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Le Bistro du Rhone

13 Avenue du Rhone, 74000 Annecy, France
+33 (0)450455334
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Ranked #5 of 317 restaurants in Annecy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $27 - $67
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated in the picturesque town of Annecy in east central France, Le Bistro du Rhone is a delightful restaurant tucked away from the beaten path. Whilst most tourists flock to city's lakeside caf��s and bistros, we recommend booking a table at Le Bistro du Rhone for an authentic French experience. The down-to-earth dining room ��� with warm caramel-coloured walls and rustic wooden chairs ��� feels like a home away from home, and the chef Patrice Cavoret is renowned for her simple and hearty seasonal cuisine. Le Bistro du Rhone offers excellent house wines by the glass, and is well-known for its fresh puddings such as apricot pie.
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93% Recommend
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English first
Westborough, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This was probably the most enjoyable restaurant experience of our 3 weeks in France, and given the competition, that's saying a lot. It's a quaint, family-run place tucked away in a little commercial court, well away from the crowded, touristy parts of Annecy. Not the easiest place to find, but very much worth the trouble. We had a good feeling... More

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Cork Ireland
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232 reviews 232 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Thanks to Tripadvisor we earmarked Le Bistro du Rhone for a family dinner during our recent holiday to Annecy. We booked about a month in advance for Easter Saturday night. We walked quite a bit (aided by Google Maps!!!!!) to find it. Id recommend finding it in advance to save being under pressure and late for your reservation. It is... More

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Grenoble, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

If you go to Annecy I would without a doubt head to this restaurant. The service was good, and the food was delicious. We headed for a three-course meal for 38 euros. Risotto, amazing 'peche du jour' and 'fondant au chocolat'. Great value for money! The food was delicate, and I think I could have eaten everything on the menu.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Le Bistro du Rhone is a bit of the beaten track, but not by much. The restaurant is actually only a 10 minute walk from the heart of the old town in Annecy, and it is worth the stroll. I recently went with a fairly large group (23 skiers) at the end of a week-long holiday. We made reservations well... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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145 reviews 145 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

First points were scored when we called with apology because we got delayed on our way from Lyon. A wonderful meal waited for us even though we were the last guests of the evening and the kitchen was supposed to close down soon. Snails were my absolute favorite, but other dishes lived up to the expectations as well. It's noisy,... More

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Oslo, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We read about this restaurant on trip advisor (it was nr 1 in Annecy at the time) ,and decided to try it out. The friendly lady who welcomed us at the door gave us the last and onlt table that was not reserved, we were lucky, but woud recommend to reserve a table in advance. The restaurant is located a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

As noted by previous reviewers this restaurant is not going to win any prizes for its location or surrounding. However the food is lovely, both the meat and the fish dishes were first class and the house wine very nice and good value. Desserts not quite up to the same standards, it feels like they were outsourced in which case... More

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Augusta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Beautiful , artful food in a lovely atmosphere . A warm welcome from the owner and a truly lovely and memorable evening.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Four of us went here for dinner last night and were no disappointed by their no 2 ranking in trip advisor. The menu is small and we had an array of dishes which were all excellent with the only exception being the gateau au chocolat which was very average.The wine list is good and the wines reasonably priced,lovely evening had... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Had we not done our research and reserved a table ahead of time we never would have 'happened' upon this superb eatery. Set apart from the main tourist area, this restaurant gives no indication on the outside of the amazing meal we were about to have on the inside. The owner warmly met us with a smile and we were... More

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