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Le Criquet

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21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 80 51
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food and lovely staff! Reasonably priced and nice sized portions. I love the decore, very understated and authentic with exposed brick work. Had a very magical element to it, book in advance as it's a cosy place!

Thank JaJa_Bez
Canberra, Australia
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this place as we were wandering around the streets in the evening, as it looked interesting. The place seemed quiet at the time, but it filled very quickly once we sat down. We sat upstairs, which was ok - but the stairs are steep. The menu was simple, but interesting. Our meals were beautifully cooked and presented. The... More 

Thank jcrickmore
Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got caught in a sudden downpour; ran down the short street and dove into Le Criquet. We were pretty wet, but those that sloshed in after us were soaked through. The young ladies welcomed everyone sympathetically, providing towels to the worst victims. The chef must have known of the rain. He had prepared a soup starter to warm and... More 

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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small welcoming restaurant - I was solo and they happily accommodated me. Beautifully prepared and presented food as a bargain price for the quality and ambience. Conveniently located near the Arena

Thank berncpa
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended this place and although all our 5 restaurants were really good, this was the best. Very interesting layout, excellent food, reservations required, great service, great wine list.

Thank Brian D
Burlington, Vermont
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were looking for a traditional Arlesian restaurant. We chose it mainly because it was the most charming of the three or four we found, but the food turned out to be delicious. We each had a pastis for an apertif which I loved. My husband and some really nicely done lamb and I ordered the baked cod which came... More 

Thank Francescamw66
Sydney Australia
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276 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely little restaurant but you do need to book as it filled up fast. Meals were delicious. Service was great. Wine was very good.

Thank astra
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Tonight we had a fantastic dinner at Le Criquet in Arles, a wonderful welcoming restaurant full of regional character ! The service was excellent, the staff were very knowledgeable of the menu and accompanying wines. The food was beautiful- a cauliflower cream soup, followed by a perfectly cooked rack of lamb with grilled seasonal vegetables and an aioli mayonnaise. One... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This cozy, authentic, outstanding French restaurant was really amazing. My wife had the special: a mediterranean garlic fish soup, and I had the best rack of lamb I've ever tasted. Highly recommend getting reservations beforehand. But you have to call. Can't do it online.

Thank CarlosATL1020
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The hotel recommended us this restaurant. The service was very good. The food was very good too. Try the soup with pistou.

Thank InnaBenZvi

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$32
French, Mediterranean, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Porte de Laure, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 80 51
Traditional and Provencale cooking Open wednesday to sunday, lunch and diner .

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?