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La Potiniere

38 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
0450530284
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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible24%
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French, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
38 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service with decent food. Great fondue and raclette if you want local dishes. Plenty of seating so not hard to get a table.

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In a word terrible. I thought I'd take a chance as this place was alway busy, but what a mistake. Terrible pizza, I expect the toppings where done on site, but the base certainly wasn't and probably came from the freezer. It came out not...More

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Disappointed that we didn't check trip before hand. Whilst it looks very busy the food is average at best. The wife had a cheese and cold meat board that was okay - can't really go too wrong with that. However the pizza is awful. Really...More

Thank DJWCheshire
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is nothing to get excited about apart from it's location right in the middle of Chamonix's tourist quarter. It's comfortable forecourt is the ideal place to eat on a summer's day, but the inside is also very welcoming. Food is the usual international economy...More

Thank 129R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Just avoid this place.Terrible food.Horrible chicken nuggets on the children menu. Croute format hot on the outside, frozen in the middle. No one cares .It is a tourist trap .

Thank harry t
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This place looks like the typical tourist trap you may find anywhere but is so much worse. We were tied to an early family dinner due to the last train from Chamonix leaving at 8.15 and most restaurants do not open before 7. Impossible to...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived at about 7:15pm. Restaurant very busy. The four of us hardly received any attention when we arrived. Found our own table. We had to wave at a waiter who eventually came to us and was quite unfriendly. Service was not good. Main courses (Hamburger,...More

Thank Bob37_smith
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Situated right in the main square, we went here for morning coffee and then back in the evening for dinner. It's a nice friendly place and was quite busy, but the food was very average. I had a Lasagne and it reminded very much of...More

Thank Wightbaby
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I am a single traveller so a fixed price menu of the day looked good. For €15.90 I Got 3 courses of the largest salad I had ever seen, chicken rice with a sauce and mushys then a choice between a fruit salad or yoghurt...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stop just the time for have a dinner, we had pizza, nice restaurant good location. we have seen some dishes on the table next of us, was looking good. we enjoyed

Thank SWJulian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: 0450530284
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