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El Olivo

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32 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 25 25
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
16 Aug 2017
24 Jul 2017
“Excellent food in a lovely setting”
19:00 - 23:15All hours
€€ - €€€
32 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I expected more seafood in Caen - but no problem, I love meat as well. Great starter of marinated salmon (though one or two pieces more would have been nice). The meat was well prepared as "saignant" but it was average quality and, what a...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Sent to this restaurant tonight to celebrate a good friends birthday...the people their were very nice and served us very well...I think it is very expensive for what they offer, but it tasted good...not extraordinaire...but good. Would I recommend this resto...yes...but it is expensive

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Looking for somewhere nice for dinner came across this restaurant situated underneath the walls of the Chateau de Caen.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I am on a business trip with some friends and we decided to stop by here. I ordered the chicken skewers, oysters on the shell, tiramisu for dessert and to drink we had two bottles of the house red & white. The food was very...More

Thank Goatis
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We discovered the restaurant wandering around in the Vaugueux street. We took the menu of 19 euro (2 adults, children 13 and 16 y). The food was correct. Though the prize of a liter of sparkling water was 3.7 euro on the card, it was...More

Thank Bronstraat
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Great service and the menu was really good compared to the price. Modern looking place and friendly ptofessional service.

Thank J. v
Reviewed 20 October 2015

A fine choice to eat at the end of Restaurant row. They have a good rillette of sardine. For entrees' both the breast of duck with a delightful sauce, and the monk fish were very well prepared. The service was prompt and the waiter pleasant....More

Thank raymon7746
Reviewed 5 June 2014

This establishment is situated at the head of a picturesque precinct full of interesting and quirky dining places and shops across from Caen Castle. We were not looking for anything particularly fancy so the food was fairly standard fare but well cooked and tasty. The...More

Thank NeilB750
Reviewed 7 May 2014

We had a perfectly reasonable dinner here for four people. The meat was served as requested. Nothing too spectacular but you won't be disappointed either. Reasonably priced and service is very good.

Thank StuartLiverpool
Reviewed 31 August 2012

A romantic meal for two was handed to us on a plate! 'Superb food, excellent discrete service, my monk fish was sublime, and Jennys veal was absolutely delicious, highly recommended

Thank 441richarda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:15
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 25 25
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