In the heart of Avoriaz on Place Centrale you will find Les Intrets. It’s great for big group bookings because of its large terrace and big dining rooms. Serving the traditional Savoyard menu alongside contemporary dishes like pizzas and pastas, it’s also got an extensive choice for children. You’re looking at paying around 25€ a head.
If you’re looking for a slightly more intimate experience, La Poya, also in the centre of Avoriaz, offers a Savoyard experience not to be missed. With soups, salads, crepes and other French meals it’s great for lunch and dinner. You can get there by walking, which in the height of winter in Avoriaz is quite unique!
If you’re happy to travel a little further afield, or even ski to your restaurant, La Pierre aux Loups in Chatel is definitely worth considering. Located in Plaine Dranse, at the top of the Pierre Longue chairlift, this restaurant serves mainly local specialities. If you want adventure with your meal, this is definitely for you. If arranged in advance you can take a torchlit descent down the slopes after your dinner!
A popular restaurant which is also open in summer is the family-run La Cremaillere, a little way out of Avoriaz in Les Lindarets. Serving traditional Savoyard specialities including fondue, charcuterie, snails, trout and various snacks, it’s famous for its atmosphere and good food.
La Taniere, directly at the bottom of the Avoriaz pistes, is a great place to dine if you’re in a big group. Offering a traditional Savoyard menu and with a huge outside terrace in the heart of the après scene in Avoriaz, it’s a great place to finish a hard day on the slopes.
In the goat village of Les Lindarets, Le Chaudron Restaurant is hoping to tempt you in with its traditional Alpine cuisine made from fresh local produce.It’s known for its warm welcoming atmosphere and reasonable price.
Le Yeti Restaurant, just a few minutes from the centre of Avoriaz, is an extremely popular spot offering huge portions of traditional Savoyard cuisine. It’s famous for its warm service and lively atmosphere. If you can’t face a filling main dish, there are plenty of snacks to keep you going as well. Amazing views!
Cheese lovers! This one’s for you! Le Chalet d’Avoriaz offers a traditional menu on offer but the real pull is the “trio des fondues de fromage”. It's a three-pot fondue where you can try three cheeses from a selection of eight different cheeses. It’ll set you back around 25€ per person.
If you’re after a simple meat fix, look no further than Le 155 Steakhouse in the centre of Avoriaz. It also offers special menus, breakfasts and puddings that will make your mouth water.
If pudding is your thing, Les Rhodos Restaurant in Les Lindarets is just what you’re looking for. Alongside a Savoyard menu, their home-made desserts, such as blueberry tart, are extra special. You can choose from the "à la carte" or go for one of the set menus, which are generally good value. Open daily from 09:00 to 17:00 in winter and from 09:00 to 20:00 in summer (1st July to 30th September)
In an old farmhouse building, dating back to 1860, La Ferme Restaurant has retained the warmth of an old mountain chalet. It’s open year-round in the village of Lindarets with lots of special menus containing all the local specialities you’re looking for when visiting the Portes Du Soleil.
Le 66 is a little less traditional than some of the other restaurants we’ve mentioned. Not when it comes to food though. Offering traditional French dishes in a more contemporary style setting, the restaurant in the centre of Avoriaz is also slightly more upmarket. It sells gourmet pizzas and burgers and you’re looking at main courses starting at around 20€.
Also mixing traditional with contemporary, Au Briska, in the centre of Avoriaz hopes to tempt you in with its home-made pies, pastry and puddings. It’s right next to the tourist office, so if you don’t want to travel far, this cosy restaurant is perfect.