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Folie Douce

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1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
+1 707-822-1042
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous, delicious meal. Portions are perfect. From appetizer to dessert you will not be disappointed. It is a little pricey but well worth it. The service perfect & pleasant. Atmosphere pleasant. Owner Christine professional & friendly.

1 Thank Franini73
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Well beyond ordinary cuisine, this was an unexpected delight! Challenge yourself with an item from the menu that is different from anything you'd ordinarily have and be amazed at how well it turns out. I reluctantly ordered the ravioli which contained no cheese; instead it had beef and winter vegetables. The first taste made me say, "Wow" out loud. The... More 

Thank smarchino
Tate, Georgia
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We dined here with a group of 7 and had a fantastic meal, great bottle of wine and excellent service. The food is always good and usually there is extra to take home. Try the filet mignon meatballs- you won't be disappointed.

Thank MrsZimm
Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Third time is the charm; This was my third visit to this local favorite. The restaurant is simply decorated, cozy, but they always manage to seat you even without reservation. The service is fast and very friendly. My previous meals were all very good. This time I had the pizza with duck-confit and arugula salad. It was a very interesting... More 

Thank tigrris
Port Orford, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our total experience was very pleasant - warm greeting, comfortable cozy atmosphere, splendid menu choices, excellent flavors!

Thank 5dots
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Whilst touring northern California -not always easy to find proper chef cooked proper food.This was a great restaurant with with traditional dishes with an orginal twist.Pizzas dfor example where thin baked with some orginal and flavoursome toppings -Great meal out but was busy and you need to book.

2 Thank richard g
La Grange Park, il USA
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101 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were staying near here so we decided to try it out after reading good reviews about it. We were pleasantly surprised how good the food was, we tried the special for the pizza and it was an eggplant parmesan that was delicious. We paired it with some local wine and had a great dinner.

1 Thank Mary Kate D
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were late on the road looking for a place to eat, almost closing time. We found this surprisingly nice place.

Thank Uri B
Salinas, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Small place, very welcoming. They were willing to squeeze my group of 3 into a 2- top. We had oysters, great both ways- japanese grilled and raw, served with a lemon sorbet on each oyster, nice touch! Grilled scallops great, perfectly cooked with salty procuitto wrapped around each. My companions had steak, we had a nice Humboldt County Pinot, my... More 

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Roseville, California
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59 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

On arrival, our reservation was immediately honored. We were seated at our table for the four of us which was just the right distance from others to allow pleasant and undisturbed conversation. We had not visited for awhile, but our prior pleasant experiences were repeated. The menu offers a variety of choices,and the staff readily modified the preparation of at... More 

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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
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
French, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-1042
Folie DOuce is a local, seasonal, organic California bistro serving dinners Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30. We embody true California cuisine by utilizing as much local, seasonal, and organic produce and meats as possible in dishes influenced by all ethnicities. Seasonally inspired, we have an ever changing menu while also maintaining some of our favorites year round. We highlight our local community by featuring local winemakers, farmers, and artists on a rotating quarterly basis.

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