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Le Carmen

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French, International, Contemporary
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rue de l' Hotel-de-Ville 5, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
+41 26 663 43 77
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Estavayer-le-Lac, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

mid-town café, good meeting place, but nothing special. Food ordinary. The terrace is nice in the Summer. It's a popular place, probably due to it's location, but nothing to write home about.

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Service was excellent. Lunch menu was affordable. Pumpkin soup was terrific and pork in mushroom sauce was exceptional. Local fish (from the lake I presume) was terrific. Beer was good too. We liked everything, fantastic experience!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2013

The ugly truth about Swiss restaurants is that they are all middle-of-the-road decent but with a general lack of creativity and variety. One can guess the entire menu of any random restaurant here. It is therefore with delight that I can say Le Carmen was a total surprise. Even though the dishes might seem the same on the menu, they... More 

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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182 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2012

creative and friendly in nice old city. my favorite place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$113
Cuisine
French, International, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de l' Hotel-de-Ville 5, Estavayer-le-Lac 1470, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  Estavayer-le-Lac
  • Phone Number: +41 26 663 43 77
Description
Contemporary yet comfortable and seeped in traditional charm, chef Sebastien Jaquemin is taking the cuisine at this French/ Mediterranean restaurant to new heights.

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