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Papayou

#217 of 1,485 Restaurants in Nice
#240 of 1,571 Places to Eat in Nice
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35 rue de la Prefecture, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 80 15 97
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful restaurant!

One of my new favourite restaurants in Nice! We ate here twice we liked it so much. The food is delicious, especially the Daube (local speciality stew) and the ribs. The staff are very kind and accommodating for allergies. We will be coming back here next time we visit Nice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

One of my new favourite restaurants in Nice! We ate here twice we liked it so much. The food is delicious, especially the Daube (local speciality stew) and the ribs. The staff are very kind and accommodating for allergies. We will be coming back here next time we visit Nice!

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I went with a group of friends, who all had delicious meals, but we almost didn't stay because of how rude the server was. I am vegan and asked if certain modifications were possible to a couple of different dishes, and instead of politely saying that they were not able to be modified, he made us feel terrible for asking... More 

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Chicago, IL
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Very busy place. Make a reservation. Excellent traditional French with some twists. Recommended wine was excellent. Open late.

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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Me and my girlfriend visited this place about a week back. We were initially seated at the only free table in a corner. This table was right next to an exhaust duct and as soon as a couple of neighboring tables got free, we requested the waiter (Young Thai guy) to be moved to one of those tables. Before the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We go to Nice every year and always go here at least once. It's simply great food, great atmosphere (pop across to Ideals afterwards) and lovely owners and staff.

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Elizondo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Generally I'm sceptical about places that claim to serve a plethora of different cuisines. However, the team behind Papayou manages to tick all the boxes. The pork ribs were excellent and the service was efficient and friendly. Definitely recommended.

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leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We enjoyed a meal here having the local speciality daube which was very tasty. The food was reasonably priced and the staff friendly and helpful and they also speak English.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

...that's what the owner told us when serving the food.. And yes, I have nothing to add. I had the dorado form the daily menu, my wife the gnochis and our little own the "nicoise" raviolis. The food was perfect, really, very good quality as well as the dessert we had... I didn't expect to find a place with such... More 

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We literally stumbled across this busy restaurant on Sunday May 17th. The tables were quickly filling up with French locals and visitors so we sat down in a hurry at one outside the front door. I had the Thai Beef with rice - very good and spicy and quite filling. We enjoyed watching the interesting array of people heading up... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a pleasant surprise. We choose Papayou because it was very close to our apartment, thanks to our weary feet we have happy belly's! Papayou is an unassuming little place in Old Town, Nice. We found the table centrepieces quite charming with a different plant/herb on every table and nestled in our aromatic flowering herb was a little posting of... 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: Italian, French, Thai

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  • 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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