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La Cote D'Or Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
(703) 538-3033
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Bristow, Virginia
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First time visit and I will definitely return. The food and service was superb and server Manuel was outstanding. I noticed the location in Falls Church French Café La Cote D'or (6876 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22213) is the same location as Westmoreland St.. The place was neat and clean with upscale service. Everything is close corners but comfortable in... More 

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Arlington, VA
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here many times over the years - my second favorite french bistro. It is still very good but may have slipped just a little because of expanded business from the many hi-rise condos around it. Nevertheless still well worth a visit however!

Thank doowahdiddynotacity
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service is excellent. The food is prepared fresh daily. The menu is simple. You cannot go wrong with the 3 course meal. Be sure to order ahead of time.

Thank Rexx1
Falls Church, VA
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The three-course fixed price meal is served from 5 PM to 6:30 PM. Orders must be placed by 6:30 PM. Essentially, it is a two-course meal (appetizer and main course) at full price with a free dessert. The bread basket had a wonderful crusty bread. We had the marinated asparagus and the avocado salad -- both well done. We each... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Lot's of menu choices covering price range from moderate to expensive. Has a good variety of price-fixe dinners before 6:30PM (you MUST order before 6:30). Price-fixe includes some items off the main menu, as well as some that are unique.Has a small parking lot and nearby garage. Excellent service, excellent food. We had a party of 7 on this visit... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

It is unassuming but great! Each dish was better than the next and not as pricey as many quality competing French restaurants.

Thank Paul B
Front Royal, Virginia
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We had been to this restaurant many years ago. But moved out of the area. A friend took us there to celebrate our 43rd Anniversary. French based cuisine. Amazing that the restaurant has not been taken out by all the condo builders, but so glad it is still there. Three of us each having something different. My spouse and I... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

La Cote D'Or Cafe is an excellent little French restaurant hidden in an unassuming little building on the unattractive intersection jumble of I-66, US-29 Lee Hwy and Washington Blvd on the very border of Arlington and Falls Church. The food is simply excellent and very French. The appetizer salads and soups were ok. De pepper steak was deliciously succulent, the... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I rarely give a five circle rating, but for our dinner one Saturday evening in July, La Cote d'Or Café earned it. We had a reservation, and the restaurant was full, but there was a two person table open by the window in a section of the restaurant that I do recommend. It was lovely to watch the goings-on outside... More 

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Cheltenham, ON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

I loved the cozy atmosphere, upscale but casual. Service was attentive. I had the seafood crepes which I thought were heavenly. Companion had the steak and frites. I would go back, but unfortunately I was just visiting the area for the weekend. Yes, I would definitely go back and explore the menu.

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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
$25 - $100
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (703) 538-3033
This cozy French Restaurant serves only the finest and freshest ingredients each time it prepares a unforgettable meal. A charming spot tucked away in Arlington East Falls Church will not disappoint you. French dining which is not pretentious or expensive, La Cote d"Or works for a quiet romantic evening or a casual week night meal. Owners Lynne and Raymond Campet, always present, take care to ensure that your dining experience is a good one.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?