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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Don't miss this Bistrot! The food is simple but delicious, the location wonderful, the staff very funny and FRIENDLY! The cheese plate is excellent!!!! The menu is our recommendation, the price is absolutely fair. My favourite restaurant during a two weeks vacation!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Don't miss this Bistrot! The food is simple but delicious, the location wonderful, the staff very funny and FRIENDLY! The cheese plate is excellent!!!! The menu is our recommendation, the price is absolutely fair. My favourite restaurant during a two weeks vacation!!!!!

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Northeast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Le Paradou features a set menu of four courses for 55 euros. You begin with aperitifs at the outside patio and then move inside for the main event. It's a casual setting and the menu is provided in advance. If something doesn't suit you, substitutions are possible. After the main course, the cheese tray is placed on your table for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had a great time at Le Bistro du Paradou and enjoyed the unlimited wine that came with the meal (although you must drink a decent amount to make up for cost of the dinner). The escargot were fantastic (other option that night for appetizer was foie gras ravioli) and the chicken was very good according to the rest of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The best meal we had during our trip to Provence! Everything was delicious, from start to finish. Cannot recommend it enough, a definite must if you're in Provence!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Never miss the opportunity to have either lunch or dinner here when in Provence. It is a fixed menu with 4 courses (including a cheese plat) and includes endless amount of wine. They will always offer an alternative if a course is not to your liking. I have to say things have moved on for the better since the two... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

It all comes down to the 1989 book, A Year in Provence, by Peter Mayle. Visitors who have enjoyed the book may understand that they are paying for the fame the author brought to Le Bistro du Paradou; like a fee to be able to say you dined at this restaurant. There is nothing wrong with profiting from fame brought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Bistro du Paradou is my favourite restaurant in the world and I go 5/6 times a year. Each day there is a set meal. If you do not eat meat they will have an alternative, if you do not like snails you can have something else but in essence it is a set meal. Today the meal was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Slightly off the beaten track and at the edge of a quiet village, Le Bistro du Paradou delivered one of our favourite meals in France. Our set meal consisted of a shared platter of buttery escargot, cod, baked potato, carrots, broccoli and a bottle of table wine, wrapped up with a communal cheese platter. Complimented by casual, friendly service it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wedding anniversary, summers day, all was perfect. Even the renault car outside matched the shutters on the building. The meal was chicken and pasta. How ordinary you might think but how beautifully prepared and presented. The cheese basket at the end and the red mulltet as an entree The waiters were excellent and we left with a bottle of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Vintage tiled floors, stone walls and timbered ceilings set the character the old place. But it is the essences and scents that tantalise and work the olfactory-magic. We had roasted farm- raised guinea hen while my femme had the Aioli, the traditional feast of steamed veggies, salt cod, and snails accompanied by the pungent garlic mayonnaise for which it is... More 

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

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  • 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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