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Chalet d'en O

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$$ - $$$
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Route de Serraval, 74230 Thones, France
+33 4 50 02 09 00
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Thones, France
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have been a couple of times now. The atmosphere and decor are very warm, cozy and alpine and the food delicious!

Thank cart74230
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This place gets five stars because I could imagine eating there a few times every week. The cooking is unfussy yet the flavours are fresh and interesting; the service is matter-of-fact yet welcoming. Beautiful peaceful outside seating area in summer. I tried the local terrine, magret de canard with myrtle sauce and pan-fried omble (lake fish) with ratatouille. On our... More 

Thank ccj888
Surrey, England
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186 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

An old farm which has been converted into a restaurant offering a varied choice of dishes as well as the usual mountain fare. Good food, fair prices and friendly & efficient service. Only open from Thursday to Sunday except in the high season and can get very busy at weekends so best to reserve a table.

Thank André l'Anglais
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Turned down at a mountain top restaurant we drove down and headed for the valley toward Faverges. On our way we drove past the "Chalet d'en O" so we tried it; we are glad we did. The service was correct, the place clean and welcoming. But it is the food that makes this place. I had the Terrine aux Trompettes... More 

Thank minusorus
Burwash, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Tucked away up a valley outside of Thones this small restaurant oozes mountain charm. Snow was falling heavily as we arrived and an authentic alpine room and a warm fire greeted us invitingly from the cold. We kicked off with a very good terrine with trompette de la mort mushrooms and a sort of pressed and pan fried tartiflette for... More 

Thank JonnyGibson
Imola, Italy
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87 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Cozy ambient, fireplace, just a few tables, booking is highly advisable. Basically a mountain shack, with a couple of rooms for the night, if needed. Menu varies, with interesting interpretations of regional flavors, and good choice of wines. Recommended. The only flaw was the entrecote: the meat was thin and rather chewy and nervous; other than that, I would give... More 

Thank LukeOnTheRoad
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66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

We chanced upon this little gem on a sunny lunchtime in February, and what a find. I couldn't believe it hadn't already been reviewed on Tripadvisor, as it deserves to be better known. It looked like a cute little chalet beside the road, in a sunny spot. There were a lot of cars parked outside. we took a chance, parked... More 

Thank wawagal

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Restaurant Details

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Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Serraval, 74230 Thones, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Thones
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 02 09 00

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