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“Great Setting, Food, Service and Location”

A La Pause Rabelaisienne
Ranked #31 of 72 Restaurants in Chinon
Price range: US$17 - US$22
Cuisines: French, Steakhouse
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We had an early lunch here before visiting the Chateau. It was a great spot on the town square and, of course, we ate on the sidewalk. (Uh, they had tables and chairs there.) We had the menu and it was a good deal and really good food. I chose the beef and the appetizer (entree) was a pate; both were very good. Go here and have a pleasant experience with good food and friendly service.

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Thought we'd book a table for dinner here as we visited twice for a drink after sightseeing and once for a morning coffee and found staff very pleasant.
Object to paying 18 euros for 5 thin slices of Magret de Canard and what was at best half a duck breast in a sauce. First time ever such a small portion of my favourite meal when in France. Shame on you!

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Thank Hele P
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

We love this place. It is the delightful staff who make this cafe/restaurant. We've been three times so far. I'm sure we'll return before we leave Chinon.
Our first was for coffee on a wet day. We felt so welcome we booked for dinner that same evening.
Our meal was delicious. Three courses. All well presented and tasty.
We'll be back.

Thank Dozzacat
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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

We had the menu of the day. Herring salad and pate to start, steak with a pepper sauce for mains and then lemon tart and apple tart. All were really good. Nice wines to go with it and they very graciously followed our French. All in all a very nice lunch and very good service

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Reviewed June 9, 2017

We ate outside the restaurant which has a corner position. The square is lively and busy but the service was good.

Thank Derek L
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