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“Classic French food in out-of-the way location” 4 of 5 stars
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Les Viviers
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Ranked #286 of 1,785 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $42 - $73
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Centre
Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Classic French food in out-of-the way location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Les Viviers in tucked away on a small side street but worth the effort to find it. We have eaten both lunch and dinner there, lunch menu being similar but less expensive. The food is excellent and presented beautifully. The seating is tight, but there was not a lot of noise and conversation was easy. The wine list is excellent. The prices are not inexpensive, but not out of line for the quality. Be sure to reserve in advance. It is not huge, and fills quickly.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Edward H
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  • Danish first
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  • English first
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English first
Nice, France
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great Meal great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Old style restaurant serving excellent food. They were very busy at lunchtime and the service though good was a touch slow. Every thing else was very good. Well worth a visit when you are in Nice.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Groover25
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Delray Beach, Florida
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119 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Best Quality experience in Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Going to Les Viviers is like going back in time and hanging on to tradition.
On one side of the kitchen there is the Bistrot and on the other is the more formal restaurant, but the cuisine comes from the same place and is this wonderful food!
I love fish and when I go to Viviers I know that any fish I have is going to be the freshest and most tasty; I do not look for creativity when the food speaks for itself.
Jacques Rolancy is both chef and owner of these two restaurants and runs a very tight ship as this place is full up every time we have been there; clearly the success of the food he prepares is very well-known to the locals.
Maybe not the most creative but it is a place I could go back to night after night!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Homervirgil
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Berlin, Germany
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Nice small restaurant. Had dinner on christmas eve after visiting the opera. Rather on the pricey side...

  • Visited December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank xiaocai
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Vellinge, Sweden
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Typical french Bistrot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Had two meals here with friends, very good french style food. Medium prices and good service and friendly staff, made our meals rememberable.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Bertil B
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