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Le Bivouac

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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266 rue Paccard, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 34 08
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice, small place, quite simple. Place is own by a couple who tries their best and then the food is OK, but when more people come to eat, they struggle. We had menu du savoie which is really good value for money.

Thank Anna M
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

A great little local restaurant serving traditional menus. All freshly made. The chef is funny--great hair. The service is good and friendly. All you need for a value meal that is tasty and in a fun place. Popular with locals so a good sign.

Thank susieQ321_12
Milan, Italy
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

The place is beautiful and the prices are fair for the location. Meals are good. The service is a bit annoying. You have to ask to have basic things like bread. They do not tell you before if some meals are eat as you can (like raclette or fondue).

Thank masala788
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Great place to eat if you want to soak up some Chamonix atmosphere. We go there whenever we go to Chamonix and the owner always recognises us each year. Salads, pastas, etc. Good portions, reasonable prices.

Thank lguest2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We visited this restaurant over Easter. Always busy but have a very well organised team. We had the fondue menu which was delicious and huge! They even paid attention to offer us a shot as we were asked to change tables between courses to be able to sit a bigger group. Nice service, nice food and friendly atmosphere!

Thank Zsigmond A
Marbella, Spain
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355 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Great location, nice interior and friendly service. The chicken souvlaki was average, the burger steak with fries very nice and so was the greek salad. The house wine from the jug leaves a lot to desire. A nice ok place.

Thank Eatthemeat
Concord, New Hampshire
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126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

We stumbled upon this restaurant for lunch which is located on the main street of Chamonix and decided to give it a try. It was super busy for lunch and we were not disappointed. This restaurant is locally owed by a husband and wife couple and has been in the family for 30 years. We got the 3 course cheese... More 

Thank djkaitz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

My wife, my daughter and myself had another amazing meal here last night - we've eaten here for 9 years and never been disappointed; as always well looked after - the perigourdine salad was topped with a lovely egg and my daughters first fondue was not disappointing - given the choice our 5 year old would eat here every night... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Food here was good and the service also nice. Beef and entrecôte was very very good!! The bill was also a pleasant surprise!

Thank Bygdagut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Came here for a quick bite during an evening. The food is good, with a good value for money. There are better places around but this is certainly a good spot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 266 rue Paccard, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 34 08
Email lebivouac@orange.fr
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?