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Lou Pignatoun

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Rue de l'Oratoire, 06130, Grasse, France
+33 4 93 36 11 80
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I was on my way to visit the perfume shops and came across this cozy restaurant. The staff is very friend. They don't have English menu and the owner was very patient to explain each dish to me in English. In the end I decided to try the local Grasse dish Fassum. It's very special, but bit salty to my... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Given the TA reviews we booked just in case, given the restaurant is small. We received a very warm welcome and the waitress (Owner?) was most helpful regarding the menu. Chose the local specialty - fish with vegetables - and the steak with fried potatoes. Very underwhelming in both cases; the fish was somewhat dry and the vegetables were bland... More 

Thank familytravel4x4
San Francisco
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64 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A quiche should have a crispy bottom. This was soaked starch. Ordered fish. Could not eat 'hospital food' in France. No reason for poor quality and prep. Most French restaurants change menu to effect what's fresh. This restaurant has a yellow paged, sticky fingers, old menu that doesn't alter. Very disappointing. No patio only indoors. Better alternatives.

Thank adventuressCA
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We visited after reading positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Fixed price lunch menu was delicious and good value. I had the Assiette Provencale...a greatest hits of local dishes, which was very good. Staff were friendly and helpful. Around 20 euros per head for 2 courses and a drink. Would recommend.

Thank annatripper68
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Once again we were happy that Tripadvisor excist as we found this wonderful place for lunch in Grasse. Food was fresh and beautiful. Service was really quick. The local artesan beer was also nice!

Thank Anna-Emilia S
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant following a recommendation. We made sure to try their famous Aoili which comes with white fish and vegetables. It was like being at my grandmother's house where everything has the bejeezus boiled out of it. The vegetables were so overdone and sad and the fish was tough as old boots. The Aoili was so strong... More 

Thank RoseCRJB
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on an off chance just passing. There were 7 of us and they were pretty full, but went out of their way to seat us. We had the daily menu which had lovely choices on it. The house red was lovely and had a perfectly cooked steak. They created a special veggie dish for my partner which was... More 

Thank Kev_walters
Munich, Germany
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117 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Went there for lunch (closed for dinner). Small place ,but sufficient privacy.Warm welcome,fast and very friendly service.3 course menu was excellent.Many locals eating there.Great value for money.Any time again.

Thank alex2013998
Basel, Switzerland
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

THE french cuisine located in such a lovely place makes the experience unforgettable. The staff is friendly and accomodate our needs with a small child.

Thank Estelle F
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Daily menu (so good and sadly not so often) Family restaurant. Perfectly cooked fish and Guinea fowl. Just go there, these people know what they are doing and offer a taste of la France.

Thank jazzbo F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de l'Oratoire, 06130, Grasse, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Grasse
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 36 11 80

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