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“Cozy marais restaurant - delicious southwestern French cuisine”
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Le Gayridon
Price range: US$26 - US$32
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Le Marais
Bangor, Maine
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Cozy marais restaurant - delicious southwestern French cuisine”
Reviewed 24 October 2011

We were cruising the neighborhood and chose Le Gayridon on impulse. We were greeted warmly by the owner. She does not speak English but the menu and and sign language were all that was needed.

Le Gayridon focuses on south-western French cuisine. Emphasis on pork and duck but fish and beef on the menu as well. I started with a small plate of charcuterie - 4 kinds - 2 varieties of sausage, bresaola, paté - delicious and beautifully presented.

Then a maigret du canard (perfectly cooked, pink, tender) with sauteed girolles followed by the house special dessert: a molten chocolate cake (okay a cliché but fantastic) accompanied by a delicious frozen vanilla confection of some kind. Alas, what it was I do not know - the language issue alas.

My daughter started with a salad with warm goat cheese, the maigret and a créme brulée. She said her brulee was the best of the trip (Le Gayridon's version was contestant #4)

The service was attentive and friendly - definitely recommend and am looking forward to returning.

  • Visited October 2011
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Really nice small restaurant, good service and food”
Reviewed 29 May 2011

Really enjoyed our food here. The service was good and we would definitely go back next time we are in Paris.

  • Visited May 2011
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“friendly and very very good!!”
Reviewed 21 August 2009

friendly and very very good!!

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