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Auberge du Bon Vivant

1 Route de la Mer, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 68 81 00 54
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
1 Aug 2017
“Authentic French restaurant”
1 week ago
“Really disappointing ”
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French, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Route de la Mer, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Argelès to break our journey from southern Spain, and decided to eat here. First impressions were really good,as we entered a conservatory with a wonderful wisteria and were met and seated promptly. However, things soon went wrong. We were given a drinks...More

Thank JohnW140448
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over the years we have visited this restaurant many times and it never fails to please. Today's lunchtime menu was excellent and much cheaper than on the main Argeles front. It is a must to try the food here which is good French home cooking...More

Thank sadler46
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Difficult to find an authentic French restaurant in Argeles, but chance had it that we found this one slightly away from the main beaches (luckily). Very good service, a cozy terrace and very good local dishes and wine. If you want to get away from...More

Thank Bonnemot
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

I have been going there for the last nine years and not once have I been disappointed, on the contrary always excellent. The owners are always welcoming and friendly. After your first visit, if you return, you will be remembered. The price is extremely reasonable...More

Thank J E
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Aida did us proud as always. There were 12 of us for Sunday lunch and it was very good. We have been coming here for years and it never disappoints. The ingredients are fresh and locally sourced where possible. It is also a great place...More

Thank sunandshoes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Another memorable meal, a 3 course meal for 23 euros a head. The buffet starter with Catalan tasters, the fresh moules or goats cheese starters were excellent. Main courses of cod gratin, or succulent melt in the mouth pork cheeks, or pork in moutarde or...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Ate there one evening, but would not return as did not felt it offered value for money. The first and main courses were ok, but the dessert left a lot to be desired. We ordered Rhum baba, but it was more like a doorstop covered...More

Thank DianeDS79
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The service from arrival to departure was so warm and friendly. We mentioned we would require to leave our car in the car park overnight and organize a taxi. This was immediately okayed and they did the rest and the taxi arrived at the appointed...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Booked for dinner, as the place was at the end of our street and it seemed to have good reviews. His starter of jamon x 2 (types) wasn't any good - had seen better days, and his main of steak tartare was unseasoned and poor...More

Thank MollieMog
Reviewed 15 August 2015

During a week long stay in Argeles we came here twice as the food and service were great. We felt very well looked after and were not rushed at any point, food was lovely and reasonably priced. Definitely a highlight in Argeles.

Thank Markella P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Route de la Mer, 66700, Argeles-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Argeles-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 81 00 54
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Situated between the beach and village. Warm welcom and cosy atmosphere. Traditional Catalan cuisine under the shade of a wisteria several hundred years old.
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