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L'ane Rouge

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7 Quai des 2 Emmanuel 06300, 06300 Nice, France
04 93 89 49 63
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7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Located in an old house in the port of Nice, L'Âne Rouge and its pretty...
Located in an old house in the port of Nice, L'Âne Rouge and its pretty little terrace are well known in Nice. The food is simple, based on fresh, local produce, yet is chic and refined at the same time. The menu is based around fish and shellfish, used to produce the imaginative dishes of Chef Michel Devillers. Try the courgette flower with sardines served with Riviera noodles; braised sea bass with fresh coconut or parfum of haddock and Chipencornet. Otherwise choose from the great fish of the day selection such as gilthead bream, red sea bream, sea bass, John Dory, all caught by Mr Gilbert the fisherman. As far as desserts go, the chocolate macoranade and the Bulgarian ice cream are irresistible.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent moment

Well known gastronomic restaurant on Port of Nice. At lunch time you can enjoy a gourmet menu for an affordable price. Food is tasty and delicate, a very pleasant french moment.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Helen B
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Well known gastronomic restaurant on Port of Nice. At lunch time you can enjoy a gourmet menu for an affordable price. Food is tasty and delicate, a very pleasant french moment.

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Nice, France
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89 reviews 89 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We came here last Friday as a couple. This is a fine dining restaurant. The waiters are young and rather serious. The starters a la carte did not offer me a different choice to seafood or foie gras. We took two menus. The food was well prepared and tasteful and the presentation good. The prices are at the upper medium... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Situated overlooking the old harbour, this resto is listed in the Gault-Millau (one of the few such in Nice) but despite inventive dishes, including a pumpkin mousse starter laced with truffle, and dourade with a strong meat stew, very attentive staff and a big wine list, the prices overvalue it. 190 euro for two dishes each plus coffees and a... More 

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Saint Louis, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

really it was a main day ! careful team beaurtful, creative, succulent food perfect service excellent win,e... what more ??? thanks so much ! JJS

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London
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We went in a group and the restaurant was empty except for us. The staff were excellent, very attentive but for me it was expensive. The food was delicately crafted and definitely on the "fine dining" wavelength but it was quite fiddly and I think a few of us were still hungry. In the summer it might be different -... More 

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29 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

One of the best value for me. Excellent food, fresh products selected and cooked by the chef and owner Michel Deviller. Go for the set menu. 3 courses lunch plus wine and coffee for less the 35£ Diner different options for degustation. It is a proper chef as you would like to see more often. More and more restaurant are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

If you are in Nice,and would like to taste some fresh fish-although there are may touristic places-try the" L'Anne Rouge" at the Nice port.Service is really young,fast,food is really good,and if the weather is good,seat outside,and enjoy. Fish or meat,even on the low priced "formule"is worth tasting. And,one of the best plates-the home made tarte de pommes. Bonne appetit

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Verry expensive; small portions no relation between price and what you get. I don`t understand wy the Guide Michelin is giving any forks tom this restaurant

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The service was wonderful with a great atmosphere. The food is excellent with a lot of choice of fish and wine. Nothing wrong. I will come back this year !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is a must restaurant. A local recommended it. Located on the harbor, we selected outside seating. We found service in most restaurants in Nice designed to be a dining experience, definitely not rushed. My husband had a beef dish and I would return for the Sea Bass, perfectly prepared.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Quai des 2 Emmanuel 06300, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Port
  • Neighborhood: Port
  • Phone Number: 04 93 89 49 63

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

Description

Located in an old house in the port of Nice, L'Âne Rouge and its pretty little terrace are well known in Nice. The food is simple, based on fresh, local produce, yet is chic and refined at the same time. The menu is based around fish and shellfish, used to produce the imaginative dishes of Chef Michel Devillers. Try the courgette flower with sardines served with Riviera noodles; braised sea bass with fresh coconut or parfum of haddock and Chipencornet. Otherwise choose from the great fish of the day selection such as gilthead bream, red sea bream, sea bass, John Dory, all caught by Mr Gilbert the fisherman. As far as desserts go, the chocolate macoranade and the Bulgarian ice cream are irresistible.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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