Restaurant Le Jolla | Lake Leman shore | Hotel Port de Sechex
Restaurant Le Jolla Terrace near Hotel Les Gentianettes, The Ori
Le Jolla Restaurant in Lake Geneva near Hotel Les Gentianettes,
View of Lake Geneva from Le Jolla Restaurant near Hotel Les Gent

Le Jolla Restaurant, the place to be by Lake Geneva

Seasonal restaurant Le Jolla: for a taste of summer from April to September

On the shores of Lake Geneva since 2013, at the Port de Sechex, Le Jolla restaurant offers exquisite dishes at lunch from 11.45am to 2.15pm and in the evenings from 6.30pm to 9pm, from Wednesday to Monday. Only 35km away from les Gentianettes, Le Jolla restaurant is an independent structure managed by family members Sandrine and Léo, Nathalie and Claude Trincaz’s children, owners of the ****Chalet-Hotel les Gentianettes in la Chapelle d’Abondance.

Traditional French cuisine with a modern touch on the shores of Lake Geneva


Looking for a quiet spot with a cosy vibe to take you on a culinary journey? If you need to spend some quality time with your friends, colleagues, family or loved one, look no further than “Le Jolla”, the ideal restaurant for incredible dining. The perfect location to meet up and resource energy next to Margencel beach, on the shores of Lake Geneva, at the Port de Sechex only a few kilometers away from Geneva, Yvoire and Thonon-les-Bains. 

An explosion of flavours mixed with a modern-cosy vibe! In addition to amazing views, enjoy some delicious food with your +1, your loved ones or even between colleagues in this classy and peaceful restaurant. You couldn’t dream of anything better, as their menus are varied and respond to all your expectations. The setting is magical, and this is not an understatement! Food lovers, come and try our delicious local cuisine.

Night View of Restaurant Le Jolla in Lake Geneva near Hotel Les

Our restaurant offers delicious French cuisine

It’s time to treat yourself, to rediscover the world and spoil your tastebuds at our restaurant Le Jolla! An authentic restaurant mixed with creative cuisine to satisfy our customers’ wishes. You will be spoilt for choice with our menus and our various traditional dishes.

Menus by our passionate chef are based on our selection of fresh products and are, above all, local!

Our restaurant, located on the shores of Lake Geneva at the Port de Sechex, offers casual fine dining cuisine, menus or à la carte as well as daily suggestions, all prepared with love and fresh, good-quality products adapted to the season and inspired from the Abondance Valley. All of our chef, Claude Trincaz, suggestions are perfectly adapted to your desires. Our chef’s professionalism and the love he has for sharing his food can be felt in each dish.

Le Jolla Restaurant in Lake Geneva near Hotel Les Gentianettes,

Le Jolla: a wide selection of main courses or starters and an exquisite wine list


Come and taste our homemade dishes with seasonal products, made just for you. Succumb to our caramelised duck breast, our tender beef fillets, our gourmet smokehouse plate, our selection of cheeses, homemade duck foie gras, or our thinly sliced veal. Vegetarian? No problem. Try out veggie bowl and our selection of vegetarian dishes. If you like fish, you’ll love the smell and taste of our famous perch fillets, cooked in a variety of sauces. Food-lovers will be satisfied! Let’s not forget our perch menu, a fish meal that will not leave you indifferent, you’ll love it! 

Charcuteries, hams and dried meats treated in various ways, these products are transformed by us and are homemade with love, passion, and flavour. Without forgetting our delicious desserts like our emblematic Savoyard vacherin glacé, or Galet du Port de Sechex, our signature dessert, our tasty chocolate cake or even seasonal fruit bowl… All of this is certainly mouth-watering, wouldn’t you agree? 

This year, take advantage of the new menu selections specially designed for you, our dear customers, with the possibility of customising your own dishes: spicy, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. It's up to you! The wine list is also well stocked with the best choices of great wines. Sandrine and Léo will be delighted to offer you a selection of estate wines that showcase our local and foreign producers. If you are more of a cocktail person, enjoy our sangria rosé on our terrace and let your mind roam free in front of the magnificent landscapes of Lake Geneva. Discover our gastronomic cuisine in a brasserie atmosphere, a perfect mix between fine dining and bistro. The excellence of a bistro restaurant and the freshness of authentic cuisine in a lounge atmosphere.

Gastronomy mastered to perfection by the Trincaz family

For the record, Claude Trincaz, a maître-restaurateur at heart, was born in the kitchen. After his father and his two grandfathers, he represents the third generation of chefs in La Chapelle d'Abondance. The creation of the restaurant Le Jolla on Lake Geneva was therefore an obvious choice and promises refined cuisine in a friendly atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to taste dishes worthy of our great traditional cuisine: Claude Trincaz will offer his know-how at all times. We can already imagine excellence through the dishes and service: the alliance between refinement and delight. Culinary art on your plate, it is high time to dare to try bold flavours.

A unique tasting experience in a breathtaking environment!

Not only for the food, Le Jolla is also here for the the pleasure of your eyes. With its panoramic and breathtaking views on the shores of Lake Geneva, enjoy our company one last time before heading up the Abondance Valley and continuing your trip by going to the Gentianettes Hotel Restaurant & SPA or walking around Yvoire, Evian or Thonon-les-Bains. What could be better than a quiet place with a spacious terrace and magnificent Savoyard mountains in the background. To top it all off, watch the sunset over the mountains, a magnificent landscape that will stays etched in your memory forever. A fully relaxing and incredibly soothing setting, modern, classy, and friendly, with carefully thought-out details to put you in harmony with the environment


A perch fillet restaurant for fish fans

Come and taste our special perch fillet menu for those who appreciate the tenderness of our Lake Geneva fish. Perch is a fish much appreciated by food-lovers for the quality of its meat and the way it melts in the mouth. A Port de Séchex speciality in the region bordering Lake Geneva, our perch fillet is prepared on the spot by our chef and his team and will undoubtedly delight your taste buds. With cream, Provençal, or a white wine sauce, the dish is best accompanied by home-made chips and a green salad.


A service to meet all requirements

A little getaway in complete peace and quiet will be unforgettable at our unique restaurant “Le Jolla”. Our Savoyard restaurant located at the Port of Sechex between Geneva (Switzerland) and Thonon-les-Bains, is perfectly located and provides exceptional service. Take a step back and recharge your batteries before tackling your daily life. To top it all off, our restaurant has secure private parking for customers, so you have no need to worry.

Meet us directly: 


Restaurant le Jolla
1 Route des Mouettes

74200 Margencel, France

Contact us by phone:
+33 (0)4 50 72 63 06 

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