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1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst touring northern California -not always easy to find proper chef cooked proper food.This was a great restaurant with with traditional dishes with an orginal twist.Pizzas dfor example where thin baked with some orginal and flavoursome toppings -Great meal out but was busy and you need to book.

1 Thank richard g
La Grange Park, il USA
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99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying near here so we decided to try it out after reading good reviews about it. We were pleasantly surprised how good the food was, we tried the special for the pizza and it was an eggplant parmesan that was delicious. We paired it with some local wine and had a great dinner.

1 Thank Mary Kate D
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We were late on the road looking for a place to eat, almost closing time. We found this surprisingly nice place.

Thank Uri B
Salinas, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Small place, very welcoming. They were willing to squeeze my group of 3 into a 2- top. We had oysters, great both ways- japanese grilled and raw, served with a lemon sorbet on each oyster, nice touch! Grilled scallops great, perfectly cooked with salty procuitto wrapped around each. My companions had steak, we had a nice Humboldt County Pinot, my... More 

Thank Ruvalcabarosen
Roseville, California
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56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

On arrival, our reservation was immediately honored. We were seated at our table for the four of us which was just the right distance from others to allow pleasant and undisturbed conversation. We had not visited for awhile, but our prior pleasant experiences were repeated. The menu offers a variety of choices,and the staff readily modified the preparation of at... More 

Thank adley s
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

A bit pricey, but worth it! Got their at 6 on a Tuesday night. No reservations, but were seated immediately. By 6:15, place was full. Twelve tables, so make reservations. Duck confit and Roquefort filet: excellent! Perfectly cooked. Also had scallop appetizer: excellent! The only reason not giving 5 stars is the pricing.

Thank Randlburger
Bayside, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Be sure to make reservations! This is a true treasure in Arcata, CA. They are now open for lunch. Fresh food, daily delicious specials, and some of the best gourmet pizzas in the area.

Thank KathythePoet
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

This is a funny one. My husband and I travel back and forth from Washington State to California every year. We always stop in Arcata for the night and always know we will get a great meal at Folie Douce. Having said that, we seldom see anything on the menu that just jumps out at us. But once we settle... More 

Thank Cynthia M
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

This was an extraordinary experience from beginning to end! The oysters were out of this world, the halibut was the best I've had in a long time. It was great to chat with Cris when she had the time...watching the cooks prepare the food was better than any food network channel. Do ont miss this experience if you are in... More 

Thank lilypadlips
Bellevue, Idaho
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

After driving around twice we found this gem of a restaurant. Super busy place with a very interesting menu and wine list. Staff was friendly and fun with great recommendations. Hard to find as they have almost no signage. Well worth the search.

Thank Patricia H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $37
American, French, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707-822-1042
Folie DOuce is a local, seasonal, organic California bistro serving dinners Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30. We embody true California cuisine by utilizing as much local, seasonal, and organic produce and meats as possible in dishes influenced by all ethnicities. Seasonally inspired, we have an ever changing menu while also maintaining some of our favorites year round. We highlight our local community by featuring local winemakers, farmers, and artists on a rotating quarterly basis.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?