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L'Atmosphere

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123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
330450559797
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chennI
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562 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is very nice and if seated along the river you will have lovely views as well. A bit disappointed with the quality of food as it is a Bib Gourmand restaurant. Had fondue which was really not up to the mark. Still an enjoyable experience. Service was very good and attentive.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic meal at this restaurant. The decor is also very warm, inviting, and romantic. This is an upper level quality place. The cuisine is Italian-fusion. One of the better meals I've had in more than a few years.

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Manila
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One good place to have dinner in Chamonix. We came in with no reservations but the staff were nice to accomodate us and even arranged for a place as we requested - next to the river side. Everything we ordered were heavenly . The rack of lamb, steak, cod were all the best we had in Chamonix. Topped with the... More 

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Albuquerque
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our own for an evening with a group tour. I had read quite a few reviews of restaurants in Chamonix but none really impressed me. L'Atmosphere seemed like the most promising and It was great. We arrived without a reservation but the hostess found us a table right before a group of about 30 were scheduled. Our... More 

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Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I dined at this restaurant as part of a Group. The Menu was pre-set and consisted of Tomato Gaspacho and Daish. It was very pleasant even if Gaspacho is not to everyon'e taste. The alternative main course was pork cheeks served with pasta (an unusual combo for me!). Desert consisted of a house special comprising Ice Cream and Bread and... More 

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Thank RexMax
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to both and Atmosphere was much better and guess what, they both have exactly the same menu. The difference, in my opinion, is management. Atmosphere had better service and better, you guessed it, ATMOSPHERE! The reason they have the same menu is the chef left Atmosphere but left the quality there. I believe there are a thousand ways... More 

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chelmsford, england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table on the terrace above the river which is floodlit at night and is a lovely setting. Food was really good as was the service and the drinks. Both local dishes and some more varied fare on the menu. The best restaurant we have visited in several trips to Chamonix. Recommend you book in advance to get... More 

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Thank MarkandBJ
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, great service and wonderful setting. Sitting right beside the fast-moving river in the middle of Chamonix, the Windows next to us were adorned with beautiful flower buckets and a spectacular view of the mountains we had an incredibly wonderful dinner with delightful service. Poached Fish steamed veggies and a delicious salad for one of our crew who has... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Perfect location for a great dinner, very friendly service with good recommendations, huge wine list, with attractive prices. Not to forget the delicious food. If we are in the area, we would come again.

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Good service, wonderful food😉 sitting "on" the river, great wine and reasonable prices. Would come back. Easy to find

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: 330450559797

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