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Restaurant-tapas ALTO

#52 of 1,530 Restaurants in Nice
Certificate of Excellence
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21 rue Barla, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 83 39 35 57
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
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Nice, France
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Quite terrific. A brilliant chef creating outstanding dishes. My pork main course was absolutely scrumptious and the deserts were historic especially the blond's tarte citron. We shall return very soon for more deliciousness

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We had dinner with our teenage son and arrived early enough to get the last unbooked table. We had the tapas and dessert formula and my son had tapas and pizza. The food was excellent with a choice of 6 tapas dishes and 4 plats de jour which we didn't try. The pizza was also good.

Thank AlisonPIDAl
St Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

So happy to find this place, we went twice! Chris and his small team are fantastic, it's a small resturant so do book ahead or get in early. The Tapas was excellent with a few changes each night and the pizzas are superb. There was a minor mix up in taking my pizza home one night but that was my... More 

Thank philiphedges
Leeds, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A good pizza place at a reasonable price. Nicely done out inside and good service. Waiters speak English Only fault was that it was pretty much empty when we went arrived for 8pm on a Tuesday so lacked a bit of atmosphere

Thank JCLister10
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

High quality pizza and good French Italian tapas. Varying a la carte dishes and good options for set menus. Service is very friendly. Make sure to reserve table.

Thank CFKaras
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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130 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Believe the hype. My wife and I tried 6 tapas plus dessert and they were all well thought out interesting dishes. Loved most of them. They were all worth trying. The chef didn't try to overwhelm you with over the top or new flavors. He just trusted that you would appreciate his approach. The steak tartare with arugula and Parmesan... More 

Thank JeffreyPedersen
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We absolutely loved it, best food and service we had in Nice! We had the tapas and every dish was really fresh and unique and great value. The staff was so nice and fun and even had a shot with us for the Icelandic football team! Loved that it was a little bit outside the main area so you got... More 

Thank Linda R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Everything from start to finish was outstanding. We were the only customers on an evening in which the surrounding restaurants were packed -- and everyone else was missing out on Alto. The menu changes daily but each of the 3 tapas and the pizza were sensational. Also, the owner was a very pleasant person! We will be back.

Thank Austin H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Alto for two years now and we tend to go every six weeks or so Just to be clear that doesn't make us unadventurous but on the contrary we eat out a lot, an awful lot and we both work in the hospitality industry myself as a private chef with 25 hrs experience of cooking... More 

Thank James M
Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

We have been in this restaurant several times and it never fails! Absolutely lovely tapas selection and great pizzas. The ingredients are always fresh and wine selection is really good also.

Thank Lilli K

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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$10 - US$37
Pizza, Italian, French, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Barla, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 83 39 35 57
You would have a nice trip with the best tapas in town and may be have a sit near some V.I.P. ? Try alto restaurant. We speak English, French, Italian and Japanese. CLOSED Saturday morning and Sunday

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