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La Villa d'Este

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Jardin Albert 1er
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6, Rue Massena | Zone Piétonne, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 82 47 77
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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UK
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Delicious food from fresh ingredients, generous portions, fair prices, fast and friendly service - what more can you ask? We particularly like the artichoke and tomato salad. You can't go wrong with this one!

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Basel, Switzerland
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Restaurant is very good for Pasta. Huge Restaurant indoors and outdoors; nevertheless Service is very efficient and fast. Note that the portions are on the large side...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for dinner one night as we were working near by. The place is busy but they still accommodated us even though it was late at 10.30pm. Looking at other peoples dishes I was at a loss as to what to order, the food looked amazing and I was torn by the choice of pizza or pasta. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just happened to be walking by and thought we would give this restaurant a try for dinner. We were so glad we did! We were given a lovely, large round table with banquette seating, even though we had made no reservation and the place was incredibly busy. We both had cold antipasta, then both had the seabass, which was... More 

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Carmagnola, Italy
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Pleasant place in Italian style, it is well situated. I found this restaurant while having a walk in Nice I was looking for a place to have lunch. Very good food with big portions and fine wine. The staff is very kind and you are served very quickly. Good desserts, too. I think I can recommend this restaurant if... More 

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Kalkite
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner and ordered a pizza and a pasta. Wow! The food was extremely flavoursome. We had a penne with a ragout meat sauce. It came served on a huge platter on the table covered in a beautiful melted mozarella. The wood fired pizza was also very tasty and has a lively smokey flavour. Service was prompt and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They turned us away at 10pm because we only wanted dessert. The hostess was not very nice, and actually quite smug about it. There were plenty of people eating on a bustling Friday evening and they weren't getting ready to close. Simply arrogance and greed. In a city like Nice with literally over 1000 choices for restaurants, I'd recommend a... More 

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Oriana_NiceResto, Responsable relations publiques at La Villa d'Este, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you for your review, they are all important for us. Please, let me remind you that a restaurant is a place where we order food, not only a dessert. We hope that you will understand this. Best regards More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The portion size was so big that we couldnt finish everything we ordered even though we had little for lunch. Spaghetti was not cooked thoroughly. however the service was poor. Obviously many staff was working without a rest, but some were just fooling around without doing anything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's about time we wrote a review for this restaurant. We always make a special visit every time we are in Nice in fact this time we went twice! The service is excellent despite the fact that they are always busy. We sat in two different locations upstairs and found both waiters very attentive. The pastas are superb and the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant in the Nice Old Town serves some tasty pizza and pasta, but there's nothing "little" about them. We ordered seafood spaghetti and what arrived could only be described as "family size". To our delight spaghetti were cooked to perfection, mussels,cockles and prawns happily mingled with tomato based sauce, and bread...well bread is a must in this part of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $36
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6, Rue Massena | Zone Piétonne, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Jardin Albert 1er
  • Neighborhood: Jardin Albert 1er
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 82 47 77
Description
La Villa d'Este is an Italian restaurant in the heart of Nice for more than 20 years! It owes its success to its traditional recipes, but also to its ever changing menu. The restaurant offers you to taste oven baked pasta dishes, great classics of the house, as well as pasta dishes and original pizzas. Italian cuisine, very varied, also offers a presentation of antipasti, meats, fish and daily specials. Grand gourmet desserts such as the giant l'eclair gianduja. The quality of each dish is enhanced by the generosity and love for flavor. The place, chic and elegant, is located in a Dolce Vita decor strongly infused with the Villa d'Este in Tivoli. The restaurant offers a beautiful seating capacity through its various dining rooms with a dining service of quality and experience. The terrace, situated on the pedestrian zone, offers a refined and modern setting.

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