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L'Odeon

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10 Place du General Leclerc, 37000, Tours, France
33247201265
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12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a reservation over the telephone. Unfortunately this was not possible in English but I managed. Menu was also not available in English, but the hostess helped us with the translation (although she didn't really seem happy with that). The food and wine however were really nice. This restaurant is worthwhile a visit, but the atmosphere and service is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. We walked in and were seated with out a reservation. Service was typical for France. Chef was superb!

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Thank dustyjacket
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We tried l'Odeon ones spec as soon as it opened on a Friday evening. The manageress was a little reluctant to accommodate us as we hadn't booked, but gave us a very nice table. The food was excellent - marinated smoked salmon, capon, monkfish and similar courses, with a superb dessert of a savarin with a flambéed rum sauce. Three... More 

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Thank Will F
Ontario
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We had lunch at the Odeon - the lunch menu (entree + main) is 15 Euro - excellent value for the price. The dishes we had were all outstanding in taste and presentation - I loved the fish. We were recommended a relatively inexpensive Loire valley white wine - which went very well with the fish. The chef also prepared... More 

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Thank Jeremy3139
The hague
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36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had dinner, but I must say it was a bit disappointing, there was a smell entering the restaurant which was in our opinion not pleasant. We had the special menu and I ordered the recommended fish with fresh asparagus of the season, I got ONE whole asperagus!!! disappointing.

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Thank Gerardthehague
Nantes, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant doesn't catch the eye from the outside, but definitely worth a visit. Warm welcome. Good level of English spoken, should you need that. Set menu at 22 euros interesting and well balanced. Good value for money. Local wine recommended by maitre d'hôtel was very pleasant. Quiet and efficient service. Will certainly return when next in Tours.

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Thank Margaret L
Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Place was recommended by local colleagues : we were not disappointed ! freindly wlecome, nice dining room also a bit cold in temperature and decoration. I took the gambas as starter , the foie gras poele as main course, every thing was perfectly prepared, well coooked with delicate flavors , and omelette norvegienne as dessert , excellent too . They... More 

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Maia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Visiting several times a year Tours, it allows me to have some restaurante references but visiting again L'Odeon found out this time was not OK. To start, from the wine menu choose a wine that was not available and no equivalente (rose), in a restaurante like this one ? Second, found a hair in the plate and employee reaction like... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This restaurant being within walking distance of our hotel was our quick choice on the evening of our arrival in town. We were greeted and seated promptly in the front window of the restaurant and immediately had two staff members helping us order drinks. Our french is not good but we bumbled through the menu and all ordered something our... More 

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Thank CRM13
Hampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Thought we'd try out this restaurant as it was recommended in one of our travel guides. Glad we did - not as you might expect in the old quarter but easy to find location near to the station. Chose the 3 course option - every course was beautifully presented. Lobster starter was v good, my husband's fish of the day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $73
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Place du General Leclerc, 37000, Tours, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Tours
  • Phone Number: 33247201265

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?