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Jan

#3 of 1,533 Restaurants in Nice
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12 Rue Lascaris, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 97 19 32 23
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Cape Town, South Africa
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It has been about 2weeks since our visit to Nice and one incredible evening spent at Restaurant Jan. I still go through the numerous photos of each meal we were served by some of the best waiters I have yet to experience on a global scale. My partner and I have traveled all over the world and have dined in... More 

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Thank andrenieuwoudt
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful experience! The staff were absolutely wonderful and the food was not only delicious but beautifully presented. We requested the Chef's Menu. Can't wait to return Chef Jan.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Superb fusion of tastes incorporating South African ingredients into French cooking. Everything works! From arrival to the bill its a team that sets the scene for a fantastic experience! Great wine list! Six courses that satisfies all cravings! Inspiring, creative, authentic, world-class and beyond! Make sure to book AND confirm! Dankie Jan! Dit was meer as wat woorde kan beskryf!... More 

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2 Thank Minnaars
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a welcome addition to fine dining in Nice. Expect the unexpected. Inpeccable service of innovative dishes superbly presented. There are two fixed price menus. We chose the smaller menu with four courses, the highlights a tuna with onion panna cotta , a Bresse chicken and a spectacular dessert of meringue, blueberries and vanilla glacé. And a tray... More 

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1 Thank JeanneMcLeod
Bern
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jan is a small restaurant, close to the port of Nice. It is very nicely decorated, the whole staff is helpful and friendly and the food experice is just fantastic. Every dish that is served is a feast for the eyes first and then again for the palate! Jan, the chef, does a wonderful job and although it is not... More 

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1 Thank Batzuli
Stoke
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I were lucky to dine here last week and selected the 6 dishes tasting menu with wine pairing. All dishes demonstrated delicate touches and deep flavours, with some thought-provoking combinations and ingredients new to me - I left inspired and ready to re-enact at home. The service was excellent, with several dishes presented by amiable chef Jan... More 

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1 Thank J G
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Jan on a regular basis - i have never had the same food and are constantly wowed by combinations presentation and service. I have taken a few friends there to and all agree and love the restaurant .

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Boston
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous culinary adventure. Creative, gorgeous, innovative, and delicious food. Courteous and highly professional service. Elegant ambience. We did the six course chef menu with wine pairings, and were very pleased.

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2 Thank jackzvi
Dolcedo
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are gastro people and when not working we are always around to try out whos doing what... Dining good is hobby! We heard about the JAN because they practise nearly the same system as we. One menu, all shopped same day on the markets, cooked fresh, fridge emty after service - next day all fresh again! No menulist -... More 

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2 Thank Tina M
Canberra, Australia
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98 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here to celebrate my husbands birthday. Everything was amazing, the service, the food, the ambience. We had the chefs tasting menu with matching wine and I cannot fault it - I didn't take photos of most of the meals as they were just so beautiful I just wanted to take them all in and enjoy rather than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$43 - $76
Cuisine
French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Rue Lascaris, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 97 19 32 23
Description
Situated just behind the old port of Nice, JAN is a small restaurant that welcomes locals as well as visitors from all over the world. JAN being from South Africa adds a touch of South African heritage both on the menu and the wine list. We welcome you to be our guests for an unforgettable experience.

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