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Restaurant Chez Yvette

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59 boulevard du General Leclerc, 33120 Arcachon, France
+33 5 56 83 05 11
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Brussels, Belgium
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I definitely hate one-shot restaurants. This restaurant is the other extreme; exactly what I like but what my kids never will experience: The owners are real professionals, in the business since decades; the same for the personnel. At the same time they are relaxed, kind, give the best advice without pushing for excessive consumption. They do care about you coming... More 

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THOUARSAIS BOUILDROUX
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We dined at this restaurant one evening following a recommendation from the receptionist at our hotel. It is a pleasant, attractive, if somewhat old-fashioned restaurant and typically French in terms of décor and furnishings. The food comprises mainly fish dishes with a couple of meat options. There is a good choice from either set menus or à la carte and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

A gem in Arcachon away from the busy sea front. Loads of seafood platters to choose from and fantastic wines to complement them. Specials are usually great too. It's becoming a regular haunt!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

It was our first visit to Arcachon and we'd just come out of the train station and were walking towards the beach when we passed this place. We could see piles of fresh oysters and an assortment of gorgeous-looking seafood. After walking for about 2 hours in search of somewhere for lunch (lots of tourist set menus near the beach)... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great welcome and helpful service followed by very yummy seafood - I particularly liked the Tuna Tartare, and was not disappointed with the sea food platter either. All washed down with very pleasant and reasonably priced regional white. All in all a lovely experience that I would be happy to recommend.

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Biarritz
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Fish soup not home made , squid was dry and not cooked properly . Fish and Seafood are probably fresh but not cooked properly . Needs a lot of improvement from the Chef . We do not really recommend this place.

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Doorn, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This restaurant is opposite Arcachon station and has lots of tables outside. One of the chefs is a full time preparer of fruit des mers. This always gets me in a good mood! The oysters were fresh, cold and as they should be. The crevettes with mayonaise were swallowed by my son. The couteaux maybe a little to garlicy however... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We're back in Arcachon yet again and our first proper meal had to be at Chez Yvette. We like it as we like an old friend, and accept some of its foibles as you would with an old friend. The waitress was charming and little haphazard at times, but the food was great and the ambience was - as ever... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I guess the best review is: I was here twice.. This is an honest place - no seawiew or other fringe benefits; just the quality of the 50-something old family restaurant focussing on fish and seafood... First visit: fixed menu including oysters and salmon.. Oysters beyond perfect - but that is the sea, not the restaurant. The salmon: a disappointment.... More 

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Perigueux, France
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

As I was planning a weekend in Arcachon with a good friend, I saw Chez Yvette's good ratings on Trip Advisor. I therefore booked a table for 2 via La Fourchette on Trip Advisor, we wanted to treat ourselves to some tasty fresh seafood. We were quickly welcomed upon our arrival with a free glass of sangria each (we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 boulevard du General Leclerc, 33120 Arcachon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Arcachon
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 83 05 11

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