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46 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Opens in 28 min
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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46 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rick Steves recommended this place and I am sure he got better service than we did. It wasn't bad, really, just not nearly as friendly as the other restaurants that are on the same street across from the chateau. The food wasn't bad; nothing special...More

Thank TallTraveler2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in here with a large group on a rainy afternoon for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Many options, large portions, delicious local selections and attentive staff. Of course the numerous carafes of local wine helped the group to ignore the pouring rain and the...More

Thank djs8491
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seems like a nice place with a good menu- and recommended highly by locals and by our hotel- however, I cannot say I was impressed at all- we arrived at 730 pm with a reservation and were seated promptly in an area where tables were...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All food was very good. Cold cucumber soup was surprisingly great. Service was slow. They only had 3 servers for the entire restaurant. One was new. Veteran servers were very competent. Wines are typical of region and OK.

Thank J-Nebeker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to find a traditional French multi course meal. The L'Epicerie was perfect. First the restaurant is in a very old and charming building. We wait staff was timely, curious and spoke enough English that with my broken French ordering was...More

Thank cpreef
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant failed to register our phone booking. Given a table in the corner. Waitress insisted on our ordering a 4 course meal all at once - became rude and overbearing when we asked to delay choices of dessert. Left without ordering and ate at...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a large group of 12 with several disparate eating preferences. No problem with tweaking the orders, I think the Chef objected once, but the waiter understood our English. He was a real pro and treated us well. Outdoor and indoor dining available. The...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and lived up to its reputation. We had a wonderful night enjoying great food. If you are visiting AmBoise then make a booking and enjoy some fine French food. It is on the main tourist route but many French...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday night and were very glad we had booked as many people were turned away. (Many other places are closed in a Sunday.) We chose the 29euro menu . The rabbit terrine was delicious and the salmon kebab with chorizo was...More

Thank Gollumcouple
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We finally hit an excellent restaurant after 8 days in France. The seafood was very good and the service excellent.

Thank Richard H
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Nancy D
1 June 2017|
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Response from MichaelHSanDiego_CA | Reviewed this property |
We showed up early, without a reservation, and were seated right away.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
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