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Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
33247232144
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 158
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very enjoyable

Stopped here for lunch after a long drive from Normandy to visit Chateau Chennonceau. We actually had to drive back to Amboise as restaurants in route to the Chateau were closed or hard to find. Enjoyed the meal and the service was excellent. My three teenage children enjoyed their lunches and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
J. S
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Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch after a long drive from Normandy to visit Chateau Chennonceau. We actually had to drive back to Amboise as restaurants in route to the Chateau were closed or hard to find. Enjoyed the meal and the service was excellent. My three teenage children enjoyed their lunches and even my wife who is vegetarian found good dishes.

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Thank J. S
Porto Alegre, RS
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167 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Honestly, I loved this place! The beef, the sauce, the fries.... everything was so delicious! The service was really atencious! The location is perfect and besides that, it has a really cool vibe going on here! Super recommend!

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Thank Nataly_Ely
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice dinner. The host is very friendly and helpful. The food quality is good and tasteful, the service is also very fast! Highly recommended. Value for money too..

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Little Egg Harbor
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed eating dinner at l"Ambacia during our 4-day stay in Amboise, France. This restaurant is located in the heart of the town and served during all afternoon and evening hours. We had a blast talking to Ludwig, Valentin, Meghall and Flora. The food was absolutely delicious and reasonably-priced. (I even got 2 recipes from the chef... More 

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Elizabeth City, NC
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377 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Wow, great restaurant! We had a big salad with tomatoes and quality salad greens with baguette pieces with warm goat cheese, poached fish over ratatouille, and a wonderful hazelnut ice cream dessert. All accompanied by wine (a Vouvray). Definitely would recommend this restaurant.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

A busy lunch session which meant order was not taken that quickly but once taken drinks arrived quickly followed by meals shortly after. Patricia, going by docket, was awesome with our limited South Pacific English only language skills. The 3 of us went with French cuisine and were not disappointed. Will visit again if this way.

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Thank GreenPennies
Sydney, Australia
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Whilst staying in Amboise for 6 nights, we ate at this Italian restaurant on three of the evenings. Two nights we were able to have an outside table and the third night we ate indoors, mainly as it was a little cooler and outside tables busy. As we had been doing day tours which included lunch, we only had light... More 

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Thank Janet1807
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We arrived without a reservation but we're seated quickly. Service was quick and the food amazing. Good portion sizes and all hot. Restored my faith in the French dining experience.

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Although the food was good, the service was extremely disappointing: the first course took over 45 minutes to be served, and the dessert another 15 minutes; we even had to ask 3 times for the cheque, which then resulted difficult to pay as the waiters didn't know who we had to pay to.

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Detroit
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213 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Right in the middle of restaurant row across (right across) from the chateau in the midst of hundreds of tourists sits this spot. The staff maintains a terrific sense of humor despite heat, crowds, babies, dogs etc. They made the experience delightful. We had a hamburger piled high with everything except foie gras.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: 33247232144

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?