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8 Rue Trenca, 06500, Menton, France
0493413420
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food but.....

The food was good..... but there it ends! This restaurant had no atmosphere and the waiter was either distracted, naturally nonchalant or just off hand. No explanation was given about the menu, we had gone for lunch so had expected a set option ( as stated on the blackboard outside) but somehow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
Bridget C
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Uckfield
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London
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Sunday lunch - fantastic menu. Great atmosphere, and brilliant wine list. Attentive, friendly staff. Can't wait to come back. Can't recommend this restaurant enough!

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Thank BritBoy67
Winchester, United Kingdom
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191 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We went for lunch and looked at the Michelin menu which looked very good, then we were shown the blackboard and told about the whole fish which the manager really recommended and at that point we did not know what to do . In the end we went to the Michelin menu but we saw other diners with a large... More 

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1 Thank Katharine186300
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Definitely the best food we ate all week in Menton. A small restaurant but well worth a visit. Quiet but friendly and efficient service. Good choice of freshly cooked food on the menu. Reccomend the fish. Need to book for Saturday's.

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1 Thank Wendy M
Lugano, Switzerland
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291 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The sicilian owner/cook does a real good job with fish, cooked just to the right point and dished with care. The place's atmosphere is nothing special at all, much then depends on the customers sitting with you at the time. Service also nothing special, our waiter was not all that communicative... Expensive.

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Thank Charles I
Uckfield
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food was good..... but there it ends! This restaurant had no atmosphere and the waiter was either distracted, naturally nonchalant or just off hand. No explanation was given about the menu, we had gone for lunch so had expected a set option ( as stated on the blackboard outside) but somehow this went by the by. This may have... More 

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Thank Bridget C
London
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Our hotel booked this for us and when we arrived we had a feeling it may have been the wrong choice. We were left standing in the doorway and ignored by the staff who seemed spend the entire night carving fish. When finally seated we were ignored for 20 MINUTES. At this point I just wanted to leave but my... More 

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Thank vbkurutza
London
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

We went there based on review on trip advisors and Michelin Resturant guide. Overall very good. Quality food and not over expensive after we were shocked by our lunch bill at monaco. If you do not speak much French still you get very nice service. Can see the chef do care about the food. And locals like the chef I... More 

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Thank crazypeaheadLondon
Kelso, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Food OK but small portions - very expensive lacked atmosphere - poor overall would not reccommend The ravioli dish however was excellent

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Thank jasper57
Monaco
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

We are going there for more than 10 years, family, friends, etc. Always been high quality, constant. Fresh food, no cheating!

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1 Thank Cisney
Oslo, Norway
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

The behaviour of the waitress was unacceptable. She did not even bother to let us taste the wine - something that I have never experienced in any other restaurant anywhere. Rather unsettling. No smiles or friendly gestures. The tables with what seemed to be familiar guests were treated properly, while we were treated rather condecendingly, to put it bluntly. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Rue Trenca, 06500, Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: 0493413420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Italian, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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