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Cafe Renaissance

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163 Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 22180
+1 703-938-3311
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Vienna, Virginia
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241 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We like this restaurant quite a lot and have eaten there numerous times. The food is nearly always good and the ambiance is a little "dressy" and nice for "an occasion." Last night, the night before Valentine's Day, extra tables were packed in every available inch. We heard the conversation from table to our right, but the people to our... More 

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Vienna Va
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great service and a great willingness to please. You can even ask them to recommend what you should have. Staff is very good. Go with their recommendations and specials. You won't regret. I have probably eaten there 50 times.

Thank ViennaVaFedman
Reston, Virginia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Let's start by saying that we are old clients of Cafe Renaissance. We booked a table for family and friends (We were eight in total) for Christmas dinner and made the reservation in early December. We were proud to take our friends and family members to one of our favorite restaurants in the area and we had anticipated them about... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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161 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Warm, romantic setting. Exceptional food. Top notch service. Located in the back corner of a strip mall. Recommend reservations, but not required. Definitely trying the Irish coffee the next visit based on how we observed their preparation and YouTube videos of their presentation. Baked oysters are among the very best. Ask for grated parmesan cheese to dip with their superb... More 

Thank maxpr1
Springfield, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Do not be surprised if the chef comes out to ask if you are happy with the selection or can he suggest something not on the menu that he will make for you.

Thank rich3feb
Fairfax, Virginia, Usa
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107 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Cafe Renaissance is one of the most Classy Restaurants I have every had the pleasure of dinning at! The food is incredibility delicious and the service is the best I have every had! This is the ONLY restaurant I have every dined at where the Head Chief personally visits your table to discuss with you the dishes on the menu... More 

Thank Kevin T
Reston, VA
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325 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

For continental food in Northern Virginia, this is definitely where you want to go. The atmosphere is warm, romantic even, the service is first rate and the food is most excellent. It is kind of hidden in the back of a strip mall, but lots of people have found it so you definitely need reservations. The four of us tried... More 

Thank goety911
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The best kept secret in town. An incredible 3 course brunch for $20...every Sunday. Just try it. You will be amazed.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I had our anniversary dinner at Cafe Renaissance. Everything was absolutely superb. Service was spot on -- attentive but not overbearing. The food was delicious (far superior to several French restaurants in Old Town Alexandria). The owner also stopped by for a friendly chat, as it was not busy early on a Tuesday evening. Because it was... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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161 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

If you desire a personalized dining experience, Cafe Renaissance seeks your presence. Each visit is personally catered to your individualized dining experience. Absolutely no other restaurant offers these specialized options. Restaurant owner Saeed and Chef Ocean Joseph make each dining event something extremely special. Very romantic setting and also superb for upscale private business luncheons and dinners.

Thank maxpr1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
European, French, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?