Chamonix offers a wide range of excellent restaurants and bars ranging from simple good quality food, here some of our favourites ones:

WHERE TO EAT IN TOWN ? 

 

Don't miss out on the best Savoyard specialities ! 

The Malabar Princess - Ten80 favorite 

Chef Teddy prepares the best fondue in Chamonix with other treasures such as the truffle croque Monsieur… and over 1500 wine references that Sophie will help you choose from. All the ingredients for a great time!

La Calèche 

A feast for the eyes and taste buds... La Calèche is an authentic Chamonix restaurant.  Here you can enjoy traditional gourmet cuisine amidst Savoyard antiques.

The Monchu 

If you're looking for a speciality restaurant in Chamonix, typical but with a modern atmosphere, book without hesitation! Don't miss their traditional raclette (demi-meule)! Their pierrade is also delicious!

La Crèmerie du Glacier (Argentière) - Ten80 favorite 

A small traditional mountain cabin that is accessed by a 15 min walk on forest trails! over a dozen crûtes on the menu and the famous traditional Farcon but my favourite is the ‘Oeuf Mimi’  Booking highly recommended.

 

The best brasseries in Chamonix 

Rose du Pont - Ten80 favorite 

An emblematic listed building on the river that has been beautifully renovated, entirely pink and terrace facing the Mont Blanc. A cosy café-restaurant where you can chat, nibble, contemplate and dream! Lounge, theatre or balcony ambience to savour a varied cuisine.

Restaurant Josephine 

If you like vintage, you won't be disappointed by the 20s bistro feel of this brasserie.

 

Gastronomy restaurants 

The Matafan - Ten80 favorite

Whether in the welcoming dining room (with its pretty fireplace in the centre) or at the outdoor tables facing the large swimming pool, you're in for a treat! The short menu changes with the seasons and is packed with Italian influences accompanied by friendly service. One star in the MICHELIN GUIDE.

Albert 1er 

This establishment, founded in 1903, is now in the talented hands of Perrine Carrier. Her Savoyard-influenced cuisine is based on local produce (Arctic char and whitefish from Lake Geneva, snails from the Mont Blanc region...) and is enhanced by aromatic herbs from the garden (oxalis, lovage, lemon thyme, savory...). Serve with one of the 19,000 bottles in the cellar. One star in the MICHELIN GUIDE.

The Carrousel

From gastronomy to lively evenings, come and discover an extraordinary atmosphere and a magnificent setting that is just as suitable for groups as it is for romantic dinners. Between the Alps and the ocean, inventive cuisine with international influences.

The Cap Horn 

Ideal for special occasions or simply a romantic dinner, in a calm and tranquil atmosphere you can order fresh sushi prepared by a Japanese chef or oysters followed by duck breast. The menu is very creative and modern.

Atmosphere 

A Chamonix classic by the river with a view of the mountains.

La Cabane des Praz 

A cosy setting in a contemporary log cabin, serving innovative and regional dishes with a view of the mountains.

Rosebud (Argentière-le Lavancher)

On the edge of the forest, away from the town, this is the perfect place for a romantic dinner, with gourmet and seasonal cuisine.

 

A vegan craving ? 

The Sésame - Ten80 favorite

This new restaurant offers healthy organic Mediterranean cuisine in a warm atmosphere. Their aim is to keep you healthy and happy by serving tasty dishes from breakfast to dinner.

Artic Juice & Café Chamonix 

We invite you to come and try their brunches and smoothies made with fresh produce. (also takeaway)

 

For an outing with kids in a warm & cool atmosphere

The Moö bar cuisine - Ten80 favorite 

A fun, lively place that my kids love, great atmosphere, burgers, sweet potato fries, all served with a smile.

La Petite Cuisine de la Folie Douce 

La Petite Cuisine offers a wide variety of dishes, the menu is prepared with local producers, ideal for a family or a group of friends. If you go for dinner, you'll be surprised by their live show (a speciality of La Folie Douce), which is Stupéfiant!

Plan B

This friendly place with a terrace overlooking Mont Blanc is perfect for a family outing if you're looking for a treat and some fun! It's a place for grown-ups and children alike, with mini-bowling and lots of games on offer. There's something for all ages and all tastes!

Rocky pop (Les Houches)

Ideal restaurant for the whole family! The menu features pizzas, burgers and French cuisine! There's a dish for everyone. (takeaway pizza)

La P'tite Verte (Argentière)

A friendly, welcoming restaurant serving traditional French dishes.

 

Fancy a good Italian dish ? 

The Joia - Ten80 favorite 

These pizzas will blow you away, all made with fresh produce and Neapolitan tradition. (also takeaway) Also check out these great brunches all week !

Néapolis 

For lovers of Italian cuisine, this is the place for you!

 

Explore Asian cuisine

The Mumma - Ten80 favorite 

A must experience in this contemporary venue with a subdued atmosphere and a crazy concept! This lively restaurant offers carefully presented Asian fusion dishes accompanied by creative cocktails. You won't be disappointed by the tasty combinations, this place was designed to be shared and enjoyed.

The Yumidori

Japanese-inspired concept store by Jeremie Seguda. On the premises or to take away, the best sushi in Chamonix using quality produce. (also takeaway)

The Munchie

One of the valley's most popular restaurants, with a young, trendy atmosphere. Modern Asian-inspired cuisine. Reservations highly recommended!

The Tanpopo

The best fresh ramen ever, handmade by a Japanese chef from Tokyo. We recommend that you book in advance!

 

On the go and take away 

Arcus Coffee Chamonix - Ten80 favorite

The best brunch in town , just delicious so don't hesitate to pop in for the poached eggs, fresh juices and Tchai Latte with art coffee. 

Joia Chicken and Patates

An excellent rottiserie run by the superb joelle. As well as being a rotisserie, this is also a cookie shop! Don't miss out on Joelle's delicious melt-in-your-mouth cookies.

Galerie Café des Aiguilles 

Do you love art and good food? Then this is the place for you. The gallery exhibits local artists, paintings, sculptures and jewellery. All dishes are homemade and seasonal.

Little Boxes 

A warm welcome and the best  place to grab a pizza or burger made with fresh ingredients, to take away or eat in.

Ela

Ela offers healthy Mediterranean-style cuisine made from fresh ingredients to suit everyone, with a vegetarian option. The welcome is friendly, and the service is fast. You can enjoy wraps, salads and great desserts.

 

Gourmet break

Le Shoukâ - Ten80 favorite

The best hot chocolate in Chamonix can be found at Le Shoukâ. This new shop in Chamonix is the first chocolate roaster but also a coffee roaster, so you'll discover a wide range of flavours, to enjoy on the spot or to take away.

Moody Café 

Born in 2014, this is the place for a delicious coffee or a good homemade cookie. Coffee roasted in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Boulangerie Au Mont Chou (Argentière)

In this quiet and pleasant place, you can taste their delicious choux!

Tête à Thé (Argentière)

A cosy place for teatime and home-made sweet and savoury organic dishes (also takeaway).

 


FOR A DRINK !

 

The best wine bars in Chamonix 

Cave Vin sur Vin - Ten80 favorite 

A place where you can taste a wide range of wines and spirits, guided by professionals, as well as some local produce. On request, you can even dine here on certain days.

Chachacha

You'll be warmly welcomed by Aurélie and her team for a drink to everyone's taste! Chachacha is a wine bar with a stunning view of Mont Blanc with a great atmosphere. Come and have a good time with your family or friends over a glass of wine, a world beer or a good whisky.

The Bistrot des Cristalliers 

This bistro is a great place to spend an evening, with a huge choice of wines and other drinks. They offer natural wines accompanied by dishes made with local, seasonal and often organic produce.

O'Garde Manger 

Come and immerse yourself in the world of a wine bar in a warm and unusual setting. You'll be able to sample signature dishes with 2 and 3 Michelin stars, as well as all the Chartreuses and Tarragona vintages.

 

Après-Ski drinks 

Chambre neuf - Ten80 favorite

In winter you can enjoy the liveliest après-ski in town, festive atmosphere guaranteed with a view of Mont-Blanc! Recommended during the night for those who want to have a drink with an après-ski atmosphere! And during the day, you can eat typical Swedish dishes on the terrace. Come and dance on the tables.

MBC Micro Brasserie de Chamonix 

Canadian themed and run, ideal for a beer and a basket of chicken wings after a good hockey match!

The Jansseen La Folie Douce 

The place to be if you want to enjoy a good cocktail while gazing at the magnificent Mont Blanc range.

Kitsch Inn (Les Houches)

The Kitsch Inn is the international restaurant in Les Houches, where you can eat in or take away. The atmosphere is relaxed, and the dishes and retro decor are delicious. With live music for the apero.

Argentero (Argentière)

Perfect for après-ski, located at the foot of the slopes, come and enjoy an aperitif around a brazier in a warm, musical atmosphere.

The Office bar (Argentière)

Perfect for après-ski, The Office is a warm and friendly bar with a great decor, offering a wide choice of drinks, beers and cocktails. The bar stays open until 2am for great nights out.

Le Castel (Les Praz)

Come and share a moment over an aperitif or wine tasting in a musical atmosphere and incomparable decor.

 

In the evening 

La Maison des Artistes - Ten80 favorite 

A historic former villa housing a bar-café with leather armchairs and a cosy atmosphere. Bar, live music and resident artists.  A must-visit venue, dreamed up by André Manoukian, for listening to great music in Chamonix!

Les Caves Chamonix 

Enjoy a good cocktail with some sushi and do a few dance steps on the dance floor. Don't forget to kiss in the lovers' cellar!

La Folie Douce Night Club 

If you like to party, this is the place for you! The artists are ready to do anything to unleash the crowds and get you dancing until the end of the night. This is the perfect place to spend the best evening of your life.

Bar du Moulin Chamonix 

This emblematic venue is a must for all your wild nights out in Chamonix. In an intimate, elegant and warm setting, you'll appreciate their wide choice of creative cocktails while enjoying Tapas and other offerings. Let's rock the party .

 


 ALTITUDE RESTAURANTS

 

Argentière

Chalet Refuge de Lognan 

The refuge is run by two super-friendly brothers whose unpretentious cuisine is excellent. The terrace overlooks the Argentière glacier. Don't miss their excellent tartiflette.

Crèmerie du Glacier 

This place is incredible, especially in winter, after a 20-minute walk in the forest or a sleigh ride. Small, simple, cosy and delicious, but only for cheese lovers! The Farçon and eggs mimi are not to be missed! Always sold out, so book early if you can!

Les Houches 

Les Vieilles Luges

Claude and Julie offer a warm welcome in an exceptional mountain setting. Savoyard cuisine combining tradition and finesse. Booking strongly recommended.

Montenvers-Mer de Glace 

Montenvers Restaurant

In the heart of the legendary Montenvers Refuge, let yourself be carried away by the authenticity of a high-altitude restaurant. Enjoy lunch on the sunny terrace facing the Drus or indoors, in the authentic and warm dining room, to savour unique flavours. You can also book your picnic basket here.

 

Brévent

Bergerie de Planpraz

This restaurant combines local flavours and traditional French cuisine in a setting typical of the region. You can try their famous génépi.

Vallorcine

Le café Comptoir 

The bistro feel of this restaurant combines the authentic with the contemporary. At the end of the slopes and in the heart of the village of Vallorcine, this restaurant offers simple, authentic and contemporary cuisine using fresh transalpine produce.

 

Domaine du Tour

Les Alpages de Balme

Located on the Tour Balme ski area, this authentic and cosy mountain pasture chalet overlooks the Mont Blanc chain and serves traditional Savoyard cuisine.

Les Ecuries de Caramillon

In this typical restaurant you can enjoy dishes prepared using local produce and seasonal cuisine. Specialities, salads, soups, the chef's inspiration and delicacies to suit all tastes.

 


 SUMMER REFRESHMENT BAR 

 

Chalet de Caillet - Ten80 favorite

Much more than a mountain refreshment bar. Its easy access and dome for an unusual night under the stars are a must. Recommended to book for a full menu from starter to dessert, all home-made with fresh local produce. You can also enjoy fresh fruit juices, homemade syrups and delicious freshly made lemonade.

La Guinguette des Chavants - Ten80 favorite

On the banks of Lac des Chavants with a breathtaking view of the Mont Blanc Massif. Elaborate and delicious dish of the day, everything is prepared on the spot with fresh and local products. The dishes are hearty and delicious. We recommend that you book before you go.

The Cascade du Dard

Just a 10-minute walk from the "buvette" car park on the Mont Blanc tunnel road, nestled deep in a forest, you'll enjoy local food and a splendid, refreshing waterfall.

Chalet de la Floria 

The Floria refreshment bar is the place to be for hikers, families and trail runners alike. As for the view, it's one to marvel at!

 

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