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Maison Jeunet

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9 rue de l Hotel de Ville, 39600 Arbois, France
+33 3 84 66 05 67
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

My wife daughter and I visited Jean-Paul Jeunet's for a good French meal. We were not disappointed. I have celiac and must eat gluten free. This was no problem for the chef or wait staff--who were the best. They helped us choose our dinners and drinks with great, friendly attitudes and seemed to enjoy it almost as much as we... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

We usually visit Arbois once a year. Too bad that we did not discover Maison Jeunet earlier. But better late than never. Most times we try lunch in a restaurant we visit for the first time. We went on a Monday and were surprised to find the dining room almost full. From amuse bouch to dessert we loved everything and... More 

Thank saintgallen
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Crossed over into France from Geneva, on back country roads - no destination in mind, no plan ... the R90s was loaded to the maximum with gear and the soon-to-be wife. As twilight came on, and the light rain dried up, we entered Arbois from 'the rear' on rural minor roads. Just needed a good nights sleep. We were extremely... More 

Thank henrybalfour
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

After having stayed two weeks in Italy, on the way back we decided to stop in Arbois and visit the restaurant of the Flemish chef, Steven Naessens. The Jura kitchen is one of my personal favourites, so I was looking forward to this. The interior is very well done, modern and 'old' at the same time. Staff is variable, some... More 

Thank Wim V
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Since Februar 2016 a new couple has taken over the Hotel and Restaurant from the old owners. We have been going to the Hotel / restaurant for many years. The interior has been redesigned and has a modern look. The reception is excellent and the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The rooms have not been changed. The menu contains... More 

Thank Sponi
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

My wife and I spent 2 days in Arbois during our exploration of the Jura - stayed at the hotel in order to eat here. What a delight it was! There is no doubt that they deserve their Michelin stars. It was so good, that we returned for dinner the next night as well. We had each of the chef's... More 

Thank James C
Delft, The Netherlands
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168 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We had dinner at La Maison Jeunet on a Sunday evening during an extended weekend focused on the discovery of the Jura wines. La Maison Jeunet is an institution in Arbois and has been operating for decades. Jean-Paul Jeunet actually recently gave up the lead to a new chef, not unknown in the house though, Steven Naessens. There were 2... More 

Thank Herve L
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We had a lovely dinner here.The service is great, it is really like watching a ballet performance. Don't expect a quick dinner here, Lovely dishes, which present local Jura specialities.

Thank Genieten14
Loeten, Norway
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242 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2015

Everything was delicious here, the most memorable item for me being the "marcassin" (juvenile wild boar) delicately blended with herbs. The distinctive local "vin jaune" is a treat in such expert hands, as was the Ploussard red "La Chamade" 2008 from Philippe Bornard in the neighboring village of Pupillin. The decor successfully blends rustic and elegant. Good service.

Thank fanoffrance
Oslo, Norway
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2015

We were a group of 8 friends who visited on a Thusday. The restaurant was not full by far and plenty of staff present. However all through the meal, they seemed to be a bit all over the place and service was not coordinated like one would expect. We all had the same 6 course menu and service was agreeable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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French, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue de l Hotel de Ville, 39600 Arbois, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Jura  >  Arbois
  • Phone Number: +33 3 84 66 05 67
The Guardian has called it 'the best restaurant in France', and H��tel Jean-Paul Jeunet was voted 'Establishment of the Year 2006' by the prestigious restaurant guide Gault Millau ��� so its safe to say that the 2-Michelin-starred Restaurant Jean-Paul Jeunet in Arbois is a highly desirable dining destination. Tucked away in a far-flung corner of Jura, the restaurant is renowned for Jeunet's light, contemporary cuisine which is filled with flavours from yesteryear. Best known for using traditional ingredients in exceptional ways, Jeunet's signature dishes include foie gras poached in Macvin caramel; buttered snails cooked in liquorice flavoured bouillon; and warm chocolate soup flavoured with pine bark. The rustic dining room ��� decorated with colourful canvases and an open Franche-Comt�� fireplace - exudes an atmosphere of hushed awe, and this divine establishment is guaranteed to impress even the most spoiled gourmands.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?