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35 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 80 15 97
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Ranked #196 of 1,441 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French, Italian, Thai
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Last minute decision to lunch at Papayou turned out to be a very good choice. Gnocchi were light and airy, tossed in a perfect butter and cheese sauce. Thai style stir fry beef with Thai rice had just a hint of heat that gave a nice kick. Meat was tender and nicely seasoned. Sitting outside people-watching on a pleasant sunny... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We wandered through the old town looking for somewhere to eat dinner and discovered this wonderful restaurant. Food was fabulous, atmosphere great with singing outside and staff very friendly.

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Paris, France
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234 reviews 234 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A blend of local specialties and Thai food. I tasted both and they were quite good (although the fish was a bit too peppery). Location is more authentic Nice than the food court not far. You could even start with a drink across the street at the Distillery pub.

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Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay
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240 reviews 240 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Nice and small restaurant with homemade food and good wine selection. Staff efficient and friendly. Attractive terrasse in a warm summernight. Nice prices. Worth to go. One of my favourits in Nice.

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

My family and I arrived on Sat 23 Aug at a busy time and asked for a table for 4 - the manager set a table for us in the street over a sewer with cockroaches - when we asked for a different table he told us to find a different restaurant ! - when I asked for his name... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A genuinely friendly and well run restaurant. Although it's really busy they don't rush you - finish your wine at leisure. The is really very good. We had grilled peppers and Thai spring rolls to start followed by Daube and stir fried d beef strips: both excellent. Washed down with a robust Provençal red. An outside table us great fir... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Really enjoyed our meal here, it was nice to have something a little different and the food was extremely tasty. Highly recommended, it's high position is we justified! Closed on Sundays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Just back from a few days in Nice and, after a horrible meal in le milo's (sadly, similar experience as nearly all those in reviews), we came back to the old town. Prompt service, friendly, helpful (and entertaining !) and knowledgeable staff (I have coeliac disease) and delicious food.

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Gex, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a great little restaurant with a good value for money menu. We sat outside and enjoyed the atmosphere. The food was excellent as was the service. A great little find.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very good food - no chips but well cooked food. Risotto with porcini mushrooms, Slivers of beef in a stir fry with Thai rice, Chicken in coconut milk with Thai rice etc. A variety of starters and deserts.Good selection of wines but only bottled beer. May need to book of more than 2/3 persons. 35 rue de la Prefecture, 6300... More 

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Address: 35 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, France
Phone Number: +33 4 93 80 15 97
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
Cuisine: French, Italian, Thai

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