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C'est Le Vin

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International, Spanish, Wine Bar
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15 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3677 (E Franklin St)
+1 804-649-9463
Tue - Thu 14:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 14:00 - 00:00
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138 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a real laid back place for enjoying wine and a small plate. The owner patiently helps you identify wines that soothe your taste buds and your wallet. Just drop in and hang out.

Thank Henry R
Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Made a reservation on line for Friday nite at 9:15. It was confirmed. When our party of 4 arrived the place was empty and the woman at the bar said the kitchen was closed. She appeared to care less. I live in downtown Richmond. Won't be back.

Thank Peter A
Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I've been a few times to thus establishment. Great atmosphere, food is pretty good. I've really enjoyed them during festivals over the summer and early fall. They've had a great live music and entertainment they have done in the padt. Thinking of planning a friend's dinner there soon

Thank jtthompson719
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Very nice wine selection. Attentive but not intrusive staff. The night we were there they happened to have live jazz. Best of all, they responded and readily accommodated requests for gluten free dishes. Thee food was excellent. I regret not having visited before now.

Thank ComfortWise
Greenwich, Connecticut
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427 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We wandered across this little wine bar and stopped in. The service was good with an average selection of wines by the glass and bottle. The wine was very good and we also shared a spinach tortilla which was better than expected.

Thank Ron T
Richmond, Virginia
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Good wine. Great food. Excellent service. Best item we ordered was potatoes bravas. Delicious. Accidently misread our groupon and the server helped us out even though she didn't have to. Will come again :)

Thank jellyfishjoo
Chesterfield, Virginia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

At Cest Le Vin, everything is Great! Atmosphere, Tapas, wine, and service are excellent and prices are very reasonable…we love going there!

Thank william b
Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

As my husband is a big fan of small plates and wine, I thought this place would be a great stop after our canal cruise. For a nice, convenient location in the 17th Street Farmer's Market area, I originally was worried that I did not have a reservation for dinner on a Friday night. But when I got there, I... More 

Thank OrangeReverie
Williamsburg, Virginia
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2015

First Tapas experience for us. Waitress, Genet, was pleasant, patient, and informative. Food was delicious. We had the garlic shrimp, pancetta tortilla, empanadas and shrimp brochettes. Small plate enough to share. Every dish came from kitchen piping hot. We ordered 2 items at a time. Meal nicely paced. Also, one of the few restaurants we've visited lately that has a... More 

Thank WMBGfoodlover
Richmond, Virginia
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166 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I'm kind of on the fence between 3 stars and 4 stars. C'est Le Vin came so close on so many things, but didn't really nail any of them. Ambiance: Love the decorative ceiling. Love the rotating art gallery. The table cloths are in desperate need of an iron/steamer, and the banquet chairs don't jive with the rest of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
International, Spanish, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3677
    (E Franklin St)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-9463

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