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Michel's Christiania Rest

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303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun Valley-Ketchum, Idaho
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

1 Thank Jimbo83340
New York City, New York
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

1 Thank Genjackson57
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank RABSeattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is great restaurants in downtown Ketchum. The filet I had tonight was the most tender and flavourful I have ever had. The desert selection was great as well. I had the Apple Tart which was non-traditional (all Apple with very little crust) but I loved it. Wonderful place if your looking for a special night out.

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Riverside, California
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

This is a very special place, best for special occasions like a last dinner with friends before flying home. The bar is best in town for drinks, and the food is the best! It is a beautiful dining room, very classy!

Thank craig b
Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We came here to get a drink at what we were told was an interesting restaurant. We barely got in the door however, as the bar was full of diners who we suppose could not get reservations to dine that night. The folks were nice enough, and allowed us to order our drinks and sit in the lobby, which had... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

I ate at Michel's on Valentine's night with 10 other people. Several of us had the Valentines day special. It was a filo dough pouch that was filled with langoustine in a lobster sauce ..Delicious! Most everyone else had the veal chop in morel sauce. They all really loved their food. There was one guy there that owns a popular... More 

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Freeland, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We recently ate at this classic restaurant with people who eat there often. It was a first for me so I was open to suggestions and ordered the Caesar as my starter. It was, indeed, very good. I had clams for my entree and enjoyed the meal thoroughly. One of our party had a scallop special and it was amazing... More 

1 Thank CSSD_12
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We came here for Valentine's day. The hostess was rather rude when calling to confirm our reservation, I figured it might be an attitude issue, which I later found out was the case. We were seated at a very poor table, and when we asked to move, we got more attitude. Finally, when we got the waiter, he seemed lost... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This aging part of Sun Valley/Ketchum history.. Christiania has always had a great bar, though we miss the piano playing through the evening..The restaurant area is very cozy, and great people watching..but the very best part is the delicious food..The lamb shanks have been a must for years..The chicken is delicious..the sauces taking it from the boring to outstanding.. The... More 

1 Thank Mary M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Sun Valley-Ketchum  >  Ketchum
  • Phone Number: 12087263388
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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