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7:00 PM
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Bistro L'Hermitage

4.8
3220 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
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As the Historic Occoquan Waterfront Area welcomes L'Hermitage, a Classic French Bistro, we welcome you. Long time DC restaurateur (21 Federal/Bob Kinkead,Ex Co-Owner of Marcels DC, Watergate Hotel F&B) Youssef Eagle Essakl has transformed a building and the surrounding property in historic downtown Occoquan into his vision of a Romantic French country bistro. L'Hermitage, a great escape from the hectic DC restaurant scene, promises 'relaxed good taste' with the polish and sophistication of fine dining. Join us for a very special experience.
Our Motto is:
"Hospitality is the Art of Making Others Feel Welcome, Comfortable, and at Home.
It is the Talent for Spreading Warmth and Kindness that will be Remembered Always."
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
French
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Lunch: Thursday & Friday 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(703) 499-9550
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Executive Chef Dawn Burkart
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Private party facilities
We accept parties between 20 to 120 people.
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Private party contact
Youssef Eagle Essakl: (703) 499-9550
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Old Bridge Road
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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DrDBurkeVA (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 months ago

Great food with great atmosphere! I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Dano (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 hours ago

Outstanding food and outstanding service. Love it

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vipDonK (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Bistro l'Hermitage is exceptional -- impeccable French cuisine, unusually pleasant ambience, knowledgeable and accomplished managers and serving staff. We are lucky enough to live within 15 minutes of the restaurant, and thus go there on special occasions or simply when in the mood for a flawless dining experience. While tried-and-true dishes are always on the menu, one also finds enough menu changes to guarantee new and enticing choices on each visit. Last night my wife and I had the oysters/avocado appetizer, superb as always, and the veal/shrimp with sweet potato/beets main course, which was new to us. Delicious, perfectly prepared. The dessert menu offers a variety of choices, all excellent.

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George (Richmond)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We went to celebrate Valentines Day, though on the following Sunday. We were extremely pleases with the attentive service and overall quality of the food. Highly recommend.

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KalenB 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We enjoyed this place and will be there again for sure!

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vipEZdinesout (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

We took a house guest here for a belated birthday. We were disappointed to see that Carlos was not working on Sunday but the staff treated us well. A little confusion about the birthday drink. They said it was dessert & ended up bringing over 3 comp Kir Royales. Later (after we were full & had ordered 3 desserts) they sent over a candle in a large Crème Brulee. Overkill albeit delicious. We loved the appetizers, entrees & desserts. So did our guest. None of us could eat dinner that night! Looking forward to our next adventure in Occoquan.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Wonderful food and service. Foyer is a little cluttered.

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NaRb (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Service was meh. Food was a huge disappointment. We liked the drinks.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Awesome experience! We will definitely be coming back soon!

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Squid31 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

This places service was impeccable. The owner forgot we were bringing a new born with us and had a baby carrier with us so he didn’t have a table just yet so while we waited we were showered with campaign and appreciatizers. Then the atmosphere was pleasant and the food was superb. Best place to eat in town. Sad and happy that I just discovered this place.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Always a wonderful dining experience! Service can't be beat!
Consistently good food.

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SophannaL 
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

A very cute and fancy restaurant. The food and service was excellent although the dessert could have been better for the price. The only con was that we felt like we were having dinner with the couple next to us. Overall a great dining experience! Will be back for sure!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Great place to celebrate special occasion. Great bar drinks and good food with fantastic service. Love this place!!!

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Steve (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

This is our 3rd or 4th time at Bistro L'Hermitage and, as usual, the experience was awesome. The food is always very good and service is snappy. Great place if you want to enjoy French cuisine without the overbearing pretentiousness of other French restaurants. We'd never drive clear up to D.C. or Tysons so having a great restaurant this close is terrific.

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JoseZ 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

This is our second visit and it didn't disappoint. Lunch menu is extensive and full of excellent choices. Service is attentive and beverage menu is varied as well.

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