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L'Epicerie

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46 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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292 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We actually ate here both nights while in Amboise. Good local wine and food. Service was great and really enjoyed the cheese choices.

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Thank chadz52
San Diego, CA
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate here based on Rick Steves' recommendation. He came through again. The food was delicious and well-presented. The service was attentive and friendly. I would return.

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Thank MichaelHSanDiego_CA
Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food in great location in Amboise. Affordable menus for very high quality food. Also good for children.

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Thank Cjpf76
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171 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful friendly accomodating service and great food in the more traditional french style. The snails in garlic butter were great as was the pate fait definitely fait maison. The veal was nice and the porc excellent both with lovely sauces which were perfectly matched. Finally the cheese board was a choice of four cheeses from a really good selection of... More 

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Thank Viviane B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

We were on a tight schedule and the kitchen happily obliged our 45min limit. The 3 course formulae with coffee did not disappoint! Starters of the day were a beautiful seafood soup and the best quiche Lorraine I've ever eaten! Mains were a large red meat affair with a veal stew and smokey steak and chips in an onion gravy.... More 

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Thank Aislinn K
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Small, quaint restaurant-you'll want to make a reservation. Definitely order the cheese! We sampled the whole menu between our party and loved everything!

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Fairfax, California
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56 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Eating dinner in a small French town on a Sunday night in winter is not always easy–there are many establishments which are closed. We called L'Epicerie and made a reservation for an early dinner (7:30 pm). When we got there we were the only two in the restaurant. The two ladies who greeted us were very helpful, courteous and attentive.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Soon time to scoot off for some lunch ,so much climbing all over castles and palaces gave me an appetite , down in the town I peeped into the windows of the first restaurant I came to L'Epecerie (after checking the menu ), finding it full of townsfolk having Saturday lunch is always a good sign . Delicious smells on... More 

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Los Altos, California
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220 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Our hotel recommended a lovely bistro, well-regarded for its upscale local cuisine. It was the last night of our trip (before an airport hotel) but we had been eating so much gourmet food, that we wanted a more simple meal. The food here was very good local-style, the ambiance was pleasant and the service was competent. An enjoyable stop if... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant so much we went back again. They have a fixed price menu which includes 4 courses that is both reasonable and excellent. There are several items offered each night. The locally sourced cheese course offers a wide selection from which you choose. Everyone was very attentive and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?