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10 rue Massenet | Zone Pietonne, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 87 15 74
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (35 reviews)
“pavlova” (14 reviews)
“veal cheeks” (13 reviews)
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 rue Massenet | Zone Pietonne, 06000 Nice, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us ate here Saturday 22 Sept. Had reservations for 2030 and our table was ready. Weather was nice to most all the patrons were seated outside. Service was very friendly and efficient. She had smiles all around a good recommendations -- we didn't...More

Thank schrap2755
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late and sat down just before 10pm as our hotel had called to let them know we were coming. The recommendation came from the HyAtt hotel and we were very pleased. We sat outside and had a great bottle of rose along with...More

Thank AnaN034
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Our dinner at Franchin in Nice could not have been any better. The wait staff greeted us promptly and was very helpful with advice about what and how much to order. We shared several dishes without anyone having disappointments. Even the sardines, which I am...More

Thank VanceJB
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was a good experience but not fantastic. We did appreciate the outside table and the food was enjoyable but just wasn't as good an experience as the other restaurants that were more hidden gems and off the main areas.

Thank sb1676
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Last minute booking but lovely place to eat, food was excellent, good wine selection and friendly service

1  Thank Fidick2
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited this restaurant on our last night in Nice. The servers were very friendly and spoke good English. The food is quite pricey however the quality was excellent and the portions were quite large - the veal cheeks were a particular...More

Thank William S
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Decided to dine after reading fantastic reviews. For some reasons i was unable to book a table online. I went there around 6:30 trying my luck. The restaurant was open but empty whereas the seafood restaurant next to fanchin was crowed with customers. We had...More

Thank Hosung J
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved this restaurant! The waiters were very helpful and knowledgeable of the menu. The venue was perfect with an outdoor patio in a bustling square full of life. The food was amazing! I would highly recommend a visit here!

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Ate early at 7PM and got our choice of tables. By the time we were half way through our meal the place was packed. The wife had the braided fish, I had the braised veal cheeks. We both were stunned by the quality and taste...More

1  Thank GoesBoom
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This restaurant was our favorite in Nice, so much so that we came twice! The food, especially the lobster pasta and the veal cheeks, was incredible and the service was fantastic. Highly recommend!

Thank amactravels
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Ingrid H
February 7, 2018|
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Response from GladerN | Reviewed this property |
I only visited the restaurant, I don’t work there. Try calling them!
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anne m
November 7, 2015|
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Response from Fuzzy_Mike | Reviewed this property |
I also do not know whether the Franchin allows dogs inside. I have seen many dogs outside French restaurants whilst their owners eat, however we usually eat outside so cannot say about the inside areas. Obviously if you... More
September 20, 2015|
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Response from veronica_vania | Reviewed this property |
It's near, only 250m. You can walk 5 minutes and ask them if you can book. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Massenet | Zone Pietonne, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 87 15 74
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Very nice decorated restaurant "Belle Epoque," French cuisine quality and warm hospitality with quiet terrace.
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