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Le Bistro du Paradou

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57 Avenue de la Vallee des Baux, 13520 Paradou, France
+33 4 90 54 32 70
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
informal french bistro with stacks of atmosphere and lively waiters

We ate here twice on a recent visit-set menu including wine. The location is superb either outside among the trees or inside the stone walled restaurant. The menu did not change much between our visits but that was not a problem-it is good French food-simple but very well done, the desserts are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is an enchanting place we visit every year as do friends, the staff are charming, the problem is the food, it can be pretty mediocre and at times sadly awful. Come for the charm of it, but make sure you are well fed before you come. It has become a tourist trap, which is fine and understandable in this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We ate here twice on a recent visit-set menu including wine. The location is superb either outside among the trees or inside the stone walled restaurant. The menu did not change much between our visits but that was not a problem-it is good French food-simple but very well done, the desserts are superb and home made. The place is made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It is hard to find bad restaurants in Provence. we found this little gem in this idyllic village not far from Avignon. Le paradou it self is the most charming place but to find a restaurant that tick all the boxes is impressive. We had perfectly cooked steak with an amazing wine selection. Restaurant is packed all week in high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were so lucky to have rented a villa in Paradou, literally down the street from this fantastic place. We loved the environment, the wine is set down on the table and you eat what's been cooked. The food is incredible - the best chicken and lamb I have ever eaten. The creme brûlée is perfect. The service is attentive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The local bistro attracts patrons from all around the area - not hard to understand why. A set menu, you get a few choices of starter or dessert by it's essentially a fixed menu but don't fear - it's absolutely superb. If you're worried call ahead and see what's on the lunch or evening menu which they change twice a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Best roast chicken I have ever had - great owners and wait staff set off a cracking atmosphere. A must if you are in the Alpilles Booking essential and if you are a bit fussy like me check what they are serving as there is no menu. The cheese and desserts never change and are simply sensational . We'll done... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Le Bistro is part of the fabric of culinary life in Provence. Set menu which varies each day and is cooked to perfection, great staff who desire to please (and work very hard), exciting atmosphere created by guests delighting in the restaurant - well worth a visit. There is a sense of energy around the place that makes a visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great to eat al fresco just be aware the mosquito season in this part of Provence in much worse than normal so wrap up well and/or use all deterrents at your disposal! If you come ready for the above and are aware of the fixed price + fixed food choice menu ( which includes wine ) then you will experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This place is a bit expensive, but hell, you are on vacation. The waiters are friendly, the food is great, and the wine pairings awesome. Don't miss this!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A wonderful experience. Lived up to its reputation. The meal was simple but wholesome and perfectly cooked . One of the highlights of our visit to Provence.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 Avenue de la Vallee des Baux, 13520 Paradou, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Paradou
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 54 32 70

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  • Cuisine: French

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