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76, Avenue Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix, France
04 50 53 18 98‎
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food is fine - service is hectic, chaotic and highly unorganized

The food is fine in this restaurant, but the service is highly disorganized with waiters often walking around with dishes in their hands not knowing who ordered them. This despite many waiters for a relatively small restaurant (large when outside area is open). We shall not return as the service... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The food is fine in this restaurant, but the service is highly disorganized with waiters often walking around with dishes in their hands not knowing who ordered them. This despite many waiters for a relatively small restaurant (large when outside area is open). We shall not return as the service chaos is ideal for a relaxing dinner, although the waiters... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We're left unattended for 10+mins. The first waiter didn't know any English...we have to wait for the 2nd to come to be finally informed that at 4:30 the kitchen is closed - terrace is open only for icecream and drinks/coffee. Nowhere was written that tiny detail...we moved out...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

waiters without experience that want you to pay for their mistakes and act like you are the stupid one - French Customer Service at its best :-(

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L.A.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The staff was nice enough to accommodate us for breakfast even though it was 11:00. Had great coffee and very good omelet. 'm guessing the other food it good too.

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We did not expect something special because the location was not special except a nice view to Mont Blanc As starter we got Escargots and Moules , both very good As main course we got sea basses , big and so juicy we never got before

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Went to Chamonix from Courmayeur on a whim... wandered through town until we came upon a place that looked welcoming and Le Caroline fit the bill. Sunny view towards Mont Blanc, a less overrun square and friendly service. Perfect spot to enjoy a salade gourmande and a glass of rosè. It was ideal.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

It was Lent and we were in the mood for seafood. We found ourselves in the center of Chamonix and couldn't resist Le Carlina. It did not disappoint. The waitress was very helpful and very efficient. The food was well presented and tasty. The escargot was predictably fabulous and the scallops were perfect. The kids got spaghetti bolognese and they... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Although i the centre of Chamonix and therefore I suspect catering largely to tourists, my husband and I were lured in by the delicious fresh seafood platters (there is a display of the seafood on offer outside) and ended up starting with a dozen oysters that were absolutely perfect - not being an oyster connoisseur, we asked the waiter to... More 

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We go every year, fantastic oysters and seafood. Would likely not eat dinner based on reviews but these french oysters are far better than those found in the states. But pricey.

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Chamonix, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We ordered the oysters to start. Although they took 35 mins to arrive, they were excellent. For man course we had the free range chicken, which was very dry, and the suckling pig, which was much better. Overall, the food was ok...but not really worth the high cost (200€ for our family of 2 adults and 4 children).To be fair,... More 

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Address: 76, Avenue Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix, France
Phone Number: 04 50 53 18 98‎
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix

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  • Address: 76, Avenue Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: 04 50 53 18 98‎

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