Le Yaca

4.8
4560 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
Le Yaca began in a tiny, country village(Courchevel)in the French Alps in 1964.Daniele Bourderau & Gerard decided that it would be fun to open a small restaurant. When friends learned of their plans they told the hopeful restaurateurs that they were crazy to think that people would drive 8 kilometers on a winding, icy road for dinner.Daniele and Gerard hesitated for 3 months and then decided: “yaca le faire,” a contraction of the French phrase “ il n’y a qu’a le faire” which basically means “let’s do it.” They called the restaurant Le Yaca as a gag. But the name caught on with customers, who were amused by the pun and contributed to the restaurant’s lore by inventing “yaca-isms ” of their own: yaca y aller (let’s go). Daniele came to the United States & opened Le Yaca in Williamsburg.Daniel Abid bought le Yaca in 2001. Daniel worked and trained in such prestigious places as “Le Pre Catelan” and “Lenotre” in Paris; “L’Amandier” and “Roger Verge" and to top it all off “Alain Ducasse.”
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
French
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Sat 11:30 am–2:30 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Bar
Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri, Sun 5:00 pm–7:00 pm
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Phone number
(757) 220-3616
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Daniel Yves Abid
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Neighborhood
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine