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Les Viviers

#280 of 1,506 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
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22 rue Alphonse Karr, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 16 00 48
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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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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed by our experience of dining in the adjacent sister restaurant Rolancy, and decided to try out the Bistrot's Set Menu one lunch time as it was only €19.50 for two courses. Really glad we did. The Bistrot's decoration is more traditional and looks as if it caters more for business meetings, but the food (which comes from... More 

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Thank Hiraethog
Helsinki, Finland
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

The food was great, but the service was not: we waited half an hour before someone took our order, then another half an hour for the wine and yet another half an hour for our starters and never got any bread rolls. There were only two waiters serving the entire restaurant, which clearly was not enough. In addition, they had... More 

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Thank Saran68
Salt Lake City, Utah
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

The concierge at the Boscolo sent us here; it's around the corner from the hotel. There are two restaurants with the same owner next door to each other; the menus have a lot of crossover, but this is the casual side and the other is the more formal setting. It features seafood, with only a couple of beef dishes and... More 

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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We stayed in a hotel nearby, and had dinner in this restaurant on a rainy evening. The food and service is excellent, and the prices not higher than in the old city. Seafood lovers should not miss this place

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

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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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 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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Helsinki, Finland
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133 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

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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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

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
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$39 - $69
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
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: +33 4 93 16 00 48

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