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El Olivo

32 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 25 25
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
2 weeks ago
“Good food, nice ambience and music, uneven service”
Aug 16, 2017
Open Now
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
32 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for dinner on a Tuesday night. It was busy, but they sat us quickly and a very friendly waiter took our orders. The food was quite good, and the margaritas were superb, but the (very young) server was VERY inexperienced and clumsy. We...More

Thank UD K
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I expected more seafood in Caen - but no problem, I love meat as well. Great starter of marinated salmon (though one or two pieces more would have been nice). The meat was well prepared as "saignant" but it was average quality and, what a...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Sent to this restaurant tonight to celebrate a good friends birthday...the people their were very nice and served us very well...I think it is very expensive for what they offer, but it tasted good...not extraordinaire...but good. Would I recommend this resto...yes...but it is expensive

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Looking for somewhere nice for dinner came across this restaurant situated underneath the walls of the Chateau de Caen.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

I am on a business trip with some friends and we decided to stop by here. I ordered the chicken skewers, oysters on the shell, tiramisu for dessert and to drink we had two bottles of the house red & white. The food was very...More

Thank Goatis
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We discovered the restaurant wandering around in the Vaugueux street. We took the menu of 19 euro (2 adults, children 13 and 16 y). The food was correct. Though the prize of a liter of sparkling water was 3.7 euro on the card, it was...More

Thank Bronstraat
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Great service and the menu was really good compared to the price. Modern looking place and friendly ptofessional service.

Thank J. v
Reviewed October 20, 2015

A fine choice to eat at the end of Restaurant row. They have a good rillette of sardine. For entrees' both the breast of duck with a delightful sauce, and the monk fish were very well prepared. The service was prompt and the waiter pleasant....More

Thank raymon7746
Reviewed June 4, 2014

This establishment is situated at the head of a picturesque precinct full of interesting and quirky dining places and shops across from Caen Castle. We were not looking for anything particularly fancy so the food was fairly standard fare but well cooked and tasty. The...More

Thank NeilB750
Reviewed May 7, 2014

We had a perfectly reasonable dinner here for four people. The meat was served as requested. Nothing too spectacular but you won't be disappointed either. Reasonably priced and service is very good.

Thank StuartLiverpool
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:15 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 25 25
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