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Chez Palmyre

#26 of 1,506 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town / Vieux Nice
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5 rue Droite, 04 93 85 7 Nice, France
0493857232
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
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Clinton, MS
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46 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to Nice and the Cote d'Azure, so we were intent on sampling several well-recommended restaurants along the coast. Picked up on Chez Palmyre from Trip Advisor and a couple of tour books. Since most days we took advantage of the Cote d'Azure's excellent transportation to nearby towns and sometimes did not return to Nice until... More 

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Turku, Finland
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tasty food, short menu, good prices. make a reservation in advance. this is a caricature of a french restaurant in a good sense

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St Neots, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered this restaurant 5 years ago when visiting Nice so when we were back in the city last month it was top of our to do list. We managed to get a table for lunch and spent the week walking past watching people enjoying the food. When it was our turn the food and the service did not disappoint.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This restaurant is outstanding - based on our restaurant experience in Nice over the past 12 years, we rate this as best all round. Excellent value for money - three courses for €18. Simple tasty food, well cooked and presented. Restaurant open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday for lunch (12 noon - 2pm) and dinner (7.30pm to 9.30pm) - ESSENTIAL TO... More 

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UK
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

For evenings one needs to book several weeks in advance, French country style dishes, starters and desserts are usually cold, which allows time for fresh cooking of main courses. Friendly and efficient service, popular with locals and tourists. If you do not like your meal you probably have made the wrong choice rather than poor food.Evening is best if you... More 

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Gold Bar, Washington
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214 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had lunch here and was Very good french cuisine. We had the price fix meal. Really liked selections. You had choices it was not just menu take it or leave it.If we are ever in Nice again will go back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Literally everything about this place was superb! The best food I've ever had in France, delicious wine, all reasonably priced and the restaurant manager was brilliant! Have a few more days in Nice and will probably come back again before we go home!

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Montreal, Canada
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106 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Got lucky today....I was able to get a table for 2 without a reservation. Needless to say that a reservation is usually a must to get in this very small and charming restaurant, decorated with a variety of antique collectibles. Friendly because you might end up sharing a long table with strangers and the conversation will come easily . An... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Just happened to score a same day reservation and what a treat. Like dining in the home of a French family. Cozy atmosphere and tasty food. A beef dish was served in a creuset casserole. Rich and yummy. Soup and dessert also fine. Of course the price , 17 euros is just the best news. Don't miss this experience. Reserve... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We visited this hidden small pearl in the middle of August 2016. Looking for new tastes and local french cosine experience and we found it. Guys are not pay attention to details of sophisticated manners and it makes you feel like local who came as friend. Formidable!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Droite, 04 93 85 7 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Phone Number: 0493857232

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