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Bistrot de l'Opera

$$ - $$$
French, Grill
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3 rue Saint Francois de Paule, 06300 Nice, France
+33 4 93 62 34 72
07:30 - 12:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 08:30 - 12:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 12:00
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London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good location. Nice décor, made of different levels to mimic an opera stage. Decent furniture: not perfect, but good. Good food: diverse menu. Super service: super friendly people + good advice + willingness to accommodate special requests. To my eyes that is worth much more than the furniture defects. All in all a very good evening.

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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Food was adequate but service left a lot to be desired . Waitress was more interested in who was being seated next door rather than waiting table !

Thank Henry V
United States
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58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Waiter provided very good service and was attentive but the food was abysmal. Roasted chicken tasted like it had been dipped in chlorine for seasoning and we left it there. Lamb chops were slightly below average. Mushroom sauce came 15 minutes after the mains. Waiter didn't charge us for their mistake.

Thank dou2ble
Niagara Falls, Canada
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This bistrot served me awesome grilled lamb. The flavour of the jus was so good. The patadine were really good. Four meals and 1/2 a carafe of wine came to under 95 euros. The ambiance of the restaurant was really lovely, old feel to it. I recommend this place, it was super busy in the area and we managed to... More 

Thank cat64_8
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Awful service from surly staff that have never practised smiling. Food was bland and tasteless. I have eaten better seafood linguine in Rotherham but you expect better in Nice. Avoid. Please.

Thank McBanda
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Give this place a miss we tried to enjoy a family meal on Sunday evening. We had a very poor service experience. We should have left on our 1st meeting of the staff but gave them the benefit. But it just got worse and worse. We ordered steak it was just totally rubbish full of fat and gristle. The wine... More 

Thank David M
Stockholm, Sweden
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped over for lunch here a Saturday. Food was all right, service rude and inattentive. Tried to order dessert and coffee, didn't get the waiters attention so decided to just pay and leave. Once we finally asked to pay, we were sent to the bar to settle the bill, then back to our table. Don't bother going here, so many... More 

Thank Hassehans
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Been here two or three times including twice in August 2016. I always have the Poulet Ferme Roti (Roast Farm Chicken) with sautéed vegetables and it never disappoints! Delicious organic chicken roasted in herbs served in a chicken stock gravy with a beautiful selection of well-cooked vegetables. Good service, nice location at the Opera end of the Cours Saleya

Thank Meadwaytourer
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We ate quite late and the staff seemed rushed and not particularly attentive, but the food was good and reasonably priced.

Thank Gary B
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Came in for a late lunch. Ordered moules marinieres frites. Good service, reasonably quick service, ok prices. The food was very good and the mussels were fresh. Waiter reccommended a bottle of wine with the mussels, and it suited them very well. The restaurant had a quoet athmospere for that time of day (3 o'clock) I can ansolutely reccommend this... More 

Thank TerjeM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 51
French, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 12:00
07:30 - 12:00
07:30 - 12:00
07:30 - 12:00
07:30 - 12:00
07:30 - 12:00
07:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue Saint Francois de Paule, 06300 Nice, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Nice
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 62 34 72

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