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4 rue Traversiere, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
+33 (0)231217297
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Victoria, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This goes back to March 2012. While visiting, our hotel recommended a different restaurant which clearly catered to the tourist side of things, so we wandered around on our own and decided to try La Petite Chaloupe. We agree with many comments regarding the slightly less than enthusiastic welcome, but the food was lovely, well prepared and nicely presented. The... More 

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Hanlontown, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We found this little spot while looking for a place to eat when all the restaurants in the main part of town were closed. We were either too early or to late as is was about 7 pm. This is located in a tiny alley or street a block from the main part of town. We spoke no French and... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just had 2 lovely meals here both from set menus moules followed by marmite de pecheur which is a fish stew absolutely full of flavour hubby had creme caramel & I had tarte tatin second time we had the marmite coquelle,st Jacques which again was full of flavour we were served by the gentleman on the first occasion and by... More 

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Shropshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wish we had checked the reviews before choosing this restaurant for our last meal in Normandy. Terrible terrible service; the waitress was rude and unpleasant so much so that we thought we must have done something wrong. She was fine and jolly with other customers, so can only assume that Le Petit Chaloupe is a tourist exclusion zone. The place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We didn't realise that everywhere else stopped serving by 9pm and so after searching found this little place. The soup was nice. The steak not so good and the creme caramel ok. Beer and wine ok and all reasonanly priced. We met the famed owner and she seemed fine once we spoke to her normally and offered a smile. She... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Well we found this place as a last resort as the resturants in the town seen to close at 9 in high season ??? At First the lady does seem to be stern but when you talk to het normally and engage in conversation she was ok we speak no french but she was patient with us and did crack... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Enjoyed an evening meal here on two consecutive nights in June 2013. Friendly hostess with good quality sea food on offer. Not the greatest food i have e er had but substantial and very p,ease t.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Not a hint of warmth or pleasure in providing us our meal which when added to tasteless food left us feeling cheated. Having scanned Trip Advisor before leaving I knew the best restaurant in town had a blue facade but Sadly I chose the wrong one, be careful that you don't make the same mistake.

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Reighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Should of known by the empty tables that it was one to avoid. Our choice from trip advisor was closed and we were Hungry so we gave it a go, it was a bad decision! The miserable face on the waitress said it all, we didn't expect gourmet dining so we ordered omelettes - thinking they can't muck these up... More 

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Pebble Beach, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

First of all. we would not have gone to this restaurant if we had not been shut out of our first choice . We wanted to go to "La Fleur de Sel" . I was a Saturday night and our first night in Port en Bessin and we did not have reservations. So we went around the corner and saw... More 

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Address: 4 rue Traversiere, 14520 Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)231217297
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

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