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28 ave Malaussena, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 07 90
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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224 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Stopped here for coffee and croissant. Got local information and felt a relaxed morning with good wifi watching the local farmers market

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner in La Gauloise in our last night in Nice. We had found it from Tripadvisor, reviews said the restaurant is very local and authentic and it was true. Staffs there can only speak very little English and they have no English menu which seems very local, the waiter who serve us was so friendly and very patient... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

We initially went to la route du miam for diner but sadly discovered that the place was fully booked. Luckily the owner kindly recommend us to la Gauloise and in her words this restaurant has the most " clean taste and correct technique " of French cuisine. The food is very reasonably priced. The owner very patiently explained the menu... More 

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Kathmandu
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161 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The Gauloise is a family restaurant that I've been going to for years. Fish and local cuisine is what you get here. Every day there's a lunchtime plat de jour, usually fish from the market here that's the best in Nice. If you fancy oysters or shellfish, this is also where to come. Most of the year, it's possible to... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

I was surprised at how good my pasta with calamari (tomato, garlicky base) was, and my friend loved her salmon filet with calamari seafood plate. Good portion sizes. Would've gone back for a second meal but they were closed. Friendly staff too!

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1 Thank choxke
Istanbul, Turkey
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We have just come from Nice, All the Nice restaraunts (well 4 at least) in Tripadvisor were closed we didnt understand why for ex, Pucci, Le sejour.. This one was nice we could not find a place outside seafood was perfect I dont recommend risotto seafood salad was excellent

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italia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We had dinner there and we had mixed feelings about this restaurant because some courses were good other were very poor. The calamari salad was good, the marinieres mussels were unaccetable, the dessert was ok so at the end of the dinner we really had mixed feelings about this place thinking about the big difference in quality and taste of... More 

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london
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101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Went because it was near to where we stayed and also recommended by owners of the flat we exchanged. A typical local restaurant specializing in seafood and has exterior shellfish bar. A good selection including meats. started with oysters and crevettes which were tasty and fresh. Mains were a filet St Pierre (John Dory) in saffron sauce accompanied by pasta,... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Last evening in Nice, spent a very pleasant time at La Gauloise, the staff very attentive, food amazing, price reasonable. Waiter explained different quality and size of Oysters, the biggest moules and frites ever! Can't wait for the return visit

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Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a perfectly delicious and graciously served late lunch at La Gauloise last Sunday. We were served a half dozen of the best, freshest raw oysters we'd had during the week in Nice. For entree, I had perfectly prepared eggs in cocotte with mixed greens salad, and then a beautiful white fish with saffron sauce. A... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $33
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 ave Malaussena, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 07 90

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