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La Cote D'Or Cafe

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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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Falls Church, VA
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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165 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Lee R
Arlington, Virginia
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200 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

1 Thank CheltCooks
Falls Church, Virginia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Having eaten here many times I found the food has always very good. Service can be iffy with a large lunch crowd. My favorite for lunch is the crab quiche. Unique because you can talk in a normal voice to your dining companions.

Thank Leslie37
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220 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed all our food - escargot, potato soup, deviled eggs, rack of veal, berries tart and chocolate crepes. Service was wonderful. We sat in the patio and loved it, cheery and bright. Parking available in lot next to the restaurant. We will be back.

1 Thank aloha2055
Falls Church, Virginia
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant for simple but good provincial food. The service is measured and flawless. Patrons tend to be older. A step back in time and place. Certainly worth a visit if this is what you seek.

1 Thank MrsDennsity

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?