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Le Bistrot du Port

#127 of 1,529 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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28 quai Lunel, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 55 21 70
Thu - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

The first course, tuna, was disgusting, couldn't eat it. The main course, fish on top of lentille mess, was a disaster. The dessert made us laugh. Wine, bread, oil and ice cream was good. Pretty much all they didn't prepare. 92€ later we left.

1 Thank Rebecka F
Canale Monterano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We reserved a table based on the tripadvisor's feedbacks. Excellent food, typical bistrot atmosphere and care for the customer. Enjoy the Tuna Tartare with truffles.

Thank Andy P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We happened to pass by while we were strolling around in the evening and wanted to have dinner at this restaurant , as we were 6 people they requested us to make a reservation for the next day and we did. Next day we were greeted very well the person who made the reservation made sure that we had the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We went here because of the good reviews and were a bit disappointed. While the staff was nice and friendly the food was just okay. We also wanted to sit outside and were told they were all reserved. Five minutes later a table was cleared and never filled. We ordered a ceviche appetizer and the fish was very tough. We... More 

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St Jean Cap Ferrat, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

This is not the first review I have written for Le Bistrot du Port. I have been eating there for fifteen years, and my major complaint in the past has been consistency. However, lunch is tough to beat, and I strongly recommend the lunch special (plat du jour)l. Today, for 15 Euros I got two courses, 1/4 bottle of wine,... More 

Thank Vesenaz
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

I love my food & wanted to experience something authentic away from the touristy hassle of lit up menu boards..After reading reviews on TripAdvisor of Le Bistrot my husband & I went for a walk to go find it. Tip #1- make a reservation! We got knocked back on the first night but made a reservation for the following night.... More 

1 Thank Htj O
New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Walking by around 1:15 pm looking for a pace to eat lunch, we saw that there were a lot of people at this bistro, and a number of 'locals' playing cards out front after their meal was a good sign. When we entered to be seated, my wife discovered (after a dialog in French with the manager) that they were... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Beautifully cooked perch in butter. Charming and delightful staff. Perfect location by the small port.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Great unassuming restaurant - doesn't look fancy but is in a lovely setting on the Burgundy canal, with great simple fresh food, drinks and first class service. Having found this restaurant on trip advisor we had a much needed break there after a long arduous cycle from Chagny. We enjoyed the ambiance of the place so much - the lady... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The chef is a master bouillabaisse maker. But do not miss his starters. They are appealing to the eye, very inventive in pairing of ingredients and delicious to the palate. If you are lucky, he may share his fabulous bouillabaisse recipes.

Thank Pavel K

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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
$16 - $32
French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 quai Lunel, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Port
  • Neighborhood: Port
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 55 21 70

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