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Au pourquoi pas

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13, rue Monge, Dijon, France
380501177
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7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: RESTAURANT TRADITIONNEL ET FAMILIAL CREE EN 2007 PAR MURIEL ET...
RESTAURANT TRADITIONNEL ET FAMILIAL CREE EN 2007 PAR MURIEL ET JULIEN CADRE CHALEUREUX ET DECONTRACTE 30 PLACES ASSISES CUISINE DU TERROIR FRANCAIS OUVERT DU MARDI AU SAMEDI TOUS LES SOIRS + SAMEDI MIDI & SOIR
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Pleasant Evening but Slightly Underwhelmed

Translated to English means Why Not? Well hard to put my finger on it but there are several reasons why not! Advised by the restaurant to book at least two weeks in advance for a Friday night dinner and a month in advance for a Saturday night….and in truth it’s hard to see why. To be fair the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
David R
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Roanne, France
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Roanne, France
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206 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Translated to English means Why Not? Well hard to put my finger on it but there are several reasons why not! Advised by the restaurant to book at least two weeks in advance for a Friday night dinner and a month in advance for a Saturday night….and in truth it’s hard to see why. To be fair the service was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Ate here for dinner. Took the 3 cours menu with cheese platter for 28€. The goat cheese salad was excellent. The entrees and desserts were really good with good combination of flavours. The main dishes were ok. It was good and tasty and simple. The service was good. Recommend to reserve a table

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Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

It was very helpful that we read the tripadvisor comments concerning this restaurant beforehand.We tried to book a month in advance and found only one night that wasn't booked out. The meals were of a top quality that one could expect of a restaurant with this reputation and the service friendly

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St. Louis, MO
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Long time since visit so short on details. Would definitely recommend. Very friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The service is attentive and prompt, food is very good quality, with very good precision in the preparation and presentation. For the price I have absolutely never had better. Disagree with comparisons to top-level restaurants, but then, they do not try to be a "Michelin... More 

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Surrey, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We followed previous reviewers advice and booked a couple of weeks ahead to be sure of a table on a Saturday lunch time, which is now the only day they are open for lunch. They were fully booked when we got there. We received a relaxed and friendly welcome from the chef's wife and service was excellent throughout. The food... More 

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Lyon, France
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We were really thrilled with the meal we had at Au Pourqoui Pas - Dijon is known for its service being closer to Parisian standards (not always very polite), but this restaurant has great service and friendly staff. The wine selection was very good (and reasonably priced - 28 to 50 euros for a good bottle), and the food was... More 

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washington, d.c.
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

By far the best meal we have eaten in France, including several Michelin rated Paris restaurants that we dined in , was in this unrated by Michelin restaurant which is quite up to 4 stars at a 2 star menu price. Our 3 course dinner formule/25-28E, one setting, in this small, 12 table restaurant, rez required, was a sheer delight-presentation... More 

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Kingston, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

Excellent meal in Dijon at Au pourquoi pas. Friendly service, and every dish was beautifully presented. Lots of fish and game choices, all elegantly prepared and delicious. The desserts were also great. For the quality of the food, the price was reasonable.

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Metz, France
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402 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2011

My partner brought me to Pourquoi Pas for my birthday and it was a real treat. The dishes were beautifully presented and absolutely danced on one's palate. The service was impeccable - the best service I've experienced in all of France, and even Europe. All that in a really romantic setting, within a classy and unpretentious restaurant. All that taken... More 

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Additional Information about Au pourquoi pas

Address: 13, rue Monge, Dijon, France
Phone Number: 380501177
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Wednesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Thursday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 53
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13, rue Monge, Dijon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
  • Phone Number: 380501177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 53
  • Cuisine: French

Description

RESTAURANT TRADITIONNEL ET FAMILIAL CREE EN 2007 PAR MURIEL ET JULIEN CADRE CHALEUREUX ET DECONTRACTE 30 PLACES ASSISES CUISINE DU TERROIR FRANCAIS OUVERT DU MARDI AU SAMEDI TOUS LES SOIRS + SAMEDI MIDI & SOIR
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Wednesday
7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Thursday
7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday
7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday
7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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