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5 Place de la Poissonnerie, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 87 53
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
18 Oct 2016
7 Oct 2016
“Hidden gem in St Malo”
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5 Place de la Poissonnerie, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is not just a restaurant, but a convincing concept. The food is prepared from local fresh product in a refined and creative Japanese style. A nice couple is running the place, the Japanese woman being the cook and the man the waiter. They are...More

Thank stan6773
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this unassuming restaurant in a quiet square and were glad we did. The restaurant is tiny (6 tables of 2-4 people) and run by a husband and wife team. The food is very well presented, good flavours and some interesting textures like...More

Thank theproo
Reviewed 8 September 2016

It was lucky for my husband and I to have bento-lunch there without reservation. It made me feel at home. Nice appearance.Rice with Tororo-konbu was chefe's idea.Lovely japanese tea.Hot japanese somen,was for-mi-da-ble. Fantasy was chefe's sweet.I recomend red wine,for example,Bordeaux chateau,,,,

Thank 東口杏奈
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Very delicious and sophisticated meal. Wonderful French/Japanese couple run the restaurant. Lunch consisted of several dishes in a bento box, followed by soba noodles in bonito broth and a wonderful dessert full of beautiful flavours - like a treasure chest. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank lisamari_7
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We had an amazing experience at Tanpopo. The food was extraordinary. In addition, the environment, the service, the hospitality of the two hosts made it a very special experience. We loved the set menu and were surprised by the quality and originality of every meal....More

Thank Teedeedam
Reviewed 5 July 2015

This is not a place to come if you are in a hurry. There were total of 7 dishes which took over 4 hours to serve. The first dish was only served after 40min! The first few dishes, especially the soup was great. Also like...More

Thank JeanTLL
Reviewed 10 September 2014

When you arrive they tell you it will take 3 hours, it took us 3 and 3/4 hours and it was friendly and the food was different but the experience was disappointing. You leave hungry and asking yourself 'why'?

3  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 21 November 2011

I have been liightly disapointed by this japanese restaurant. The owners are certainly friendly and the cost was reasonnable. But the food did not convinced me, especially if I compare with the achievement of "Breizh Café" in Cancale which operate (on the upper floor) a...More

Thank sainmalo123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place de la Poissonnerie, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 87 53
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