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babyblue Apr 5, 2012 01:00 PM

Is this place good for our only meal in the area?

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  1. beaulieu RE: babyblue Apr 5, 2012 04:08 PM

    If the tradition of the place is important to you, why not? The basket of crudités is memorable.

    But for the best meal near there go to Les Bacchanales near Vence.

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      ScottnZelda RE: babyblue Apr 6, 2012 07:46 AM

      If you are going in warm weather, it's lovely to sit outside. And you can see some great sculpture around the pool. Also, Fondation Maeght museum is just up the hill (the museum closes midday.)

      I agree with Beaulieu, "why not?"

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        babyblue RE: ScottnZelda Apr 6, 2012 08:59 AM

        First time in this area, just looking for good atmosphere and good food. The art is a bonus not main reason. We will be going this summer. Thanks for reply

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        glennalexander RE: babyblue Apr 6, 2012 09:45 AM

        I agree it is very pleasant to eat on the terrace. They cater to tourists and I suspect they would fix you a peanut butter sandwich if you asked. The food can be good but not great but I'll always go back.

        1. ChefJune RE: babyblue Apr 6, 2012 10:08 AM

          You don't go there for the food. Eating there is the only way to get in to see the incredible art that's on their property. And the Fondation Maeght is a don't-miss.

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            Parigi RE: ChefJune Apr 6, 2012 11:20 AM

            Very good assessment of the "usage" of the Colombe d'Or and the Maeght.
            And get the Maeght book! It's translated by a hound. :-)

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