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Folie Douce

1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
+1 707-822-1042
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roquefort” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“duck breast” (4 reviews)
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

JUST AMAZING!!! Don't miss this restaurant when you are in Arcata. Pizza delicious and Veggie Lasagna gorgeous.

Thank Audrey A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typically we find in smaller towns in California that good, acceptable food is priced on par with rather excellent establishments in big cities. Also that the chefs in the best restaurants in cities like Arcata tend to overdo their presentations when a simpler approach with...More

Thank nurealam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I encourage you to try this location because I believe most people will enjoy it; it just wasn't the case for us this particular Wednesday evening. The best part about the menu is you can choose a half portion for most of the entrees. This...More

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Went in for dinner on a Tuesday night - had a fantastic meal - started off with the oysters grilled and served with fresh horseradish and lemon sorbet - very good - try it with a glass of prosecco. Next had the pizza - salami...More

Thank RNA1958
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I will readily admit that I haven't eaten in every restaurant in Humboldt County, but there aren't any of note that I have missed. There are restaurants with better views, some with better wine lists, many that have full bars, some use the same food...More

Thank sodalake
FolieDouce, Owner at Folie Douce, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you! I am passionate about creating a menu that reflects what our local area has to offer as well as sourcing using the highest quality ingredients and it's nice to hear that you appreciate how we put those things together as well as the...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food. Local and organic. Highly recommend to anyone .. good wine selection and homemade ice cream

Thank Karen O
FolieDouce, Owner at Folie Douce, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Karen, thank you for the great review. We're happy that you enjoyed your dinner and our philosophy of creating delicious meals with local, seasonal,and organic foods. Hope to see you soon, Cris Hollen owner

Reviewed 3 April 2017

I wanted to love this place but didn't. First I thought the homemade bread was very dense and not very good. The herb infused olive oil helped but bad bread is never good! I ordered from the prix fix menu. The warm salad with raw...More

Thank Bobby And Brigi... T
FolieDouce, Owner at Folie Douce, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Bobby, I apologize that you didn't enjoy your meal. We always like to hear what our guests like and do not like to enable us to adapt our weekly seasonal changes. We offer new vegetarian inspirations and appetizer salads bi weekly so there are always...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in Humboldt County. Absolutely wonderful food and good ambiance, with excellent service. Many (most?) of their ingredients are organic, grass fed, free range, and locally sourced. Terrific!

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went to this place on our last day in Arcata. We were unaware how popular it was and got lucky to get seated without a reservation relatively late in the evening. We had to wait for a bit but it was way worth it. I...More

1  Thank Dilnaz T
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous, delicious meal. Portions are perfect. From appetizer to dessert you will not be disappointed. It is a little pricey but well worth it. The service perfect & pleasant. Atmosphere pleasant. Owner Christine professional & friendly.

1  Thank Franini73
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Michael W
2 May 2017|
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Response from Bobby And Brigi... T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they had vegan and gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 40
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5647
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-822-1042
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Folie Douce is a local, seasonal, organic California bistro serving dinners Tuesday-Sunday at 5:30. We embody true California cuisine by utilizing as much local, seasonal, and organic produce and meats as possible in dishes influenced by all ethnicities. Seasonally inspired, we have an ever changing menu while also maintaining some of our favorites year round. We highlight our local community by featuring local winemakers, farmers, and artists on a rotating quarterly basis.
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