If Annecy has some very good restaurants, the Aravis resorts are not to be outdone, such as La Clusaz. We suggest you discover the main ones, which will allow you to enjoy your stay in the mountains even more.
The best restaurants in La Clusaz
If you know the ski resort of La Clusaz, you know that there is no shortage of restaurants, events and tourist accommodation. Some of them are particularly appreciated by customers, both locals and holidaymakers. We propose you to discover the ones considered as the best in the village.
The 2 Mules
Les 2 Mules is a restaurant located at 180 route de la Grallière, in La Clusaz. The establishment is only 5 minutes from the heart of the village, opposite the Bossonnet slopes. A chic, yet relaxed experience not to be missed.
Le Pur is a restaurant located at 27 passage du Mont-Blanc. Recommended by the Michelin Guide, it offers a modern cuisine combining technicality and simplicity. It is made with local products from producers in the Aravis region. The contemporary setting will seduce you.
Contact : 04.50.68.64.89 – Photo © A. Dubois
Le Cinq is located at 26 montée de Château, in the village of La Clusaz. It is the chef Vincent Deforce who is in charge of a cuisine inspired by the Alps and the Indian Ocean. The menu is based on seasonal and local products. The establishment welcomes you during the winter and summer seasons.
Contact : 04.50.01.50.01 – Photo © M. Cellard
La Ferme Restaurant
La Ferme Restaurant is an establishment that offers traditional Savoyard cuisine, but not only. Located at 1078 route du col des Aravis, the restaurant will also welcome you for snacks.
High altitude restaurants
It is not unusual for alpine skiing to rhyme with a high-altitude restaurant. The “ski-bar” is generally appreciated by skiers, who are generally happy to take a break to eat during the day. Here are some examples of high altitude restaurants to try in La Clusaz.
Chalet des Praz
The Chalet des Praz is a must-visit mountain restaurant in La Clusaz. It is located at 171 chemin des Praz. You can therefore take advantage of a stopover during your day of skiing to eat and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
Le Relais de l’Aiguille
The Relais de l’Aiguille is located at 3 656 route du Crêt du Merle. Its panoramic terrace will allow you to enjoy the view of the mountains, and in particular the Étale. Several options are available: the restaurant, self-service or the bar and snack bar.
Contact: 06.63.42.04.00 or 06.19.34.29.91
The restaurant La Ô is located on the slopes of the Étale massif, in the La Clusaz ski area. It offers traditional and homemade cuisine. You can also enjoy the view of the mountains and the background music. In the evening, enjoy a ride in the snow groomer to the restaurant La Ô.
Food on the go
The most avid skiers will not usually take much time to eat. The idea here is to make the most of it and eat as quickly as possible. Here are the places to eat on the go in La Clusaz.
Chez Papaz is located at 35 place du Pré de Foire, opposite the Champ Giguet ski lift ticket office. Mediterranean and Italian cuisine is on offer. Ideal for enjoying the slopes for longer.
Le Scrapeur is a snack bar located at the start of the Bossonnet telemix. Open from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm, it allows you to eat on the go, between two runs. On the menu, paninis, pancakes, sandwiches or pasta bowl and chips.
The ESF departure and arrival points are also nearby.
Restaurants offering good value for money
La Clusaz also has good value restaurants. Here are a few of them, popular with locals and holidaymakers alike.
The crêperie Le Refuge is the perfect place to take a break, whatever the time of day. Located at 49 place du Pré de Foire, the crêperie is a must in the village of La Clusaz. The terrace will allow you to enjoy the sun.
The Candide Store takes its name from the manager, Candide Thovex. The restaurant is located at 26 route de l’Étale, in the heart of La Clusaz. Salads or burgers, there is something for everyone.
Chez Moi is located at 21 route des Confins, in La Clusaz. This restaurant offers French and traditional cuisine. You can enjoy local specialities such as tartiflette. The value for money is considered excellent by customers.