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Chez Bruno

40 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 57 73 49
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (45 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

We were lucky to get seats without a reservation, but the food was delicious! The kids tried and loved the escargot. One of our best meals in France!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dagmarf04
Reviewed December 1, 2018

We were on a whirlwind tour of the chateaux and stopped for lunch at Cafe Bruno. The selection and the food were excellent. The owner is a lovely young couple who are also vintners. When their credit card machine was not working (but it finally...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kkovach
Reviewed November 29, 2018

We did not have dinner reservations our first night in Amboise and found most places either closed or booked that evening. Our apartment host suggested Bruno as an alternative so we gave it a try. We lucked out and the pleasant host seated us at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Seattletraveler98107
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Recommended in Rick Steves' Amboise / Loire Valley book and it did not disappoint. Steps from Hotel Bellevue, where we stayed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cynthia2016E
Reviewed November 8, 2018

I had read about Chez Bruno as being the best restaurant in Amboise and although we only visited once I thought the food and service were very good. The waiters were friendly and very patient as we tried to speak French with them The location...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jpseddie
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We had hoped the negative reviews were off nights, but we were also disappointed with the food. The fried goats cheese is very unpleasant made worse by sitting on an oily salad, the onion soup wasn't that great, rather watery. The confit of duck was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tinymole
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch after touring the castle. Recommended as a place to eat in our Rick Steeves’ book. Excellent duck with red sauce. My husband ordered the pork and thoroughly enjoyed it! Would go again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeripaigee
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We had really good French meals here and the waiter was very helpful. Would highly recommend Chez Bruno to anyone visiting Amboise.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Pembroke47
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a sunny October afternoon. It was pleasant to sit outside across from the chateau. Of our dishes, she thought the Greek salad entree was just excellent; we both thought that the beef stroganoff was fair; and I really liked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MN_Walkers
Reviewed September 30, 2018

My husband & I ate at this restaurant last night. We both ordered the rib eye. It was a very thin steak, chewy, gristly, tough & poor quality beef. Escargot was just ok. This was one of the more expensive meals we had in France....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Indre-et-Loire  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 57 73 49
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