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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
Oyster Bar

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Robin G
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

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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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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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The place is visited by the true oyster lovers. You have amazing selection of fresh oysters. The atmosphere is also divine as you see lovely couples and friends of all ages. Specially sweet to see an 80 year old couple sharing their large plate of oysters :). Of course they also serve all other nice seafood, but unfortunately didn't have... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Not a normal place, lot of oysters, lot of variety, From All over "le bassin d'Arcachon", not bad choice of Wine and foie gras.. Tourists come here And taste New flavors

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The title says it all. Fresh local and a variety of oysters along with great Foie Gras....This is a must if you are fans of both

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I have been to Bordeaux 5 times and every time I have to come ... Staff is friendly and oyster are always at it best , my highlight of coming to Bordeaux

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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