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Le Monchu

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$$ - $$$
French, Swiss, European
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1 rue du Lyret | Chamonix, Mont Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 04 80
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nicely decorated and clean!!! The service is top, Anca was very attentive and smiling. It was a great atmosphere, music was nice as well. The food is delicious, great value for money, especially the lunch menu. Coffee is good as well.

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Thank Liana D
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch,we were eight people,Stuff is overbearing.............. We order food are not given bread......... We ask bread stuff us ignored........... Food was not bad.. Service was desperate !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Owner should change the waiters !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank loredana443
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by Le Monchu for a dinner. The restaurant is next to casino, and relatively large establishment. On the evening we visited there're banquet of a large group in next room. The inside is decorated with old farm tools, ...etc. This place would be nice in the middle of winter. I ordered 3-course fixe prix. The appetizer and main... More 

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I don't specifically have any complaints, but it didn't really feel cozy or special. That said, the raclette did not disappoint. I'm sure that we were there too early for any fun.

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Thank Stephanie I
Telford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

arrived Sunday lunchtime, pleasant and helpful staff, one of the best fondues in Chamonix, worth a visit

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Thank michaelshr0pshire
Lugano, Switzerland
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63 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Really nice Restaurant in the centre of Chamonix, lovely decorated and fair prices. We had the raclette and quality & quantity was excellent.

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Thank Pilot_DK
west virginia
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53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We ate here twice while hiking in the TMB. Both evenings we wanted to eat early and had not made reservations. We ate once at about 6:00 inside and the second time about two weeks later outside on the very pleasant patio. Both times the other diners were a mix of foreign tourists and other vacationers. Many groups had children.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We saw a raclette at another restaurant earlier on our trip so we decided we had to try it before leaving France. What better way to celebrate finishing the TMB than with a raclette dinner?! We saw this place while walking around Chamonix & saw that it had good reviews online. We ordered the raclette, which came with cheese (of... More 

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Thank heroine23
Athens, Greece
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is one of the few places at the area that serve non stop. If you arrive at Chamonix around 1400 you won't have many choices. However, i was pleasantly surprised as it was really good. The weather was hot so we sat outside. Nice patio with a view to the mountain but the inside of the restaurant was far... More 

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Thank Ειρήνη Π
Ketchum, Idaho
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

So many great restaurants in Chamonix, we wanted something simple after arriving from the USA. Outdoor seating on a beautiful September evening. Great food and ambience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $53
Cuisine
French, Swiss, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue du Lyret | Chamonix, Mont Blanc, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 04 80

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