C'est La Vie
Life is made of the places you go and the people with whom you go there. C’est La Vie is a bistro that invites you to enjoy the small things in life, in the company of good friends. Our inviting, playful atmosphere along with our delicate yet satisfying cuisine makes for a place truly like no other. We invite you to experience everything C’est La Vie has to offer — and watch the world go by with us.
Artisanal, yet casual, and above all deeply enjoyable — that is the philosophy at the heart of our food. At C’est La Vie we craft both large and small plates meant to excite the senses and appeal to a wide range of tastes. As another way to pay tribute to life in Lancaster, we source our ingredients from the rich community of local farmers, butchers, and more. Discover our frequently changing menu.
Service was amazing as always! Food came out timely and perfect! Always will come here.
I love it here! The food is always delicious and the service is impeccable. They have stepped up their dessert game in the last few months as well. Make a reservation - they are always busy.
Our group selected the outside dining for our dinner. The Staff, food and service was excellent as always. I was pleasantly surprised how well the outdoor dining worked.
Exceeded my expectations once again. Well done.
Great meal, great drinks and great service!! Will be back!!!
Visited for the first time to support Lancaster Restaurant Week. All of the restaurants are working so hard to be able to survive and continue through this difficult time. The service was very good, the tables were well spaced, and it was a very pleasant ambiance being able to sit outside next to Central Market.
First time visiting, well done. Nice menu, could improve beer selections to many IPAs
Fantastic service from the moment we arrived. Our server Casi was top notch and the cuisine was fabulous. Highly recommend!
As always - fantastic food and great service !
Love C'est la Vie! Kate the bartender makes the best drinks in Lancaster and the food is superb.
Great location, clean and well dressed. Food was fantastic, as was the service. Would recommend and visit again when in the area!
FABULOUS!!!! Awesome and thank you all!
The food is outstanding, excellent service, along with a wonderful atmosphere. What more could you want?
We celebrated my wife’s birthday with her brother and sister-in-law on the outdoor dinning area and it was very nice. The staff was very attentive and worked very hard to make sure all of our needs were taken care of. We are planning to introduce our neighbors to this shiny jewel in the middle of my home town.
Outstanding meal and service.
C'est La Vie never disappoints! The service was fantastic and timing perfect. Food is incredible! Great atmosphere and definitely a place I feel comfortable eating at through this whole pandemic situation!
We had an outstanding Anniversary dinner at C’est La Vie. Justin gave us an excellent table. The service & food were outstanding! I highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion!
Second visit just as good as first. Food wonderful. Server was excellent.
Our server was awesome!
Another wonderful evening with friends at this awesome restaurant!! Bernie and Robert rocked the evening!! Food was magnificent!! Thanks to all who make it possible to forget the craziness of our world for a couple hours!!
Always excellent food. Safety measures they've taken are very much appreciated, too.
Thank you for the dessert!
We enjoyed having John as our waiter
I don't understand why people drive down market street when tables are out. Seems a little wreckless. I can understand delivery services, but it would make sense if they were scheduled outsie of dining hours. Just a little gripe, nothing to do with C'est La Vie, but just drivers.
Excellent food, up scale. Go for the shrimp and grits!
2 Dinner plates
total: $134 without tip.
The food and service was great. I loved the ambience of eating outside, with tables from the Dispensing Company, Josephine's and Old San Juan, spread out for safety, but close enough, that there was a sense of community and energy, despite COVID.
Always good food and service. Their modifications for public health have been admirable.
Always an excellent experience.
Awesome service and delicious food.
Friends are moving away. Our last night together!
Great crab cake sandwich.
Great service, great food, and great outdoor setting.
We needed to squeeze a quick dinner between two downtown events. C'est la vie was the perfect choice with a couple of shared appetizers and a glass of wine. Everything is delicious!
Another beautiful meal and a perfect interlude to interrupt the stress of a work-week. Thank you to the Chef and the staff at C'est La Vie.
Everything was great except our waiter wore his mask below his nose most of the time making me feel uncomfortable. We dined outdoor on a beautiful night.
Delicious food. Friendly, attentive servers.
Outdoor dining was pleasant but for the gang of adolescent bicycle-riders who weaved between the tables a couple times.
Our server, Bree, was the best server we’ve had in years. She was friendly, made great recommendations, had light conversation, and made sure our drinks were filled at all times. It’s hard to find servers like this!!! Next time we’ll request her table. She definitely made a positive impression. The food was absolutely delicious as well. Great kitchen staff working. Highly recommend!!
Loved dining at C’est LaVie after being quarantined for so long.
We felt totally safe and were properly distanced from others.
Loved our server and the food was excellent!!
Will definitely return, soon!!
Had a wonderful time... great service. Not many selections or were out of some items. Drink were great! I will definitely visit again.
Delicious food and great service! One of my favorite spots for seafood.
C'est La Vie is rated 4.7 stars by 196 OpenTable diners.
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