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Cafe Renaissance

163 Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 22180
+1 703-938-3311
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
163 Glyndon St., Vienna, VA 22180
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We did not experience the European/International theme of this restaurant in the decor and the food. It appears as if it caters to the 'older' local crowd who has been going there for years. The food is average, uninspiring and lacks creativity. The Caesar salad...More

Thank EJHNorthernVirginia
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

After a month of traveling and soso food we wandered in and were greeted as graciously as if we were regulars. The food was exceptional. Really fresh salad, vegetables steamed to perfection -not microwaved-and delicous meat. Add a bottle of wine and still under a...More

Thank craig D
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

While the food was above average for a theme restaurant, it appears that the chef and waiter are relying on the theme rather than the food. We decided to make a meal of appetizers to have a variety of tastes for our grandson. The potato...More

Thank A H
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Saeed, The Flaming Sambuca with Coffee Beans after dinner was absolutely a fabulous ending to a wonderful dining experience!!! Enjoyed mixing with my coffee and the gluten-free flourless chocolate dessert on the side. Always an extreme pleasure to dine at Cafe Renaissance. Who could ask...More

1  Thank maxpr1
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We ate here on our usual 'before Valentine's day dinner--this time on Sunday eve 2-12--all to beat the crowds. Reservation was definitely a good idea because this place was packed. Our waiter was a true professional and the restaurant décor very pleasant. The food?? delicious!!!...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Sayed and his team continue to polish this neighborhood gem nestled in Vienna near Fairfax, Tysons Corner, Reston, Oakton, Burke and The Dulles access corridor In the best of European and modernist cuisine the chef will guide you to a memorable experience Introduced a medical...More

Thank RMJ11
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great service and one of a kind experience. Continental cuisine and very personal . Love food. Intimate find in Vienna.

Thank byron w
Reviewed 15 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...More

2  Thank trackervienna
Reviewed 14 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
Reviewed 1 February 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...More

Thank 947eduardo
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22 October 2016|
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Response from RMJ11 | Reviewed this property |
Food allergies and sensitivities respected. Sayed will do his best and kitchen is responsive
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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