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“Awesome Experience!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of El Chalet Frances - CLOSED

El Chalet Frances
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Healthy, French, European, Pub, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: We are located at the end of Real de Guadalupe pedestrian street (3 blocks from the Zocalo)in Diego Dugelay Street. No credit card. Only cash.Thank you.
Huatulco
2 reviews
“Awesome Experience!!”
Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

We loved this place! It was cosy, but comfortable and the food was delicious!! The beef bourguignon was so tender and tasty! Very attentive service, a little gem!

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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Mykolayiv, Ukraine
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Extreemely delicious”
Reviewed July 5, 2014

We've had bourguignon and their speciality ... it was "queso fundido". The food tasted delicous and reminded me of European cuisine. I would highly recommend this place for a dinner, if you find yourself in San Cristobal. Morever, it is very near from the central park.

Мы в Чалет попробовали бургиньон их фирменное блюдо "queso fundido". Ужин выдался на славу. Мне очень понравилось, и я советую отведать их блюда другим, уверен, что они вас не разочаруют.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Alexander T
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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
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“Best restaurant in town”
Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed a total of almost 3 weeks in San Cristobal, so we had the chance to try a lot of different restaurants here and El Chalet was hands down the best place.

The food is clean, tasty and affordable. The owners are lovely people, needless to say the service is excellent as well. Our favorite dish was the boeuf bourguignon.

We've been here about 5-6 times and the quality was consistently good. Make sure to visit when in San Cristobal.

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Danijel D
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Whanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Diana and Gavin "Small and perfect"”
Reviewed May 4, 2014

10 sq.metres for a restaurant? No, this is not a takeaway but a small and perfectly formed French restaurant offering home style cooking. Despite its size everything is immaculately organized and one sits marveling at the thought that has gone into making it work so efficiently. The owners have wisely kept the menu small so that they can maintain a consistently high standard. The food is tasty and delicious - we had the boeuf bourguignon and the chicken with almonds - both excellent, along with first class wine.
However, what really makes this little corner of France in SCC is the warmth and personality of the host. You are made to feel a welcome guest for whom nothing is too much trouble.
Our meal was one of the highlights for us of SCC. Do try it and enjoy.

  • Visited April 2014
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Oregon, USA
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Delicious food in an intimate setting”
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We've eaten at El Chalet Frances three times during our stay in San Cristobal and each time the food has been excellent and the owner, Benoit, has given us great service going above and beyond. Twice we've ordered the beef dish which is very rich and flavorful. It comes with tasty french fries and a salad. We've also eaten the Croc Monsieur which is delicious and very reasonably priced. Our chocolate mousse dessert was also just right as it was rich-tasting but not too big. I highly recommend this restaurant and wish we could go one more time to try the chicken dish as well.

  • Visited April 2014
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