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Le Criquet

21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200 Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 80 51
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Ranked #1 of 189 restaurants in Arles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $36
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional and Provencale cooking Open wednesday to sunday, lunch and diner .
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92% Recommend
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English first
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The service was excellent and the food choices were amazing! I would defiantly say this is the best place me and my family have eaten in Arles. And would recommend this restaurant to anybody who is going to Arles. My family and I ate there two times during are stay and the service was great each time I now know... More

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Perugia, Italy
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The difference between who try to do something and who is a professionist. I'll see. Thanks to Lily and Charlotte. I hope will see again. Ciao Marco

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Waterloo, Canada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The food is amazing at this restaurant. I highly recommend the fish soup. Excellent!!! The service is also wonderful and if you can and the weather is nice, try to sit outside. Great atmosphere.

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Orange County
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has been the highlight of our trip so far. We made a reservation as we were walking by the day before, which was cheerfully taken by the girl who seems to take care of most of the reservations and service. I had the specialty, la bourride, and my husband had the three course menu of octopus, sea bream,... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I went here because of the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor and as it was just round the corner from my hotel. This is a small family run restaurant. The atmosphere, service and food are excellent. I had artichokes stuffed with goats cheese as a starter and a dorada served with shell fish as a main and both were perfect.... More

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Atlanta, GA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

For the perfect lunch experience while visiting Arles, look no further than Le Criquet. Located a short walk from the historic Amphitheatre, Le Criquet serves genuine Provencal fare in a quaint, pretty, hospitable environment. The great food is only enhanced by the wonderful service courtesy of the owner's daughters. In a region known for its culinary delights, Le Criquet was... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Amazingly sweet little place. Calm and lovely with interesting offerings. (And with two of the sweetest and most beautiful young women in the world running it. And, their dad is their chef! WOW!) One night, they even had a special that was made only with vegetables: our vegetarian was delighted! All the food was fresh, imaginative and most important... delicious.... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We had stopped in Arles to specifically take the Van Gogh Walk; however, we discovered (courtesy of the TI) that there no longer any maps in English. So, being hungry, we decided to have lunch instead. Great choice as this is a lovely place, food delicious, service impeccable, all in a friendly, inviting atmosphere. Highly recommend.

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Salt Lake City, UT
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The head waitress was very warm, efficient, informative, and (why not) pretty. She had a friendly and efficient helper. The ambiance is an old stone restaurant and is very pleasant. All the food was very good to outstanding. Of particular note was the baby octopus salad. We were a party of 6 and each ordered something different and were all... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

we was 6 people and booked a table. the service is very friendly and helpful. the restaurant doesn't cater for kids and therefor the offered beef steak with mash potato turned out as an offcut lamb. 4 menus was ordered as "lamb racks" what we have got was lamb neck! still cooked very tasty and absolute great decorated we felt... More

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