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Recto Verso

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17 rue du Marechal Joffre, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
+33 2 31 51 82 61
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Stockholm
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great place for a quick lunch - a family of five and everyone found a tasty crepe. Great service with a smile.

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1 Thank GoodLifeStockholm
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the Pays d'auge and the confiture de lait for desert simply delicious!!! the place is super nice and the staff so friendly a must visit when you're around!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Great tasting coffee. Good crepe. Sandwiches look a little expensive (€6-10) Nice little place to relax and eat.

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1 Thank 10ttie
Saint Louis, Missouri
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were on recent river cruise and stopped for a quick lunch. Service was excellent, waiter was friendly and helpful and food was delicious. We ordered the lunch specials and found the galettes, omelet and crepes wonderful. Everything was fresh and cider completed our enjoyment. Definitely recommend.

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KKTC
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67 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Didn't expect anything other than what this charming place promises, what they do here are gallettes and crepes and they do them very well indeed! Excellent food, very reasonable prices and an amusing young waiter sporting a nifty basque beret makes everything a real pleasure. There were several vegetarian options for non meat eaters. There are not many notable eateries... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Our party of four enjoyed a brief lunchtime at Le Recto Verso. Our one course meal totalled 36Euros.

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Thank Trevor M
Lynchburg, Virginia
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185 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews on TA and since we are staying nearby decided to give it a try. The restaurant was decorated nicely and was spotless. The galettes were light and filled with great ingredients. We rarely have dessert but decided to try the crepes. Husband had dark chocolate and I had salted caramel. Miam Miam. The owner and his... More 

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1 Thank VirginiaTraveler014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my brother tok our father to visit all D-day locations in Normandy. We stayed in d'Arromanches for 3nights. This place have been rated very well on TA. Decided to try this place and have to confirm that their galettes & crepes are one of the best I have ever had! They use local ingredients which gives the food... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Cute and unpretentious place right on the main drag of Arromanches. Service excellent despite the crush. We loved the galettes and crepes, so much better than what we had had to that point. Definitely worth a visit!

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Thank kerlin4321
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The galettes (buckwheat crepes) we had for lunch were excellent. The staff was very friendly. We're happy to recommend this spot.

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Thank Adele H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue du Marechal Joffre, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Arromanches-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 82 61
Description
New owner since february 2015 !

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