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La Gargamelle

#301 of 1,506 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Centre
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47 rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 24 38
Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Fri 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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helsinki
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

A family (father in the kitchen, daughter serving) run restaurant with exceptionally good food. Has a limited wine selection (3 regions) and will not name the brands but guarantee all will be good. Very "grandma" interior design with thousands of miniature bottles. Note: cash only!!

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Thank pappwm
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst going for a meal elsewhere. Thought it looked nice so made a reservation for the next day. Filet of steak specially from Nice was perfect. My girlfriend had a specially made pasta dish which she loved. 100% worth a visit

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Thank Thomas H
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

This is a family-run restaurant about a block and a half off of Place Messana. We walked by it one evening, checked out the menu (and TripAdvisor reviews which are mostly really good), and decided to eat here for my birthday dinner the next night. We asked the hotel concierge to make us a reservation, and she had never heard... More 

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Thank Marc J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Found this gem by accident full of character family run restaurant best place we have found since being in Nice fantastic food cooked to perfection, and where made to feel very welcome not rushed had to back come for more before we left

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Thank Steve H
Nice, France
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stepped into Gargamelle restaurant to receive a warm welcome from a family member running the restaurant. It is a small and cozy place filled with interesting paintings and unique antiques. The menu brought close to the table on an easel had a good variety of salads and main courses. My wife and I were very happy... More 

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Thank Wawrzus
Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

The food was very fresh and carefully prepared, the service was perfect, and the atmosphere was comfortable.

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KL
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015

I made a reservation at a restaurant nearby for the wrong dates and they were very rude. So, I came across the restaurant nearby and decided to try my luck for a table. It's a family business whereby the mum and dad are the chefs while the daughter will serve all tables. They were incredibly friendly and the food were... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

La Gargamelle restaurant in the centre of Nice has great food and a wonderful atmosphere. The cream soup starter was beyond compare

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Must go. We've visited the restaurant for a dinner. Excellent service. Beautiful French cuisine. Unbelievable atmosphere.

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Thank Alexanderdeo
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

After passing loads of restaurants on busy plazas and not wanting to be a part of that scene, my sister and I found this little treasure whilst on our way to the Old Town. We popped in on our way back and we were so pleased we did. The woman who greeted us explained about it being cash only before... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Friday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 rue Gioffredo, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 24 38

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