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La Mere Folle

102 rue Berbisey, 21000, Dijon, France
+33 3 80 50 19 76
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible29%
21 Sep 2013
“Good Food, Kind of Awkward”
8 Jul 2013
“Good food”
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102 rue Berbisey, 21000, Dijon, France
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Reviewed 21 September 2013

We were trying to find a place to eat lunch on a quiet Sunday. Walking down Berbisey at night is very lively...but during the day, it's not the best neighborhood. We entertained ourselves watching the guy who sat and occasionally gave commentary while drinking in...More

Thank EJTravel5
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Me and my wife went there from reviews from the telegraph. Which recommend the Poulet a la Gaston Gerard. We were worried at first as we were the only diners. But the food was good honest home cooked food. We don't each much so we...More

Thank KatPat_13
Reviewed 20 May 2013

If you want to taste excellent "Burgundy Food", this is the place. There is no other choice...so if you like spaghetti or seafood, go somewhere else...The food served is of excellent quality and the sauces a marvel. Don't forget to reserve in advance, because the...More

Thank Werner W
Reviewed 18 May 2013

While it was recommended in our travel guide, we were very disappointed. The food was average. Mash potatoes were tasteless there was no other veggies served with a chicken dish prepared in a heavy cheese sauce. I would pass...

Thank Manon D
Reviewed 4 October 2012 via mobile

I really stuffed up choosing this place. We liked the look of the dining room. The waitress was friendly and accommodating. But I should have been alerted to the fact it would be pretty ordinary because it was empty on Thursday at 8 pm. Also...More

Thank Adam R
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This is an unpretentious upbeat place with good service and very tasty food at a relatively low cost. It turned out to be a great choice for a fairly quick but defintely enjoyable lunch. It's not on an attractive street, but is close to the...More

Thank 88patrick
Reviewed 7 June 2012

I can't believe this is in the Lonely Planet guide. We were wandering around one night - a day after the excellent Petit Roi and a day before La Dame D'Aquitane, no less! - and stumbled on this place. The fact that it was empty...More

Thank ellejam
Reviewed 28 March 2011

we've followed recommendation of lonely planet and were disappointed. The food was pre-cooked and came straight from microwave oven (we heard ding-ding and our dishes were delivered). The service was very poor, e.g. they served old baguette (old-crispy, grey-white colored etc.) on my request they...More

1  Thank The_Only_Voyager
Reviewed 29 May 2010

I dream of the Poulet a la Gaston Gerard from La Mere Folle. This restaurant is often crowded, as the other reviewer said, the service is not super attentive, but the food is definitely not "cafeteria level". Of the half a dozen times I've eaten...More

2  Thank Ashlee82
Reviewed 29 July 2009

Had I only researched a restaurant on tripadvisor! Unfortunately I relied on the green guide Michelin and lonely planet France who both recommended this restaurant. The food was cafeteria level at best, the service desinterested. Not even to an enemy would I recommend this restaurant....More

1  Thank DrRiG
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  • Address: 102 rue Berbisey, 21000, Dijon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Cote d'Or  >  Dijon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 80 50 19 76
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