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Le Petit Frontalier

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$$ - $$$
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3 rue des Parmentiers, 57000, Metz, France
+33 3 87 37 31 49
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Can only encourage you to try that place. Superb lunch, great wine list, reasonable price, and very good service. Will go back!

Thank Nicolas V
Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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116 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This restaurant fufilled my expectations on what I expect from a good restaurant - top quality food, friendly service. A place that I could recommend.

Thank Charles D
Kent, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

When a passerby in the street urges you to make a reservation at a restaurant where you are examining the menu in the early morning, you know you are on to something. When the restaurant is fully booked but the chef makes an accommodation to squeeze you in for the first dinner seating, you are already looking forward to dinner... More 

Thank Asta365
Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had spent a night in Metz and had dinner in le Petit' Frontalier. Friendly service, excellent cuisine with local ingredients. Even though it was in the middle of the week, the restaurant was full packed. It is better to book a table beforehand.

Thank Parisienne_70
Grenoble, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went to this place for a birthday and it was a very pleasant and relaxed moment for everyone. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, but always discrete. The food is delicate, full of flavors and inventive. We were five and tasted the different meats, including a great wild boar. All meats were perfectly cooked. We took a glass of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were staying for one night in Metz, travelling south. The number 1 restaurant could not be booked; 2 weeks in advance said the peson on the phone. We did not regret that at all. Thi restaurant is very elegant, with nice people serving you and it has a good price/product balance. The food is French and do not forget... More 

2 Thank phoenixamsterdam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Was good food but have had much better in the past so not quite worth the 4.5 stars. 3.5 maybe 4 would be my guess on a good day but because of the rush rush treatment we got, it becomes a 3

Thank redi b
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had a wonderful meal here, the staff are welcoming and speak English, there's also and English menu which was very helpful. After a free amuse bouche, we had a red mullet open ravioli with bisque sauce and seared scallops with salmon caviar for starters which were both excellent. Chicken ballotine and lamb shanks were main courses, both beautifully presented,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable evening "au P'tit Frontalier" in Metz. This is a small restaurant in the center of Metz - near the pedestrian streets. Service is friendly and professional but the waiters are not attentive enough. We had to call them each time we needed more bread, more wine, etc. Food was excellent. Each course was perfect. The four of us... More 

2 Thank FranckJa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Already my favorite restaurant in Metz! They use local products, and cook them with expertise and love. The chief and the staff are very nice. We all enjoyed the experience and we'll come back to further explore the menu.

Thank Philippe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue des Parmentiers, 57000, Metz, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Grand Est  >  Moselle  >  Metz
  • Phone Number: +33 3 87 37 31 49

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