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La Tour

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84 Grande rue Aristide Briand, Avallon, France
+33 3 86 34 24 84
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Larkspur, Colorado
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had a wonderful meal that was delicious and not expensive. Don't let the 'Pizzeria' part of the sign put you off, this is a very classic small French restaurant. We were the only tourists, everyone else were locals, business people, workers and families. Charming town and friendly people!

Thank FotoDuo
Andover, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nestled under the shadow of the old tower in Avallon, a little away from the busy town centre lies this wonderful architectural beauty of a restaurant. Atmospheric inside with tables over the road in the shade of the tower. Pleasant waitresses and imaginative food. I had a fabulous reblochon and lardon pizza topped with creme fraîche. My wife was bowled... More 

1 Thank Keith B
Lepuix, France
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

You can marvel at the tour de l'Horloge while you are sitting outside. I had filet de merlan with an interesting vegetable accompaniment. My child had a pizza and my husband had some terrine with salad. My pain perdu for dessert was really good but my son's crème brûlée was not served warm: ( But come for the beer! They... More 

Thank KarenPellerin
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We've been waiting for a good 20 Minutes without a chance to order anything. Not even beverages. We were forced to find another place.

3 Thank Daniel G
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Among the very best of our dining experiences in the Bourgogne region. My wife loved her duck dish with green beans and I found the ravioli au gorgonzola to be the tastiest ravioli I have ever eaten. The house red wine was fine, the prices quite reasonable and the service was friendly and swift. The white asparagus entrée was a... More 

Thank Albertine13
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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145 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is an unassuming place. Very comfortable decor and seating. Quiet and cozy. Out side it kind of claims to be a pizza joint. And the pizzas do look good. But the duck breast in dijon and black current sauce is great. What comes as sides with the plat (12 Euro) depends on the day. I have had the duck... More 

Thank wmcca
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97 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

stopped here regularly over twenty years and the Pizzas have stayed amazing - well worth a stop. Situated in a historic area of Avalon. Friendly too!

Thank Kirkm
Vlijmen, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

The pizza is great but the kids love the chicken even better. Good food very a very good price. The only remark us the toilet facilities. They are outdated, not slways clean and have problems sometimes

Thank PPFeijen
London, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Found this by accident on stopping off from motorway, what a nice town and good restaurant. Had Plat de hour, fourteen euros , assiette of anti pasti, mussels and chips and home made clafoutis, whole meal for two with wine, Fifty euros Mussels slightly undercooked but not bad, sat on terrace

Thank gatekeeper10
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This small and charming setting in the old town is very pleasant. Pizza is good, I prefer hand thrown as opposed to machine made. We found the wine to be a problem. 16 euros for a 50 close pitcher which is available elsewhere for 8. We drink tap water to go with the pizza

Thank rangisaba

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Restaurant Details

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French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Grande rue Aristide Briand, Avallon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Yonne  >  Avallon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 86 34 24 84

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