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Cafe Renaissance

163 Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 22180
+1 703-938-3311
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, French, International, Gluten Free Options
163 Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 22180
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We 1st visited this restaurant back in the early 90's when it opened. It is in a non-descript strip shopping area in Vienna. Décor is a bit over done but comfortable. The Owner greeted us like long lost friends even though we had not been...More

Thank Henry4218
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although this restaurant is in our neighborhood, we had not ventured inside. Little did we know what a gem was behind the strip mall façade. Delicious food with outstanding service and an inviting ambience. I adored the floral arrangements, very special. We were celebrating our...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Renaissance is French restaurant with an Italian flair. Both the food and service were very good. The menu has great variety and the chef is flexible.

Thank Gary V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This looks sort of casual from the outside, but it is elegant and very European once you enter. The restaurant was pretty empty at lunch. We had good recommendations from the wait staff; I changed my first course from a small salad to mushroom soup...More

Thank svdhippos
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I have already written about this wonderful restaurant almost a year ago, but I went back today for lunch and wanted to submit another review because it is that charming and the service is truly so friendly. Of course, the food is excellent and this...More

Thank Cyndi-Ryan
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We did not experience the European/International theme of this restaurant in the decor and the food. It appears as if it caters to the 'older' local crowd who has been going there for years. The food is average, uninspiring and lacks creativity. The Caesar salad...More

Thank EJHNorthernVirginia
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

After a month of traveling and soso food we wandered in and were greeted as graciously as if we were regulars. The food was exceptional. Really fresh salad, vegetables steamed to perfection -not microwaved-and delicous meat. Add a bottle of wine and still under a...More

Thank craig D
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

While the food was above average for a theme restaurant, it appears that the chef and waiter are relying on the theme rather than the food. We decided to make a meal of appetizers to have a variety of tastes for our grandson. The potato...More

Thank A H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Saeed, The Flaming Sambuca with Coffee Beans after dinner was absolutely a fabulous ending to a wonderful dining experience!!! Enjoyed mixing with my coffee and the gluten-free flourless chocolate dessert on the side. Always an extreme pleasure to dine at Cafe Renaissance. Who could ask...More

Thank maxpr1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We ate here on our usual 'before Valentine's day dinner--this time on Sunday eve 2-12--all to beat the crowds. Reservation was definitely a good idea because this place was packed. Our waiter was a true professional and the restaurant décor very pleasant. The food?? delicious!!!...More

Thank Richard H
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Response from RMJ11 | Reviewed this property |
Food allergies and sensitivities respected. Sayed will do his best and kitchen is responsive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 22180
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Vienna
  • Phone Number: +1 703-938-3311
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