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Au P'tit Ju

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French, Bistro
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27 Avenue Gambetta, Arcachon, France
0556 83 32 60
Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 218
    Excellent
  • 160
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth a visit

We went to this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews, it looked dead on our first night so we went elsewhere, but I'm glad we went back! The food was great and the service acceptable. We had the €25 set menu and it was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This little restaurant is run by enthusiastic and imaginative young people. The excellent value menu changes daily and uses lovely ingredients perfectly cooked. A refreshing change from some stick-in-the-mud French restaurants. Reasonably priced wine list.

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Houston, Texas
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We ordered from the daily special and off the carte, and everything dish was delicious. oysters with vinegar jelly, fish (cabillaud for one and lotte for the other) were very good and creatively presented. My safran risotto was super. The assortments of local cheeses was super. A very good bottle of Sancerre. Servings were perfectly sized for us (small), and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Delicious take on local food with a fancy preparation yet the atmosphere is friendly and the staff super helpful and nice. A must go if you visit Arcachon and want to avoid the over-priced tourist places around.

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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had the meal of our time in France here. The chef is obviously super talented, inventive and creative without being fussy or pretentious. I had one of the best entrees of my life here: white asparagus with a mushroom velote and house made blood sausages....not heavy, a light delicious appetizer. Great place great service.

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We went to this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews, it looked dead on our first night so we went elsewhere, but I'm glad we went back! The food was great and the service acceptable. We had the €25 set menu and it was great.

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Tres bon (except the music is too loud!) Great food; original cuisine. Super service! Highly recommended.

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Bordeaux
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Great little bistrot with indoor and outdoor seating. The staff are friendly and the food fresh and delicious. It is centrally located for the beach, shopping and the train station.

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Paris, France
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This review is based on the 40 EUR evening menu (plat - dessert). We picked this restaurant based on the previous reviews. The average rating is based on the overall experience. Au P'tit Ju is either a over-priced brasserie or a restaurant that could be improved from several angles. There is a lack of balance between the starters and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

During a short break at Arcachon we booked a table for two, based on the nice reviews on TripAdvisor. Even if the weather was a bit chilly, we chose to stay outside, which is normally the option offered to people without reservations. We took the 25€ menu, which looked as good as the 50€ one, only with less fancy ingredients... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a very nice experience at this restaurant. Julien himself made sure that we got settled in and got everything asked for. After a lovely, reasonably priced meal we asked for some GOOD red wine. Got a Moulis and loved it. They gave us the rest of the bottle for free. Got to love that

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Additional Information about Au P'tit Ju

Address: 27 Avenue Gambetta, Arcachon, France
Phone Number: 0556 83 32 60
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Arcachon
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27 Avenue Gambetta, Arcachon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Arcachon
  • Phone Number: 0556 83 32 60

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Bistro
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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