10Best Restaurants by Type


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10Best Restaurants by Cuisine


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Best Nice Restaurants

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    Lou Bistrot Nissart

    Near the Port of Nice, this restaurant specializes in local Nicoise fare and is far enough removed from the main tourist areas to feel local and...

    Photo courtesy of Lou Nissart
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    This restaurant has been popular with tourists and locals alike for the last five decades now – some people love it, others hate it. Yes it is touristy,...

    Photo courtesy of L'Escalinada
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    La Chantecler

    Famed for its palatial setting and Chef Jean-Denis Rieubland's menu, Le Chantecler in the grand dame Hotel Negrosco is worthy of the two Michelin stars it...

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    Le Merenda

    Unpretentious ambiance and amazing homemade food come standard at this petite bistro in Old Town where the offerings are chalked up on the board each day....

    Photo courtesy of La Merenda
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    Les Epicuriens

    The word has slowly spread about this truly epicurean restaurant. Simply decorated, the dishes prepared here use traditional bistro fare like braised beef...

    Photo courtesy of Restaurant Les Epicuriens
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    Connoisseurs flock to this restaurant in the heart of town to enjoy timeless classics from the Provence region – think lamb prepared with cream,...

    Photo courtesy of L'Univers
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    Le Safari

    In Vieux Nice (the Old Town), Le Safari serves a mix of French and Italian fare, including some excellent seafood options in a lively heart of Old Town...

    Photo courtesy of Le Safari Restaurant
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    Jan Restaurant

    Named for its creator, South African chef Jan Hendrick van der Westhuizen, Jan's is easily one of Nice's hot eats du jour. Despite the fact that the...

    Photo courtesy of Jan Restaurant

Local Expert Restaurant Recommendations

Local Expert Restaurant Recommendations