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Chez Pipo

#73 of 1,506 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
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13 rue Bavastro, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 55 88 82
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You want to eat a typical dish go to "Chez Pipo" the best socca at a very affordable price double socca at 5,90 with a glas of red wine at 3,50. It is always full. Good quality and cheap and good service. The oven is more than 300 years old. A very typical local place.

Thank Georges L
Huntsville, Alabama
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Chez Pipo twice during our one week stay, and it is excellent for a light supper or a pre dinner snack. Their house salad is good. Fresh interesting greens, and a nice portion of them. The socca is hot and well made and a salad and the double portion made a nice light dinner with a glass... More 

Thank Barbara L
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined outside at the end of October at this Nice Port based great example of simple Nice cooking. Socca along with pisaladiere are the staples. Not fine dining but good local restaurant.

Thank Jonathan P
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited the branch in the Old Port area (there is another branch in the Nice Airport), tried the socca (chickpea flatbread), pissaladière (sort of thick-dough pizza, but without tomato sauce or cheese, with thick layer of caramelized onion), and the tourte de blettes (swiss chard-based tart) - all Nice region specialties. There are little to options - they just... More 

Thank Meir P
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great socca, nice atmosphere, informal. The menu offers starters (toast & tapenade), green salad and socca. And a small choice of sweets.

Thank SjoVe
Nice, France
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Socca at Pippo's is a must. Along with the view from Castle Hill (Parc du Chateau) and an Ice cream at Finocchios, socca with a glass of rosé is part of life in Nice.

1 Thank HungryHates2Cook
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Chez Pipo is the best place for snacking on the niçoise specialty "socca" - a kind of salty crepe made with chickpea flour, water and olive oil. To all the vegans out there: socca is vegan! Season with black pepper for optimal taste. And, at 3 euros a portion (for 1 person), it's actually good price. They really make their... More 

Thank Toni B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great soca (chickpeas cream, crunchly cooked in wooden oven - in Italy known as farinata)! It's really deletions and needs to be tried if you have never had it. Very typical from the Mediterranean, which I personally love!! The waiting list is long but it's worth the soca!

Thank Sandro C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Visited Chez Pipo on a random Tuesday night, was fully packed outside with just 1-2 empty tables inside. Were lucky to get seated immediately, servers were very friendly & helpful in explaining the menu, even brought pictures along. We both had the double portion socca, shared the onion pizza & olives/anchovies croutons, finishing off with a glass of rose. Was... More 

Thank Baldwin C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had dinner here with a big group last August and we loved the experience! The fact we had to wait a while before a table became available indicated we were in for something good. The food, the service and the atmosphere all exceeded our expectations and we are now fans of Nice's Socca. The pissaladiere at Chez Pipo is... More 

Thank Mijke J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue Bavastro, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 55 88 82

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