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La Grignotiere

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3 rue du Poilu, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 76 79 83
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Preston, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We had planned to be in Villefranche just for the morning, having taken the very short train ride from Nice, maybe having a snack lunch along the waterfront before returning to the city. However, we by chance stumbled across this restaurant and had our interest awoken by the menu. We sat outside as we waited for our food, watching tourists... More 

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Williamstown, MA
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Thanks to a recommendation from Rick Steves (confirmed by TripAdvisor members), we had a delicious meal at La Grignotiere. It was a Saturday night in early October, and we did think to stop by and make a reservation. The restaurant is small and cozy and every seat was taken, but our food was beautifully presented and absolutely delicious! There were... More 

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Burlington, Ontario
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A refreshing restaurant which is not pretentious in any way. Very good service and nice food. Waitresses with personality and humour.

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Leigh On Sea
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

When we returned this year , we were greeted like family by Madame. The decor may be Provincial but the food is world class and beautifully presented: the specials are always worth having : sea food spaghetti and duck with duck pate, ratatouille and lyonnaise potatoes were outstanding. There is also a delicious, and very reasonable set menu. Service is... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Having been all over France, we've had a wide variety of dining experiences. Mostly though, the portions are small and the service is average. That is not the case here. Tonight we ate here for a second time and it was great. A plate full of a variety of tastes, service that was top-notch and a price that didn't break... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is the second time we have visited this restaurant ( with over a year between visits). We were staying in Nice but chose to take the bus to Villefrance sur Mer to eat at this restaurant. The food is delicious,service is excellent and the price is good for the set menu. We hope to visit again when on the... More 

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Thank 28Lily_39
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Searching for some reprieve from the tourist fare we chanced upon this gem. Excellent food, good prices and lovely ladies working the front of house. Merci!

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Cambridge, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very good lunch in the heart of the old town tourist trap, but very surprisingly good: non-nonsense food, good price: EUR19 3-course lunch menu . Atmosphere: small artisanal place, very friendly, obviously devoted to food above everything else, just how I like it. I ate outside, no view of the sea but really excellent fish - I had the "loup",... More 

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Heinola, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

They really are experts in making fish portions. It is fresh, never overcooked. Portions are big and very tasty. The staff in very frienly. It is a cosy place.

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Thank Ollikka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service, attentive, friendly. Food was very good, had the pasta w mussels and prawns- outstanding!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, French, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue du Poilu, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 76 79 83

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