Fodor's Expert Review Le Pistou

$$ Chateauneuf-du-Pape French Fodor's Choice

Provençal specialties such as whole herb-roasted dorade (a small Mediterranean fish), lamb shank with Provençal herb sauce, or saffron crème brûlée are just some of your options here. The welcome is warm, the interior is filled with colorful tablecloths, fresh paint, and pictures, and set menus start cheap (€17–€24). They'll also set you up with a stellar local wine.

French Casual Lunch Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

15 rue Joseph-Ducos
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur  France


Known For:
  • Small outdoor terraces
  • Like dining at your French friend's house (who happens to be a great cook)
  • Stellar local wines
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. No dinner Sun. Apr.–mid-Oct., Credit cards accepted

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