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Le Canot

24 cours des Dames, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 78 68
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good23%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible35%
2 weeks ago
“Adequate lunch”
15 Jun 2017
“Nothing to write home about”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
24 cours des Dames, 17000, La Rochelle, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a light lunch and we both had salads. I tried the local country salad which had some offal based meat and not to my taste but that didn't influence the rating. My wife had a caesar salad that unusually used coated chicken pieces....More

Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrible service, terrible food. Wanted a nice relaxed meal, instead i couldnt get out fast enough. Food was half raw half burnt, but all freezing. Service was awful, got brought wrong drinks, and couldnt ask for another as i think we saw the waiter for...More

Thank F O
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is one of many quayside restaurants close to the old port. We didn't expect anything spectacular.. And we didn't get it. Mussels were fine, as was the fish. But they didn't stand out from the crowd. We watched the daily menu board prices being...More

Thank 124mjm
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Good choice of tasty mussel dishes. I enjoyed the burger and chips too which were well-presented. Dishes arrived quickly and service was good throughout.

Thank 463SLT
Reviewed 18 September 2016

A nice relaxed restaurant & I ate here twice during my stay in La Rochelle. The covered outside terrace is great for views of the harbour, people-watching & if you're lucky some nearby live music to enjoy during your meal. The staff were friendly &...More

Thank Lexi61
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Don't listen to the bad reviews! We were really happily surprised after seeing the bad reviews.... The place was packed but we managed to get a table! There is a lot of choice on the menu for fish and meat. We all went for fish...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A good range of local seafood is served at le Canot. There are meat dishes available as well. It is all fresh and well cooked. The service was excellent, this restaurant can get very busy in the holiday season but has enough staff to ensure...More

Thank Bobbledog
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I'ts hard to choose which restaurant to eat at along the quay in Port La Rochelle. We chose Le Canot and were not disappointed. A good and reasonably extensive menu with a strong seafood bias as would be expected. The food was good bistro standard,...More

Thank JohnandTracy_L
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Lesson learned! Here I am writing a review...if only I'd checked here before eating here. Mussels..worst I've ever had...anywhere! Small..half of which weren't open..chicken burger you would think safe...wrong...dry,tasteless,probably warmed up from lunch time. Just dreadful.You would think when half your food is left uneaten...waiter...More

Thank Kel O
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Specialising in mussels. Natural, with blue cheese, cream or curry sauce!! Although we were put at the outside extension we experienced people smoking all around us which was unpleasant. Tables very small and rather an obstical course in getting all items to use. Not a...More

Thank christopher a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 cours des Dames, 17000, La Rochelle, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  La Rochelle
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 41 78 68
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