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Bougainville Le

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26 Rue St Etienne, 89450 Vezelay, France
0386332757
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Closed
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Hours:
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch was great!

We only wish the restaurant would have been open late enough for us to have dinner. The lunch we enjoyed was more than wonderful. My wife's fish was delicate and the butter sauce to die for. I had another fish dish which was a local preparation - ground or chopped fish shaped into a log with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Alan B
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We only wish the restaurant would have been open late enough for us to have dinner. The lunch we enjoyed was more than wonderful. My wife's fish was delicate and the butter sauce to die for. I had another fish dish which was a local preparation - ground or chopped fish shaped into a log with another wonderful sauce. Service... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This small and welcoming restaurant exceeded our expectations. This is not white linen and posh food or service, it is so much better. Wonderful authentic regional food prepared and presented with care. We enjoyed a delicious Chef Terrine with onion confiture and petit salad to start. Then we had the chicken and the pork. No need for me to describe... More 

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Daphne, Alabama
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Dreary day in Vezelay, but the lunch made up for it. Warm welcome, efficient service, exquisite food. It's why you go to restaurants, right?

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

As we were refused at another restaurant in town, my wife and 3 small children tried this restaurant at 13h45 in late August. The welcome was warm and we were swiftly given a nice table in the nearly empty restaurant (the french usually have lunch earlier). We opted for the kids menu which consisted of chicken/fish and pasta/fries and vegetables... More 

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Herselt, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

good atmosphere - also talk with other visitors The food and service were excellent, and good value for money. Good wines and not expensive.

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Rottweil, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Going by previous reviews, we booked a table (via email) for lunch. We were welcomed with enthusiasm as we entered, and the service was impeccable from that moment onwards. We opted for the 28€ menu! which was starter, main and either cheese or a desert. The food was outstanding, from the amuse bouche (rabbit terrine), through to the filet steak,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 682 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Four of us celebrated at lunch at Le Bougainville. We were attracted by the many awards for excellence. It is not a fancy restaurant, but it is tastefully decorated and the owner and her staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. Three of us ordered full Menus and the fourth ordered a Plat. All were highly pleased with the selections, quality... More 

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Paris, France
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Typical French place that serves local fair at a quality slightly above average. Many French tourists eat here, some families with young kids, especially at lunch. The owner lady has decorated the restaurant with flowers and will great you in a friendly yet efficient way.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Nice small dining room - great ambience. Food was very well prepared & tasty. Desert was very good also. Service was efficient & helpful. Would definitely recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Half way up the hill to the Basilica, is this cute restaurant. We made a reservation for lunch and went sightseeing. Came back and our table for six was ready. Everything was prepared well and very delicious. For the entree, I had sautéed sweet breads in a salad encircled with gingerbread toasts, very good! For the main course, pork cheeks,... More 

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Additional Information about Bougainville Le

Address: 26 Rue St Etienne, 89450 Vezelay, France
Phone Number: 0386332757
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Yonne  >  Vezelay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Rue St Etienne, 89450 Vezelay, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Burgundy  >  Yonne  >  Vezelay
  • Phone Number: 0386332757
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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