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Lou Pignatoun

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Rue de l'Oratoire, 06130, Grasse, France
04 93 36 11 80
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Service is excellent.

I've been here twice (both times for the annual Alliance Française luncheon) and despite having to deal with a "party" of about 80 participants, the service and the food remained excellent. Not a "tourist" restaurant, Lou Pignatoun is mostly frequented by locals. It's a real gem, hidden on a narrow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 9, 2015
Tracy N
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Cabris, France
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Cabris, France
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I've been here twice (both times for the annual Alliance Française luncheon) and despite having to deal with a "party" of about 80 participants, the service and the food remained excellent. Not a "tourist" restaurant, Lou Pignatoun is mostly frequented by locals. It's a real gem, hidden on a narrow street in Old Grasse.

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Thank Tracy N
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

The locals use this which is always a good sign. The food choice was limited to the plat de jour but the choice was about 5 dishes. Service was good as was the food and v reasonably priced. I note that all the lower scores for this restaurant are from French people. Perhaps if this is the sort of restaurant... More 

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1 Thank Phil L
Wennington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We too stumbled upon this excellent restaurant and agree with the sentiments of virtually all the preceding comments. Great local Provencal food, welcoming atmosphere and patron and a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The venison casserole was the star followed by just about everything else. We will return

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2 Thank Lesley L
Beijing, China
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160 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Walked the lanes and noticed locals frequenting this Restaurant. Had a great three course lunch with wine for around Euro25 per person. Home style food. Pleased we stopped for lunch!

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1 Thank BeijingEye
Houston, Texas
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198 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place in old Grasse was filled with locals. I think we were the only English speaking tourists but we had fast service and delicious food with reasonable prices. We both had the aioli, a thick homemade mayonnaise just packed with hand crushed garlic - wow. It was served with fish, a boiled potato, a boiled carrot, steamed cauliflower and... More 

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1 Thank MargaretEllen1950
Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant, and we are so happy about that. They change menu everyday, and today my wife had cod (10,50 euro) and I had the famous aiôli (12,50 euro) which took me back to my grandmas cooking. Wow, Excellent! Service was perfect and our rosé (2,50 euro) tasted really good! Just visit and enjoy!!

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3 Thank PedersenfromOslo
Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I ate at this restaurant most often while in Grasse, and the food was always good and served with a smile. Ingredients were very fresh and the cuisine is very Provencal. The seafood was always good, but the blood sausage was amazing.

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1 Thank Dean B
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

A good place to find, in one of the narrow streets of the old town. The male waitors are attentive and knowledgeable. The food is really good. You get to try the local dishes, just like homemade. The crowd consists of locals and tourists, everybody loves the food, the people and the place!

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1 Thank Tenutae
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147 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Ok service nice food, all very straight forward, little ground breaking stuff, this is Ronseal for Restaurants this place is functional and it tries

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1 Thank Tom29bobby
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

The food was really really good!!! The appetizer (entrée) totally blown us away! We had Terrine de campagne and Quiche Su saumon fumé! And for plat we had saumon (salmon) and poivronade (chicken). For dessert, we chose tiramisu and apple tart. The tiramisu is simply a delight; the apple tart was okay. This place feels very local, food is excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue de l'Oratoire, 06130, Grasse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Grasse
  • Phone Number: 04 93 36 11 80

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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