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C'est Le Vin

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International, Spanish, Wine Bar
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15 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3677 (E Franklin St)
+1 804-649-9463
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14:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Thu 14:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 14:00 - 00:00
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7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Made a reservation on line for Friday nite at 9:15. It was confirmed. When our party of 4 arrived the place was empty and the woman at the bar said the kitchen was closed. She appeared to care less. I live in downtown Richmond. Won't be back.

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Thank Peter A
Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I've been a few times to thus establishment. Great atmosphere, food is pretty good. I've really enjoyed them during festivals over the summer and early fall. They've had a great live music and entertainment they have done in the padt. Thinking of planning a friend's dinner there soon

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Thank jtthompson719
Mid-Atlantic
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

Very nice wine selection. Attentive but not intrusive staff. The night we were there they happened to have live jazz. Best of all, they responded and readily accommodated requests for gluten free dishes. Thee food was excellent. I regret not having visited before now.

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Thank ComfortWise
Greenwich, Connecticut
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357 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

We wandered across this little wine bar and stopped in. The service was good with an average selection of wines by the glass and bottle. The wine was very good and we also shared a spinach tortilla which was better than expected.

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Thank Ron T
Richmond, Virginia
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Good wine. Great food. Excellent service. Best item we ordered was potatoes bravas. Delicious. Accidently misread our groupon and the server helped us out even though she didn't have to. Will come again :)

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Thank jellyfishjoo
Chesterfield, Virginia
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

At Cest Le Vin, everything is Great! Atmosphere, Tapas, wine, and service are excellent and prices are very reasonable…we love going there!

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Thank william b
Richmond, Virginia
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

As my husband is a big fan of small plates and wine, I thought this place would be a great stop after our canal cruise. For a nice, convenient location in the 17th Street Farmer's Market area, I originally was worried that I did not have a reservation for dinner on a Friday night. But when I got there, I... More 

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Thank OrangeReverie
Williamsburg, Virginia
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44 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

First Tapas experience for us. Waitress, Genet, was pleasant, patient, and informative. Food was delicious. We had the garlic shrimp, pancetta tortilla, empanadas and shrimp brochettes. Small plate enough to share. Every dish came from kitchen piping hot. We ordered 2 items at a time. Meal nicely paced. Also, one of the few restaurants we've visited lately that has a... More 

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Thank WMBGfoodlover
Richmond, Virginia
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166 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

I'm kind of on the fence between 3 stars and 4 stars. C'est Le Vin came so close on so many things, but didn't really nail any of them. Ambiance: Love the decorative ceiling. Love the rotating art gallery. The table cloths are in desperate need of an iron/steamer, and the banquet chairs don't jive with the rest of the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Service was terrible. I don't know if the server there was left stranded, but she was worthless. We walked in and stood at the front for far too long before she seated us. Sat for 10 min before bringing us water and menus. water had floaters in it, and when I asked for new glass of water she brought back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
International, Spanish, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:00
Thursday
14:00 - 23:00
Friday
14:00 - 00:00
Saturday
14:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 N 17th St, Richmond, VA 23219-3677
    (E Franklin St)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-649-9463

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