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La Cave Aux Fouees

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476 quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 30 56 80
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Urbandale, Iowa
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

We ate at La Cave Aux Fouees as part of an educational tour that we took of France in July. The food was wonderful, especially the freshly baked bread! The restaurant serves family style, with as many refills as you need (something that is a rarity in France). This was one of the best meals we had while in France.

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Odenton, Maryland
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362 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We were here as part of a tour and we had maybe 10 or 12 at a table. The fresh baked bread (fouees) was good, we were drinking wine and eatinf bread and butter, it was nice. For an appetizer they brought out pork pate, I liked it, my husband did not. We were served salad, pork shank, and something... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Cool local fare in a very unique cave setting. The food was local and ok. The wine was less than good. Somewhat of a tourist trap and fairly inexpensive. Complete dinner and wine for two with the group was only 54 euro. Unique place, go for the event and not the food or wine.

Thank Dave P
Bailly-Romainvilliers, France
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This was the third time I've been to this restaurant! First it's really special restaurant in the cave , secondly food is never the same and every time is so delicious! The last thing is that we like to sit just next to the traditional oven and eat the hot fouees (bread)! We'll be back next year!

Thank Huangbessie75
Tennessee, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Food was good, service was good, if you want to dine in a cave this is the place for you. Basic decor, tables, etc.

Thank DRL615
Elizabeth City, NC
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474 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

A large tour group of us ate dinner here in this restaurant carved into a cave. The fouees (similar to small pitas) were good, but not exceptional, and we were able to see the baker make them and bake them. We dined on pork pate, salad, fouees, pork hock and sausage bean stew. We began with a small flute of... More 

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Port St Lucie, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2015

We were on a Grand Circle tour of western France and the Cave was a group dinner included in our tour. The experience was delightful, both from the atmosphere of the cave itself to the French cuisine which was an unusual country style dinner of pork pate, the restaurants famous unleavened bread, and a rich stew of lentils, pork and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

On a recent trip to Amboise, I was lucky enough to be taken this restaurant. The atmosphere of eating in a cave was really fun and the food was delicious. Watching the bread being made and then eating it warm was definitely a taster's delight. The main course was pork and was really good. The owner and staff were very... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

Dining in this large cave was an interesting experience. The service was excellent. We watched how the made the fouee. It was delicious. We had cassoulet, which was unlike any we had had in other regions of France, and it was quite good. Our dessert, baked Alaska, was outstanding.

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Putnam, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

Eating in a cave was unique and a highlight for me . I enjoyed the food and atmosphere. It was open and airy for a cave and cool and relaxing. I suggest it to all who are close by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 56 80

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?