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La Fringale

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20 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 56 92
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice donner with a nice waitress. The food was quite good although we had just a main dish and split à cafe gourmand. The only downside was that we had to wait quite awhile for that main dish and it was we who asked for it. Next time I'll remind them if that. But we'll go back.

Thank mbamerican
Ironbridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Friendly staff, good food, reasonable menu choices and a nice atmosphere. Food was very good, prompt service, staff were attentive and we had a very pleasant lunch. We have visited several times over the past year and the restaurant has always been consistent in its standards. A super choice.

Thank Michelle M
1 review
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We spent my husband and I a great moment in your restaurant ! It was the first time in your lovely place and absolutely not the last one ! Many choices for the menu and excellent quality of French products and a real competitive value ! The waitress was just so nice and helpful! Dishes cooked with love and great... More 

Thank Célia B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We took the mussels from Mont Saint Michel which were good. Deserts are home made except ice cream: cheese cake not soft , strawberry soup wonderful, apple tart correct, panna Cotta good, ice creams disappointing. Like a previous reviewer indicated, they crowd people in and service suffers as a result; all chairs in veranda are almost crappy but you can... More 

Thank philippe_cwt
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80 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

There are a lot of restaurants in this part of Caen and we, four friends, just picked one for dinner. La Fringale was a really good choise. All of us opted for their three course dinner menu with fois gras and salmon for starter and duck breast for main course. Every dish was delicious and the dessert, consisiting of an... More 

Thank ubkvist
London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A nice setting for a restaurant in the old quarter and it could have been excellent...but Pleasant staff find you a seat but then leave you for a very long time as they are constantly trying to fill the restaurant with as many people as possible and forgetting the service. The food is good but could have been better, the... More 

Thank bobby114photography
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Up to the old quarter and dinner this time chose “L fringale” whose speciality was edible snails but we stuck to the house 3 course menu and glad we did it was fantastic the desert was to die for and a had the best cup of coffee I have ever tasted this plus drinks 61 euro’s worth every cent, Oh... More 

Thank marfelllabs
1 review
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing food presented beautifully, perfect size portions. Make sure to save space for dessert! My father a diabetic who hasn't eaten a dessert for 5 years even had to give in! The staff truly made this experience wonderful, fast, friendly and take the time to speak to everyone. Lovely atmosphere

Thank Jazz W
Mere, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It felt like we were being moved along a conveyor belt. One waitress - possibly the owner? - was attentive, but the rest were just phoning it in. I get annoyed when I have a conversation with a waitress regarding the menthe, it doesn't show up, and then she can't remember, and then does. Unprofessional and irritating.

Thank Hilary D
Brussels, Belgium
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

La Fringale is a gem of a restaurant. We had the 25 euro menu, with a brilliant 3-cheese (all from Normandy) fondant, perfectly cooked magret de canard with fleur de sel and green peppercorn sauce, and colonel sorbet. The choice was really good and everything looked great. There looked to be a good number of locals eating there too which... More 

Thank Ben W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 93 56 92

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