The 10 Best Restaurants In Grenoble, France

Madeleine Bazil

After a long day in Grenoble— whether it’s been spent exploring the city or skiing up a storm— here’s where to go when hunger strikes. Read on for our the 10 best restaurants in this southeastern city in France.

Panorama of Grenoble

1. Le Côte

Le Côte

For great food, excellent wine, fair prices, and good service, look no further than Le Côte. For just 30 Euros a person, you can get a half bottle of wine, a starter, main, dessert, and a coffee. Start off with the homemade foie gras, which is remarkable, and then go for the scallops or the pork cheek in a mushroom and wine sauce.

Le Côte, 33 Avenue Albert premier de Belgique (Entrée Rue Paul Janet), Grenoble, France, +33 9 53 07 30 94

2. Zakhang

Zakhang

Though the menu is short, each French-Asian fusion dish at Zakhang is creative and elegantly prepared. From Indian curry flavors to nigiri and beyond, each dish here is both sophisticated and mouthwatering.

Zakhang, 5 Quai Crequi, Grenoble, France, +33 4 76 95 01 61

Grenoble | © Laurent Espitallier/FlickrGrenoble | © Laurent Espitallier/Flickr

3. Une Semaine Sur Deux

Restaurant, French, European, Healthy

An eclectic and fun place with a lively atmosphere and good music, this unique restaurant serves tasty French fare made with fresh and seasonal produce. Stick around for dessert; the fruit soup with peach sorbet and house-made almond wafers is outstanding.

4. Au Clair de Lune

Restaurant, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, French

This charming and delightful restaurant is a veritable paradise for herbivores, offering a three course vegetarian menu (though there is also an additional non-vegetarian menu as well) which is entirely organic and local. From salad with hummus, vegetable gratin, veggie sushi, and desserts which include hazelnut brownies as well as fruit tarts and pies, there is something for everyone.

5. Le Tire Bouchon

Le Tire Bouchon

On a sunny day, head to Le Tire Bouchon’s lovely outdoor terrace for a quintessential rustic French meal— accordion music and all. The menu changes by season, but specials can include flank steak, andouillette, and other tasty regional fare.

Le Tire Bouchon, 3 Rue Turenne, Grenoble, France, +33 4 76 17 20 04

Flank Steak | © thebittenword/FlickrFlank Steak | © thebittenword/Flickr

6. Restaurant Tchoutchoura

Restaurant, Bulgarian, European, Greek, Hungarian

Serving food from the Balkans, this restaurant is a friendly and welcoming place to go for a hearty and delicious meal of copious mezze plates, moussaka, curry with Bulgarian yogurt and salmon blinis. In addition to the food, the establishment offers an assortment of complimentary flavored vodkas.

7. L'Ardoise

L’Ardoise

For traditional French food at reasonable prices, as well as a cheerful staff and an English menu, head to L’Ardoise. Choose from the assortment of French classics, like escargot, soupe à l’onion, duck, and more, and finish off with a crème brulée for a delicious evening.

L’ Ardoise, 2 Rue de Miribel, Grenoble, France, +33 4 76 27 75 90

Soupe à l'Oignon | © Ludovic Péron/WikiCommonsSoupe à l’Oignon | © Ludovic Péron/WikiCommons

8. Lo Zafferano

Lo Zafferano

This hole-in-the-wall Italian-French fusion establishment exceeds all expectations. Cuttlefish ink pasta, red tuna tartare, panna cotta with lavender and vanilla infusion, and other delectable plates are in store for diners at Lo Zafferano, but make sure to call ahead for a reservation at this popular joint.

Lo Zafferano, 4 Rue Marius Gontard, Grenoble, France, +33 9 82 29 37 86

9. Le Wagon

Restaurant, French, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free

Burger
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This restaurant may be small in size, but its food— made with organic and fresh produce with attention to detail— packs a flavor punch. Burger enthusiasts will enjoy the ‘WagonBurger’, which comes with a high-quality beef patty, cheese, lettuce, a freshly-baked bun, and house sauce— served with frites, of course.

10. L’Atelier des Gourmets

L’Atelier des Gourmets

With impeccable service, an inviting and delightful ambiance, and delicious food made with fresh and local ingredients, L’Atelier des Gourmets has it all. Order a steak or a steaming bowl of fragrant and cheesy Ravioles du Royans, or opt for a lighter dish of prawn and mango salad, and wash it down with wine.

L’ Atelier des Gourmets, 8 Rue du Dr Schweitzer, Seyssins, Grenoble, France, +33 4 76 21 62 61

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