We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

C'est Le Vin

$$$
International, Spanish
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
15 N. 17th St, Richmond, VA (E Franklin St)
8046499463
Website
Improve this listing
Today
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Thu 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 25 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place good atmosphere

I've been a few times to thus establishment. Great atmosphere, food is pretty good. I've really enjoyed them during festivals over the summer and early fall. They've had a great live music and entertainment they have done in the padt. Thinking of planning a friend's dinner there soon

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
jtthompson719
,
Richmond, Virginia
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

I've been a few times to thus establishment. Great atmosphere, food is pretty good. I've really enjoyed them during festivals over the summer and early fall. They've had a great live music and entertainment they have done in the padt. Thinking of planning a friend's dinner there soon

Helpful?
Thank jtthompson719
Mid-Atlantic
Level Contributor
53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Very nice wine selection. Attentive but not intrusive staff. The night we were there they happened to have live jazz. Best of all, they responded and readily accommodated requests for gluten free dishes. Thee food was excellent. I regret not having visited before now.

Helpful?
Thank ComfortWise
Greenwich, Connecticut
Level Contributor
217 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We wandered across this little wine bar and stopped in. The service was good with an average selection of wines by the glass and bottle. The wine was very good and we also shared a spinach tortilla which was better than expected.

Helpful?
Thank Ron T
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Good wine. Great food. Excellent service. Best item we ordered was potatoes bravas. Delicious. Accidently misread our groupon and the server helped us out even though she didn't have to. Will come again :)

Helpful?
Thank jellyfishjoo
Chesterfield, Virginia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

At Cest Le Vin, everything is Great! Atmosphere, Tapas, wine, and service are excellent and prices are very reasonable…we love going there!

Helpful?
Thank william b
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

As my husband is a big fan of small plates and wine, I thought this place would be a great stop after our canal cruise. For a nice, convenient location in the 17th Street Farmer's Market area, I originally was worried that I did not have a reservation for dinner on a Friday night. But when I got there, I... More 

Helpful?
Thank OrangeReverie
Williamsburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First Tapas experience for us. Waitress, Genet, was pleasant, patient, and informative. Food was delicious. We had the garlic shrimp, pancetta tortilla, empanadas and shrimp brochettes. Small plate enough to share. Every dish came from kitchen piping hot. We ordered 2 items at a time. Meal nicely paced. Also, one of the few restaurants we've visited lately that has a... More 

Helpful?
Thank WMBGfoodlover
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
122 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I'm kind of on the fence between 3 stars and 4 stars. C'est Le Vin came so close on so many things, but didn't really nail any of them. Ambiance: Love the decorative ceiling. Love the rotating art gallery. The table cloths are in desperate need of an iron/steamer, and the banquet chairs don't jive with the rest of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank OliviaJ91
Richmond, Virginia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Service was terrible. I don't know if the server there was left stranded, but she was worthless. We walked in and stood at the front for far too long before she seated us. Sat for 10 min before bringing us water and menus. water had floaters in it, and when I asked for new glass of water she brought back... More 

Helpful?
Thank AshleyE3447
South of Boston
Level Contributor
63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My daughter and I really enjoyed our February evening at C'est Le Vin. Our server was attentive, we ordered four different tapas/appetizers and enjoyed all three. The wine (which I unfortunately cannot remember the name of) paired beautifully. This would be a really fun place to go to with a larger group, and there was a group of about 10... More 

Helpful?
Thank PenelopeOdyssey

Travelers who viewed C'est Le Vin also viewed

 

Been to C'est Le Vin? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 N. 17th St, Richmond, VA
    (E Franklin St)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 8046499463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: International, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from C'est Le Vin staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?