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Papayou

#220 of 1,480 Restaurants in Nice
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35 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 80 15 97
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  • 91
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  • 49
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Spirit of old Nice and Great service

Once i discovered this place and kept visiting for the remaining week. Very friendly staff and delicious food. On our last day in Nice, I don't even remember when I told them about it, they gave us free drink and wished us a safe trip back home. Thank you and look forward to meeting you next summer!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
alexikus
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Yerevan
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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Yerevan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Once i discovered this place and kept visiting for the remaining week. Very friendly staff and delicious food. On our last day in Nice, I don't even remember when I told them about it, they gave us free drink and wished us a safe trip back home. Thank you and look forward to meeting you next summer!

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Tucson, Arizona
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17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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237 reviews 237 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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248 reviews 248 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

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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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
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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

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Thai

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