Occoquan Restaurants

Bistro L'Hermitage

12724 Occoquan Rd.
Woodbridge, VA 22192
703-499-9550

French


 

$$$
$27.54
 

★★

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Youssef Essakl's bistro on the Occoquan waterfront serves classic French country cooking in a charming setting.
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2 Stars (5/11/2016) — Spring 2016 Dining Guide
"Owner Youssef Eagle Essakl spent nearly 25 years working in some of Washington’s top restaurants, including Marcel’s by Robert Wiedmaier, experience that explains the warm reception at the door and the decorous attention once you’re seated at Bistro L’Hermitage. The look — roses on linens, cobblestone walls, slim beams overhead — suggests the French countryside. So does much of the cooking. A sure path to happiness is to ask for an order of escargots served with velvety mushrooms in a copper pan; segue to herbed roast chicken flanked with thick housemade fries; and linger over something sweet. …" See Full Review…»
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2 Stars (2/1/2009)
"Formal French restaurants are a dying breed, but this Woodbridge throwback serves reliable renditions from the canon, including rack of lamb, roast duck, and entrecôte—all fortified with intense wine reductions." See Full Review…»
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Italic — Recommended
"Classic French bistro fare in a charming setting, charismatic owner, great brunch choice."

Blue Arbor Café

201 Union St.
Occoquan, VA 22125
703-494-1317

Sandwiches


 

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$9.25
 

★★

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Owner Steve Power's Blue Arbor Café offers soups, salads, sandwiches, and desserts in the heart of historic Occoquan. Open for lunch only, Tuesday through Sunday.
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Italic — Recommended
"A breakfast and lunch destination, friendly staff, patio."
Ratings Guide:
★★★★ Extraordinary;  ★★★ Excellent;  ★★ Good;  ★ Average
All restaurants listed rate above-average or better. DCDiningGuide.com also includes a number of unrated local favorites, casual places, and other restaurants that we recommend if you’re in the neighborhood.
Price Guide:
$$$$$ Unlimited (>$45); $$$$ Very Expensive ($35-$45); $$$ Expensive ($25-$35); $$ Moderate ($15-$25); Inexpensive (<$15)
Price is based on the average cost of a dinner entree, which generally reflects a third of the cost of a full meal. Please note, however, that appetizer and beverage prices vary widely. Tasting menus are indicated with an asterisk (*).