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Alcantara

16 rue de la Division Leclerc, 91300 Massy, France
+33 1 60 13 93 59
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
28 Jun 2018
“This is my second visit in one year to this surprising restaurant...”
14 Jun 2018
“A fantastic restaurant where you least expect to find one”
Closes in 24 min
19:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Greek, Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
16 rue de la Division Leclerc, 91300 Massy, France
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1 - 10 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is really a "different experience" restaurant. In the best sense of the word. I would say that this concept of just few choices is both, a little frustrating by not having the usual variety of choices and also relaxing by saving me the stress...More

Thank iahim1
Amar G, Propriétaire at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Dear Iahim, Thank you for this kind comment on TA. I am happy to know that your second passage in Massy was satisfying and looking forward to seeing you next time. Wishing you all the best.

Reviewed 14 June 2018

I love this restaurant! It is the kind of place that is fast becoming impossible to find these days— a small, privately run establishment where the owner is passionate about food and only serves fresh local produce that is prepared and cooked in the premises....More

Thank AgileJames
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Dear James, Thank you for your nice comment. I'm happy to see that you have appreciated my cuisine and the concept of the restaurant. I look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Just came back from a dinner at Alcantara and decided to leave a review. I would like to thank the owners for really personal treatment that you get. You can never have it in big restaurants and in even much more expensive places. This personal...More

Thank Dmitry P
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Dmitry, Thank U so much for your kindly review on Tripadvisor. I'm really touched! Please Приятель Know that and believe me, in my restaurant, you'll be always like home! I hope me too to see U back again for a new friendly experience and...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely nice tasting experience. Each meal is prepared with fresh ingredient allowing us to re-discover traditional mediterrean food. Definitely the best restaurant in the area.

Thank Getaway573824
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Dear Sir, Thank U for your nice post on TA. Waiting to see U back, Wish U all the best. Best regards.

Reviewed 4 October 2017

I booked this venue in advance for a business trip in the parisian region. The restaurant in managed by the owner who takes care of everything from cooking to serving. Quality of food is good, but portions are really small and prices are excessive. €...More

1  Thank Francesco M
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Dear Signore Maiolini, I would like to thank you for you post on TA and believe me, I really heed your negative review but I dont agree with it. If I fight every day for a better world, for a slow and better food (an...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Being in a trip not far from this restaurant I decided to give it a try... and I didn't regret it, man!!! It was so tasty and quality of ingredients was clearly there! It was a dreamy "voyage gustatif " under the Mediterranean sun. Congratulations...More

Thank iahim1
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Dear iahim1, I would like to thank U for taking the time to post a comment on TA. Nice to serve U and hope to see U again. See U soon and best wishes.

Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here during my trip to Paris for business and dinner was simply fantastic! Amar is exceptionally friendly and took good care of us. He is also the chef and the food was fantastic. The butternut squash, pumpkin, and fig soup...More

Thank F6280PImikec
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

Dear Mickael, I would like to thank U for taking the time to write this friendly & nice comment on TripAdvisor. I was really touched to see U coming back in my restaurant with your "charmante" and lovely wife. So I'm happy too that your...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I took a colleague with me to Alcantara. He was also amazed by this restaurant. The vegetable soup was fantastic. I really want the recipe! Main course also very nice. It was no problem for the cooke to change the main course, because my...More

1  Thank Rein G
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Hi Rein G and thank U for this new post. U writed that U will be back: ok, great. Just know that U will be forever and whenever welcomed. See U Sir and bonjour to Einthoven! Best regards.

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wonderful restaurant in the heart of Massy, and well worth the trip from Paris for amazing Mediterranean food! I travel to Massy from the US once a month and make the stop by Alcantara atleast twice (and often 3-4 times) while I'm in town. Amar...More

Thank Joshua K
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Good evening Joshua and thank U so much for your post on TA. I hope to see U in november and until now, have a good moment with your little family. There's no place like home guy so enjoy! Best regards

Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I came this evening. But you were closed vacation. Not good for mee. Now I had to go somewhere else and got disappointed. I hope you are open next time. Best in MassyMore

Thank Rein G
Amar G, Gérant at Alcantara, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi Rein G and thank U for this post. Yes, I was closed for summer holidays and I'm so sorry for U because U came for nothing. Please, look at forward news informations which are published on my website for 2016-2017 with new open &...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue de la Division Leclerc, 91300 Massy, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Essonne  >  Massy
  • Phone Number: +33 1 60 13 93 59
  • E-mail
Description
Alcantara is a little restaurant based in the old Massy since january 2015 and which offers an authentic mediterranean cooking. From only fresh products and home made process, Amar, the cooker (I), cooks and proposes differents specialities of the 23 countries around of the mediterranean area. Inside, there is no card. Amar cooks only with black board "à l'ardoise" and changes everyday the propositions that's why, when U take place, you can eat only it proposed at the moment. The choices are very reduced but its are very very good ! Try it U too !
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