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La Cote D'Or Cafe

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2201 N Westmoreland St., Arlington, VA 22213-1003
(703) 538-3033
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Romantic
Description: This cozy French Restaurant serves only the finest and freshest ingredients...
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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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food not as great as it was the last time I ate at this restaurant. Service was great.

We celebrated the 46th wedding anniversary of our very good friends at this restaurant recently. The food was good but it definitely was not as great and my previous visits. I definitely think the restaurant is in need of of a new decor. We all ordered the Steak and frites. The steak was average... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 24, 2015
Farhad A
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Reston, Virginia
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Fairfax, VA
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103 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This is a great place to have dinner with friends. We all loved the ambiance. It reminded us of smaller local places in France. We could all talk easily - no needing to shout to one another. The food was quite good. My husband & I shared the Salade Benjamin. I had the sea bass special with vegetables & enjoyed... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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247 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We celebrated the 46th wedding anniversary of our very good friends at this restaurant recently. The food was good but it definitely was not as great and my previous visits. I definitely think the restaurant is in need of of a new decor. We all ordered the Steak and frites. The steak was average but the fries were great. The... More 

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Thank Farhad A
Edinburg, Texas
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We had a very nice dinner and excellent wine. The wait staff was polite and not overly attentive. Real silverware, lighted candles, elegant napkins and table cloths. Family friendly but could be nice for romantic dinners also.

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Thank ffmer1
Arlington, VA
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104 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Another visit and another excellent meal. My wife and I and another couple enjoyed their Wednesday special, buy an entree, get one free. Plus half price on most bottles of wine. You can't beat this deal. As always, the food was excellent. And the service is point on every time. Last night I enjoyed their mushroom in puff pastry app... More 

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Thank Eckynpat
Washington, DC
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This small French restaurant would be a real find in New York City or even Paris but for many years it's been an oasis of great food, great service and a charming atmosphere on an otherwise nondescript stretch of Lee Highway near I-66 and the East Falls Church metro station. For special occasions or a romantic dinner, it's our go-to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This undistinguished restaurant was suggested by friends who lived in Arlington. We went for dinner after a movie on Saturday night. The menu offered a wide selection of many classic French dishes, so we were optimistic.Though prices seemed high, we don't mind higher prices if the cuisine justifies it. We were disappointed. My lamb merguez sausage was lukewarm as were... More 

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Thank Betty S
Lorton, Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The restaurant is just two blocks away from our office so it's a convenient venue. Never a problem getting lunch reservations. Authenic French Bistro food - excellent. Service is superb. Definitely recommend it. I believe there is a Wednesday evening special but we've never had the opportunity to check it out.

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1 Thank PapaLaser
Laredo, Texas
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74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is an honest to good old fashion French Restaurant with plenty of atmosphere. Small, intimate, romantic, and quiet. Food was excellent and wait staff are all professionals who provide excellent service. Our party was six and everyone was thrilled with their dinner. Desserts were a real treat.

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1 Thank TexasAg69
Arlington, VA
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104 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This restaurant is always a joy to visit. The food is great and I find the service to be point on every time I dine there. I've eaten across the menu and have never been disappointed. I highly recommend it.

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1 Thank Eckynpat
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My husband and I have been coming here for years. The staff are so friendly and will go out of their way to accommodate a special request. The Wednesday night special - two entrees for the price of one - is hard to beat, but better to make a reservation as it can be very crowded. It has a nice... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2201 N Westmoreland St., Arlington, VA 22213-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (703) 538-3033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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