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Cafe de la Fontaine

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4 avenue General de Gaulle, 06320 La Turbie, France
+33 4 93 28 52 79
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

collecting friends from the airport and directly up for lunch at Cafe de la Fontaine is a winning concept! Then go for the amazing view! Advisable to book a table in advance.

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Thank Li G
Nice, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

After a disastrous lunch in St Raphael the day before, it was time to get serious and head to La Turbie; don't go there for the view, fancy tables, an extensive menu or a great wine list, however, just go for the bistro experience and great simple dishes; we had the ravolis, sardines, chicken, the selle d'agneau and asked to... More 

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Thank Philippe B
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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123 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Well we had another wonderful lunch at La Fontaine today. Every dish was beautifully cooked with excellent local produce on offer. The menu is short. It changes every day so you never really know what to expect. Today we had the liver with fantastic potatoes and the salmon with lovely fresh vegetables. Service is friendly and quick and the atmosphere... More 

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Thank IviBee
Nice, France
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Always full, best to reserve especially for dinner. Tables close to each other but good atmosphere, many locals as well as foreigners

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Thank ialba66
Monaco
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This " Café " is run buy the Michelin 5* restaurant near by and has a menu that reflects the market purchases of the day. There is a need to book at busy periods as this is a popular locally, whether for just a bowl of soup with bread or a steak + salad Through to the full 5 course.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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464 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

On the main street of La Turbie, a village next to Monaco is La fontaine which is a hot spot with locals because of the good food and the low prices. The menu changes daily. Local dishes and traditional French fare. Good wine selection and desserts are homemade. all in all a pleasant no thrills bistro. No table without reservation... More 

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Thank Thomas K
Jamestown, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Had great food there twice this week. Even arrived close to closing time and still got great service and food.

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Thank leitrim2016
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We have come to this place for years and always enjoyed the innovative French cuisine in La Turbie. Now they obviously changed management (invisible) and the chef de cuisine. The evening menue was very uninspired. e.g. you found some white beans (and far too many) in the Ravioli starter as well as in the main courses which came unspiced. Asking... More 

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Kent
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We made a reservation here but didn't end up eating here as the menu is very limited. Two out of the 5 mains courses were both veal which we don't eat. There were no vegetarian options. I have given an average review which only reflects the poor choices available so it is worth checking what is actually on the menu... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch in Cafe la Fontaine as la Turbiasque was shut on a Wednesday. The food was average at best but the real disaster was the attitude of the staff. Our waiter forgot our bread and managed to spill beer on us. When we pointed out that the table was soaked little did he bother and dry the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 avenue General de Gaulle, 06320 La Turbie, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Alpes Maritimes  >  La Turbie
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 28 52 79

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