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Restaurant Instant Gourmand

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10 rue de l Eglise, 74500, Evian-les-Bains, France
+33 4 50 04 74 98
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were waiting for our cater to Lausagne, so we went to this restaraunt to eat some pizza and drink coffee. Atmosphere was nice and cozy. Good to visit when you are around.

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Thank Мадина А
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We were there on a business dinner. The restaurant is cozy and the service was extremely friendly and efficient. The meals I chose were all nicely served and tasty. But maybe my expectation was too high given the rates and comments I read here and apart from the delicious dessert, the starter and main course were good. Nothing unforgettable as... More 

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Thank Alessandra F
Leysin, Switzerland
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151 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

First off, there are only about 6 tables, so reservations are strongly recommended. The food is carefully prepared, well presented and excellent. The menu is not over large, but with this type of quality, it's not needed. Everything is GREAT !

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Thank AckExpat
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Very small so a reservation is vital unless you are really lucky. Great value for excellent food. Made with extreme care and very well presented. Definatly worth a visit.

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Thank Andrew D
Geneva, Switzerland
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139 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

As almost all restaurants in the city were closed Wednesdays or closed period, we hardly had a choice for dinner. How lucky we were to come here as it was excellent. Not too much of a choice of dishes but something for everyone....meat, fish or vegetarian. The food was not only delicious but beautifully presented and in perfect portions. Prices... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is a typical small French restaurant with tables on the street in the summer. There is a good choice of food and the service is attentive and fast. I would definitely recommend for a break during your visit to Evian.

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Thank di-TABS
Newbury MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely spot. Service was friendly and exactly to the point. As an example, although we were drinking Bordeaux, I was chatting with our server about Haute Savoie wines, so she poured me a taste. Got to love that. Our food was everything we wanted. Great bread, delicious and affordable wine, an amuse-bouche of just right gazpacho, fresh, tasty salad... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I'm really not sure why there are so many enthusiastic reviews. The place is tiny and cute. Next to couple of other eateries forming together this little food "tunnel" Food however is very pedestrian, menu offers 3 choices per course Salmon appetizer was strangely just as large of a plate as entree. Beef was covered in a typical cream sauce... More 

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Kruibeke, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple of days in Evian, had lunch and dinner in different restaurants, and decided that l'instant gourmand was the best over all! Very tasty food, nicely presented, excellent wine and very friendly service. Pricing ok. Advised.

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Thank MarleenKruibeke
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The food here is not too bad. I would have given it 3 stars only but since that would mean getting an 'average' review which would be unfair, I am giving it 4 - This place is good but not very good though. Nice little restaurant with some interesting dishes. Not cheap cheap though.

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Thank Luana D

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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
Average prices
US$16 - US$42
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Thursday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Friday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Saturday
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 20:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue de l Eglise, 74500, Evian-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Evian-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 04 74 98

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?