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La Cave Aux Fouees

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476 Quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 30 56 80
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Odenton, Maryland
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338 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We were here as part of a tour and we had maybe 10 or 12 at a table. The fresh baked bread (fouees) was good, we were drinking wine and eatinf bread and butter, it was nice. For an appetizer they brought out pork pate, I liked it, my husband did not. We were served salad, pork shank, and something... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Cool local fare in a very unique cave setting. The food was local and ok. The wine was less than good. Somewhat of a tourist trap and fairly inexpensive. Complete dinner and wine for two with the group was only 54 euro. Unique place, go for the event and not the food or wine.

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Bailly-Romainvilliers, France
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This was the third time I've been to this restaurant! First it's really special restaurant in the cave , secondly food is never the same and every time is so delicious! The last thing is that we like to sit just next to the traditional oven and eat the hot fouees (bread)! We'll be back next year!

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Tennessee, United States
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Food was good, service was good, if you want to dine in a cave this is the place for you. Basic decor, tables, etc.

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Elizabeth City, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

A large tour group of us ate dinner here in this restaurant carved into a cave. The fouees (similar to small pitas) were good, but not exceptional, and we were able to see the baker make them and bake them. We dined on pork pate, salad, fouees, pork hock and sausage bean stew. We began with a small flute of... More 

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Port St Lucie, FL
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

We were on a Grand Circle tour of western France and the Cave was a group dinner included in our tour. The experience was delightful, both from the atmosphere of the cave itself to the French cuisine which was an unusual country style dinner of pork pate, the restaurants famous unleavened bread, and a rich stew of lentils, pork and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

On a recent trip to Amboise, I was lucky enough to be taken this restaurant. The atmosphere of eating in a cave was really fun and the food was delicious. Watching the bread being made and then eating it warm was definitely a taster's delight. The main course was pork and was really good. The owner and staff were very... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

Dining in this large cave was an interesting experience. The service was excellent. We watched how the made the fouee. It was delicious. We had cassoulet, which was unlike any we had had in other regions of France, and it was quite good. Our dessert, baked Alaska, was outstanding.

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Putnam, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Eating in a cave was unique and a highlight for me . I enjoyed the food and atmosphere. It was open and airy for a cave and cool and relaxing. I suggest it to all who are close by.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The cassoulet at this restaurant is sensational. Everything that you hope for when you order such a dish, rich, flavourful, smokey, and a comfortingly huge portion to share. Each element of the dish is prepared & cooked perfectly. The entire menu is is wonderful if you are craving traditional French dishes. Wine pairings enhanced the meal, as you would hope.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 476 Quai des Violettes, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 30 56 80

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