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L'Isle Sonnante

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$$ - $$$
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7 rue Racine, 84000, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 82 56 01
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We had dinner here on the last night of our holiday in southern France. It's not cheap but it is very good in all respects. We had the 42€ menu, Dinner starts with an "amuse bouche" which looked like a miniature Guinness but was actually a tapenade topped with a creamy goat cheese. As a starter I had a carpaccio... More 

Thank David J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Small but excellent menu at a very reasonable price which catered for all tastes, the service was superb and the food though simple was prepared to the highest standards which allowed the flavours shine through

Thank Kenl1066
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Like many who have reviewed previously, we stumbled upon this small restaurant. Limited but varied menu which catered for Vegans and non-meat eaters as well as carnivores. Food and service was excellent. No buts.

Thank M9rk
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

This small restaurant is on a quiet street and we ate outside on the terrace behind an ornamental planter. The service was very attentive and polite. The politest I have encountered in France. The food was outstanding and well presented. Loved the evening here.

Thank ruth w
Manhattan Beach, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We stumbled across this place while exploring the streets of Avignon. It was full of people that seemed to be local. We gave it a try and we were treated beyond expectations. We loved the lamb; they are know for this dish. The chocolate pear in a spiced wine (desert) was divine. Highly recommended!

Thank Dadiad2016
Annemasse, France
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574 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

this restaurant is quite near the Place de l'Horloge and the Papal Palace. there are menus at 28 and 42 euros with just a few choices. the meal began with a little amuse-bouche of goat cheese olive tapenade and tomato. I recommend the Laudun white wine brotte available in 50 cl bottles. The main course of crusted cod and 9... More 

Thank hask74
Valbonne, France
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016

Out of season but recommended by TA we took a chance on getting in here. No problem, we and another two diners (which made the restaurant a little subdued) the food however was great, simple, tasty, good home style cooking. By the time we had got the dessert the restaurant was 80% full, which produced a better vibe. Not hesitation... More 

Thank Janet G
Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016

We loved this restaurant so much that we went twice. It is an unassuming little place behind the opera theatre. The decor is plain and perhaps could be a little warmer but the food is delicious. We loved everything that we had. It is very much Provençal with delicious small but tasty courses. The service was excellent by the partner... More 

Thank Anne G
Prague, Czech Republic
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57 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Myself, my g/f, my dad and his cousin were on France shopping for wines for our wholesale business. We have visited many vineyards in the area and also in southern France. One way home we have stopped in Avignon for overnight and were looking for a place to eat. We found this little restaurant with family like atmosphere. The food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

The restaurant, recommended by friends, was a delight. The food had a simplicity and depth in its flavours and style. Superb "fish stew" was rich and intense and the "apricot cake" was perfect for a hot evening. The cheese plate was interesting too with fresh soft cheeses for Summer. The wine list had a good selection of local Rhone wines... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $44
French, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
12:00 pm - 1:45 pm
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Racine, 84000, Avignon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Vaucluse  >  Avignon
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 82 56 01

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