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Le Bistro de Jean

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6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 98 68
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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a delightful and relaxing meal here and were happy to be away from a lot of the more touristy places. This is a quaint, authentic bistro and the service was attentive and welcoming. The food was delicious, typical French, very fresh and well prepared. We had a lovely evening here and a nice stroll to and from our... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner at this restaurant,the food is superb ,not like most tourist restaurants in st. Malo You will be surprised with the quality But please make sure you book in advance because this is a very small place

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Southampton
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited a couple of weekends ago. Booked by phone from England. Lovely meal great service and atmosphere. Small menu but something to suit most tastes. Will certainly return. Just wish they had web site.

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Thank Jane J
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388 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Small restaurant located in centre of Saint Malo. Food was OK. Prices a little bit too high. Nice service.

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Thank marcogi6
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

this local bistro is a very good place for experience the good regional cuisine. the menu is not big (5 entrees, 5 main course, 5 desert) it means that they are putting lots of attention in every dish. you can feel that their is someone there in the kitchen that knows his job.

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Thank sigal k
Suffolk, UK
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122 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very busy restaurant with limited tables so necessary to book in advance. Although staff speak some English it is helpful if you can understand French. Good menu selection to cover all tastes.

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Portsmouth
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Tucked away in a side street near the Porte St-Vincent, it's a traditional French bistro with relaxed decor run by a well-established husband and wife team. The menu offers a good range of meat and locally caught fish dishes (maybe the scallops with braised leeks in a piquant white sauce should be considered their signature dish), some imaginative desserts and... More 

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Thank PompeyMike56
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We've recently returned from our second week-long stay in Saint-Malo (our first was three years ago). We had a wonderful time away and our only regret was that we hadn't eaten in Le Bistro de Jean on our first trip. Our hotel was only a two minute walk away from the restaurant and we walked past it on our first... More 

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Thank Mikey W
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is a typical French bistrot and was our favourite dining experience in St Malo and we tried all the "good" ones. The food is authentic, cooked with passion and soul and tasted amazing! The service was very welcoming and thoughtful, it felt like you had visited your favourite family gourmande for a meal. Yum, yum, yum! Make sure you... More 

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Thank SueKSydney_Australia
Preston, United Kingdom
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302 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Having missed out on our last visit, our advance booking paid off as the restaurant was full. The food is first class and the sport- bistro atmosphere great, the owners made us feel really welcome and service came with a smile. I had a sausage starter with saled and duck breast as a main with all the trimmings, both were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 98 68

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?