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Le Criquet

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21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 80 51
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place for seafood and the two servers, who are sisters, are delightful and very helpful to English speakers. We speak a bit of French and they helped us with our language skills as well as our dinner choice decisions. I had the octopus salad which was delicious and my husband had calamari. He had razor clams... More 

Thank Diane Cori G
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Welcoming staff with a great sense of humour. Delicious food and fabulous service. The lamb was stunning.

Thank Simon C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This restaurant has a typical Provençale menu. Limited to a choice of 4 dishes at entrée and main course. The food is excellent and the service as well. Also the atmosphere is Provencale. Located right in the middle of the antiquities of Arles.

Thank Luc D
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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126 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Good Provencal food and wine. Staffs speak English. I had the bull stew which was very tender and flavorful. The chocolate mousse was abit too sweet for my liking.

Thank Jeremy H
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Tasty food and lovely staff! Reasonably priced and nice sized portions. I love the decore, very understated and authentic with exposed brick work. Had a very magical element to it, book in advance as it's a cosy place!

Thank JaJa_Bez
Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We picked this place as we were wandering around the streets in the evening, as it looked interesting. The place seemed quiet at the time, but it filled very quickly once we sat down. We sat upstairs, which was ok - but the stairs are steep. The menu was simple, but interesting. Our meals were beautifully cooked and presented. The... More 

Thank jcrickmore
Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We got caught in a sudden downpour; ran down the short street and dove into Le Criquet. We were pretty wet, but those that sloshed in after us were soaked through. The young ladies welcomed everyone sympathetically, providing towels to the worst victims. The chef must have known of the rain. He had prepared a soup starter to warm and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Small welcoming restaurant - I was solo and they happily accommodated me. Beautifully prepared and presented food as a bargain price for the quality and ambience. Conveniently located near the Arena

Thank berncpa
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place and although all our 5 restaurants were really good, this was the best. Very interesting layout, excellent food, reservations required, great service, great wine list.

Thank Brian D
Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were looking for a traditional Arlesian restaurant. We chose it mainly because it was the most charming of the three or four we found, but the food turned out to be delicious. We each had a pastis for an apertif which I loved. My husband and some really nicely done lamb and I ordered the baked cod which came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
French, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 80 51
Traditional and Provencale cooking Open wednesday to sunday, lunch and diner .

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