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Le Yaca

Le Yaca, 1430 High Street Suite 801, Williamsburg

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About Le Yaca
Le Yaca
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: French
Dress Code: Business Casual
v 1.8 miles from Williamsburg center (as shown on map)
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.”

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Le Yaca French Restaurant is #9 of 361 things to do in Williamsburg

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: RCITraveler2021, Cary, North Carolina
Mon 14 Jun, 2021
l We saw the reviews on this place so we decided to try it while we were in Williamsburg on timeshare vacation. What an amazing time for the Lunch special !!!!

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: 4nonni
Tue 8 Jun, 2021
l We enjoyed a quiet dinner while visiting Williamsburg. The atmosphere was pleasant & staff friendly. Judging from people greeting others as they came & went I would say it?s a local favorite. We...

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1 of 5 stars1 out of 5
By: lodabb
Sun 6 Jun, 2021
l You turn 50 only once... (I warn you, this is long, because the experience was epicly bad, and I want to capture every bit of the evening.) I had not been looking forward to turning 50 during the...

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Le Yaca 1430 High Street Suite 801, Williamsburg