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Bistro Les Canailles

12 rue Jean Daumas, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 (0)493681210
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Ranked #150 of 621 Restaurants in Cannes
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My favorite part of this visit was the fois gras which is served as the whole liver, not pate style which is how it's usually served. It was delicious. The other dishes were so-so. The terrine was alright, followed by the octopus salad which was neither here nor there. The interior design is in need of a remodel. I think... More

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Montignac
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Great food and wine. Intimate bistro style restaurant with blackboard style menu. Good decor and ambience. The service was efficient. Would recommend to anyone. Good choice for couples.

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West Hartford CT, USA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My daughter wanted to celebrate their babies first trip to France. Her husband and she heard about this interesting restaurant where local restaurant workers go to dine. We had a delicious meal of foods and wines of the region. From our table outside we watched the chiefs prepare our meal.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We live in Cannes and used to love Les Canailles. We took lots of friends there, always had good meals and enjoyed the ambiance. Our latest visit was a total disaster. The server's rudeness was completely unwarranted. We are polite, we speak French and were prompt in our ordering. Then we waited. And waited. When the food finally arrived two... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

If you go to Cannes for business (twice a year for more than 18 years) it is rare that you find good restaurants you want to come back to again and again. Especially the ones you can go to on your own budget. This is one of those. The food is a cut above average, but the staff and the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

This place is one of those that you would go to for brunch or for drinks and only if you knew exactly what you wanted from the menu. It is hidden in a back alley so you are best off going on to Rue D'Antibes and then into the by-lane where the restaurant is situated. The decor was warm and... More

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London
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Even in Winter traffic in Cannes is heavy and parking almost impossible. And they do not have the ease of the London black-cab to help getting around. If you can park, or have other means of transport, the Bistro Les Canailles is well worth the visit. It is small enough to be presided over by the two friends who own... More

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Cannes, France
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42 reviews 42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Good vibrant atmosphere and always really busy, when I walk by My entree of pan fried escallop of foie gras was cooked to perfection, with an excellent, flavoursome sharp, rich, red fruits and red wine reduction. The crab rolls were a real disappointment, as they came unseasoned and stuffed with cream cheese Which made them very bland (for my palate)... More

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Stockholm
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Sorry to say but the Canaille did not live up to our expectations. The meat was not well prepared and the duck was overdone. The wine list is however a delight, well selected, but Canaille have to make an effort if we where to recommend a visit.

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Salzburg, Austria
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

We found this place on a tip from a friendly local barrista. It has a cool and upbeat ambiente, definitely a happening scene and apparently beloved by locals. Although the menu was mainly geared around meat (an issue for my veg sister) we still found enough food to keep us happy. The salads were well dressed and good. We both... More

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