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Le Bistro de Jean

6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 98 68
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Unfortunately, real family-owned French Bistros are disappearing. Le Bistro de Jean is the real thing. from the traditional black-board menu to the payment for 3 courses (entrée, main, dessert) this wonderful restaurant provides the real thing. Family owned and very friendly with traditional food that...More

Thank Kdremy
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We started off with a red mullet that was cold and rubbery. Next, the fish soup was too salty. Then we had duck which was under salted. The sauce that came with the scallop was too sweet and the risotto rice was way overcooked. Had...More

Thank Iwry
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Have been many times never disappointed. Arrived for our late booking of the ferry from Jersey, very warm greeting. Attractive bistro décor, though always been confused with the sporting theme. Prompt, pleasant service and a perfect kir whilst making our choices. Red mullet fillets with...More

Thank Rex B
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We went on the recommendation of our hotel. I make a habit of finding restaurants this way. I believe the hotel has a vested interest because I’ll be returning shortly and if it sucks they’re going to hear about it. I’ve had great success and...More

Thank RBHankes
Reviewed 30 December 2017

very busy you will need to book food was great English speak made it easy to order no rush after you finish your food will be going back

Thank amos l
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Great location, away from the tourist area. Exceptional cooking and friendly and attentive staff. Would have returned if we had been staying longer.

Thank Hotpot2014
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The staff was first rate! Their English was a bit broken but understandable. My wife had the lamb shanks which she declared to be the best she ever had. I had the scallops, and they arrived in a wonderful lemon cream sauce - also excellent....More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This was by far the best restaurant I visited in St Malo. While in general, I found alot of the restaurants in St Malo to be touristy (but of decent quality); but none of the ones I visited in my week long stay stood out....More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wonderful meal, great atmosphere and excellent service. This restaurant is small and fills up early so ring to reserve a table. You wont regret the French food and wine that is served. The menu is varied and reasonable for a restaurant of this type. Try...More

Thank phil2602
Reviewed 7 October 2017

It is a very charming place with very nice staff. The amuse was very nice, and the scallops on a pumpkin risotto was delicious. I then ordered the chocolat fondant which was very greasy with curdled texture, not that great. I talked with another customer...More

Thank Kaz P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue de la Corne de Cerf, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo
  • Phone Number: +33 2 99 40 98 68
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