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La Cote D'Or Cafe

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2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
(703) 538-3033
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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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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

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Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 11 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.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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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.

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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.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

"Côte d'Or" has always been an exceptional North Arlington restaurant offering authentic French cuisine. Sadly, a number of months ago, the longtime owner passed away and "Côte d'Or's" future became a true unknown. Happily for those of us who have long enjoyed Côte d'Or, one of this region's best chefs, Jacques Imperato became the new owner in February of this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: (703) 538-3033
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.

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