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La Cote D'Or Cafe

2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
+1 703-538-3033
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 25 min
All hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there on New Year’s Day 2018, Athens place is very traditional French and not in the bistro - steak and frites kind of way. I would characterize it traditional french fare with a hint of country French-maybe? We all ordered from the Fix...More

Thank al20142015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After an extended stay by our “home leave” daughter and family my wife needed a break so we chose this quaint French resturant.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We came here recently for a lunch and we were disappointed that the food did not measure up to our expectations based on previous visits. The service was very good and the ambience is quite enjoyable. But you come primarily for the food and we...More

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I love this restaurant and have eaten here probably a dozen times over the past 2 plus years. Yesterday the food at lunch was great, but the service was slow and inattentive. Other times the service shines and the food has been pretty average. The...More

Thank CSfromFC
Reviewed 10 November 2017

While this spot is a hot spot for the blue hair crowd, don't tell anyone, how great it is, or how well priced it is, or how good the food and service is. Cause if you do then those darn kids will start coming in,...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very very nice restaurant. Great prefixe menu. Meal was outstanding. Great wine selection. We were a group of adults and only saw adults in the restaurant. Service was fantastic. Would definitely return.

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food was excellent. Next trip I want to be there to order before 6:30 to avail of the 3 course dinner special. A great deal.

1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Our visits over three decades are reserved for the pinnacles of success! Magnificent French Cuisine, makes selecting your dining choice, a delightful and fine dining experience. Pricey -- Yes -- memorable, exceptionally so. Service greets you in a congenial and sincere way. Mature, knowledgeable assistance...More

1  Thank Edward B
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Sunday late lunch for three, about $80 without alcohol. CLASSIC French bistro offerings, and we could have imagined being somewhere in the 6th. The menu is a bit confusing, with specials, then breakfast, then brunch, then lunch specials, then ala carte possibilities. I'm almost a...More

Thank tjphilly
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I had a delicious Quiche Lorraine and wife had a Salad Niçoise classic. The food was excellent. The Quiche was one the best I have ever had either stateside or in France. My wife thought the salad was a little light on greens, but the...More

1  Thank Senior653
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19 November 2016|
Response from doowahdiddynotacity | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I'm the guy that did the review, not the restaurant.
robert s
1 November 2015|
Response from Betty S | Reviewed this property |
No dress code; the men in our party were not wearing ties or jackets and we women were casually dressed (jeans), not out of place. The clientele seems a bit older and the atmosphere a bit stuffy, if you don't mind that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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: +1 703-538-3033
  • E-mail
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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