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Recto Verso

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17 rue du Marechal Joffre, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
2 31 51 82 61
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank 10ttie
Saint Louis, Missouri
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank RiverCruiser2014
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank RobinsonKktc
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

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

Thank Trevor M
Lynchburg, Virginia
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180 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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 

Thank VirginiaTraveler014
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Petter V
Salzburg, Austria
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 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!

Thank kerlin4321
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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.

Thank Adele H
London, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

There are a lot of eating options on the main drag in Arromanche, but this one is really wonderful. The server, Thomas, speaks a good amount of English, and the selection of food is local, high quality and delicious. We started off with an aperitif of Pommeau, which is made from a mixture of spirits from the purveyor next door.... More 

Thank catatonia_10
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Excellent food, very reaonable prices, spotlessly clean and........best of all a hospitable, friendly and very accommodating staff and management . A perfect place for an excellent lunch even if you cannot speak a word of French..... The crepes were so light that they were to die for!

Thank Bennett L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 27
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, 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: 2 31 51 82 61
New owner since february 2015 !

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?