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L'Ovale

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French, Grill, Gastropub
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3 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
+33 1 60 72 28 53
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great cuisine

Service - fast Friendliness - high Quality of food - amazing Value for money - low to medium I stopped by lunch here, I ordered the plat du jour - My meal had toast with foie-gras and raspberry sauce for the starters... And then the very delectable steak with fries and salad for the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
RajeevM19
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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89 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Service - fast Friendliness - high Quality of food - amazing Value for money - low to medium I stopped by lunch here, I ordered the plat du jour - My meal had toast with foie-gras and raspberry sauce for the starters... And then the very delectable steak with fries and salad for the main course...

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Thank RajeevM19
Maryland
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The kitchen had just closed at 4pm, but there was a snack menu, and we had a good chicken ceasar salad and a toasted sandwich and a nice dessert. Sit outside and watch the world go by. The staff was helpful and spoke some English and tolerated our poor French.

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Thank PlansAhead
Tiverton
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here after wandering around looking for somewhere to eat in the evening and we weren't disappointed. Service was good and the staff were friendly. The food was pretty good to although to be honest I have to say the mains didn't live up to the standard of the starters which were outstanding. Good selection of beers and overall the... More 

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Thank TivertonPritch
West Chester, Ohio
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Had a business dinner here. Food and service were good. It was convenient to several hotels, pubs and chateau. They offered duck, salmon, beef, fairly standard, dependable type food with helpful service. Staff were fluent in English and helpful.

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Thank HappyMama333
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Excellent service & great food for a correct price. Highly recommended. We enjoyed our dinner in the center of this charming litttle French town.

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Thank Yves L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a great meal here. We were warmly welcomed by Tim who gave us some really good suggestions on what to eat and drink. He even gave us a complementary glass of wine to try as an alternative the that we had chosen. We sat inside as the evening was chilly but plenty of people were outside on the... More 

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Thank AnnieM452
Paris, France
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354 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Nothing extraordinary but reasonably good lunch. Nice terrace close to the castle. Prices slightly above average but that's typical for a touristy area.

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Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Bellevue, Washington
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This place is right in the middle of Fontainebleau, right across from one of the entrances to the chateau, so we expected it to be a bit of a tourist trap. We could not have been more wrong. The food was great and the waiter was friendly and attentive. There was a nice fixed price menu for lunch. I had... More 

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Thank Aventurero09
Chichester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great position in the main square. We ate outside and had the plat de jour which was streak frites at 19e very delicious and good value. Our waiter, Tim was extremely pleasant.

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Thank Cindy W
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

The food was ok, but the service was suuper slow. For a group of 15 people we waited for food for almost 2 hours. The L'Empereur salad is very fat with ham and and duck ham. Was not a good choice.

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Thank Mariia K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 rue de France, 77300, Fontainebleau, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-et-Marne  >  Fontainebleau
  • Phone Number: +33 1 60 72 28 53

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 67
  • Cuisine: French, Grill, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 am

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