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Recto Verso

17 rue du Marechal Joffre, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
+33 2 31 51 82 61
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“galettes” (18 reviews)
“sweet crepes” (2 reviews)
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 rue du Marechal Joffre, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Really enjoyed our lunch here. I had the Flamenco galette (chorizo and cheese) and my wife had one with an egg and cheese, so yummy. Rich, savory and all around good. It was busy, tour group showed up and there was just one waiter and...More

Thank 114scottj
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We ate here on the third of our three-nights in Arromanches and enjoyed far and away the best meal of our stay in the town. The galettes were superb - generous in size, excellent ingredients, well cooked and well presented. Likewise the desserts - mine...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We had lunch in the summer season, the galettes were excellent. the service was a little rushed as there was only 1 waiter (/owner?) available and it was busy, but he did a great job.

Thank FelixLeach
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We tried to eat here on more than one occasion during our short stay in Arromanche without success. We read to reviews on Trip Advisor so appreciate it is very busy, but even in peak summer it is not open everyday, or late, and the...More

Thank Debbie M
Thomas C, Propriétaire at Recto Verso, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018
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Hello, Merci pour votre avis... Oui je ferme le jeudi soir et le vendredi même pendant l'été, je n'ai qu'un...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

While visiting the D-Day beaches, we spotted this local creperie/galette restaurant. The service was very friendly and kindly accommodated our young grandson. The galettes and crepes were absolutely delicious. We had tried them other places, and decided that they were best at Recto Verso. We...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We came here to try their Galatte speciality, which is like a crepe with savoury fillings for main and sweet fillings for dessert! We had a main each and then shared a dessert as the mains were very filling! Both were extremely delicious and would...More

Thank amandarK4444IS
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Came here during the World Cup for lunch and to watch the game. A galette is a typical Normandy dish; a crepe made from wheat flour then topped with what would otherwise be fillings. Really tasty and proper local cuisine, not tourist junk food. They...More

Thank Dalkeith1
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area and saw the recommendations for Recto Verso. Immediately, the welcome was very friendly. The kids’ menu was great and their crêpes the same size as ours! Very tasty galettes and crêpes and very friendly service. We had a lovely chat...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We booked a table here as it was D day weekend and the town was very busy. We were so pleased that we did as many people were turned away while we there. There is a very good selection of savoury pancakes (galettes) or omelettes,...More

Thank S1723EVsueb
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A great place for a quick lunch - a family of five and everyone found a tasty crepe. Great service with a smile.

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Ken S
24 July 2018|
Response from Thomas C | Property representative |
We are open air 12h to 14h45 and 18h30 to 20h45 during summer. I have only one waiter so i have to close a day and an half. Normaly we close every wednesday and friday night (or saturday).
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7 October 2015|
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Response from Thomas C | Property representative |
Bonsoir, nous sommes ouverts les mardis, mercredis, jeudis,dimanches le midi et les samedis midi et soir. Pendant les vacances scolaires nous sommes ouverts tous les jours midis et soirs. Cordialement
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue du Marechal Joffre, 14117 Arromanches-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Arromanches-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 51 82 61
Ne ne prenons pas de réservation pendant l'été ( retard des clients, 1 seul serveur , etc...) Merci de votre compréhension
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