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La Fringale

20 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
+33 2 31 93 56 92
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“mussels” (4 reviews)
“cafe gourmand” (3 reviews)
“dessert” (11 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 rue du Vaugueux, 14000 Caen, France
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

The snails were good, but still had some sand in them. The duck tasted very good, but was a little tough. The cafe gourmand tasteful, but then again nothing above average. The staff were very kind and charming.

Thank MiePed
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We had steak and got raw meat, we also had the burger; it was wet and full of plastic cheese. The fries with it were baked too long and wet/soft. We told the waiter and he complety lost it and got angry. He and two...More

1  Thank Josien R
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The food was horrendous. The staff was even worse. Arrogant, unfriendly. Please don 't go to this tourist trap!

1  Thank Elio v
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

The service was fantastic, greeted with a warm welcome and the food was on a different level. I shall return here again in the future.

Thank Christopher O
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great 3 courses for 21 euro. Prawns excellent. Service and staff very friendly. plenty of restaurants in this rue. so competition is fierce.

Thank callan4
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We strolled around Caen having looked at another restaurant and thought it wasn’t a good option for the kids. Stumbled across a lovely little area of 7 or 8 little bistros. We were looking at the menu and were approached by a very friendly waiter...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on a whim and thankfully we did!! I ordered of the menu board and got escargot, steak and frites and creme brûlée. I found my meal to be excellent value for the portion and quality it while I was enjoying...More

Thank BHendsbee
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were lured in by a very welcoming waiter outside the restaurant who unfortunately was not our waiter when it came time to enjoy the meal - we got the rude version of him (although the little gal helping him was quite lovely when she...More

Thank SheilaH19
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant in the overcrowded vagueux area if caen. Nice service but slow... good fresh food. Dessert disappointing. It was the cafe gourmand... riz au lait not at all as we know it...would return....

Thank mbamerican
Reviewed 2 May 2017

WORST PLACE IN CAEN. Spilled fat all over our coats, an hour waiting for their attention and charged the card two times, saying the payment didn't go though, which is did, twice!!!! In a little more detail: We waited 50 min for the bread to...More

Thank Liz K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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