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La Rapiere

53 rue St Jean, 14400 Bayeux, France
+33 2 31 21 05 45
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Ranked #1 of 72 restaurants in Bayeux
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $80
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: In the heart of Bayeux, La Rapiere is a warm and traditionnal restaurant,with a food that we try every day to raise to offer you high standard meals.
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95% Recommend
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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

A most pleasant two room restaurant in a quiet side street. We had a very leisurely seven course dinner, served by courteous and attentive staff. The two amuse bouches were delightful and it got better thereon. Reasonable selection of wine by the glass. A reservation is a must to avoid disappointment. We would be happy to make a return visit,... More

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los angeles
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Outstanding food and attentive service. Reservations essential. three different prix fix menus: €29, €40 and €50. The risotto appetizer on the €40 menu was so good, everyone in our party ordered that menu just to get that appetizer. Would've liked the option to skip the cheese course, as cheese and dessert, after appetizers and main course (and amusee bouche and... More

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Yorktown Heights, NY
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Our first meal in France on this trip did not disappoint. All courses were on point. The best foie gras of the trip. Good selection, beautifully presented, owner and wait staff speaks solid English. Friendly and helpful - phoned our hotel to let them know we'd be arriving late (found the restaurant before the hotel!). MUST BOOK AHEAD!

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Our B&B proprietor recommended 3 restaurants during our 4 day stay. We went to all 3 but came back to La Rapiere as the best. The owner and staff are very accommodating but you must be prepared for a leisurely dining experience. The food was outstanding and suitably priced. A nice reasonable wine list. Would have eaten there every evening... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This restaurant was so good, that my wife and I made another dinner reservation while dining during our first visit. Both the food and service were spectacular. The cost was also not over-the-top. It's easy to understand why this restaurant gets the #1 rating in Bayeux.

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Top Contributor
443 reviews 443 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
439 helpful votes 439 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Quick summary: delicious menus and a la carte with enough options to please most. Charming, rustic dining rooms. Excellent service. We stayed in Bayeux and should have come here more often. The three-course menus are available at $29 and $40 euros, and each of the options is available separately. At least three options in starters and mains in each menu... More

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been coming here for many years as we know the young owners who used to work in a restaurant in Bury St Edmunds. We have even driven miles out of our way en route from the Dordogne to Calais. The food is good, the ambience comfortable and Linda (the manager) is charming. Nothing is too much trouble. We... More

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Olathe, Kansas, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you find yourself in Bayeux and you want to have a great meal, this is the place to make reservations. The food, service, wine, ambience, price and overall experience are excellent.

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Athens, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This was the rare case of all six of us agreeing that La Rapiere served the best three course meal that we had in France!! The price was quite reasonable, earning this restaurant a value rating of A.

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St. George, Utah
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We loved our dining experience in this quaint restaurant in Bayeux. We ate here after our Overlord Tour of the D-day sites (also highly recommended). The food was very flavorful, and the hostess and owner was friendly and helpful. She added to our overall experience. We ate at many good restaurants both in Bayeux and Paris, but this was our... More

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