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21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200 Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 80 51
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Ranked #1 of 194 Restaurants in Arles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $26 - $30
Hours:
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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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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Bothell, Washington, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We loved our dinner at Le Criquet. We started with great appetizers and progressed to a succulent sea bass. The Cote Du Rhone wines were a fabulous accompaniment. The location is down on of the back streets out of the tourist mess in Arles. Our best dinner while staying in the area.

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Caracas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

If you go for a day trip to Arles please have lunch in this intimate family run restaurant. Food is great cooked by the owner and his wife and their two lovely daughters are the ones serving the tables.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great atmosphere in this quaint restaurant in an old building. Wonderful French food, particularly Provence-influenced. Wonderful staff was helpful with the wine and their English was very good, easy for non-French speakers that we are!

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Oyster Bay, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

please make a reservation to this incredible family run restaurant! The two waitresses are sisters and their parents are the chefs! We were a group of 13 and they couldn't have been nicer. We had the larger table upstairs....fun spot for a group and easier access to the bathroom after the wine! The food and sauces were simply outstanding! No... More 

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United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It was near our hotel and was recommended to us. It was crowded on a Sunday night. The ravioli entree, the duck and the sea bass were all task. The dessert sampler was good. Good value

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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Called in for lunch when we arrived in Arles and this was one of the restaurants recommended by our hotel. Le Criquet has a great location - very near the Roman Theatre, very friendly service, and a very pleasant feel inside - though the loos at the top of the stairs might present a hazard to the infirm or inebriated.... More 

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Switzerland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This restaurant is close to the colosseum in Arles. I normally avoid restaurants clustered around the main attractions of a city, but there are several exceptions to this rule in Arles. Le Criquet is one of these exceptions and is well worth a visit. The food is very good and very reasonably priced. Appetizers, mains (including pasta, fish and meat)... More 

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France
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

On the recommendation of our hotel (L'Amphitheatre see separate review) we ate here midweek in late October and the place was full so fortunately we had booked ahead. Food was simple and delicious. Choice of 6 entrees and 6 mains all local provencal fare , simply cooked and yummy. I had foie gras and lamb followed by the assiette gourmande... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

wonderful food and great location. easy to find, and the food selection was very good as well as the food quality and the wine

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Denver, Colorado
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85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

First of all, call ahead to secure your table. Next up is some advice about the pace of your evening. In order to enjoy your meal here, it's helpful to take your time and allow yourself time to completely relax in the cozy atmosphere of this wonderful restaurant. If you are in a rush, you might want to choose another... More 

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Additional Information about Le Criquet

Address: 21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200 Arles, France
Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 80 51
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm  7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 26 - 30
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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