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Bistro La Grenouille - Hotel L'Absinthe

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16 quai de la Quarantaine, 14600, Honfleur, France
+33 2 31 89 04 24
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Exton, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my was the food at this restaurant good! We ate there 2 days in a row! They accomodated my gluten-free requirements very well. Between the 2 days we had muscles, oysters, salmon, delicately cooked whole white fish, wonderful GF french fries, lamb and other fish too. The lunch specials are a great value! Wines were nice too. The prices... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Nice restaurant with fantastic seafood. We had the seafood platter which is a touch expensive but was great. Service was also good. It gets busy in the evenings especially weekends so a table reservation is recommended.

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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

The lunch menu or specials are very good value and would recommend. If you link crustaceans this is the place to go. It's all on show on a big ice table.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Not Cheap but still value for money with an excellent well deserved reputation for sea food superb display of sea food and fish to choose from on view and the mixed selections are varied and huge

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our family stopped here en route from Sahurs to Chebourg. We were so delighted with our choice. 3 course meal for Euro17 - great value. Food was excellent. I had scallop soup, followed by pan fried sole on bed of leeks and ile flottante for desert. Mussels were excellent. Seafood platter is very good. Creme brûlée was amazing! Good atmosphere.... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I am an absolute fan of seafood. I went there and had one of the best seafood meal of my life: fresh, tasty and delicately seasoned... I will come back...

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Thank Cécile M
Mannheim, Germany
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We went there just yesterday on a Sunday evening. The food was terrific! The seafoods were fresh and prices were reasonable. The 3-dish course is great for everyone if you don't know what to have.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Honfleur on a day trip from Rouen . Amidst all the restaurants along the port this one struck our fancy. Extensive seafood menu ! Moules and Frites were what we were looking for that day . Delicious large pot of small Moules , those are the ones we love the best . Lovely crisp fries on the side... More 

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The food was good, nothing bad about it but the staff was a little bit unfriendly and we waited a very long time to get the bill.... We had to stand up and go at the counter cause no one was caring about us. A bit expensive regarding the food quality

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Cyprus
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Sat down here for lunch, and right from the get go we we're treated very badly. The food was just about OK, but the service and the attitude with which we we're served really took the biscuit. Pretty much ignored most of the time, dishes we're served one at a time and they overcharged to boot. Its not that we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 quai de la Quarantaine, 14600, Honfleur, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Honfleur
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 89 04 24

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