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Cuisine of Avignon for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Avignon - Palais de Monnaie In Avignon you will find restaurants devoted to various culinary trends, but more and more tourists prefer restaurants that serve national cuisine. Pot-au-feu (stew), as well as a steak, which is usually served with fried potatoes, are considered the most common meat dishes. Fans of more sophisticated dishes will surely like pork legs fried in breadcrumbs, as well as quail and pheasants, which are served with various fruit and vegetable garnishes.
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Visitors of local restaurants should definitely try quiche Lorraine cheese cake, which is called in accordance with special traditional recipes in many restaurants. There are quite many specialized fish restaurants among the gastronomic facilities of Avignon. They are also always ready to surprise visitors with amazing selection of dishes. Delicious tuna, sea bass and burbot, traditional trout and salmon are present in the menu of each of such restaurants. The most popular delicacies found in local restaurants are scallops, lobster, spiny lobsters and sea urchins.
Gourmet travellers and fans of exotic dishes become very enthusiastic when it comes to national snacks – juicy oysters and baked snails "escargot" with garlic seasoning are the most popular dishes here. Duck liver is another popular snack here. The dish is often served with slices of truffle and crispy hot bread. Perhaps, frog legs remain the most famous national delicacy. It should be noted that the dish is absolutely loved by everyone who is able to overcome the stereotypes about delicious food and can try at least a piece. Ice cream is the most popular dessert, but fans of traditional fruit salads and desserts will surely find many delicious dishes in restaurants and cafes of Avignon. Copyright
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Don’t forget to pay your attention to local desserts as some of them are available only in Avignon. This city is home to a dessert with a very complicated name, Les Papalines d’Avignon. The dessert contains such ingredients as liqueur, chocolate, and oregano. For the first time, local confectioners made Les Papalines d’Avignon in 1960. Since that time, the dessert has been manually made in the region. By the way, not everyone is allowed to cook the unique dessert. To be able to do that, confectioneries must pass a special certification. Every year, local confectioneries produce approximately 5 tons of this gorgeous dessert.
Banque de France - Place de lHorloge, Avignon Nougat is one more popular dessert in Avignon. Only best honey is used to cook mouthwatering local nougat. Naturally, such nougat is quite expensive, but its exceptional taste compensates for this drawback. There are more affordable varieties of the popular dessert, but that nougat is made of sugar, not honey. Local confectioners add different combinations of dried fruit, nuts, and other ingredients to nougat.
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Bakeries are very popular in the city, so there is a bakery on virtually any street. Some of these bakeries were founded many years ago. According to travelers, Pain D’Avignon bakeries are among the best. Besides different kinds of bread, these bakeries offer various pastries and desserts. For example, travelers will find Parmesan crisps there. Parmesan crisps are small slices of local Focaccia bread with parmesan topping that are roasted until they become crispy. The simple snack is really delicious; so many tourists prefer to purchase it as a souvenir to friends or family members.
Avignon Auberge Des Papes restaurant and confectionery is open on one of the central streets of the city. The charming dining venue is a family business that has been open for several decades already. It is a great place to try the most popular home dishes of the region. All food is made in accordance with signature recipes of the restaurant’s owners. Signature dishes with truffles are particularly popular, but many come to enjoy delicious ice cream.
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Budget travelers will like La Ferme restaurant that is also the right choice for everyone interested in the national cuisine. The restaurant looks like a traditional country house. For a modest price, visitors will be able to try the most popular casual food of the region, as well as popular regional wine.
agglomeration AVIGNON Christian Etienne is one of the best restaurants in Avignon that is famous far beyond the borders of the city. The dining venue is open in a gorgeous building that dates back to the 14th century. The menu of Christian Etienne is mostly dedicated to the regional food. Despite the fact that this restaurant is distinguished by relatively high prices, its hall is never empty. It is better to book a table in advance as the venue can be quite crowded in the evening. Besides the most popular dishes of Provencal cuisine, the restaurant offers a range of unique desserts. For example, travelers can order special ice cream with fennel that is usually served together with the signature saffron sauce. The price of this exclusive dessert is more than 60 euro, but experienced foodies are not scared of such a high price tag.
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♥   Restaurant 'Le Numéro 75' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Mirande' Avignon. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Maison Christian Étienne' Avignon. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Moutardier du Pape' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Avenio' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Italie là-bas' Avignon. Type - Italian. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hiély-Lucullus' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le 46' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Fourchette' Avignon. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Agape' Avignon. Type - Modern cuisine. 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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