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11 N King St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2819 (Market Street)
+1 703-771-2233
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants to host a celebration whether it's a party for two or twenty-two. This establishment is clearly the crown jewel of the Leesburg and it's very romantic and quant. The crowd is very sophisticated and hip, and you'll experience both young and older guests enjoying dinner and a cocktail. The bartenders are professional and helpful and... More 

Thank Frank K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the top restaurants in Leesburg. In a restored old bank building so the decor is very cool/interesting. The service is usually excellent, although reservations recommended especially on weekends. The bar area is fun but usually full.

Thank Melissa P
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love, love, ❤️ this restaurant! Get the fried green tomatoes and ham biscuits to start. No. You MUST. Then for lunch - the "Grilled cheese of the day" never fails! "Everybody's Favorite salad". Gotta finish with "the worlds smallest Sundae"

Thank Channa P
Leesburg, Virginia
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently went to Lightfoot for lunch. I hadn't been in awhile and I forgot how good it is. I had Ahi tuna salad and t was excellent. The tuna was perfectly cooked and it was a large portion. The service is outstanding.

Thank Lisa F
Leesburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the atmosphere, excellent food, and outstanding service. Only complaint is the limited parking available.

Thank adriennefleming2016
McLean, Virginia
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lightfoot has something delicious for everyone. My friend is lactose-intolerant, and there were good choices on the menu. At the other end of the spectrum, I had the three-cheese grilled sandwich, which came with tomato soup topped with, yes, more cheese and a small Caesar salad (with parmesan cheese). The restaurant--in a handsome building that used to be a bank--is... More 

Thank Kathy M
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I sure like getting to a restaurant when I have reservations and being greeted and seated right away. Attentive waitstaff, there when you want them, not hovering over the table throughout the meal. I really appreciate a waiter knowing not just the specials but what is included in the special and the price. Food was terrific and made for a... More 

Thank Peter M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Lightfoot is known as the crown jewel of Leesburg. Situated in the heart of the historic district's town center in the old People's National Bank building. It is a beautifully restored space with soaring ceilings, a piano bar, an elegant yet casual main bar and unparalleled food. Chef Ingrid puts her heart into every dish on the menu and if... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were really excited to try Lightfoot; we had heard great things about the food. The food was good, but our overall experience was such a disappointment that it will be hard to justify going back. We had a 7:30 reservation and arrived a few minutes earlier. The host told us our table wasn't ready. When we inquired how long... More 

Thank jlb464
Sterling, Virginia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I told myself not to start on a negative foot...but there was a dog in the kitchen. I inquired about their allowing if dogs and told it was the chef/owner's friends dog. That doesn't make it ok for me. Dogs are NOT allowable on any kitchen area. With that being said, our food was great. We started with the ham... More 

Thank Emily N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$50
American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 N King St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2819
    (Market Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-771-2233

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