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La Potiniere

French, Fondue
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38 Place Balmat, Chamonix, France
0450530284
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Overall average, but not that bad

The service was very good; smiles and efficiency. Food was good, but not at the level required by its pricing. Quite expensive ... even for Chamonix. The hamburger - could've been better, especially due to poor quality bread. The other food we got was fine. Keep in mind - a Cole is ~5Euro and 0.75l... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The service was very good; smiles and efficiency. Food was good, but not at the level required by its pricing. Quite expensive ... even for Chamonix. The hamburger - could've been better, especially due to poor quality bread. The other food we got was fine. Keep in mind - a Cole is ~5Euro and 0.75l of Evian - ~8Euro. An... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

My wife wanted moules frites for dinner and the children wanted pasta and pizza so La Potiniere seemed to fit the bill. It was busy and the staff were welcoming. I ordered a pizza with lardons and potatoes on. Not sure why I ordered this and it was definitely the blandest pizza I have ever eaten, with a very cardboard... More 

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Huntington Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This place is right on the main "drag" in Chamonix in the centre of town. Huge amount of outdoor seating. The service is fast and friendly, menu selection running the gambit from moules/frites to fondu to hamburgers to huge salads. Trying to find something over €20 is not easy - excellent value and fair prices for beer and wine. Wish... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A group of 4 of us had lunch here and we all were relatively pleased. I had the special of the day for lunch, chicken, and it was very good. Nice presentation and very good taste. The meal seemed like a good value. The others in my party seemed to like their entrees. 2 people had salads and liked them... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

early afternoon and needed a light lunch to hold us until dinner. Me wife and I shared a hamburger and enjoyed a glass of wine. It was a nice day and sat outside - service was good.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Tuesday lunchtime in Chamonix in May will usually be quiet. I had lunch here with a friend last week. We were there for a long catch-up so were surprised when our food order was served at lightening speed. The indoor tables were virtually empty, although there were hardier souls than us eating outside . The speed of service obviously wasn't... More 

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Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very friendly staff looked after us and made a great fuss of the baby we had with us. Drinks were quickly prepared and delivered with a smile. Not expensive and a relaxing stop from showing family around Chamonix. Highly recommended.

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Saint-Gervais-les-Bains, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Just popped in for late afternoon drinks. Well looked after by friendly staff who brought snacks as well as drinks. Very friendly atmosphere and chatted to other customers quite freely. Would go there again.

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I call this over priced though you would probably find all the restaurants in this price range here. Food was not exceptional but was not bad and you can go back here multiple times. The service was pretty decent though we went at a time when there were very few people around and thus dont know how will they hold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Have been here several times. It's a great location, especially if you can sit outside in the sun. The menu is pretty typical of chamonix but I think they do it better than the rest. Love the moules frites and the goat cheese salad. I've always thought the service was fast and good, and the servers are really friendly.

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Address: 38 Place Balmat, Chamonix, France
Phone Number: 0450530284
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
Cuisine: French, Fondue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Place Balmat, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: 0450530284

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Fondue

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