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Les Viviers

#289 of 1,490 Restaurants in Nice
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22 rue Alphonse Karr, 06000 Nice, France
33493160048
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11:59 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:59 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we're a family of 7 and reserved a table a week in advance - i think otherwise we wouldn't have had a table. everything was superb, from the atmosphere, the food, the setting (on a pleasant balcony right on the Sorgue river) and the service. we were told that the hailed dish was the pigeon pie, and indeed it was... More 

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Thank guiorad
Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is about 10 minutes walk from the waterfront but it is well worth the walk. The servers were friendly and attentive. The food was reasonably priced. (See attached menu board) Something you don't see everyday is they used a cloche to present the food. A trip back in the memory lane to the 1960's! If you want a... More 

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Thank Sonny M
Helsinki, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Le Bistrot des Viviers twice. First experience: We had the set lunch menu (19,50 € for two courses and 23,50 € for three courses). For the starter, we had a mango carpaccio with rucola and raspberry. Fairly mindless; too sweet and the dressing was quite unimaginative, the dish was not balanced. The mains (a choice between meat or... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited Le Bistrot des Viviers on our last night in Nice. The steaks with bernaise sauce were delicious. The potatoes au gratin were FABULOUS! The server was over busy so the chef/owner helped with service. When we mentioned how much we loved the potatoes he went away and came back with a hand written recipe! Really enjoyed this restaurant.

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Thank lisal13
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I stayed round the corner from this restaurant for 6 nights last month. I was so taken with it on my first visit that I returned 2 more times for dinner. Equally good value on teh a la carte menu as on the set menu, I had beautiful risotto, turbot, beef, lamb and more. I would love to be back... More 

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Thank Craig H
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

My husband, friend and I went to Le Bistrot des Viviers while staying in Nice. I'm not sure if the average rating is a little harsh but I found the food a bit expensive for what it was. I had fish and chips which were fine, the fish was cut into "chips" and served with a tartare sauce. My husband... More 

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Welton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Monday night, the place was jam packed and buzzing. Great produce and great cooking. Nothing to not like. Everything to like.

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Thank David C
Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Great host and good seafood in a wonderful setting . Very pleased to return again this year while staying locally. Had sea food platter which was excellent . All sea food is wonderful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I my self order a ceviche and the rouget with zucchini... I enjoy them... my wife order the bouillabaisse it was full of bones no one but 20 or so when I ask the waiter it reply to me that is normal because the type of fish The chef used... the situation was poorly handle .. Will not recommended this... More 

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Thank Francis T
Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We visit either Bistro Viviers or its sister Rolancy ...every time we are in Nice....which is frequent. Everything on the menu is simply the finest quality made to the highest standard. Service is great and the owner/chef Rolancy is visible and friendly. PERFECT.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$42 - $74
Cuisine
French, European, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 rue Alphonse Karr, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: 33493160048

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