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1 rue de l Opera, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 58 55
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Kigali, Rwanda
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived at around 500 in the afternoon. We had a hungry five month old and my wife started breastfeeding as there were no staff to take our order. We ordered a round of coffee and cakes and were told if we are not eating we had to go; and had our menus snatched away and were told 'go'. This... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice waiters, excellent coffee. Good croissants. Brunch . Near the flower market. Inside turn of the century decor.

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Thank Corinba A
Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Didn't eat a meal here purely because of time limits. Coffee excellent, patisserie excellent. Order a beer and expect it to be served with a small dish of the most fantastic olives. Staff are welcoming and helpful, service all that you would expect in France.

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Allen, TX
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166 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

On our first day in Nice, we were just exploring with no particular plan in mind. We ran across Cafe Opera, and it was the good, easy lunch that we were looking for. I had been looking forward to a Salade Nicoise for some time, and I was finally able to get a good one here. We sat on the... More 

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Thank David G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The food was inedible. Truly awful. Service was very slow and not so friendly.quite expensive. The idea is good the practice is woefully inadequate which is a pity.

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Manresa, Spain
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655 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Cafe Opera is a restaurant located in the center of Nice, where you can go to breakfast. It is a little and nice place to breakfast or to have a drink.

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Babylon, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

On a nice day, eating outside on the Cours Saleya in old Nice, what could be better? We weren't that hungry, so a Salade Nicoise and a bowl of Bouillabaise hit the spot. The food is good, but not exceptional. Service is friendly but over-burdened, Ambiance is great.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

My boyfriend and I both stumbled across this little restaurant on our first night in Nice. We both fancied a steak and we were not disappointed. The price was very reasonable (16.50) and the cut of meat had no fat on it at all. They were beautifully cooked and the chips were excellent. We also recommend the peppercorn sauce! Wonderful... More 

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Thank Salsa96
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I found this restaurant when I was walking to the beach in centre of notre dome in Nice It's anice restaurant with some tables outside. The lady who at last I know is the wife of the owner, serve usin perfectly friendly and helpfull. My husband ordered steak, ravioli for myself and foil gra beef burger for my son. Did... More 

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Thank Melly S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Stopped here after a long day at the beach to get a light lunch. We only got Caesar salads but they were pretty good and well priced.

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Thank Mat S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$37
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue de l Opera, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 58 55

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