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“Nice traditional french restaurant”
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L'Excelsior
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Ranked #70 of 630 Restaurants in Nancy
Price range: US$32 - US$65
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Cafe
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Excelsior, the flagship of the School of Nancy, never experiences a quiet moment. Carrying the crown of Nancy's finest historic brasserie, it offers French cuisine bursting with flavours against a stunning Art Nouveau backdrop, located just opposite the train station.
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Quite cozy restaurant, not the best location, service was ok and food good. We had oysters, crab and linguini and it all tasted good.

Thank Kent W
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We had planned to visit L'Excelsior for our lunch on Wednesday the 27th of June. We tried the vegetarian 3 course menus. The linguini with spinach was really good as well as the beetroot salad with goat cheese. The desert was absolutely delicious. The service was a little slow for our liking but we did not bother too much as we could not have enough of the amazing art nouveau ceilings, windows and details. I would definitely recommend have lunch there as part of the art nouveau tour of the city.

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Thank Petros V
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Wonderful art nouveau restaurant. Staff were very courteous and helpful and service was first class. Excellent food from extensive menu, this was one of the highlights of our stay in Nancy. Prices very reasonable - we inadvertently ordered three items between us which were also on one of the set menus. When the bill came we were charged only the set menu price for these items. Very fair trading. This is an essential part of a visit to Nancy, highly recommended.

Thank Whiskyclark
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

You know you are in for something special as soon as you walk into the dining room. The rooms screams ultra conservative rich country France circa late 19th Century. I doubt you will find any new cutting edge recipients but you find oodles of classic French cooking that has stood the test of time.

The price for two at lunch is about standard for France (€75 including two glasses of wine) for lunch. I thought this cost was reasonable as we had three courses including one coffee.

The service was efficient if somewhat perfunctory, but no cause for complaint. In summary, if you want a big lunch attended by professional service at a reasonable price, I can commend L’Excelsior.

Thank colette s
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

Because my recent trip to Nancy was to view everything Art Nouveau I made a point to eat here. The decore is beautiful. But because it is also very expensive, I stopped in one morning for breakfast. I had coffee, juice and several pastries for a relatively modest price.

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Thank Mitchell D
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