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Le Carlotta

#73 of 347 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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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
The best sorbets in the world

Although it was a thursday evening the restaurant was very busy but we were shown to a nice table. The set menu was excellent, the house wine very reasonable and the service good. We were both so full we chose the sorbet selection as dessert and it was 3 scoops of the best and most unusual... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Limassol, Cyprus
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really excellent time here, we went for lunch and were really impressed. The restaurant is in a very nice location, opposite the marina, and our greeting by the staff was very friendly and welcoming. We had the Royal Fruits Mer which was excellent and at 85 euros was really good value for money. Fully recommended, we will be back!

Thank Cmilie
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in caen, thought we would treat our selves, food was exquisite, served by lovely staff, just wished I'd taken my camera in, can't describe what they looked like, but taste was brill, large shrimps (prawns) in bowl ice and seaweed wow! Then veal with morels divine, top this off 5 small puddings with coffee would certainly go again only... More 

Thank tree16
Solon, Ohio
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is a place that serves very good food. The foie gras was very delightful. The escargot seasoned and cooked properly. The sea bass was exceptional. The presentation of the food along with being well prepared made for an enjoyable dinner. The service matched the food!!

Thank raymon7746
Hilo, Hawaii
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Food and service was good, overall, but server was overworked...had too many tables to take care of. Prices were fair, but we were overcharged for a dessert we did not have...so beware!

Thank nfherbert
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The Le Carlotta has three perfect great going for it. Great food, great service and great location. The location in in center of city over looking the marina. It was a 3 minute walk from our hotel, The Mercure. It is a visually a very inviting restaurant. Not having a reservation, we were seated immediately and the great service began.... More 

Thank ALLISONMidland
Banbury, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

This was a lively and busy place where we were not under pressure to eat up quickly but where tables were often sold two or three times over in the course of the evening. In other words it was a typical busy brasserie. The service was good if not exceptional but the food was great and when we told the... More 

Thank Andrew P
Courtenay, Canada
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287 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Dropped into Le Carlotta without a reservation and the waiter was more than pleased to find us a table. He was also very attentive and helpful during our dining experience. I had the escargot to start, fantastic, which was followed by the seafood platter. - excellent! Topped it off with the cheese plate an a 10 year old ruby port.... More 

Thank Smoltman
Aube, France
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Delicious restaurant in Caen. Great service and great french food. The staff is very friendly and English speaking. Nicely located in front of the Marina and the hotel Mercure Plaisance

Thank MarianneSalerno
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Although it was a thursday evening the restaurant was very busy but we were shown to a nice table. The set menu was excellent, the house wine very reasonable and the service good. We were both so full we chose the sorbet selection as dessert and it was 3 scoops of the best and most unusual flavours I've eaten. The... More 

Thank babadoo504
Tracy, California
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421 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We, as a group of Americans, decided to have an early dinner; much earlier than the French are accustomed to dine. We arrived at La Carlotta and they were not open yet and, as it had been recommended, we stopped next door for a glass of wine. When they opened they came and got us. It is lovely inside. We... More 

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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 21 - 27
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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?