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Cafe des Arcades

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17 T rue de la Fontaine, 06560 Valbonne, France
+33 4 93 12 00 06
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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The Villages, Florida
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a popular restaurant, serving 300 customers at least per meal, in top season. No menu, only "à la carte". Hence, not really cheap. Good food, quickly prepared and served once you manage to catch one of the waiters attention. (Re. crowd). Nice and big "terrasse" on the typically Provençal Valbonne historical square. Due to the big numbers of... More 

Thank Maria V
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Neighborhood spot Helpful staff and the food is excellent. Pizza. Steaks and fish have all been great

Thank Newdiver2009
Grasse, France
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food good service good, enjoyable ambioionce inside or out We live in france but it's a must go eat there makes you feel on holiday

Thank cjsi706
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Café des Arcades is the place to be when you are in Valbonne in the summer. The terrace is very sunny all day long and the savoury food is quickly served. Very international clientele (Northern Europe essentially) with kids having fun on the car-free"place des arcades".

Thank Sylvie R
Valbonne, France
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I can easily say I have eat here over 40 times and food and service has always been top. Child friendly. I can highly recommended it

Thank Pilar B
South East
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271 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had been pre booked for some time and we were put in a sterile shed with no ambience and brightly lit that was freezing cold. The food was adequate but we were a party of friends that had looked forward to meeting up in a pleasant environment and were shoved in the annex which was soulless. No apologies or... More 

1 Thank frankthewool
Heemstede, The Netherlands
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492 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We like this place a lot and come here few times per year. The food is normally ok but this time is was really terrible. I had a lambshank with mashed potatoes that clearly came from the microwave, the Ladies had cod which looked like gum and my father gad a pizza which did not seam fresh, the bottom was... More 

1 Thank MvdK01
Nice, France
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

You go to "Cafe des Arcades" to sit in the sun and for the cozy atmosphere, not for the food. The pizza is delicious, here its made thin and crispy. Att the end of October there are less tourists, but the restaurant with its large well located terrasse, is full when the sun is out. The French language is mixed... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant is in one of the most delightful settings you could imagine, the main square of an old world French village one of four establishments situated there and surrounded by very interesting shops which are not expensive. We were four in our party and only ordered mains, it was too hot for a three course lunch . One of... More 

Thank tynesalmon
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice family lunch with some tasty Rose on the terrace. The kids and I had pizzas which were excellent. My wife who chose the goat cheese salad was slightly disappointed - it was a bit dry and missing some dressing. The service is very good and friendly. Highly recommend this place.

Thank gourmant2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, French, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 T rue de la Fontaine, 06560 Valbonne, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Valbonne
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 12 00 06

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