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La Cote D'Or Cafe

) #87 of 696 Restaurants in Arlington €€ - €€€ French, European
2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
+1 703-538-3033
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European
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2201 N Westmoreland St, Arlington, VA 22213-1018
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

My daughter and I ordered a salad described as containing asparagus, salmon, mango, corn and spring greens. The asparagus came as a few strands, the salmon was smoked and sparse and there were very few greens. The bill with a tip came to $40! There...More

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Six of us went to this restaurant for Mother's Day. The first thing we realized upon arriving is that there are 2 steps to get into the restaurant and no handicapped ramps readily accessible. Our wheelchair guest had to come in a side door and...More

Thank lraff1
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We eat here fairly frequently and thought it might be a good place for Mother's Day lunch. These was a prix fixe that some of us chose, and the rest chose two appetizers to make a meal.The charcuterie and cheese plates were abundant and interesting,...More

Thank trackervienna
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I found the waiter pushing us to order more than we needed. As a result we had food and wine left at a considerable cost. Very heaving handed treatment of the soft shelled crabs masked the subtlety of this dish. Too bad ! Negative experience...More

Thank southriverdave
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The atmosphere, the food, and the staff have been consistently good. One of my friends always wants us to go here when she is in town. It is her favorite restaurant in the whole world. I imagine that I would eat there at least once...More

Thank Joy P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have been here a few times for lunch and each time I am impressed with the quality of the food, and the friendliness of the staff. The Prix Fix menu is a very good buy. The Lunch menu is extensive from sandwiches to salads...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This restaurant has been a long-term favorite for rendezvous with my family, friends and business colleagues. It was so sad when Monsieur Campet passed away: he was always beautifully dressed and welcomed people with warmth and his exquisite manners. Also a long-term favorite, but with...More

1  Thank SingaporeGirl915
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This traditional French restaurant has been in its present location for more than 30 years, with one ownership change, but the quality seems consistent. The service seemed a bit inexperienced on our recent visit but a small issue was resolved quickly and quite satisfactorily by...More

Thank Tommyg2230
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My wife and I went to celebrate the birth of a grandchild Saturday evening and it was busy. La Cote D'Or isn't huge but it has always delivered well. You can imagine being in a small village in the Loire Valley or the Left Bank....More

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We've been long time diners at all of Chef Jacques Imperato's restaurants he's owned over the years here in Arlington and Great Falls, Virginia. Our best Christmas present for 2016 was Chef Jacques becoming the new owner of Cote d'Or in Feb '16 ... (after...More

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How much is your corkage fee?
18 November 2016|
Response from doowahdiddynotacity | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I'm the guy that did the review, not the restaurant.
robert s
Is there a dress code?
31 October 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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