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Chez Ariane

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2 Rue Doct Fanton, 13200 Arles, France
0490520065
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This is honestly one of the most amazing culinary experiences we've had on our trip to Europe. Everything Ariane and her team here do is farm-to-table. The atmosphere is local, relaxed and so inviting. The staff is warm and friendly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2013
MarshallJennifer
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This is honestly one of the most amazing culinary experiences we've had on our trip to Europe. Everything Ariane and her team here do is farm-to-table. The atmosphere is local, relaxed and so inviting. The staff is warm and friendly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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102 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I know Chez Ariane is known as a wine bar but the food is excellent. We enjoyed quiche with jambon, gratin pomme de terre and warm chocolate cake with ice cream. We sat at one of the outside tables early in the evening, so we could people watch. Chez Ariane was a Rick Steves' recommendation. Sadly, Ariane was not in... More 

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Toulon, France
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Chez Ariane is a bar a vins. Food is served but nothing flask. The chacuterie was excellent and the gratin a pommes de terre was filling. Interesting mix of local clientale from all age groups. Good wine by the glass. I specially found the Cote du Rhone Red very palatable. Good setting but relatively small inside. Great atmosphere. Opens after... More 

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milan
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

very nice place for an informal dinner! food is good, we had an amazing beer but the best thing is the wonderful lady running the place with charcater, kindness and style which made the night spent there the best of the trip!

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paris
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

My husband and I were supposed to stay two nights in Arles but we ended up staying two weeks as we loved it so much. We were at Chez Ariane almost every night after dinner hanging out with the local friends we made while staying. They have great wines and simple but good dishes such as charcuterie and cheese platters.... More 

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San Diego
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166 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We stopped in here based on a recommendation in Rick Steves' book. What a find. It was after the heavy tourist season so we had the place to ourselves until the locals showed up. After dinner we moved to the bar and felt part of the conversation, even though we speak and understand very little French. This is a place... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

Top drawer backstreet wine bar that does meat and cheese and cheese and meat. Best dauphinoise. Chat to Ariane. Why cannot our stupid country do this? O yes, we do have Wetherstupidspimoonies I forgot

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germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We actually didn't eat at the Ariane's but had only a drink. The staff was really helpful and super polite, the location and interior well chosen and charming. Getting to talk to the guests, they all seemed happy about their choice – especially about the food. We'll try it next time.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

I have acid reflux, so eating non spicy is a challenge. I thought I was in heaven when I found Chez Ariane. I like the quiche enormously. Omelet too.

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

It's not a real restaurant but a 'bistrot au vin' so you can choose from a list of not so many dishes but interesting. Good selection of french quiches. From our side, we had a dinner and we enjoyed it. We drunk 'vin du pays' and it was good. Each of us found out it's dish, included our 10 years... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Rue Doct Fanton, 13200 Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: 0490520065

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine

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