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Michel's Christiania Rest

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303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
+1 208-726-3388
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Miami Beach
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We recently had the good fortune to have dined at this first-rate French restaurant We shared our 2 appetizers, the gaspacho soup (delicious) and the escargots(good, not one of the best we've had). It was, however, the main course dish that riveted out total attention: the sautéed chicken breast with a morel mushroom cream sauce!!!! These were flavors that are... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Very quaint atmosphere, great customer service and the food was exceptional. First time eating lamb, and it was amazing.

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Thank Rich C
Boise, Idaho
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

The best cocktails in town. A Cosmo and their pomme frites! Can't go wrong! I had trout which was delicious. Also the people watching is great. Always fun to see how the upper crust of Sun Valley lives!

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Thank Jeannie V
Idaho
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We've eaten here many times over they years - the food is excellent! My favorite is always "what are the cooks eating tonight"?

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Thank Dave P
Scottsdale
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815 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 410 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

The first thing you notice on entering is how busy it is which is always a good sign especially when they all seem to be regulars. There is a cosy bar area, an interior room and a very nice courtyard. We sat in the courtyard which was very pleasant. We split awesome crispy pomme frites with a cocktail followed by... More 

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Thank PeterAZ
Boise, Idaho
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I was born in france and i love this restaurant. It is always packed with people everytime i am in there. The service and the food are excellent. It is the best place in town.

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1 Thank Joan r
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36 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Our experience dining at Christiania's was absolutely terrible. It all started with the hostess who couldn't find our reservation in her book and made us feel like we were trying to cheat ourselves in their supposed "classy" establishment. We had reserved a table for 8:30 on the terrace, and in spite of having room to accommodate us, the hostess said... More 

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Sun Valley-Ketchum, Idaho
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This food is so delicious to enjoy you need to relax and enjoy the experience. Michel is french and the flavors he brings to the table are to be savored. The chef uses morel mushrooms, truffle oil, wines to combine with fine meat, fish. Very special cooking......do not rush the experience. He always has mussels and clams that are uniquely... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

A relaxed bar scene with stools for less than dozen and a few tables near the bar for drinks and/or dinner. However, the main diningroom, down a couple of steps is very attractive with a marvelous outdoor garden for dining as well. The drinks are generous and the wine list offers a good variety of bottles or by the glass.... More 

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Idaho
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Ate here multiple times over the July 4th weekend. Food was great. Service was great. Ambiance was great. I dined solo so grabbed a seat at the bar each night. Michel's fills up early at the bar so keep that in mind if you visit. For entries on this trip I did their signature chicken with morel sauce; NY Strip;... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Ketchum
  • Phone Number: +1 208-726-3388
Description
Michel's Christiania is the premiere dining experience in beautiful Ketchum Idaho. Steeped in ski tradition and offering exceptional french cuisine, Michel's Christiania offers an atmosphere and menu unique to Sun Valley Idaho.

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