We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Maison de l'Ocean

Quai de la douane, Brest, France
+33 2 98 80 44 84
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #17 of 239 Restaurants in Brest
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $54
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Write a Review

283 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    96
    131
    39
    13
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Bury St. Edmunds
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We walked past this restaurant thinking it looked quite ordinary, but went back only to find it was fully booked, we waited for a table, were given a complimentary glass of Rose, the Restaurant Manager was a real professional, the short wait was well worth it, we had the set menu at only 23€ it was FANTASTIC ! I had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warsaw, Poland
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We go there just for the seafood and the decision was right. For about 30 EUR you can enjoy delicious seafood platter including oysters, crab, langoustines, shrimps etc. Beside of above the perfect done fishes and duck, make this place the best for me in Brest. As restaurant is quite big the service is not the best one but ate... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bristol england
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The restaurant is down by the port with not the best of views but the food makes up for it. We started with the fruits de mer and wow half a crab each, oysters, prawns, whelks, shrimps etc and it was amazing. We then moved on to our main which was a trio of fish perfectly cooked with potatoes and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Visited this venue during our stay around Brest. We ordered salmon and a fish platter. Great fish! Nice service and good wines, we would certainly recommend this restaurant!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southampton, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I have dined here many times over the past few decades. As usual food and service were of the best. Book if you can. We did not go for the large assiette de fruit de mer but each tried a different fish. All were very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gistel, Belgium
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Very popular fish restaurant. The view is not terrific, but ok you are in Brest so don't expect too much. We were with a group of 10 and had the plateau de fruits de mer. It was fresh, quantities and presentation were correct. So yes, I would go back although I generally don't like these mass tourist places.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I was there other times in the past years and always had good fish,but this time was not my lucky day.The sea food platter was not up to the standard,the crab and the langoustine were dry and not very fresh!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oxford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at 19.30 on a Friday night. Our hotel had said that we did not need to book and the restaurant probably closed at 20.30 - nonsense on both fronts. We got the last table and had a great dinner surrounded by French families and groups eating through mountainous plates of seafood. The photographs of the outside of the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This restaurant is in an industrial Port area. It was excellent, well-prepared, and the service was great. There was a large choice of fresh seafood and the view was pleasant. The prices were quite reasonable and portions generous.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portsmouth, Virginia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The ambience of this pace was great. Right down on the water we had a nice table inside. they also had tables upstairs for a better view. The food was superb! I had a steak, but with a salmon appetizer and a hand made dessert. It was top qulity and the service was fantastic! My colleagues had seafood which they... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Maison de l'Ocean also viewed

 
Brest, Finistere
 

Been to La Maison de l'Ocean? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage La Maison de l'Ocean, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing