La Côte D'Or Café is a cozy restaurant located in Northern Virginia, where you can enjoy authentic French cuisine from several regions of France.
In 1992 after owning a Capitol Hill "hot spot" for 15 years, Lynne and Raymond Campet decided to open a new restaurant LA CÔTE D'OR close to their home in the suburbs. Happily, our clientele included both old and new customers. La Côte D'or and its surroundings have made many changes since then. The once industrial neighborhood has built up around them and continues to do so. In June of 2004, Lynne and Raymond moved the fine dining of La Côte D'Or into our previously used private room with some upgrades to the décor. The original building became our new Bistro Des Celestins where customers come for a casual and less expensive menu. However, in response to the demand for private dining, Lynne and Raymond have returned to their roots and moved La Côte D'or into its original space.
La Côte D'Or now offers a menu with both casual and gastronomical fare.
Lynne & Raymond are both on site to ensure an ideal dining experience.
Raymond and Lynne, partners at home and La Côte D'Or have different backgrounds but have managed to succeed in their endeavor. Born in New York and raised in Maryland; Lynne worked for Warner Brothers Studios until she left to become partners with Raymond in the restaurant business. Raymond graduated from L'Ecole Restaurante de Clermont-Ferrand of France in 1969. In 1971, he became the maitre d' of French Ambassador Charles Lucet. He managed Le Café de Paris of Georgetown for five years after which he opened La Brasserie on Capitol Hill with Lynne at his side. In 1992, after thirteen years on The Hill, Raymond and Lynne moved on to open La Côte d'Or Café.
Since opening in November of 1992, La Côte D'Or Café has evolved into an award-winning restaurant. We have been honored as one of Washingtonian's 100 Best Restaurants, rated in The ZAGAT Survey of New York as excellent and have been included in the Mobile Travel Guide for several years.
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