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.
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
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
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
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.