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avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
+33 4 76 80 43 31
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“saltimbocca” (3 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
“tartiflette” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Alpe D'huez out of season and not much is open. We had a walk round the few restaurants that were open & chose to dine here & what a great decision that was. We had been touring round France on a cycling trip...More

Thank Missclaretnblue
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We ended up having dinner here several times in the week. The staff were very friendly and a) spoke good English and b) understood coeliac requirements. The food was very tasty and good portion sizes. They had a reasonable selection of wines and reasonably priced....More

Thank Billywhizz1972
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is the only place we went back to twice during the week. I had Steak one night and the Raqulette the next, and the rest of my family basically covered the whole menu; all were impressed. The starters and the creme brûlée desserts were...More

Thank GLRoberts99
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The moment you enter you forget you are in the middle of Alpe D'huez, warm welcome in a wood chalet decor, you immediately feel at home ! The menu is just right to ensure freshness and the wine list is perfect . The fondue is...More

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We both had the burger and it was excellent. The service was friendly, attentive and very professional (English and French speaking). Great wine. Cosy ambience. Definitely recommended

Thank hatitgoing
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and would recommend a couple of dishes stand out the Italian burger and amazing saltimbocca are not found elsewhere in the town

Thank SusieTTxx
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I wanted to Thank Rene and his team for a wonderful time and dinner at l'Authentique!! We were 23 and he has done a fantastic job at preparing the menu for us and helped selecting the right wines. He prepared a home made Financier for...More

Thank Renaud M
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed with our meal here. 4 of us dined and all agreed the meals lacked flavor. Service was not particularly noteworthy either. Efficient but not overly friendly. Unfortunately there was nothing special nor memorial about L'Authentique 😔More

Thank Liz P
huizat, Propriétaire at L'Authentique, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

We read with a lot of attention your opinion(notice) on tripadvisor. We remember ourselves well your table, we came several times during the dinner to know if everything to be well. You made us none remark. We change systematically the dish(flat) of a customer if...More

Reviewed 16 April 2016

We opted for pasta / gnocchi choices as wanted a meal that wasn't too expensive. Minimal choice for vegetarian but the Gorgonzola gnocchi was delicious. Brilliant service, very attentive but not intrusive.

Thank Carmel B
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Venue ok. As a chef I would say menu is pretty standard. Look around area there is more better. Not sure if this place is trying to be 'authentic' Italian ot regional french but fails at both. Service is mediocre, prepare for a long wait....More

Thank Scott H
huizat, Propriétaire at L'Authentique, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  L'Alpe-d'Huez
  • Phone Number: +33 4 76 80 43 31
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In this old wooden mountain hut setting, you can enjoy the famous Reblochon Lasagna, the 3 cheeses fondue and the raclette made with the cheese from les Alpages by Bernard Mure Ravaud, MOF and World Best Cheese Maker 2007. We'll tempt you to discover mountain and italian specialities. L'Authentique for a genuine and generous cooking
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