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50 rue Henri-Poincare, 54000 Nancy, France
+33 (0)3 83 35 24 57
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Ranked #58 of 384 Restaurants in Nancy
Sun - Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Brasserie, Café
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We ate there twice and enjoyed first of all the Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) environment of the brasserie. It is beautifully preserved and puts you right away into the Grand atmosphere of around 100 years ago. On the top of it, the food is nice and the same as for the service. You pay for the setting but being a brasserie... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Aha, open Sunday night in Nancy when virtually nothing is open. Beautiful art nouveau restaurant. What could go wrong? Plenty, actually. The food is basically bistro style with an emphasis on fish, and it was pretty good. The dining room is vast and has great art nouveau aspects. The service was appalling. We asked the waiter not once, not twice,... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I chose the menu of St-Jacques. It was so light for the dinner time. The service was excellent and quick. I was also entertained by the group of waiters singing the birthday song. Lovely.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Whenever I pass Nancy on the way South or on the way back, I try to stop here for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The décor is absolutely stunning, and the atmosphere of the real Grand Café shoots you back a century in time, when restaurants were managed by people who loved their profession, and where waiters were not unschooled boys... More 

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Nancy, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have been three times, once with a boyfriend, once with a good friend and once with my family. On all occasions the food is exemplary. They offer both a French and English menu and there is someone on hand to translate if you need. I would say if you have no commitments to the weekend, to try going on... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We went to L'Excelsior for its well-known Art Nouveau decor, not the food. We were pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent.

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Melbourne, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We booked a table and dressed up for this elegant restaurant. The room was stifling hot and no aircon or fans. The weather had been unseasonably warm . The food was edible but the serves were tiny. We had smoked salmon with blinis sorry one blini , although the salmon portion was ok . My duck was only 3 slices... More 

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Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Confession time. I am an art nouveau nut. I love the fluid lines, the colours, everything. So I went here to sit and stare at the scenery and prayed that the food was good enough to satisfy the rest of the family. And it was, thank good. I think it depends a lot on your waiter. We had a dour... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It is an iconic place in Nancy and I was very much looking fiorward to it. Due to chance factors I went to have breakfast here - and decided against dining at the place. Without the white table cloths reserved for luncheon and dinner and with deliveries being carried through the entrance door - there is no back door for... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We went to enjoy the art nouveau architecture but were even more delighted with how professional, yet friendly the service was. We did not have a reservation for lunch and as the restaurant appeared full we did not expect to get a table. Friendly welcome and staff apologized for putting us opposite a service station - we were delighted as... More 

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Additional Information about L'Excelsior

Address: 50 rue Henri-Poincare, 54000 Nancy, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)3 83 35 24 57
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Lorraine  >  Meurthe-et-Moselle  >  Nancy
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Brasserie, Café

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