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19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2901
+1 703-474-9611
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great dinner tonight at La Lou. They have re-opened on King Street after leaving their former Market Street location. Excellent food, great people, nice atmosphere.

Thank Sean H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Just finished a really nice time here. Wife and I decided to go last minute for Sunday lunch. We were early enough that we were seated quickly. Owner and staff very friendly. Specials expected loaned and apps ordered. Even the bread was great. Meatball and sausage pasta and lobster ravioli were excellent. Lots of meat on and in the ravioli.... More 

Thank Robert B
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3 reviews
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

My husband and I had spent the day in Harper's Ferry & were heading back to McLean when we stopped in Leesburg for an unplanned dinner ~ I had picked La Lou Bistro based on previous reviews ~ the meal was outstanding - the owner (Mo) took such pride in what he did ~ he made several visits to our... More 

Thank Barbara B
Staunton, Virginia
2 reviews
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Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

The owner/chef took care of us personally. We had the beef and chicken tagines. They were both delightful with very interesting flavors and deliciously tender meat. It was a cold evening and the fireplace was burning so we were nice and cozy. Can't wait to come back. FYI. The restaurant is no longer on W. Market St. It's in a... More 

Thank hhpt4u
1 review
Reviewed February 14, 2017 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 

Thank Kent G
Northern Virginia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

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 

Thank lovesailtrip
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed February 5, 2017 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 

Thank lordsimone
Ashburn, Virginia
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8 reviews
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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!

Thank moose2063
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
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.

Thank 184allisons
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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!

Thank victoriap888

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $38
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-474-9611

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