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Folie Douce

1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
+1 707-822-1042
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“duck” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (28 reviews)
“oysters” (8 reviews)
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can understand the great reviews. After driving through Eureka and then the new end of Arcata wondering if we would get a decent meal! The old Arcata downtown has some surprises though and this is nearby. (Referring to interesting stores and architecture and not...More

Thank TourMD
Reviewed April 25, 2018

I'll start by saying I love this type of restaurant: locally sourced, fresh, organic, always changing seasonal menu. I appreciate when the chef says: "this is what's in season, and here's our best preparation of it." Folie Douce definitely delivers on all of that with...More

Thank halvotron
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This is the best high-end restaurant in Humboldt County and I am a regular. The owner is usually among the servers at this beautiful space and she is accessible, responsive and committed to excellence. Enjoy the BEST grilled OYSTERS I've ever experienced; a little wasabi,...More

Thank Galavante
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Locals will tell you, there are not a lot of good places to eat in Humboldt county. If you want a good gourmet meal with a pleasant, relaxing atmosphere and friendly service, this is your best option. Very good, local ingredients - many grown in...More

Thank gringoraro
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We go to this restaurant for an occasional date night, the owner and staff are very accommodating and kind. The food is always excellent, we absolutely love the artichoke appetizer. They also have a nice reasonable wine list

Thank LarrupinPaul
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This restaurant was suggested by a friend we were meeting for dinner. Quaint, cozy place, open grill, very good food and wine. Mandy was a terrific server, owner Lisa, very attentive and kind, wine service was so good. the Duck with waffles was excellent, and...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

Had a wonderful dinner at Folie Douce the service was great and the food amazing. So many flavors with every bite from the dinner salad to the main course. It is close to the college and as far as I am concerned a hidden gem.

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Everybody was very happy with their meal. The oysters were fantastic and my vegetarian pizza great. Too big for me to eat so we leftovers with us. Nice ambiance and good service as well!

Thank eksq
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I don't mind paying more for really good food but those served in Folie Douce is not worth it. I only enjoy the appetizer. The main course and dessert was a disappointment.More

Thank Ookie1682
FolieDouce, Owner at Folie Douce, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Ookie, I’m sorry to hear you did not enjoy your dinner with us. We strive to serve locally sourced, seasonal, and organic meals with an ever changing menu. I hope you will give us another opportunity To show you the quality of what we offer....More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Very good service, oysters and Roquefort steak, offset by very poor bread, wild mushroom steak and PRESENTATION! Young man who served us was very good. The raw oysters were very good although I would have preferred them unprepared. The bread is just terrible. Think of...More

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Michael W
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Response from Bobby And Brigi... T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they had vegan and gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
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: +1 707-822-1042
  • E-mail
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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