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Le Passionne

12 rue Aristide Ollivier, 34000 Montpellier, France
0434115571
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Ranked #95 of 794 restaurants in Montpellier
Price range: $36 - $55
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The food can be good. The place- cool. But to my mind the restaurant to be remembered should be an impression. That One is def the impression- true, positive, seriouse! 130 euro very well spend for 2 degustation menues- plus One compliment dish for our kid- bar filette with sweet potato puree- quite a respect for 5 year old boy!... More

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We stayed for one night in Montpellier at the The Best Western Hotel (also recommended) where the receptionist recommended this restaurant. It is a few yards from the hotel, in a slightly down beat part of town. The young waitress was very efficient and helpfull. All the food was fantastic and the price was very reasonable. Can't say fairer than... More

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We tried it last summer for dinner in one of our visits to Montpellier on business. We found it outstanding: Fresh, Innovative, tasty, beautiful food. We went back to Montpelier and were disappointed that our schedule did not allow for dinner. So we tried lunch: Not only was as delicious as dinner but great value @ Euro18.00 including wine and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Great food. Perfect menu for a couple. We ordered a table after the hotel receptionist advised us to come here. We walked around the city to try and find a better restaurant acording to tripadvisor.. After 30 minutes we gave up... And that was the best thing becouse we would have missed this small gem of a restaurant.

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Strasbourg, France
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Spotted this restaurant whilst looking for "Le Cyrilou". The area is rather on the grotty side, but just a couple of blocks down from Place de la Comédie. This probably is why it is such excellent value. It is pristine in appeareance and ditto for the interior. It seats about 25 max I'd think, so best to book. The offer... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This restaurant is close to the Place de la Comédie but on the more rundown, non-pedestrian side. But don't be put off by the street address; this is a little hidden gem. We had a set menu at 32 euros : starter, main and dessert. There were only 3 choices for each course, but I took that as a good... More

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Western Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We set out to find another restaurant that had great reviews in TripAdvisor but they were shut so we turned around and said, "that'll do". We were not dissapointed. Service was fast, freindly (and pretty). We got a little bowl of olives (free) to kick off while we waited then a little plate with tasters (free) then a lovely meal... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Recommended by the hotel. Very high quality food very well presented. I had the foie gras which was very good and the beef (cooked for 7 hours apparently) was so tender you could almost swallow it whole! My friends had the quail & hake (the only other choices) were also excellent. I have to say that a short menu well... More

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Calvi, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

... Or so said an article in a newspaper I found when I was verifying where to eat in Montpellier (in fact the article implied that that was its new name, which I did consider a trifle unlikely!) Fortunately, having gone to this restaurant several times in its previous incarnation you could have led me blindfolded from the Place de... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Well-situated, small and home restaurant. Good french dishes. Take lemon desert - I've liked it a lot. Recommend you to visit.

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