese wines all in the same place! They have good New Zealand, French, italian, Spanish and Austrian selections as well and offer tastings for many if you ask.... More

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