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Cafe de la Fontaine

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Place de la Fontaine, 84160 Lourmarin, France
+33 4 90 68 36 96
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Pompano Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Unfortunately the restaurant was temporarily closed, but we really enjoyed having pre-dinner drinks here, and my husband enjoyed his first pastis here. The friendly locals gather here for drinks and they made sure my husband added just the right amount of water to his first Pastis. We saw them every night.

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Sydney, Australia
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229 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

This restaurant had much to offer but was let down by meat which was full of gristle and given that barbecued meat is their theme was disappointing

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Tauranga
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164 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

We stopped here for refreshments after the Lourmarin market. A buzzing cafe that is great for people watching.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Lamb, potatoes and grilled tomatoes. Simple and delicious. The waiters we quick, efficient and cordial with our limited French.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

This is a no frills no fuss place, simple food done really well. I had a lamb steak that was perfectly cooked, very high quality meat clearly. Nice to see everything done on the grill in front of you as well. We only really went here as an fluke but I would definitely go again!

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Savigny, Switzerland
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2014

When we visited Lourmarin and wanted to grab a light lunch, we stumbled on this place - and what a marvelous experience it was. Not only did we find a cozy table near a fountain, but the owner immediately knew what we were looking for. The place is owned by an Italian/Corsican family and they offer a good range of... More 

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Lourmarin, France
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014

go for lunch and enjoy the meal prepared on an open fire: Corse-style. C'est rustique et très bon! One of the best lunch places in Lourmarin!

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San Rafael, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

After several weeks wine tasting in France we were craving a martini and a manhattan and spotted Bombay Sapphire Gin and Makers Mark Bourbon so we thought we could get a drink. Not so easy. Long story short, they let my husband make our drinks and then charged us €61 for the two drinks! We did not stay to try... More 

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Oregon
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

We arrived after our flight into Marseilles and were hungry and immediately stopped here for a late lunch. Three of us ordered Salad Nicoise, which were very good! The forth order was the Andoullie sausage, a rustic, lumpy looking thing which he enjoyed, even though he was expecting something like a Cajun type sausage. Very different. A nice shaded courtyard... More 

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Madrid
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266 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

The outside doesn't look particularly impressive when compared to some other restaurants but the interior is a real gem. Be ready to be transported in time and feel like Hemingway in Paris in this cozy, comfortable caffé that offers great coffee and the usual French treats.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place de la Fontaine, 84160 Lourmarin, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Vaucluse  >  Luberon  >  Lourmarin
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 68 36 96

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