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Restaurant Chez Yvette

59 Boulevard Gen Leclerc, 33120 Arcachon, France
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Ranked #75 of 133 restaurants in Arcachon
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Metz, France
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301 reviews 301 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Came in for a hurried meal as we were pressed for time, and were told oysters and a half bottle of white wine wouldn't take long. We did have to wait a while anyway. The food itself was good. We ordered three half-dozen oysters, and although they were pricier than we'd expected, they were not bad. There was one piece... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We've eaten at Chez Yvette on several occasions over the years and, as usual, the experience this time was up to standard. It's not the best restaurant in the town, and the staff experience can be very mixed, but the food and wines are usually dependable. This year was as good as others, with a very nice waitress. It's one... More

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Bromley Kent
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77 reviews 77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Ive had Fruits de Mer in Boulogne, La Rochelle, Marseilles but this was to die for. Starting with a dozen oysters, then Lobster and Langostine with a nice white Burgundy - sorry Vins de Bordeaux this was an excellent meal. We were served by a charming lady who was both efficient and knowledgeable. But dont miss the dessert even if... More

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I ate a whole crab and it made me sick for 3 days. The crab apparently comes from Brittany. My family also ate other seafood and were not sick. It was Easter Sunday and a special trip with my family while we were visiting France from London and Canada. I was unable to enjoy subsequent activities with them.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We went here for lunch and we're very impressed. Beautiful local oysters to start with then fresh lobster, langoustines, variety of fish, very large prawns and crab meat. The window of the restaurant shows all of the fresh produce on ice which is very impressive. The service was very good and the price was reasonable for the freshness of the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Nice restaurant featuring a large variety of seafood. It was hard to decide, but being a party of four we shared many of the delicious crabs, scallops, oysters and shrimps. The fish soup was excellent. The restaurant was full of people and the waiters worked hard but we had to wait to be served. Since outside it was raining this... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

Recommended by friends but did not live up to our expectations. Very mediocre. We had much better dining experiences elsewhere in the region Very inattentive service staff. Atmosphere and decor fit the seaside resort motif. Over priced, not a good value.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

If you are a real seafood lover you will enjoy the various seafood platters which were undoubtedly very fresh. However if you are more of a fish lover and can cope with prawns, crab, lobster but not more esoteric seafood you may want to go elsewhere especially as service blows hot and cold. My scallops were excellent to start but... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

We have been visiting here for years and a year seldom passes without a visit. The seafood is without equal in my experience. The plateau of crab, oysters, clams, whelks, winkles, langoustine, prawns and shrimp is my favourite but there is plenty of choice. I like the leisurely pace and two hours is always required to do lunch justice. Great... More

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Pavia, Italy
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170 reviews 170 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

This is not a review on the restaurant's food as we could not even taste it because of a careless customer care. My husband and I were recommended this restaurant by a local; unfortunately our train was too early to afford us a full dinner. We only had half an hour and asked for the possibility to have at least... More

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