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Cafe des Arcades

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17 Ter r Fontaine, Valbonne, France
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Les arcades is our favorite restaurant in VAlbonne. Good menu; always fresh specials. Over the years the service has improved; now more staff on busy days. The terrace is excellent and the view on the central square always great

Thank EJT1966
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely busy place on market day (Friday) but apparently constantly busy. I'm not surprised as it is perfectly placed in the charming town square . Waited to get a seat , no one interested in assisting . Waited for menus and then another wait to have our order taken. It was not just a casual French leisurely wait , we... More 

Thank scotlass
Beirut, Lebanon
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice terasse for tanning, food is average. Its a nice place to have a beer and a small bite not more

Thank FadiHuss
Oslo, Norway
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46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Half of the restaurant chairs on Valbonne Square unfortunately belongs to Cafe des Arcades The quality of the food served is low, the worst of the 5 restaurants we visited in Valbonne The Pizzas we ended up with were tasteless , undercooked and overpriced Look for other and better options across the square

Thank mobiletraveller64
Stonehaven, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for liquid refreshment on a hot sunny day mid-afternoon. The lunch time rush had abated and staff were preparing for the evening trade. We were greeted with a smile and drinks arrived very quickly with no sense that we were an inconvenience at all.

Thank Alison L
Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food fairly good .Not Cheap. Eating next to smokers -accept is French-but far to close seating so very unpleasant experience.Would not go again.

Thank jrpdh
Nice, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In an ideal world this ideally placed restaurant would thrive and have smiles of satisfaction from many visitors and locals. That will NOT happen because, for too long, the waiters have been slow, arrogant, miserable and insensitive. Having LIVED here for a while too, I have seen the waiters faces full of bitterness and their attitudes sullen. Thank goodness it... More 

Thank stamfoto
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Valbonne and found this restaurant and the staff to be very good. The food varied in quality a bit, but when it was good it was very good. Great position, not over priced and as mentioned very helpful and pleasant staff.

Thank mdons
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant on a Saturday night and despite reserving there was not a place ready for us for more than 15 minutes. There was a large selection on the menu and reasonably priced and the portion sizes were large. Since we went during the Euros they had a large screen displaying the football (on mute). The waiter was... More 

Thank Geege96
Fayence, France
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112 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We weren't planning to have lunch but when my wife returned from her session with the dentist a bit of sustenance was in order before we set off back home to Fayence. With deference to sore gums, she had a delicious spaghetti carbonara. The previous week we were in Italy and the carbonara was every bit as good as across... More 

Thank Whitebeard83

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Ter r Fontaine, Valbonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Valbonne
  • Phone Number: 493120006

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