38 rue Droite
85 51 16
on rue Droite in the heart of the old city this local Nicoise eatery has very
diverse clientele. Get there early since the tables fill up quickly. -- excellent
lunch specials -
04 93 62 29 52
in Place Garibaldi for over 50 years this restaurant is one of the city's most
authentic cafe-bars. Specialty: sea snails, clams, plump fines de claires, and
salty bleues oysters, urchins. This is a very popular place so plan to get here
Pizza and Taverne Massena are both owned and operated by Francis Cresci. Both
establishments contain wood burning ovens and prepare among the best pizzas on
the Riviera. Another La Pizza is located at the Port in Cannes.|
04 93 87 77 57
Tavern Massena serves a full
menu including wood oven pizza; excellent lunch and daily specials: mussels, choucroute.
Outdoor cafe and indoor seating including an upstairs section... |
will find some of the best Plat du Jour (M-F only) lunches here.
Francis Gallo, Old Nice,
nr Place Rossetti
04 93 62 48 46
find their prix fixe three courses for 13 euros a real steal. Try the Petit Farcis
Nicois, Brandade and choice of dessert. If they don't give you this menu indoors
-- just ask for it.
of Chez Memere
1, rue Colonna d'Istria
(0)4 93 80 81 81
Lu Fran Calin is one of those restaurants busy with locals even as the tourist
seems comes to end. The cooking of chef Daniel Silvetti is local Nicoise. Try
their Degustation Plate that can be shared by two for a starter (see menu: L'Assiette
Degustation - 12 euros)
1, Place Jésus,
04 93 62 26 46
will find some of the best pastas dishes at great prices at this local eatery.
Portions are large so save room for their excellent selection of desserts. Gesu
du Gésu outdoor seating facing the Eglise Gesu
10 rue du Collet
be deceived by the simple tables and benches, or the low prices of Lou Pilha.
This simple cheap restaurant serves excellent Nicois style food. There is no waiter
service here instead line up get your food and find a seat. Menu1
over 50 years, this traditional auberge in Old Nice from its advantageous position
nestled in the side streets, has served first class typical Niçoise cuisine. Although
L'Escalinada is located on a street that would suggest a tourist restaurant, expect
to see a mix of dedicated locals and tourists alike. The menu contains many of
the Nicoise specials done to perfection: swiss chard-filled gnocchi, tripes a
la Nicoise, and pine-nut tourte de blette. If the main restaurant is filled just
walk a few steps to the right for the annex.
4 2, quai Papacino
04 93 56 25 27
dishes are prepared daily. The menu changes every day according to available ingredients.|
2, Rue Saint-François-de-Paule
04 93 80 99 16
restaurant located at the western end of the Cours Saleya is one of the busiest
in Nice. The portions are large and service is very profession. The menu consists
of various pastas and pizzas. There are excellent value lunch specials. See the
also has excellent Plat du Jours M-F for lunch.