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Restaurant l'Estive

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192 Allees de Craponne, 13300 Salon-de-Provence, France
04 90 42 05 95
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and quality service

Visited this place for dinner on a Thursday night arriving at 8:15 to an empty dining room. Uh oh! Not to fear. Half an hour later there were 20+ diners and judging from the conversation many of them locals/regulars. The waiter spoke decent English and explained the few things on the french menu I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2012
Frenchguy48
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Lakeland, Florida
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Lakeland, Florida
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300 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Visited this place for dinner on a Thursday night arriving at 8:15 to an empty dining room. Uh oh! Not to fear. Half an hour later there were 20+ diners and judging from the conversation many of them locals/regulars. The waiter spoke decent English and explained the few things on the french menu I did not recognize. We opted for... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

This is a restaurant for aficionados, for pros of real authentic, local food where quality of the ingredients is primordial. It is also Salon's best locale to accommodate a palate accustomed to tasty morsels.. be that morsels of foie gras, pied/paquet or other local delicacies. The chef and his wife along with her staff are wonderful folks bringing back a... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2011

Had the 21€ fixed price lunch. Nearly everything was vegetarian. Main course which I had was spinach in a cream sauce. It scarcely touched my appetite. The more expensive wines were pushed, and the one we took was only passable. Having been to this restaurant, we tried another Salon restaurant, and this was not much better. Clearly owners are only... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2010

Although this restaurant is a little out of town it is well worth finding. The address is 192 Allees de Craponne, 13330 Salon de Provence.We ate there both nights we were in Provence and had two wonderful meals at very reasonable prices - as prices go in France. Mr Hintzy is the chef and his wife runs the front of... More 

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leeds
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

Had two pleasant evenings at this restaurant. The enthusiastic owners are husband (chef) and wife team. .Open for two years,pleasantly decorated with happy relaxed french service. Tried €19 fixed four course menu first night , limited choice(main course) but good value french cooking. Had €27 fixed four course menu second night, more choice. examples are starters cold meats (good selection),... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 192 Allees de Craponne, 13300 Salon-de-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Salon-de-Provence
  • Phone Number: 04 90 42 05 95

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

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