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La Boite a Huitres

#104 of 1,679 Restaurants in Bordeaux
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36, cours du chapeau rouge, 33000 Bordeaux, France
+33 (0)5 56 81 64 97
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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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
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Excellent

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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  • Late Night
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Rome, Italy
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143 reviews 143 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

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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Boston
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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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Västra Götaland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

When in France it's a must to try some oysters and we were very pleased with the experience at La Boite a Huitres. Everything was top notch and we tried a variety of oyesters. It was delicious! They don't have a big menu for other food besides the oysters but we only came to eat oysters so for us it... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A great place in the very center of Bordeaux to taste oysters. You can choose a degustation menu. The oysters are fresh and you can get info on their origin. Recommended)

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Auburn, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Amazing fresh oysters from the area. Kind service (they suffered through my French but with smiles!).

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Minneapolis
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Was recommended by someone we met on the Viking Cruise. Went one afternoon and had a dozen #2 oysters, bread, and a bottle of the house white. It doesn't get any better. The oysters were fresh. fresh, fresh and ice cold. I got to eat the entire dozen because my wife doesn't care for oysters on the half shell. The... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Thanks to Trip Advisor, we found this lovely little oyster bar around the corner from the Opera House. Really nice selection of oysters from the region and also belons. They have an assortment of 4 types of oysters (14 in total) for 28E, a pretty good deal. Also have a 20E special for lunch of 12 local oysters, pate or... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Found on Trip Advisor while in Bordeaux looking for a seafood/oyster meal. Called at 6.30 pm and advised they did not open until 7.00pm. No problem went further along street for a wine and returned shortly after 7.00pm. The menu is simple and only in French. We had the fish soup which was so tasty with sides of grated mozzarella... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

By chance we found this small restaurant and were overjoyed with our lunch. We ordered the lunch special - oysters, pate, dessert and a glass of white wine, The oysters were so fresh they were delightful. Sitting in the sunshine enjoying the food, service and the atmosphere was pure pleasure. If you visit Bordeaux and don't go there it is... More 

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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

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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