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Les Viviers

22 rue Alphonse Karr, 06000 Nice, France
+33 4 93 16 00 48
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (40 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (13 reviews)
“souffle” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:59 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
French, European, International
22 rue Alphonse Karr, 06000 Nice, France
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cramped tables. Menus in both English and French. The two staff were so busy that service was not very prompt. The prices for what you received at this bistro were very high. Certainly not worth the cost of the meal.

Thank RustyQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love fresh seafood in a relaxed but stylish ambience in a quiet quarter of Nice, look no further than this local gem in the Musiciens area. Viviers is the 'cheaper' (i.e. casual) sister of Rolancy, a near Michelin chef (perhaps he is starred...sorry...More

Thank Sang F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Bistrot is full of charm. It is very busy and a booking is really necessary. The food is excellent, especially the freshly prepared fish courses, many being filleted at the table or broken out of salt crust. It is a little cramped, but this...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals I had in Nice, if not the best. My hotel got me a table at the bistro. The adjoining Rolancy's belongs to the same chef. Was seated right away. Mini quiches and a really good roasted pepper (I think) purée...More

1  Thank KANewYork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked over to the Bistro early to see if we could get a table. Fortunately we were able to get in. The tables are close together as in most French restaurants - ours was situated in the passage between the back and front so...More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We went to Les Viviers with high expectations. Our expectations were met and exceeded. The white fish that we were shared was so tasty and the dish in its simplicity was a symphony of tastes. Highly recommended.

Thank Jonas_W_FIN
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Unfriendly waiter Poor quality bread Overpriced wine Did not have starters 'Grilled John Dory' was a whole grilled fish, badly taken off the bone - had several bones left in. Came with a piece of lemon & a side plate of dry fried ravioli filled...More

2  Thank chefchef
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel recommended this place while we were in Nice on Vacation....we liked it so much we went back the next night. The food and service werefirst rate...and the place was crowded both nights, so the word must have gotten around. Menu covered all you...More

1  Thank butzy
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Absolutely exquisite ! A great moment of pleasure combining amazing food, excellent service and elegant atmosphere. Chef Rolancy came to great us and recommended a great white wine to complete the fabulous meal.

2  Thank Camolez
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Took bit to find the restaurant tucked away and with tram works nearby. Good old fashioned decor, good old fashioned service and quality food. A great evening if you want a quiet meal for two. Here were chalk boards with the menu in English if...More

1  Thank Mr F T
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Daniel R
13 March 2017|
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Response from boondoggie | Reviewed this property |
I'm in Nice, so I phoned the Bistrot les Viviers to present your question: They said that fish is prepared "à la minute," meaning immediately following your order. So you can stipulate your request as detailed, and they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 44 - USD 77
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
11:59 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 rue Alphonse Karr, 06000 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 16 00 48
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