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Le Criquet

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21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 80 51
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12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed a very good dinner in this very popular restaurant. Perfect for a family dinner, rather than a fine dining experience. Friendly staff made one feel very welcomed Enjoyed an excellent bourride (a speciality) and my partner had a perfectly cooked, rack of lamb with potatoes purée and Provençal vegetables. Very generous servings and we were too full for dessert.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our hotel make a reservation for us and I'm glad we did because the restaurant is very small. However the service was quick and friendly, despite our lack of knowledge in French. The menu came with English translations as well.

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Thank Jenny L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went twice to this Arlesien restau in four days and to be honest it proved to be the best we found in Arles. The Gazpacho was quite superb: 'beautifully fragrant' and the cuttlefish was washed down with organic rose - divine!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the lamb which was nice. But there is a lack or no children's menu so the kids had a spaghetti dish which they shared between the 2.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far our best food experience in Arles. Service was brilliant, the ladies in charge beautiful and efficient. The food fresh, fast and fabulous. Locals pack it out quickly, so try and make a booking. We loved it. Many thanks to the staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was the first night of our holiday and we were celebrating our wedding anniversary, so it was really good to have a very good meal and really good service. I'm veggie and there was still choice for me, which is nice as more often than not there isn't. The waitress was very nice and I'll not forget as she... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny restaurant offers excellent food from the region. The staff are extremely friendly and you feel very much at home. We definitely recommend this place, but it is also wise to make a reservation ahead. The place has only about 10 tables and is frequently fully booked.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this little family run restaurant in Arles that was recommended by our local host Emilie. The food was great, the atmosphere was lovely and we loved that it was very small. Everything was sensational and the family that owns this restaurant provide a very personalised service that makes you feel at home. Thoroughly enjoyed dinner here and would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the highlights of our last two trips to France has been dining at this tiny place. It’s a family operation with Mom & Dad in the kitchen and their two daughters running the dining room. The menu changes regularly. The menu is not large, it is one of the few places we found where you can just select... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a block from the ancient theatre, and two blocks from the arena, on a side street, this small space with a narrow outdoor sitting area had been recommended by friends and guidebooks. Very unpretentious place but with delicious food and very fair prices. The menu is not large but has dishes typical of Provence, all interesting and we gobbled... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $34
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 80 51
Description
Traditional and Provencale cooking Open wednesday to sunday, lunch and diner .

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