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Le Physalis

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70 rue de Chapeaurouge, 01280 Prevessin Moens, France
+33 4 50 40 46 12
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The three course lunch set menu with amuse bouches was of a very high quality, the service was very friendly and the overall value (lunch menu) was excellent

Thank AnonymousXPGZ
Prevessin Moens, France
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64 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

great service and excellent menu with a great choice. had a 3 course menu which was excellent choice for money

Thank Joey v
Geneva, Switzerland
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We came here for a friends birthday and had all the season menu for 40EUR with 1 starter, main and dessert which was a very good choice. As a starter I had the foie gras, for the main I picked the fish which was excellent and for dessert, we were even allowed to exchange one of the two suggested dessert... More 

Thank SnowCat2015
Prague, Czech Republic
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We went for a dinner and we were not disappointed. The place is quite small and the decor is not really our taste but the food and service is amazing. We went for 2 appetizers, wine and 2 main meals and all of it was really good. The prices are a bit higher than what you would expect from a... More 

Thank CuriousToDiscover
Rome, Italy
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

The restaurant is minimal and clean. Food is excellent. Limited selection of meat and fish. Wine list is limited but well assorted. Service not at the same level of the food , needs improvement. I have been there two day in a row for dinner. Satisfactory in both occasions. Vegetarian menu available.

Thank Callimaco55
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

when you come there too, order the veal with mushroom sauce. So tender that I fell in love with it instantly.

Thank Jiri K
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Everything is fair but our first experience about a year ago was confirmed. Their chef is a smoker so adds way too much salt to every dish (as do most smokers). This is not a comment I have made before nor have I ever felt so strongly about it in any restaurant. For the record I do use a normal... More 

1 Thank Philippe T
Prevessin Moens, France
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

One starter was eye-wateringly acid and the other so bland that there was no taste at all. Our main course of filet steak arrived almost charred, although we had ordered rare. The chef doesn't seem to know that meat will continue to cook when placed under the hot plate in the kitchen awaiting service. The steaks were served with a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

For its value of money, the quality was fair.The entrees and the main dish felt to the taste as mediocre preparation. Service was warm and fast.

Thank GiovanniOrbi
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014 via mobile

We had a lunch and a dinner at this restaurant and were so happy both time with excellent food and service. Even thou both time the restaurant was completely full, the service was fast and always with a smile. With my husband we shared an entrée and they split for us on 2 plates with very generous portions! We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 rue de Chapeaurouge, 01280 Prevessin Moens, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Ain  >  Prevessin Moens
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 40 46 12

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?