We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Gargamelle

#194 of 1,488 Restaurants in Nice
#214 of 1,574 Places to Eat in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
Centre
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
47 Rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
04 93 62 24 38
Add hours for La Gargamelle and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 105 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very delicious!!!

A wonderful restaurant! Very tasty!!! Creamy soup with mussels and mushrooms are incredibly tasty! Very tasty meat, great desserts! All dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients and a fine selection of wine, very cozy atmosphere. The owners of the restaurant is very pleasant family, our waiter was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Daria M
,
St. Petersburg, Russia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
Add Photo Write a Review

105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
St. Petersburg, Russia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A wonderful restaurant! Very tasty!!! Creamy soup with mussels and mushrooms are incredibly tasty! Very tasty meat, great desserts! All dishes are prepared with fresh ingredients and a fine selection of wine, very cozy atmosphere. The owners of the restaurant is very pleasant family, our waiter was very caring and attentive. Be sure to visit this restaurant, you really feel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Visited with friends last Saturday evening and we are all in agreement that the food was superb, the best we had in Nice. This is a family run restaurant the front of house lady was charming and explained all dishes thoroughly, the chef is her father and he came out to talk to us. Overall a delight and I would... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This restaurant was super charming and it really stands out from all the super tacky and touristy places in the city. The waitress we had was so nice to us, really sweet and joking around and the food was amazing. Some of the best meat I've ever had. Only downside is cash only but it's not so bad, it's not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Penrhyndeudraeth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have just arrived home from Nice, this Restaurant was one of the highlights, the food itself was amazing, extremely tasty. The daughter of the owner was very helpful in translating the menu, the restaurant is really cosy, with a relaxed atmosphere, only disappointing aspect was they didn't accept credit or even debit card, but a quick jog down the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Don't be put off by the quirkiness of this restaurant, it is quite dark inside and full of decor, however, the staff were very hospitable and helpful when reading the menu. The food was wonderful, especially duck in honey which all of us chose. The wine was good too. This was the first meal in a few days which we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

You should definitely visit the restaurant, once you are in Nice! It is a small (only 9 tables) family restaurant. The owner is very nice, in case you need translation from French she can help you. The only thing inconvenient - they do not accept credit cards:(

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Over priced, cash only and very low standard of food. Dusty cluttered restaurant with slow bored service and grumpy washed out "chef" Avoid this place and go to any of the other 1200+ restaurants in Nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Nice, France
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The food is not cooked properly and the chef is rude to his customers. Do not waste your money on this overpriced restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kent
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Having passed this restaurant a few times we were intrigued by the strange interior decor, so different from any other restaurant we've seen in Nice. It would have been clever to make a note of the name and address which would have saved our feet; but we did manage to find it again! The menu looks expensive and when we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Enjoyable meal on our first night. We arrived very late after a day touring Nice and after having been knocked back by a couple of other restaurants as they were full or had stopped serving. The waitress was very nice and approachable. Loved the 'antique shop' decor. Struck me as a family run restaurant and very French. Meal was very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Gargamelle also viewed

Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
 
Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Nice, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
 

Been to La Gargamelle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about La Gargamelle

Address: 47 Rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
Phone Number: 04 93 62 24 38
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
Cuisine: French

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 47 Rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: 04 93 62 24 38

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Gargamelle staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?