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) #191 of 1,551 Restaurants in Nice $$ - $$$ French
29 rue Pastorelli, Nice, France
+33 4 93 80 31 65
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cassoulet” (25 reviews)
“charcuterie” (11 reviews)
“coq au vin” (6 reviews)
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29 rue Pastorelli, Nice, France
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1 - 10 of 105 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Nice Simple and tasty meat dishes. Friendly service. Great prices. Make sure you try the foie gras. Have been visiting for years and will keep going back.

Thank davidF1277ZA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any redemptive qualities this restaurant may have had were quickly (or should I say very slowly, as you'll see) erased by the poor service. My wife and I went to L'Ovale and each ordered the three course menu. We realized only after finishing our first...More

Thank GEMCoyle
David F, Propriétaire at L'Ovale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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We have for 5 months groups of American tourists 50 per day from 18h to 19h30 which poses a problem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners served us as if we were their best friends. The food was delicious. Portions are VERY generous.

Thank Marie-Aimée G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Visited this place again, and was a little disappointed with the service- different people to the last time I was there. The lady serving my table seemed more than a little impatient with my attempts at speaking French. I felt a bit uncomfortable then throughout...More

1  Thank fanuimhirahaon
David F, Propriétaire at L'Ovale, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are dessolé for your experience we have personal problems that will be completed in June or early July as our server (in sickness) and our Head (retired) well deserves. We worked in the month of May for 3 weeks with replacements. We will quickly...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The place smelled a bit strange. Friendly staff but the meat was not cooked in the way we asked. Wine was excellent but the entrecote was cooked well done and not med/rare. Also my piece had a lot of fat. Maybe i just lucked out...More

Thank Ahuysser
Reviewed 4 May 2017

For me a typical restauraunt with OK food, OK prices and an OK menu. Prices are pretty good, you pay 17.90 for the starter/main/dessert. Some dishes are extra, like Coq au Vin. The service is fast, sometimes a bit rushed and little pushy. We tried...More

Thank smaatje
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I have been wanting to try cassoulet ever since I read about it in a novel set in France, and at long last I found it! Absolutely delicious! It comes served in a pottery dish hot from the oven. Rich and delicious, with beans and...More

Thank TravelingTeach04
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We were happy to find this place just around the corner we stayed. The food was tasty and very generous amount. Both the cassoulet and duck tigh salad had tender duck meat and it was resonable priced. Very friendly stuff. Thanks for a good meal.

Thank Hazalatogato
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I was fairly hungry by the I got there so my review may not be totally objective but the cassoulet was just brilliant and the portion was also decent. The place was also cosy, nice and our waitress was also friendly. Definitely recommended

Thank Zsolt I
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I have eaten in this restaurant on several occasions while visiting Nice. It specialises in cuisine from South West France and serves generous meals at reasonable cost. On my last visit it had "lightened up" the main course which was an improvement as it left...More

Thank baycr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
19:30 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
07:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 rue Pastorelli, Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 80 31 65
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