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Les Embruns

120, Chaussee du Sillon, 35400 Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 56 33 57
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Ranked #19 of 303 Restaurants in Saint-Malo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $26
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • German first
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English first
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We ate here during our stay in St Malo. It is away from the 'tourist trap' area and appears to be popular with local people. There are set menus to choose from or A La Carte. The choice was very good and the food excellent. Delicious desserts too. Our best meal in St Malo. Don't be put off by the... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

excellent food, menu appears pricey at first but the set meal is a real bargain (especially midweek, it's further discounted) -- not on the water, but better food than the restaurants with a water view that we did sample

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Reservation is almost essential for this restaurant. It is very popular for its fresh seafood, especially lobster, (some of whom live in a little tank in the corner of the restaurant...) Staff were polite and welcoming. We were treated to a mackerel pate appetiser while we waited for our food - which was a nice touch as service is somewhat... More

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Santa Monica, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband and I ventured out in the rain without a dinner reservation and had our hopes set on dining here. Good luck, we got the last deuce. The service is not terribly polished but good-hearted. We had grilled sole and the day's lobster special, both superb. We sat in the first room which had nicer lighting than the back.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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144 reviews 144 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is close to some fine brasseries but a level higher. Seafood is the specialty but meat was great as well. Many dishes with oysters. There is also fresh lobster. The menu is a very good deal, as each course costs almost the same as the entire menu (22 euro).

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Bloomingdale, NJ
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110 reviews 110 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Four of us felt that our seafood dinner at Les Embruns was extraordinary. This restaurant was located across the street from our hotel (Ambassadeurs) and recommended by the hotel. Although we're somewhat wary of concierge recommendations, this one lived up to the hype.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The restaurant was a delight. We chose the mid-priced prix-fixe menu. I had a terrine to start, my husband started with oysters. Both were delicious. We both ordered scallops for the main course, which were quite good although, to our surprise, they were breaded and sautéed. I had pana cotta with fruit compote for desert, my husband had artisanal ice... More

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Charming little restaurant, just off the beach. The fish was cooked perfectly. Large portions and great sides. This was a good value. and a very pleasant meal. The service could not have been better.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

€106 for a delicious three course dinner for two, including aperitifs and wine is very good value when it included starters of soupe de poisson and a ceviche of scallops and crab. The mains were St Pierre (John Dory) of very generous proportions and pollack with vanilla scented orange. Well worth making a considerable diversion to try.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Celebrated a milestone birthday in Saint-Malo this year and selected Les Embruns for our special dinner. Chose lobster in a light butter and herb sauce and the live lobster was presented for my approval before being whisked away to the kitchen. Delicious! My spouse had sweet and delicate panko crusted scallops in an orange vanilla sauce. Prices were very reasonable... More

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