Best Affordable Restaurants on the Cote d’Azur

Nice Cote d'Azur

When you’re staying on the French Riviera, you’ll probably want to splurge on one or two excellent restaurants as a treat, but you’ll doubtless want to explore some of the best affordable restaurants on the Cote d’Azur too.

On its five stunning Caps, which are the best affordable restaurants on the Cote d’Azur? Here we’ll discover the hidden gems that serve up delicious food and a fun atmosphere, just with less of the formality and expense.

A look at the best affordable restaurants on the Cote d’Azur

Antibes Port Vauban

Cap d’Antibes  

La Joliette: This relaxed beachside club and restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine, with plenty of fresh seafood and vegetarian options too.

https://restaurant-lajoliette.fr/

La Joliette Cap d'Antibes
Photo courtesy of La Joliette

Le Cesar / Plage Keller: Its romantic beach setting in a small bay offers lovely views, with Mediterranean cuisine based on fresh fish and seafood.

https://www.restaurant-plage-cesar-antibes.fr/restaurant-antibes

Le Cap, Cap d’Antibes Beach Hotel: On this beautiful terrace overlooking the sea, tuck into classics such as Caesar salad or steak tartare, Thai and Asian dishes, pasta, fish and meat. They also have a children’s menu.

https://www.ca-beachhotel.com/en/gastronomic-restaurant-antibes/

Cap de Nice  

Le Plongeoir: With its extraordinary setting, views and atmosphere, this may well be the best restaurant in Nice, and offers seafood, risottos and vegetarian choices.

https://www.leplongeoir.com/en/home/

Le Plongeoir restaurant in Nice, France
Photo courtesy of Le Plongeoir

Les Amoureux: Just around the Cap in Nice’s old port, this understated restaurant serves up great pizzas, artisan Neapolitan beers and delicious desserts. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is cosy.

https://www.facebook.com/Les-Amoureux-Nice-143996702291741/

Daki-Daia: While this understated establishment might not shout about itself being the best restaurant in Nice, the Moroccan and Lebanese local offers seasonal mezze dishes and house cocktails, with friendly service in a perfect location overlooking the port.

https://www.facebook.com/dakidaia/

Cap Ferrat

St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat  

Jasmine Grill & Lounge, Hotel Royal Riviera:  This eaterie is known for its wonderful ambiance and views, welcoming and professional staff and a wide choice of dishes, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

https://www.royal-riviera.com/restaurant-jasmin-grill-lounge-st-jean-cap-ferrat/

Restaurant La Goelette on Cap Ferrat
Photo courtesy of La Goelette

La Goelette: At a great location overlooking the Port St Jean, this veggie-friendly restaurant also serves up big portions of seafood risotto, paella and pasta with an efficient and friendly service, while its own live DJ entertains.

https://la-goelette.eatbu.com/?lang=en

Cap d'Ail

Cap d’Ail

A’Trego: In a modern waterfront setting, the menu here includes cocktails and finger food, set lunches, fresh seafood and caviar.

https://www.restaurantatrego.com

Le Lamparo: This low-key place has a fun vibe and offers great service, serving up pizzas and salads in a beautiful beach setting.

http://www.lamparoplage.com/

Le Lamparo Cap d'Ail
Photo courtesy of Le Lamparo

La Cambuse: Overlooking the port, this unpretentious and dog-friendly restaurant serves fresh seasonal produce, including grilled seafood, fish stews and soups, burgers, charcuterie platters and omelettes.

https://www.facebook.com/Lacambuseportdedapdail/

Roquebrune Cap Martin

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin

Casarella: With its lovely outside terrace in the old town central square, here you can find delicious Italian food, with vegetarian and vegan options.

http://www.casarellarestaurant.com/

La Grotte & L’Olivier: Located in a stunning cliffside setting in the old village, this restaurant serves great cocktails, salads, pizzas and fish, as well as vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, all with an excellent service.

https://www.lagrotte-lolivier.fr/

Restaurant Madame Bleue
Photo courtesy of Restaurant Madame Bleue

Madame Bleue: For contemporary, waterfront dining, elegant presentation and a great location, this trendy, child-friendly restaurant serves up pizzas, seafood, risotto, pasta dishes and burgers.

https://www.madamebleue.fr/

To enjoy all that the French Riviera has to offer, why not rent a villa on the Cap de Nice, from where you can try the best restaurant in Nice, as well as some of the best affordable restaurants of the Cote d’Azur?

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