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Bar Restaurant l'Express


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Situated in the old town, this small restaurant offers a typical local dishes and a very warm welcome. The terrace with lounge-style sofas is located behind the cathedral . The service is all day long in summer.
US$17 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch
Italian, French, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

This restaurant is situated a short walk from the Palace down one of the many charming alley ways in Monaco Old Town. The wait staff were very friendly and the Sea Bass was incredibly fresh and expertly prepared. The chicken burgers were forgettable but overall...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Davfam8
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely outdoor seating area but we ducked inside on a wet day and enjoyed delicious lunch. The après-midi Plat du jour was a Parmesan Risotto with Procuiotto - one of the tastiest Risottos I've ever had. The plate came with dessert,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christina C
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We stopped by l'Express simply to have a glass of wine and ended up staying for dinner! Our Server was magnificent and absolutely hilarious! It was a beautiful afternoon so we decided to eat outside. The people watching was as much a part of the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Worth B
JeromeM1660, Gérant at Bar Restaurant l'Express, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We work every day with a smile and a good mood. When our sense of humour is shared with our customers, we are the happiest people in the world. It's nice to have such friendly customers like...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

About 120 meters from Place du Palais, the food was very good and the portions generous. Prices were reasonable given the location. With four of us dining, we were able to try a few different dishes ... primarily seafood. The sea bass was grilled and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank barryd742
Reviewed 19 September 2018

So continuing culinary journey into Monaco. I learned in Monaco, to even work here you must speak French, Italian, and English fluently. The Italian coast and the French coast are on either side of Monaco so it makes perfect sense. While walking up from the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Koyote1
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Almost all restaurants in this part of Monaco are full, except this one. Cleverly, they put some “reserved” cards on the majority of their empty tables, so you don’t find it suspicious. But once they “arrange” a table for you, and your food arrives, after...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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JeromeM1660, Propriétaire at Bar Restaurant l'Express, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018
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I read with great astonishment your comment about our restaurant and remain perplexed by your comments. I even wondered if...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We had an excellent meal here whilst on holiday. We initially wanted to sit outside but it was very hot and our waiter recommended sitting inside which was definitely the best idea. We all had something different to eat, there was a great choice of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PKC97
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Time for lunch? We ended up sightseeing in the old town in the afternoon with hungry teenagers. You know how it is: Immediate lunch required! Looking around like tourists with a high risk to be trapped in the wrong place, we bumped into the Bar...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely evening here. The staff were helpful and friendly. The food was tasty and reasonably priced. It was a pleasure to eat here. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank foodloverp
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a beautiful summer’s day. The seating is outdoors, under large umbrellas, with fans placed strategically to provide maximum comfort. The food was delicious (salad for starters followed by grilled sea bass) and the service was excellent. Prices were acceptable for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Chiantiesque
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