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19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
+1 703-474-9611
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the worst experience I've had in a restaurant in a very long time. The service was terrible, the food was bad and completely overpriced! We ordered the frutti de mare fra diavlo "extra spicy" and it came out with a very bland white wine sauce! I called over the manager and they brought it back to the kitchen... More 

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Thank Kent G
Northern Virginia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there yesterday for lunch with my daughter and a business colleague. Although we didn't order very much, we got no pressure to move along; we stayed for 3.5 hours! I had a wonderful potato leek soup; my daughter had what she called the best breakfast burrito she ever ate; my colleague was here for the 2nd time and had... More 

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Thank lovesailtrip
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant for 3 persons. We shared a salad as an appetizer, had two delicious paellas, two lemon mousses, and a baclava for dessert. No wine just soft drinks and tap water as drinks. The paellas were the best we had in a while and the quality of the food and service in general were very... More 

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Thank lordsimone
Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

I have tried many of Mo's dishes but the bouillabaisse is bar far my favorite. The word that pops to mind is 'round' - the flavors fully compliment each other. While tasting you come a cross a hint of this and a hint of that. Amazing!

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Thank moose2063
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

Delicious and authentic! You're not going to find this kind of quality anywhere else in downtown Leesburg. The layout of the restaurant is great for accommodating all sorts of crowds, whether a group of friends or just a table for two. And the owner truly cares about his guests having the best dining experience.

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Thank Allison S
Leesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

I hate going out to dinner and then being disappointed or underwhelmed by the food and the atmosphere. I have never had that happen while enjoying a meal here. The food is excellent, the chef is very personable, and the restaurant is very cozy. We love the outdoor seating too. The paella is to die for!

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Thank victoriap888
Charles Town, West Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

This was one of the loudest restaurants that I was ever in for dinner. It could be a nice, quiet romantic restaurant, so it was a bit shocking how loud it was. We simply couldn't enjoy our meal. Seats were so close together that passing rears were on our table and our bodies as people were moving around. Stick to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

This was a nice surprise in Leesburg. We were in on a Sunday when it seemed many of the places in historic downtown were closed. We happened upon it when we did a walk around the central block. What a lovely little place. We sat outside and there wasn't too much street noise so it was quite lovely. The owner... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

We were a bit disappointed. We two came for lunch at 12:30 on a beautiful summer day and were the only people in the restaurant. Perhaps part of the problem is the price level which is the same for lunch and dinner. We had Moroccan fish rolls and bastilla -- and while they were good, the portions were quite small.... More 

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Asheville, NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

This charming, intimate bistro serves very creative gourmet food. The evening we were there, the owner himself came over to greet us and tell us about the menu. He obviously had a love for food and a real pride in his establishment. The special Moroccan appetizers we ordered were exceptional. While menu items were not inexpensive, the experiences at La... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $38
Cuisine
Mediterranean, French, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-474-9611

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?