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Le Carlotta

#61 of 326 Restaurants in Caen
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
02 31 86 68 99
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 121
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food Great Ambiance

The Food was very good and the Restaurant has a great ambiance and is in a good location overlooking the quay

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Ron W
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Hertford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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English first
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Enjoyed a fabulous dinner with the family. Les escargots along with Supreme poulet was an outstanding experience. An excellent Bordeaux red wine made the evening an event to remember! All the above at an affordable price!!

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Food was very good and the Restaurant has a great ambiance and is in a good location overlooking the quay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Stopped here for lunch near the center of Caen. Service was excellent and the food was just fantastic. Don't just stick to the menu. Starters can be done serves as main meal. Scallops were great and the starter mixed green salad with avocado in a pesto/olive oil dressing was also superb. Would highly recommend.

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Paris, France
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Here is a great place to discover the pleasure of French cuisine with a modest price. I recommend it to everyone.

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We ordered 1 person seafood platter and a set menu. The lobster was a bit over cooked and thus quite chewy. Oysters were fresh but the clams were so small that you did not want to waste time of taking the tiny meat out. The seafood platter was more than enough for 1 person. The medium raw beef was well... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Food was very nice, but the guy who meet me was not polite and friendly, when I asked table on the terrace! I was alone and was not going to have long lunch! Not bad in general, but...

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Granada
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

You cannot fail to be excited by the belle epoque decor and well priced menu. The menu is wide ranging and would benefit from being simplified and more focused; choose well and you'll be alright. Service varied from supercilious to very friendly. Will we be back? Yes, every time we're in Caen.

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A wonderful lunch. Perfect service. Classic French restaurant. What can you say? The French know how to dine, and the Carlotta proves it. At the end of the meal, order the Café Gourmand.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

efficient,comfortable restaurant,very nice decor ,super menu great staff ,a real pleasure to dine here ,food and wine 10/10....but be advised book a table early !

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Very busy restaurant but the service was very quick. Food quality was superb. One of the best meals we've had in France. Quite a surprise. I had fish soup for lunch. Very good preparation. We also should escargot and oysters. I would heartily recommend this place. Best of all, their quick.

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Additional Information about Le Carlotta

Address: 16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
Phone Number: 02 31 86 68 99
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 22 - 28
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 quai Vendeuvre, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: 02 31 86 68 99

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 28
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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