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La Nicoise Cafe

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12 S Braddock St, Winchester, VA 22601-4122
+1 540-722-4557
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Winchester, Virginia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic french cuisine. Great service and desserts. A reservation is a good idea. Ask for the baked alaska if they still serve it. Great atmosphere.

Thank PaulFKisak
Silver Spring, Maryland
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on a spur of the moment getaway to northern VA and ended up in the old town of Winchester on October fest weekend. We decided against the German beer and brats and opted for the more cozy French restaurant at the edge of old town. It turned out to be a great choice. The ambience is casual, but... More 

Thank Vernon A
Arlington. Va
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the second time I ate at La Nicoise. Both were excellent experiences. All the food is prepared with fresh ingredients and love. The owner/chef truly puts his soul into each dish. A very welcoming place that makes you feel that you are in someone's home and they are preparing a meal just for you. Excellent service. Best experienced... More 

Thank brian m
Herndon, Virginia
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We've driven past La Nicoise, across from downtown Winchester's classic fire station building and close to municipal parking garage a block or two off the walking street many times but never stopped in. A friend recommended that we give it a try. We happened to drive past, there was an on street parking spot so we went it at 11:10... More 

Thank ej f
lanicoisecafe, Owner at La Nicoise Cafe, responded to this review

thank you for your kind words , Im glad you had a good time with us frederic boukaia More 

Winchester, Virginia
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

My husband and I had dinner here a few weeks ago. Service was not really professional, but adequate. A little bit of training would go a long way. We shared the pate to start, (the pate itself was delicious, but the one cornichon and maybe a 1/2 teaspoon of grainy mustard seemed a bit inadequate) I ordered the poached salmon... More 

Thank h0lly99
Warrenton, Virginia, United States
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98 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Cafe had french music! It was a causal week night out with my husband. He ordered sausage which was a family recipe of the chef/owner. I did not even know my husband like chicken livers and I have rarely seen him eat salad. He devoured it and raved about the greens. Then he devoured a rare, large, thick, juicy... More 

Thank Charlotte G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

La Nicoise Café is a lovely spot, a short distance from the walking mall in Historic Winchester. The refreshing air conditioning and soft playing french music provided a welcome retreat on a scorching August day. It really felt like stepping into a restaurant in Paris. The waitress was pleasant, attentive and informative. The menu offered many selections and I/we had... More 

Thank 327Lois
lanicoisecafe, Owner at La Nicoise Cafe, responded to this review

thank you kindly for your nice review ! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We spent a weekend in Winchester, VA touring the vineyards and wineries. Went here for dinner our first night after an internet search. What a gem! It's run by one man who is owner, chef, and host. The night we were there his son was the waiter. We called for a reservation at the last minute and we had to... More 

Thank Mike P
lanicoisecafe, Owner at La Nicoise Cafe, responded to this review

thank you very much for your nice review . More 

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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful dinner. Fantastic lamb chops. Excellent salad. Freshly made lemonade. Pleasant atmosphere, with nice tablecloths and napkins, yet still relaxed and casual. Looking forward to returning.

Thank LeeW26
Berryville, Virginia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016

Had lunch there the other day. Food was great, service was terrific! We wanted to hang and talk, and the staff/owner let us relax! Had the La Nicoise salad which had an amazing dressing. Just the perfect amount of food. Nice and light. Then was able to finish it off with a Grand Marnier creme brulee. Perfectly crusted and rich... More 

Thank Lisa A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 S Braddock St, Winchester, VA 22601-4122
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-722-4557

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