Restaurants

Top Choice French in Vieux Nice

Bar des Oiseaux

Hidden down a narrow backstreet, this old-town classic has been in business since 1961, serving as a popular nightclub before reincarnating itself as a restaurant (some of its original saucy murals have survived the…
Top Choice Bistro in New Town & Promenade des Anglais

La Femme du Boulanger

This back-alley gem with sidewalk seating is a vision of French bistro bliss. Mains like duck à l'orange, honey-balsamic glazed lamb shank, or perfect steak au poivre with gratin dauphinois (cheesy potatoes) and cru…
Top Choice Seafood in Vieux Nice

Peixes

This chic modern seafood eatery is the latest jewel in the crown of Niçois master restaurateur Armand Crespo. All done up in white-and-turquoise nautical decor, with dangling fish eyeball light fixtures and murals o…
Top Choice Bakery in New Town & Promenade des Anglais

Mama Baker

Great bakeries abound in France, but even here, truly creative artisanal ones stand out. Witness Mama Baker, where organic grains and specialty ingredients go into a host of unique goodies. Don't miss the delectable…
Top Choice French in New Town & Promenade des Anglais

Franchin

White linen tablecloths give this upscale brasserie an air of formality, but the friendly service dispels any notions of stuffiness, and the food is simply divine. Don't miss the octopus salad with potatoes and chor…
Top Choice French in Vieux Nice

Chez Palmyre

Look no further for authentic Niçois cooking than this packed, cramped, convivial little space in the heart of the old town. The menu is very meat-heavy, with plenty of tripe, veal, pot-cooked chicken and the like, …
Top Choice French in Vieux Nice

La Rossettisserie

Roast meat is the order of the day here: make your choice from beef, chicken, veal or lamb, and pair it with a choice of mashed or sautéed potatoes, ratatouille or salad. Simple and sumptuous, with cosy, rustic deco…
Gastronomy in New Town & Promenade des Anglais

Flaveur

Run by brothers Gaël and Mickaël Tourteau, this small restaurant has big culinary ambitions (and a second Michelin star as of 2018). In a zen dining room with bold fabrics and wooden platters artfully arranged on th…
Bakery in Vieux Nice

La Fougasserie

Vieux Nice's finest baked goods emanate from this little corner boulangerie, which also operates a stall in the Saleya market. Quality organic ingredients go into a full spectrum of sweet and savoury delights, inclu…
Provencal in Vieux Nice

Olive et Artichaut

There’s barely enough room to swing a pan in this tiny street bistro, especially when it’s full of diners (as it often is), but it doesn’t seem to faze young Niçois chef Thomas Hubert and his friendly team. He sourc…