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Ma yucca ~Restaurant Franco-Japonais~

#59 of 1,500 Restaurants in Nice
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26 Rue de la Buffa 06000 Nice, 06000 Nice, France
0493883984
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nice, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I live in Nice and I enjoy going back to Ma Yucca whenever I get a chance - I've been there over 10 times and have never been disappointed. Although the dinner menu also offers a good deal (30 euros for 3 courses), I go more often for lunch. Love the presentation, the fusion of Franco-Japanese flavours & ingredients and... More 

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Thank Merlin C
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Always delightful, mmmmm all round. Eat there frequently and consistently great. Modern Japanese home cooking cooking style and presentation but with French ingredients or twists. Nothing faddy or fusiony though, everything works deliciously. The set menu always has choices and variety. Often a simple vegetable dish is a delight, or just overall umami has you coming back for more. And... More 

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Thank WattsyHK
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Not right on the busiest part we just came across and was getting late. Menu was unusual as I'm not familiar with Japenese food other than sushi. All of the dishes listed ingredients which was helpful even if some of them then didn't look like you expected. We hadn't booked and after 8 it got really busy so unless you... More 

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Thank MMA502912
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We are Japanese but from Sweden. We had been missing good Japanese dish for quite some time now.. and most importantly, of course, the service level that you get in Japan which you don't get anywhere else in the world. This place definitely has both. We felt so comfortable dining here with kids. Excellent food and service. Highly recommended.

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Le Beausset, France
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

A cabbage & pork amuse-bouche sounded like a very dodgy start to a birthday meal, but was delicious, and a sure sign that more amazing food was to come. The ma yucca salade was very tasty, not as original as I expected, but with fresh ingredients and a undefineably good sauce. The main was superb. A sushi revisited, with the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Where to start? Decor is not much but tables are nicely spaced, very comfortable chairs and very friendly, efficient staff. The 30 euro menu is a good deal, short, but with interesting choices, plus daily specials. An additional supplement on a couple of things is not appreciated, however. Both of our appetizers were very good, excellent, in fact. A fish... More 

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Thank busyeater
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We go there often and we're never disappointed. Everything is fresh and inventions spring eternal. Vegetables are crispy and crunchy. This is not a sushi restaurant but when they do offer sushi, it's not the sushi you eat everywhere else. Last time remade the mistake of going there before our movie and the served us fast but it would have... More 

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Thank Susie M
Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Just opposite where we were staying for a few days, but we left it until our last evening, as not sure what to expect and had other restaurants recommended to us. This was possibly the best! Interesting, tasty, satisfying menu. Especially enjoyed the trio of starters as a taster of what to follow. Main courses were lovely. We chose chicken... More 

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Thank SusieeQ
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Were lucky to have the last table available (after calling them). Friendly staff, delicious Japanese and French food. They have a €30 three course menu with plenty of choice. Recommend the 'ginger cocktail'.

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Thank Fabienne D
Nice
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

France Japanese fusion works - Ma Yucca is evidence of that. The people are really nice and friendly, the atmosphere low key and laid back ... interesting food which is really good. We had several starter items, some mains and the plat du jour - all well prepared and tasty! The bill was not scary either .... some restaurants are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $52
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Rue de la Buffa 06000 Nice, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: 0493883984

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