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La Cigale

$$ - $$$
Graslin - Commerce
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4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
+33 2 51 84 94 94
7:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 12:30 am
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Milan, Italy
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good resturant in downtown. Superb meat and nice atmosfere. Good service at right price. Quick service and professional staff. Worth the visit

Thank Hlombatd
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180 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my second meal at La Cigale (I reviewed the first a couple of years ago and gave it four stars). I was even more impressed this time. Earlier, I thought the food was great (it still is) but that the service was a bit lacking. This time (perhaps just luck - we had a server who is studying... More 

Thank jeffsm5111
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A restaurant marked on the city map is a rarity and La Cigale is both a site to see and an experience. The decor is Art Nouveau on a grand scale and whilst it is starting to show its age, that does not detract from the atmosphere inside nor the quality of the food. That bookings are essential (even in... More 

Thank MKAdelaide
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was beginning of this month that I was here at la cigale for lunch with my wife, it was not my first time and not my last time as well cause I'm very close to the restaurant 😊 the food is always delicious and 😋 the atmosphere is amazing the beautiful of the place and the staff as well... More 

Thank Anwar M
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by several people prior to our arrival in Nantes. Right from the word go we didn't really feel welcomed. The head waitress started off by giving my friend a look of complete disdain as soon as she saw him, and after confirming our reservation, showed us to our table without another word. Perhaps she... More 

Thank Derek A
Aarhus, Denmark
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197 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

A positive surprise and really good food. The restaurant was really busy, but the whole evening we got served in perfect time and was looked good after by the waiters. A well organized menu, with the classic French Bistro menu but also with an international touch. All in all a great evening.

Thank Kenneth B
Nimes, France
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86 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Right in the center of Nantes, place Graslin, a beautiful historic place. And good food too! Very popular with the locals.

Thank TanitNimes_France
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

We celebrated my daughters birthday and it could not have been any better. The interior is beautiful Art Noveau. It is a very traditional French brasserie with a guy out in front shucking oysters. We speak very little French and the server spoke very little English but we communicated fine and we had no complaints about the service. We started... More 

Thank Dean M
Tehran Province, Iran
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Here is very beautiful restaurant in front of nantes theater with a beautiful architecture. The food have good quality too. It's necessary to book in advanced to find the place. It's highly recommended.

Thank Mahdi_IR
Naas, Ireland
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

The building is lovely. Atmosphere very good. The service was good also but we were disappointed with the quality of the food. Definitely not the best of French cuisine.

Thank helen_oleary

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $53
French, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Graslin, 44000, Nantes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Loire-Atlantique  >  Nantes>  > Graslin - Commerce
  • Neighborhood: Graslin - Commerce
  • Phone Number: +33 2 51 84 94 94

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