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La Claire Fontaine

$$ - $$$
Old Town / Vieux Nice
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Place Rossetti, Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 30 94
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service, rude staff, average food (except the Calzone my husband had was pretty good), definitely not recommended.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was busy with locals & tourists and set lunch menu was €17.90 so we thought we would give it a try. It was ok but nothing to get excited about. My husband had the Niçoise salad to start with but it was mostly celery & very little tuna. My steak & chips main was ok for the price and... More 

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Paris, France
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is nice opposite a cute church but not the restaurant. Staff not very welcoming. A tourist restaurant to have a quick lunch outside on the terrace.

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on last afternoon visiting Nice with my daughter for Lunch . Food was pleasant and service as you would expect from a busy square full of tourists and many restaurants.

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South Australia, Australia
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Apart from the lovely outlook over the courtyard fountain, this restaurant served us up a very tasty plate of traditional Nice food. This is a restaurant deservedly on the must visit list for the food and wine lover. You won't be disappointed. Great place to kick back, drink some wine and take in the view.

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Villeneuve-Loubet, France
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were with a group of 25 and I was amazed how it was handled. Very short waiting times although everybody has something different. Quality OK, wine OK. The terrace offers a good view on the cathedral and you can enjoy of some Edith Piaf style songs of a local singer.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and her friend had an evening meal here. Her friend had eaten here on a previous visit to Nice and enjoyed the meal. My wife is coeliac and lactose intolerant. She was helped through the menu by their very helpful waitress and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. If we go back to Nice we will have no hesitation in... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We visited this place twice while we stayed in Nice, although it wasn't the best restaurant we tried while we were there it was well located in Old Nice and offered good meals at good prices.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I went here because the menu looked good and it was busy with what seemed to be happy customers. However looks can be deceiving. I chose the three course menu - my mistake. The starter of beignets - vegetable fritters - was pleasant but the main course - chicken breast with spaghetti bolognese was awful. The spaghetti and the small... More 

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Minneapolis
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went here twice while in Nice. We just stumbled across it while walking around Vieux Nice. The first time we split an order of Mussels with a Rose and couldn't finish the mussels (but did finish the wine!) They were excellent. The house Rose was a little bland for our tastes; can't recommend it.The three folks sitting next to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, French, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Rossetti, Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town / Vieux Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 30 94

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