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Quartier du Vaugueux | 17 Rue Porte Au Berger, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 71 31
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
9 Jul 2017
“Taste & kindness”
7 Jun 2017
“Gave us too much food and wine”
Closed Now
French, European
$$ - $$$
Quartier du Vaugueux | 17 Rue Porte Au Berger, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Tasty regional food and very kind staff. Excellent location, Just a few steps from the busy area, this restaurant serves very tasty local food.

Thank Chiara C
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Came in to the restaurant to order the set menu. Appetizers: Foie gras, escargot pie. Plates: Tripe, steak. Dessert: strawberroes & cream, camembert. All excellent and only complaint would be that the tripe sauce was too salty but otherwise hearty and excellent value. Ordered two...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed October 20, 2015

This restaurant is close to "restaurant row" (one block over) and can be overlooked. The atmosphere is basic, but the food is very good. If you can not get reservations to the Peiti B - go here. The style of food is very similar but...More

Thank raymon7746
Reviewed June 10, 2015

This restaurant was awesome. The food was extraordinary and the service was amazing. The menu and staff speak English. The price was reasonable and the food was fresh. Interior of the restaurant is cozy and cute. Their dessert sampler is amazing!!!! You must eat at...More

Thank MikieFen
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We are a young British couple and we loved the French cuisine served in this restaurant. The staff is very friendly and the chef is obviously and amazing cook! The foie gras was delicious and probably the best foie gras I have tasted in France....More

Thank 2JulieTravel9
Reviewed July 22, 2014

The night before we ate at this restaurant, we made friends with a couple at another restaurant. We got to talking and decided we would be adventurous and meet the following night to try escargot, froi gras and other local food- omg! All 4 of...More

Thank Gatorlaura
Reviewed June 13, 2014

I'm really glad I took my friends to this place as I wanted them to experience good local cuisine. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and the location is great, in an old neighborhood called Vaugueux right next to the castle. I loved the menu,...More

Thank Nounouf
Reviewed September 23, 2012

We made a trip into Caen from our ferry port that evening looking for more choice to eat than our hotel offered - to find loads of choice in Caen. We ended taking pot luck at L'Embroche, had no idea what to expect and left...More

Thank wallwalker007
Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

The restaurant is located in a nice area, the service is good but unfortunately I was quite disapointed by why I ate in spite of the numerous guides recommendations hung in front of the door.

Thank Chapati75
Reviewed May 31, 2012

I had dinner at L'Embroche during a conference in Caen. Our hosts brought us as a group, and we enjoyed the atmosphere and location. It was quite busy when we were there, so we wound up on the patio, but that wasn't really a problem....More

Thank Tufaceous
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quartier du Vaugueux | 17 Rue Porte Au Berger, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 71 31
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