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La Fourchette

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French, Bistro
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17 rue Racine, 84000 Avignon, France
04 90 85 20 93
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 171
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    Very good
  • 34
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  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tasty and friendly stuff

Nice, comfortable and quite place at Avignon, 3 minutes walk from The Place de l'Horloge, this restaurant have a complete menu of french cuisine, not to expensive and with good presentation and my choices where all tasty. It's hard to recommend you something once it always depend on your taste but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Monalisa1969
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Portugal
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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332 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Nice, comfortable and quite place at Avignon, 3 minutes walk from The Place de l'Horloge, this restaurant have a complete menu of french cuisine, not to expensive and with good presentation and my choices where all tasty. It's hard to recommend you something once it always depend on your taste but defenetly I recommend you to go there and try... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have allready talk to you about this restaurant. But I can't get enough.. I just can't get enough.. I go there every friday now, and guess what.. I'm allways happy about my gastronomic experience. Discouvering new flavors, and diining classical dishes from this place. I'm thrilled and feel allmost at home now. Danielle and Philippe are warm nice people... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Were lucky enough to get a table on a Friday night by going early. Service was exceptional. We felt the serving staff were genuinely interested in our stay in Avignon and gave us tips on places to visit. Also were able to answer our questions on the food which was very tasty and regional. My sea bass in a provencale... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A good place to eat in Avignon but it will not set the world alight with its cooking. The restaurant is conveniently located in a side street just below the Palais du Papes. It is a very nice comfortable restaurant, popular with locals, with very friendly and welcoming service which was very efficient. We ate on a cold but bright... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had pre-booked dinner for big group of 17 people. The restaurant was generous to provide us with 3 options choice for each meal. The snails and duck breast there were delicious. The staff was polite, asked if everything is fine, and was very helpful. The place was full, including the French people, which I believe is one of the... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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100 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Sometimes restaurants don't live up to all the hype but this certainly wasn't the case at La Fourchette. Reservations are a must. Yes, the place was filled with many tourists but we didn't mind. Service was excellent. Great wine! We were a party of 4. Our waitress made some recommendations and each was spot on. The lamb was prepared perfectly;... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We walked in there on a Thursday evening with no booking and a table was available. The staff were friendly and appreciated my attempts to speak basic French even though knowing we are hopelessly non-French speaking. We had a 33 dollar fixe prix menu, for starters we had a vegetable terrine, fish mousse, and a tomato and mozarella salad. For... More 

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rye
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45 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband booked this restaurant for my birthday, and luckily it did not disappoint! It was busy and full, but seemed to be mostly locals which is always a good sign! We went for the 35 euro menu and the food was excellent...I chose the smoked salmon gravadlax with lentils, the beef stew with cheesy macaroni, and the coffee icecream... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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54 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband had gotten us reservations even before we left the States. So when we arrived, stated our names and she was all a twitter saying she couldn't help us as we had no reservation. But my husband pulled up our reservation on his iphone as proof and then she was able to accomodate us.....Hmmmm!! So have proof of your... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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55 reviews 55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Mom's in the front of the house, keeping an eagle eye on every aspect of service. Dad's in the kitchen, turning out excellent food. The vegetables are among the best I've ever had. The young server was gracious and very patient with our halting French. Our best meal in the several days we spent in Avignon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 rue Racine, 84000 Avignon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Avignon
  • Phone Number: 04 90 85 20 93

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Thursday
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm
Friday
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?