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Michel's Christiania Rest

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303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
+1 208-726-3388
17:00 - 00:00
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262 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a good experience at Michel's Christiania. The place had a good vibe...better rthan I expected. The Idaho Trout was delicious. The server could not have been nicer or more attentive. I'll be back...maybe tonight.

Thank DogDoggie
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Having lived in France and the Alps for many years, we were looking forward to a wonderful meal and dining experience. Not to be. Most of the food was well above average, but the service was downright rude. Was chastised for ordering my entree and wine in French as they appeared on the menu. Waiter said he was American and... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Come to Michel's for a fine dining experience in Sun Valley. It is also a great place to stop in for a glass of wine before dinner.

Thank SheLuvsShoes
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Since my husband is French we thought it would be fun to check out this restaurant while on our ski trip. It did not disappoint. Everything was tasty from the salads to the escargot to the perfectly cooked steaks. The sauce on the steak was fantasic. I would recommend if you like real French food. Other reviews mention the dated... More 

Thank Mary B
Park City, Utah
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Moved away but went back for a quick ski trip & made sure to stop in for French onion soup & Chicken Au Jus. As always it was just as tasty as I remember it! Friendly & knowledgeable staff with great tasting drinks!!

Thank Jessica N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The service, charm and food in this restaurant is one of the best I've found in Sun Valley. We dine on the patio in the summer. During the winter I like to request the loft area where there is a large window to lookout and see the snow.

Thank shan440
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We were not impressed with this place that has been around for over twenty years and people told us was the best place in Ketchum. Nothing original on the menu. Bland vegetables......everyone got the same French beans and lukewarm, herbed tomato. Steak was good but lamb shank and trout were tasteless but then drowned in sauce. Oysters did not seem... More 

Thank Sally F
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a pre-Christmas dinner at this restaurant that had come highly recommended to me. It's in a great setting with a high ceiling, some balcony seating and a lively bar scene. Our food was good. However, we were disappointed in the lack of transparency provided by our server and felt like the restaurant was nickle-and-diming us. On the first item,... More 

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258 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Everything about this place screams tired. First, the decor: think faded pictures of the chef and many past-their-prime celebrities on walls overlooking well-worn carpet. Second, the clientele - OLD and well-preserved senior diners (Florida's finest!) with too much money looking to relive their glory days. Third, the unimaginative menu featuring the same dishes that were offered on my last visit... More 

1 Thank G3inLondon
New York
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Two couples during the holidays went back to Michel's, one of our favorite spots in Sun Valley for French cuisine. After a nice conversation with a couple of the usual staff, we were seated at a small table for four in the main room, which is beautifully decorated in rustic mountain style. We waited quite a while before Dean, our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, ID 83340
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Ketchum
  • Phone Number: +1 208-726-3388
Michel's Christiania is the premiere dining experience in beautiful Ketchum Idaho. Steeped in ski tradition and offering exceptional french cuisine, Michel's Christiania offers an atmosphere and menu unique to Sun Valley Idaho.

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