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Le Boute en Train

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7 rue des bonnes femmes, La Rochelle, France
0546417374
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Unpretentious, honest bistro style near the main Market in La Rochelle. We came for lunch. The restaurant has a lunch "formula" at about 15 Euors. Main course and/or entree or dessert. They have a very extensive and interesting wine list. The food is excellent, the service is friendly and very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
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Sandefjord, Norway
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Sandefjord, Norway
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102 reviews 102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Unpretentious, honest bistro style near the main Market in La Rochelle. We came for lunch. The restaurant has a lunch "formula" at about 15 Euors. Main course and/or entree or dessert. They have a very extensive and interesting wine list. The food is excellent, the service is friendly and very quick. A perfect place for a well tasting lunch or... More 

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Fontenay-le-Comte, France
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105 reviews 105 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We first ate at Le Boute en Train a little after it opened (about 12 years ago, if memory serves). We ate there fairly regularly for some years and then, gradually, we started to become unfaithful. Other restaurants smiled at us coquettishly and flashed their petticoats and, by and by, we drifted away. But today, for the first time in... More 

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Juvigny-sous-Andaine, France
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We found this restaurant whilst out discovering La Rochelle near the market , we arrived & decided to eat outside although we were in a side street it had a atmosphere. The food was well presented, plentiful & excellent. The Tuna steak was superb.

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Nice, France
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We just had a delightful evening at Le Boute en Train which is centrally located in a charming neighborhood of La Rochelle. We had two very different main courses...magret de canard which was cooked to perfection and a dourade with mustard sauce that was also superb. Each main was served with a variety of fresh vegetables that were cooked perfectly... More 

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France
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47 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Have been here twice lately once with friends and once with family, the food is good, wine somewhat more than I pay for locally, service good and the staff friendly. Very popular with locals but the artwork has changed since the pictures were taken in tripadvisor. I speak French, so we did not need help with the menu, but I... More 

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Ymare
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We took as a starter "os à moelle" for my wife, and goat cheese for me, excellent both! Os a moelle is not so easy to find and they took benefit of the market nearby. Then a main dish, fish, which was fresh and tasty. Again a good experience in this restaurant as the atmosphere is relax, choice of wine... More 

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Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

After a disappointing meal at the harbour the previous evening we selected a district near the markets which I'd read was popular with locals. My husband choseLe Boute en Train (just off rue des Cloutiers), based on the number of diners. My husband decided on a 2 course set and I chose 2 courses a la carte. The man serving... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

A wonderful restaurant that serves surperb food at a fabulous price. The staff are friendly and incredibly patient for folks like myself who do not speak French fluently. The food was just delicious and I would have loved to be dining with others so I could have tasted more than the lone choices I made. I would say that for... More 

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POITIERS
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2011

Saw the good reviews and entered confident of something decent.Cheapst set menu was 20e for 2 courses which for France is pricey. My wife enjoyed a steak (dish of the day).her dessert - some sort of banana and crispy pastry concoction was dreadful. I went à la carte and had a shank of lamb which at 17e was small and... More 

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Aspley Guise, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

We went to Le boute en Train on our last night in la Rochelle and from the moment we stepped in throught the door we knew we had made the right choice. A very friendly welcome, good table and mouth watering aromas made for a good start. We had a three course dinner, fish pate and parma ham and melon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 rue des bonnes femmes, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Poitou-Charentes  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: 0546417374

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 148

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