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La Boite a Huitres

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36, cours du chapeau rouge, 33000 Bordeaux, France
+33 (0)5 56 81 64 97
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious oyster sampling in Bordeaux!!

Who knew the oysters in France could be so good! This place is awesome if you love oysters. They also have smaller dishes that you can pair with your oysters like pate, fois gras and sausages as well as a selection of Bordeaux wine. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
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Hawi, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Who knew the oysters in France could be so good! This place is awesome if you love oysters. They also have smaller dishes that you can pair with your oysters like pate, fois gras and sausages as well as a selection of Bordeaux wine. Highly recommend.

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Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

As the name implies, if u're in Bordeaux u have to taste the huitres and la boite a huitres is the place to be.They offer different types of huitres and the appetizers are just to fill an empty stomach with some tasty traditional sud-ouest cuisine before indulging on les huitres.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My bucket list for Bordeaux included a meal of oysters with entre-deux-mers and this was the perfect spot to realize that goal. It was a beautiful sunny day, hot enough that we chose to sit inside rather than the terrace but had a view out doors. The terraces filled up very quickly as did the main restaurant. Many customers seemed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Visited tonight at 20:30, having booked on the strength of the tripadvisor consensus. Expected it to be busy, was not at all. The owner seemed friendly enough, although my wife thought he went and shared a joke with his shucker at our expense. The oysters were ok, although not one of the 12 flinched at the application of lemon juice.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Had a really good selection of oysters including some I have not had before. Went here on a recommendation and I'm really glad we did.

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Nice oyster as always been here four years everytime we come to Bordeaux... Unfortunately they don't speak much English

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We were happy to be part of La Boite aux Huîtres's first ever edition of the "Merci pour les Huîtres" event ("Thank you for the Oysters" event) in collaboration with Virginia Seafood. Three kinds of oysters were part of the event: J&W Seafood from Lower Bay Western Shore, Massawadox Salts from Upper Bay Eastern Shore and Sewansecott from Seaside. A... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Recommended by our hotel, this is the place to learn about the fresh oysters from Bordeaux. The waiters give you more information than you can absorb, but we enjoyed a variety of types and a bottle of wine late one evening. They don't serve sauces to disguise the flavor (only slightly disappointing, since we are used to sauces, but we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Simple, unpretentious and friendly restaurant in the centre of Bordeaux. We shared an Oyster tasting plate which was excellent, as was the pate we shared as a starter. Service is quick but unhurried.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you like oysters, this is the place to go. But don't expect any meat or fish...a great variety of oysters and a waiters that can explain well. Small choice of wine but very adequate considering the oysters.

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Additional Information about La Boite a Huitres

Address: 36, cours du chapeau rouge, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)5 56 81 64 97
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: 36, cours du chapeau rouge, 33000 Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)5 56 81 64 97

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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