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Lou Pilha Leva

Old Town / Vieux Nice
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10 rue du Collet, 06300 Nice, France
0493139908
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very popular quick eat place with a long winding queue all day long. Which is a mystery considering the food they serve. The assiette niçoise was an ok mix of local specialities but nothing too memorable, and the heating in the microwave oven was very uneven so some of the food was cold. But the disaster was... More 

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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place in early July. I ordered the moules fries (muscles) and my husband ordered the chicken and chips. Chicken and chips were basic fair. This is not gourmet food people. My muscles were a disappointment. The flavor of the sauce was awesome but it was beyond obvious that they had been pre heated. I could have forgiven the... More 

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London
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a casual late lunch and was not disappointed with a big serving of modules frites for only 8.50 euros. Sat outside on the benches and was pleasantly surprised by this place. Friendly staff and food arrives quickly. Would recommend

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We'd hoped we get a bit of authentic Nice Street food or bits and pieces, which we did, but it's a shame that the food is just reheated, which when most of it was battered, made it a bit soggy and disappointing. I'm sure it would have been nice when cooked fresh, but microwaved to warm it up just made... More 

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New York City, New York
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Unpretentious local corner eatery so popular - there is always a line of locals and tourists alike ordering their food. The line runs fast and the food is well worth the short wait and a few euros - all of the dishes and wine are very inexpensive. We went back a couple of times to get the taste of a... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This place had the best socca in Nice. It was crispy and big enough for two. We came here for lunch and even dinner. We loved their communal tables too!!

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Los Angeles
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358 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

First of all, I love socca, so liking this place was easy. It's a busy hub of activity with people dropping in for snacks and complete meals. It's fast, delicious, and not expensive. You'll have to overcome any shyness to elbow up to the counter to order and then to find a table, but it will be completely worth it.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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275 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Local eatery serving classic local food. We tried the socca (chickpea flour pancake), farcis (vegetables stuffed with minced lamb) and courgette & aubergine bagnat all washed down with local rosé wine and kronenberg beer. Prices start at €3. Definitely not high end catering but delicious & a hit with locals & tourists alike. Don't worry about the queues, it's worth... More 

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Los Angeles
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Dreamed for a year about a tasty bite of socca and a few little meat filled veggie snacks. Accompanied by a draft beer on a spring day, sitting outside at the tables perfect for people watching--this spot is my preferred go-to in Nice as I walk around window shopping (and more!) in old town.

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Seattle, Washington
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Had an assortment of Nicoise tarts (pissaladiere, tarte aux blettes) and stuffed veggies which were all average. The great thing about this location is sitting outside in the bustling atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue du Collet, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Neighborhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Phone Number: 0493139908

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?