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Va Bene

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5 boulevard Marechal Joffre, 34250 Palavas-les-Flots, France
+33 4 67 68 45 88
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Millançay
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Service is abysmally bad. No smiles, no nothing, they just don't care. A customer next to me had waited for a very long time for his salad (he ordered before I was seated and I had finished my pizza before he even got his dish...) Food isn't good, it's the minimum you'd expect. Don't go there.

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Thank Phil L
puisserguier
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

This restaurant is in a prominent position next to a car park and the cable car that crosses the canal. We ordered prawn cocktail as a starter and the prawns were out of the freezer and watery with no taste. I ordered Moules a la creme a l'ail, which normally means a kilo of mussels in a cream sauce but... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

No awards for service with a smile. We were seated by a lovely man with English then left to a lady to cough over us at every visit to the table. We ordered muscles two ways. A big prawn platter and one child's menu of pizza and nuggets yet The ice cream never showed. Dined early only 4 tables full... More 

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Lodeve, France
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

From freezer to plate and back again and again! Too much wrong to list but it started with accras de murue which had been fried several times and were too hard to get a knife through and ended with something purporting to be a rhum barba which arrived in the plastic bowl it was mass produced in. All our plates... More 

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Thank Richard D
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

Palavas Les Flots is unnecessarily dirty which is a pity as it lies on the Mediterranean and enjoys wonderful weather. The restaurant served moules that were overcooked scraps with half of the shells being empty. My wife had tuna which again was much overcooked. The food was served with a flourish but this seemed to be and attempt to cover... More 

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Nerja, Spain
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

Never in my life i´ve visited such a bad restaurant. We ate a menu and the food was awfull, Scampis were like bubblegum and the dessert, creme broule, was no housemade at all,with a lot of extrange liquid inside. 0% recomendable

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Lunel, France
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152 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

good prices squashed seating nice staff ordinary food fine for a short break good position not for a long lovely lunch

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Varese, Italy
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273 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

There are lots but lots of eateries in this town, many of them seafront, canalfront, most of them with staff standing outside and inviting people in... I don't remember under what criteria we decided to lunch there (maybe because there was nobody bothering us to go to their restaurant)... it was not a good decision... Starters: we had mussels a... More 

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Thank Tualie
Udine, Italy
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

We went there for lunch and the restaurant is dirty (table, forks, and glasses). The quality of the food was quite low, and the price was too high for what we had.

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Millau, France
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

The service was good and the staff friendly. We were just looking for somewhere pleasant to eat and this place looked quite attractive from the outside. When we started eating the food was not of a high quality. Steaks were really tough. Would not go there again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 boulevard Marechal Joffre, 34250 Palavas-les-Flots, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Palavas-les-Flots
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 68 45 88

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