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Cafe Valentino

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30 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
+33 4 50 53 67 72
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Uxbridge, Canada
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171 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We ate here for lunch waiting for our hotel room to be ready. We both had pizza which was quite good...large portion and tasty. The service was good. We ate outside, even though it was October, the warmth of the sun was great, combined with the views of the mountains and people watching.

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Thank Gillandjp
Redmond, Washington
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We both ordered Salad Nicoise. Good food and good service. But the bathrooms really needed a good cleaning.

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Thank kathleenvoyageur
Kempton Park, South Africa
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Good food and friendly service made us go back a few times. ambience is good although being typical Alpine? Crepes (we know it as pancakes) were delicious and the boys really enjoyed it.

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Thank EddiePake
Reading, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We ate here five times as we all liked it so much. The service was friendly, efficient and professional. They even catered for my wife's special diet and nothing was too much trouble.The pizzas come with a thin crust and are very tasty. But the duck, steak au poivre and tartiflette are equally good.It's also in a good location to... More 

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Thank grahamjparr
New Jersey
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We wandered around looking for a lunch place for ages, and finally returned here and shared a pizza, which was actually good. It was the Valentino, their special pizza, and I enjoyed its very thin crust. There is a €2 for sharing, but one pizza was enough for 2 people. The cafe latte was weak, but I found that except... More 

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Thank Mollysslave
Hoover, Alabama
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My wife and I visited in July 2016 for dinner, and it really wasn't good. I might be being generous in rating it "poor". I had a penne pasta dish that had absolutely no taste, and my wife had a pizza that she said was at least OK to her, but just wasn't good at all for me (bland). The... More 

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Thank Jerry G
Silver Lake, New Hampshire
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106 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

If you are looking for pastry, this is the place. A merangue specialty which was not super sweet but just right for my taste. The coffee was a perfect complement to the pastry. The service was a tad slow, but I was on vacation so I didn't care

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Thank Alan M
Somerset, England
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134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

My partner and I came here for dinner but sadly were not impressed, miserable ignorant waiter, food was not the best...bland/basic. would not come back I'm afraid.

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Thank sugarbabe69
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely pizza and pasta meal for our last night in France. Nice friendly staff. Could do with an option of small pizzas for children.

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Thank Martin0159
Kungsbacka, Hallands Län, Sweden
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251 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is not a café, it is a fully fledged restaurant with an extensive menu. Excellent pizzas, good quality meat and everything nicely served. The location is right on the main square. I have been here many times over many years and in all seasons (including the non tourists seasons) and never been disappointed. The Valentino is rather expensive, a... More 

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Thank Michael E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Place Balmat, 74400, Chamonix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Chamonix
  • Phone Number: +33 4 50 53 67 72

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