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“good, but too popular for it's own good”
Review of L'Epicerie

L'Epicerie
Ranked #21 of 94 Restaurants in Amboise
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed October 16, 2013

we had made a reservation for two on a Tuesday night. Lots of places were closed and L'Epicerie seemed like a good option. While the food was generally good, the service was real hit or miss. It is apparent that most hotels in the area send people there, not a crime, but it tends to fill up with groups of four or more, grinding service in the restaurant to a halt. The need to be more discerning about the amount of patrons they can comfortably handle. Still good though!

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

Just like Bigot patisserie, there are lots of woman running the show. Madame is a genial host, attentive to all in English or French, the service is friendly and seamless. The food? Of course! It's fantastic. We went twice. We both had the 30 euro menu, can highly recommend the scallops and the pork. This is the food that everyone wants to eat in France but is getting more difficult to find.

I asked for another glass of wine to eat with the cheese and it seemed to be forgotten, but amends were made and 2 glasses of champagne came out with the dessert (needless to say two more glasses came out again the second time we were there!)

Bravo!

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Reviewed October 13, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at L'Epicerie. The beef, sole were great an the lamb and duck a close second. The setting was cozy and warm on a cool autumn eve. The staff was wonderful and attentive. Would go back if time allowed.

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

We ate twice at this great restaurant. First, for a four course dinner and the next day for lunch. Both were excellent meals. The dinner was our favorite during our 3 week trip to France! The service was outstanding! The manager spoke English and was wonderful. She helped us make selections and chose an exceptionally good wine that complemented our meal perfectly (and was reasonably priced)! The other servers were also very nice and accommodating. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Amboise.

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Reviewed October 4, 2013

Always worried about a restaurant on the main tourist drag, but this was a surprise. Lovely atmosphere and comfortable setting. Food was lovely and well prepared. The waitress was helpful and couldn't ask for a more pleasant evening. Rank this one near the top of our two week visit to France.

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