Parc de Ville

4.6
234 Reviews
$31 to $50
French
A century of combined culinary experience unites the family of chefs behind Mosaic District's brightest new restaurant. Chef/Owner Brendan L'Etoile works alongside his uncle and mother in the vibrant open kitchen at the heart of the beautiful two-tiered dining room and bar, putting the family twists on classic bistro fare and bringing a taste of metropolitan France to Northern Virginia. Traditional onion soup and pillowy boudin blanc sausage are showcased alongside L'Etoile's favorite less-globalized dishes, like pinot noir-poached duck egg and Parisian gnocchi.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 234 people are saying
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Hrp1
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

The food was average. Drinks and ambiance was great

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MaryjeanB
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great experience! Food was delicious. A bit slow on the service side but overall great meal.

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vipmoose
Richmond
76 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Server Dan was wonderful - polite, friendly, and helpful! Food was delicious - will certainly return.

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KevinS
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Elegant ambience and good quality food. First time trying escargot, great experience. The server was considerate and instead of trying to sell me the most expensive or fancy wine. She asked me what was my budget and from there she help make recommendations. Will come again.

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mrjahan
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Their vegetarian choice was too salty and had too much of an eggy taste. The onion soup was almost devoid of taste. Adding a lot of cheese did not balance that shortcoming.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

My sever was very friendly but I was never checked in on after items were served. The food was just meh. I really wanted to leave being wow’s because the place is so cute. I really liked the wines and will go back for that.

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MikeC
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We went for Valentine's Day, and had an excellent dinner and smart wine pairings. The food was great, the service was attentive, respectful and pleasant - no complaints there at all. Bistro-like atmosphere with high ceilings. Probably quieter than usual due to the pandemic. I could easily see this place as packed and a bit more boisterous. It's right across from the parking deck in the Mosaic District, so that's convenient.

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RodrigoE
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

No need to go all the way to DC anymore for a restaurant like this in VA suburbs!

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vipBuck
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Service was decent but not to level of excellent food.

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vipSarahZ
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal. Food was excellent, service (Woods) was superb. Can’t wait to return!

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LKathleen
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal again! Excellent food and service (thanks Woods!:) We thoroughly enjoy coming to your exceptional restaurant again and again. Everything is always top notch and it’s just a great experience for our whole family! Thank you again! We’ll be back again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beginning to end, great cocktails, wine, appetizers, entrees, dessert, and coffee! Attentive yet relaxed staff. Modern but cozy vibe. Definitely will come back.

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OQueenF
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is amazing! The staff is super friendly and attentive. One of our favorites restaurants in Mosaic. A MUST try!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch

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vipJulieA
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

When my husband and I arrived, we were seated immediately and were greeted by our server. He left, and it was a solid ten minutes before he came back to take our drink orders. In the meantime, we noticed him bussing tables and doing some cleaning behind the bar (seriously, this guy was the hardest working person in the place!).

We ordered cocktails (the Dandy was a little sweet, but my husband's Sazerac was spectacular), and after they arrived we ordered appetizers and main courses. I actually ordered three apps -- the Caesar salad, the foie de volaille, and the cheese board. My husband ordered the French onion soup and the duck confit.

I thought that the Caesar salad and the French onion soup were the highlights of the meal. I want to go back for lunch and JUST order those. The foie de volaille was too sweet for me, and the cheese board needed a simpler bread to accompany it. The duck confit, while delicious, was not hot when it arrived. But, as we had already waited a very long time for our food, my husband decided not to send it back.

For dessert, we ordered the riz au lait and the Paris brest. The rice pudding was exceptional; the Paris brest was light, but not very flavorful. We brought a mousse au chocolat home to our teenager and I snagged a taste -- also amazing!

I want to go back when they are at full swing, and see if having a complete staff and a bustling kitchen improves the overall experience. Also, because much of the food was very good (everything my husband ordered; and, oh goodness, that French onion soup!), I want to go back and try some other things, so that I can replace my "meh" experience of the items I ordered with things that really stand out.

Bottom line: Order the Caesar salad, the French onion soup, and the mousse au chocolat FOR SURE. Otherwise, you're on your own...

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SandrineC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Traditional French fares! I had the mussels and they were perfectly cooked. The onion soup was outstanding. I was slightly disappointed with the Paris-Brest dessert (the cream filling lacked flavor), but the rice pudding was delicious. Overall, great decor and ambience.

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vipJoRob
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Good burgers

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DanielD
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good French food. The Onion Soup Is excellent. Steak frites was a bit tough. The mussels were excellent - enough for an entree. Service was superb. Can’t wait till they get back to serving their French bread and a full menu.

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IsaacS
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Honestly pictures don't do it justice. This was the perfect atmosphere for a great date! The food was great, the drinks were outstanding and our waiter (big red beard) was extremely thoughtful. I highly recommend this beautiful restaurant

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Melmrice
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The ambiance was wonderful, the food was incredible, and the service was great. We had a leisurely meal and had time to reminisce about our own time living in France. We enjoyed every bit of our dinner and dessert and would definitely come back. With covid, there weren’t as many people as you’d normally see so it was very quiet. I’d definitely recommend this place for a date night or special occasion. It would be a bit pricey for just getting out.

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katierao
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Divine, exquisite, and most certainly never tasteless. Every bite of food takes you on an adventure, flawless food, the service was casual making you feel comfortable. The interior and exterior design of this location was enchanting, like eye candy. You’ll feel like you are living in a painting. 5 stars.

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Sensational
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time. This was a wonderful place to spend New Years Eve.

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vipCarl
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service and good food. The cocktails were perfect and the atmosphere was very pleasant

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Hyliev
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super fun, waiter was very open and kind. Brought us a birthday treat for the birthday girl. The music and energy was wonderful. Felt very happy to be dining there.

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DanielE
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely great food and in a space that feels Covid safe!

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GitaT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Heater not working on a very cold night couldn’t stop shacking even with my coat
Extensive alcohol selection
Great table distancing for COVID
Wish they had more boots
COVID used as an excuse for not serving bread, sad
French onion soup absolutely delicious
Caesar salad done right
Smoked salmon rillettes was ok it would have been great if it had less crème fraîche

Once the appetizer was served we had to wait 25 minutes for main course wish they had said that I would have slowed down eating but I was just so cold I was worried of hyperthermia if I slowed down

Daube de boeuf would have been delish if it wasn’t so oily or wrong oil used not sure which
Steak frites was ok nothing spectacular
Duck confit delish wish I had ordered it instead of my 18 year old
Burger royal must have been great bc my 17 year old left nothing behind oh actually she left the baby pickle behind
No desert had to go to coffee shop and get hot coffee to warm up

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MikeM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place. Service excellent. Food delicious. Second time there. Would return and recommend.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was incredible!!!

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vipGreen
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food, service, and drinks were all great! Perfect spot for any occasion!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent food and ambiance, it was freezing though!

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vipLinda
New England
12 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food! Everyone went out of their way to make us feel welcomed. We had the Sea Bass and Steak Frites, delicious! From our table we noticed many take away orders being prepared and picked up. A great sign of wonderful food. Background music was great and set the tone for this delightful dining experience. It was our first visit and we will return again!

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eatoutalot
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Parc de Ville. The food is delicious. The waitstaff are super attentive.

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BobbiesBytes
Washington DC
47 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We were nicely welcomed by the manager who seated us without delay. Soon followed our enthusiastic server, Shiloh. The interior hadn't changed much since the former restaurant occupied this space. The floor to ceiling windows remain along with the high ceilings giving a spacious feeling appreciated in these COVID days. Started off with a terrific gin fries were fantastic whether dipped in ketchup or the bearnaise! The trout was nice but here I must agree with other reviewers...a little saltier than i would have liked, but didn't prevent me from enjoying the fish. Bread service was a victim of COVID, but Shiloh offered delicious bread toasts with a sprinkling of sea salt and good butter. Can't say enough nice words about the bartender - he was great; very pleasant to talk with; knowledgeable about the listed wines and eager to ensure we chose a wine we would enjoy. It is a little pricey, but not unreasonable given thbad times experienced by the restaurant industry. We would return to try other dishes.

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vipHannahP
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favorite restaurants because the service is always impeccable (shout out to Shiloh!) while every menu item is truly delicious. It is a great place for a celebration because the food, ambiance, and experience feel like a real treat.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Birthday! :)

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LisaW
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everyone is so friendly and goes above and beyond for customer service. I brought out-of-town friends, and they loved the relaxed, yet elegant, atmosphere. The food was delicious- a crowd pleaser! They never disappoint!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Food was extremely salty, not what I expected from this fine restaurant at least not what it used to be

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longhorn
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

We decided to go out for my husband's birthday. They did a great job setting people more than 6ft apart and wearing masks, etc.

Our service was alright. I feel like they were a little short handed, which I guess is to be expected right now.

My husband had the short ribs and LOVED the dish. I got the steak and frites and it was meh. I'd asked for medium I got a hair under well done. :/

The dessert was great as well as them being kind enough to mention my husband's birthday and give him a little surprise/treat. They also all signed a little post card which was very sweet.

All in all, it was a good experience and we'll come back again.

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jimmac
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday party

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Adam
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal with excellent service. The French onion soup and gnocchi were fantastic!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Parc de Ville using the Order Online button. Parc de Ville also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 663-8931.

Parc de Ville is rated 4.6 stars by 234 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.