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5 rue Droite, 04 93 85 7 Nice, France (Old Town / Vieux Nice)
0493857232
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Ranked #37 of 1,443 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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New Delhi, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It was sheer passion in the kitchen. We had to make two trips and we really kept calling the restaurant even after being refused as they were fully booked around Christmas. Then we called at 11 am and we were the first ones to be seated. Loved the meal.

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Olbia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Had a quick lunch today with friends at Chez Palmyre, in the heart of Nice's Vieille Ville. Although Palmyre is no longer there, the ambient is still reminiscent of bygone times And pleasantly furnished like an old grocery store. We pleasantly shared a table with other patrons which adds to the atmosphere. No tablecloths on the rustic wooden tables, yet... More 

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Cherry Hill, NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had very high expectations for our dinner at Chez Palmyre based on TripAdvisor reviews. Although we did not make reservations, we stopped by before the restaurant's 7 pm opening and we were told that there was one open table for us and we should come back at 7 pm. When we returned at 7 pm, there was a sizable... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Original atmosphere and delicious meal with reasonable price. Personal attention and intimate service.

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Linthicum, MD
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149 reviews 149 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

...if this place is any good or not. I stopped by at the end of the lunch service and asked if I could reserve for that evening. Full. What about tomorrow? Full. What about the day after that? Full. The man I spoke to said I'd need to reserve two weeks in advance. What about lunch? Well, you need to... More 

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Wirral
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162 reviews 162 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Amazing value, 17 euros for 3 course meal lunch and dinner. Booked solid, we were lucky to get a table at night by booking at lunchtime. Choice of 3 or 4 dishes at each course, we had blinis with smoked salmon, lentil salad with foie gras, followed by coquelet and risotto. Finally one cheese and one gorgeous chocolate pot. We... More 

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Nice autentic atmosphere, fair princing for both food and drinking. A bit heavy meal but real autentic food from the French country side kitchen. Serving of food is quick. Tables placed too close to each other

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Essex, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We booked in advance and could only get a table at 9pm and shared with a lovely couple, who were finishing their meal. Only one waiter, but he was efficient and friendly. All the food was delicious and the atmosphere was so typically French. We just chanced upon it one evening whilst walking around Old Nice. Such a restaurant in... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Mind you, you will need to book. This place seats maybe 30, and there is only one seating per night. Genuine French cooking offered as a 3-course menu where you can choose from 4 starters, 4 mains, and 4 desserts. The food is ungarnished. This restaurant lets the food come in focus, without the often overworked garnishes. You will get... More 

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UK
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Reminded me of old style Auberge fare, choice may be limited but excellent quality at a superb price. Starter of Terrine of Lentils with Pork & Foie Gras, mains of Canard with fresh vegetables. Lovely fresh baked bread. Quantities are not huge, but more than adequate. Wine list is small, but excellent Provençal red, 2009 vintage, so not freshly trod... More 

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Additional Information about Chez Palmyre

Address: 5 rue Droite, 04 93 85 7 Nice, France
Phone Number: 0493857232
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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