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19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
+1 703-474-9611
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have tried many of Mo's dishes but the bouillabaisse is bar far my favorite. The word that pops to mind is 'round' - the flavors fully compliment each other. While tasting you come a cross a hint of this and a hint of that. Amazing!

Thank moose2063
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Delicious and authentic! You're not going to find this kind of quality anywhere else in downtown Leesburg. The layout of the restaurant is great for accommodating all sorts of crowds, whether a group of friends or just a table for two. And the owner truly cares about his guests having the best dining experience.

Thank Allison S
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I hate going out to dinner and then being disappointed or underwhelmed by the food and the atmosphere. I have never had that happen while enjoying a meal here. The food is excellent, the chef is very personable, and the restaurant is very cozy. We love the outdoor seating too. The paella is to die for!

Thank victoriap888
Charles Town, West Virginia
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162 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

This was one of the loudest restaurants that I was ever in for dinner. It could be a nice, quiet romantic restaurant, so it was a bit shocking how loud it was. We simply couldn't enjoy our meal. Seats were so close together that passing rears were on our table and our bodies as people were moving around. Stick to... More 

1 Thank PJWallyrock
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This was a nice surprise in Leesburg. We were in on a Sunday when it seemed many of the places in historic downtown were closed. We happened upon it when we did a walk around the central block. What a lovely little place. We sat outside and there wasn't too much street noise so it was quite lovely. The owner... More 

1 Thank KateDK
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

We were a bit disappointed. We two came for lunch at 12:30 on a beautiful summer day and were the only people in the restaurant. Perhaps part of the problem is the price level which is the same for lunch and dinner. We had Moroccan fish rolls and bastilla -- and while they were good, the portions were quite small.... More 

2 Thank Mark L
Asheville, NC
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251 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

This charming, intimate bistro serves very creative gourmet food. The evening we were there, the owner himself came over to greet us and tell us about the menu. He obviously had a love for food and a real pride in his establishment. The special Moroccan appetizers we ordered were exceptional. While menu items were not inexpensive, the experiences at La... More 

Thank AVLwriter
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Put La Lou Bistro on your bucket list for great Mediterranean food not often found outside of DC. A great assortment of interesting dishes with memorable aromas. Excellent service from the owner who has a passion for generating high quality food.

Thank RJPanama
Level Contributor
27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

My boyfriend and I ate here before seeing Buckcherry in concert and the food and service could not have been better. He enjoyed the Maryland Crab Cakes and i went with the recommendation from the waiter/owner and had the Stuffed Ravioli with Jumbo Shrimp. The shrimp was perfectly cooked and the sauce was amazing!! I can't wait to go back!!

Thank Sarah G
Saint Peters, Missouri
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

We went there for a family birthday. The outside seating was great for our family and the owner was very nice and very accommodating. We had 8 adults and 3 children, the kids could play in the grassy area and that was wonderful. I had the lobster ravioli and it was great. Hubby had what was suppose to be a... More 

1 Thank Litequeen

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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$10 - US$38
Mediterranean, Spanish, Italian, French, American, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-474-9611

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