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123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 55 97 97
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110 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Make a reservation during the busy season and on weekends and ask to sit on the glass balcony over the river l'Arve. We came for a birthday dinner and got a real treat. The Veal was to die for, really one of the best pieces of meet I have ever had, and their desert was world class. Great red wine,... More 

Thank Lotte A
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were in Chamonix for 7 nights and this restaurant was a favorite. Excellent food, great service, and lovely atmosphere. Ask for a table with a river view!

Thank karenbS7585IP
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

A wonderful find. Try to get a table by the window with the river view! Excellent wine selection. The presentation is beautiful and you can ask for the sauce on the side! We had such a good meal that we went back 2 nights later!

Thank JanisPleasantvi... G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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45 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It is hard to enjoy a meal at a fancy restaurant alone, but I did. The décor was nice, the server and other staff were super helpful, the glassware was interesting, and the food and wine were great. My server helped me understand the menu and specials, and specialties of the house. The wine list is deep, but as I... More 

Thank GlobeRunR
Geneva, Switzerland
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Another flawless 3 courses at this excellent resto. We've been coming for maybe 4 years and its always the best food and service for miles around. A little pricey and the menu has never changed but, wonderful never the less. Keep up the good work.

Thank Amaka1
New Haven, Connecticut
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126 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located right on the water and it is nice to have a water view. But we were seated inside the dining room and it was hot and stuffy late on Friday night. But the food was delicious. Foie gras was so smooth and rich! I had cod fillet and it was outstanding. My friend had a braised... More 

Thank TRyana
Dorking, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere and great service Attention to detail ... each dish perfect Next to the river center of town and not too expensive

Thank Nick M
Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were lucky that they could accommodate us for dinner, although we went a tad early by French standards (730PM). We were seated immediately and the waitstaff could not have been more welcoming. We all opted for the Menu Savoyard. The terrine was tasty and the Pork Belly with Mushroom Polenta hearty and satisfying. The other two in our party... More 

Thank whiskeytraveler2017
Stuttgart, Germany
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Back again this year. Normally, I have the Tornedos Rossini, but this year tried the fillet. Very good! Service was great (as usual). It may have the best location in Chamonix on the River Arve. Get a window seat if you can!

Thank SkiBumBob
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

this restaurant used to be better, almost Michelin star. Food and service less quality now, but this is reflected in price.

Thank FreemanandGrizz

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Restaurant Details

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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 55 97 97

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