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23 rue Porte de Laure | 23 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 70 43
Fri - Tue 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Great Northwest
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282 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here and were a bit disappointed, given that it was recommended by our hotelier. Note that we were here on Easter Sunday, and during the Feria, so it is possible the sheer volume of business resulted in food that, given other reviews, was not up to par. I had the escargot, fish stew, and nougat ice cream from... More 

Thank cool_jonez
Nantwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited L'Escaladou on the last night of an out of season quick break to Arles in mid March. It was what I had been looking for proper Provencal cooking. The fish soup I had for a starter could have been a main course & my lamb main was fantastic. The bill was excellent value for money and when we... More 

Thank Andrew M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We walked by this gem at first, but returned after reading all the menus on this small street and chose this restaurant based on their Provençal selection. From the outside it looked as if no one was in the place, but once inside the number of locals with their families gave us the feeling that we would be well taken... More 

Thank Hanmibil
Arles, France
1 review
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a family run and family friendly restaurant 2 minutes from the amphitheatre in the centre of Arles. The menu is locally inspired and locally sourced and we had a lovely meal at a very reasonable price. Highly recommended and I'm sure it gets packed in summer.

Thank SadieMouanjo
Boston, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This cozy place was recommended by our hotel in Arles. It seemed like it was popular with locals. The food was fabulous, including local specialties like "feet boat to Marseille" which includes a lamb foot and tripe (tasted much better than it might sound). One of the best restaurants on our trip through France.

1 Thank Lyle N
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105 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Walked in from the pedestrian walking area and had an excellent dinner. The fish soup was delicious, unlike anything I've had before - smooth, dark hued and very flavorful. I would have been happy ordering a second bowl and calling it a night. I don't recall exactly what I had for a main course, it was listed on the blackboard,... More 

Thank goodinfo
Charleston, South Carolina
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258 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We found this restaurant by luck on a Sunday evening when most restaurants in Arles are closed. It is a small restaurant that seemed to be operated by a mother/daughter team who specialize in local dishes. I ordered the soupe de poisson which was rich and delicious, one of the best I've ever had, with an amazing rouille. My husband... More 

2 Thank spaqueen_9
Paris, France
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We ended up here after searching a restaurant for dinner without booking. Lucky, we were early so we could have a table. Very good surprise, we thought it would be a little touristy, but the food was actually very nice.

Thank Marie R
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a wonderful lunch last week. It was a cold day and we were looking for inside dining. The dining room was very welcoming as was the owner. My husband had a specialty of the house " bull stew". It was slow cooked bull meat in a very rich and delicious sauce, servec with rice and vegetables. I had... More 

Thank PandPToronto
Faversham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Eating out in the evening in France can be a bit anxious-making for travellers as they focus so much on lunch, and you have to watch when they close - earlier than convenient in many many cases. Even in a touristy city, finding a place which appeals, in your budget range, can be tricky. We chose this bistro in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
French, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 rue Porte de Laure | 23 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 70 43
Located in the heart of the city of Arles, at the crossroads of the Roman Theatre and the Amphitheatre (two of the most remarkable remains of the Gallo-Roman period), L’Escaladou offers delightful and varied cuisine at lunch and dinner. Provencal specialties are on menu, for authentic flavors lovers. L’Escaladou’s team welcome you in a renovated and cozy restaurant to discover the secrets of their «Provence taste».

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