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Au Cochon qui Rit

1 rue J Baptiste Victor Proudhon, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 9 83 48 98 02
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
26 Apr 2018
“Lively restaurant with regional cuisine”
2 Aug 2017
“Dog and human friendly”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
1 rue J Baptiste Victor Proudhon, 25000, Besancon, France
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Located on a street that is alive with nightlife, Au Cochon qui Rit serves good food in a lively atmosphere. In an area noted for its trout flyfishing, the trout got rave reviews from our fisherman companion. Our teenagers polished off their steaks in no...More

Thank John O
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

We walked up and down the street but opted for this place because they made a fuss of our dog. The food was great. Simple Salad Comptoise to start with and then three really well cooked main courses (we had pork belly, pork cheeks and...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed January 9, 2017

The Pig Who Laughs offers daily specials of pork, on a menu with a variety of alternatives. It's small and cozy, with diner-style booths. Seemed to be busy with locals and tourists for lunch and dinner.

Thank AmeriEuroMan
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We enjoyed dinner here twice in three days. The service was very friendly and accommodating, and the atmosphere was cozy and welcoming to families. The prices were very reasonable for the tastiness of the food. My husband had a combo plate of chicken and beef...More

Thank GoBrewers2011
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Don't try to get just a drink at the "laughing pig": After 20 minutes.pf waiting you'll be referred to another bar. Never. Ever. Again.

Thank Mauricefreyner
Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Popped in here to escape the drizzle and have a light lunch. Obviously a lot of care has gone into the decor. It was nearly full. The staff were really friendly. The plat de jour was veal in a tasty sauce with mashed celeriac and...More

Thank 178geraintj
Reviewed August 21, 2015

On the corner of Rue Jean Baptiste Proudhon and Rue Bersot, the street with many of Besancons restaurants on it, we started outside on a likeably busy corner, people watching in the early evening. However it soon turned to rain and the staff were more...More

Thank RichPWade
Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Very good service and finally a restaurant with english speaking and friendly personell. The food was good but not superior. Very tasty local ice cream for dessert.

Thank Hege P
Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Lovely small local restaurant with some good local dishes all home made. Food quality is ok however value for money is low. Nice environment and very friendly staff.

Thank fred-aa-stair
Reviewed April 9, 2015

We came here during the Easter weekend and we wanted to try something 'local' yet ended up going to a Bouchon Lyonnais style resto. In all fairness, great staff and very attentive yet the food could have less dry. I noticed a similar comment below...More

Thank vincentv1970
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue J Baptiste Victor Proudhon, 25000, Besancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Besancon
  • Phone Number: +33 9 83 48 98 02
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