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13 Rue Bouteille, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
04 42 67 29 66
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 33
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 10
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Corsican food & good ambiance

A great place for a casual light lunch. The food & service are not fantastic but agreeable & there is the added benefit of sampling something different. The Ambiance is lovely, so I would definitely go again & it's not too expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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67 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Downderry, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Bit off the beaten track, on the edge of the legal district. Corsican restaurant. 4 of us went last night after a big day drive up to Avignon. Arrived early, around 8 pm. We found the staff very attentive and helpfull. Good choice of both cold and hot food. 2 of us had Lamb shanks, 1 ham and truffle risotto... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Every time I went to La Cantine, I was greeted by the same two fabulous waiters. Usually the outdoor seating was full, but they would always give me "my" perfect table. As a solo traveller, they were friendly and managed to make sure I was taken care of. The food was never a disappointment: fresh, creative, and quite tasty. While... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Went with 2 couples and found the staff to be unhappy and unattentive. Finaly got to order and 1 of the 3 mains was not available so 3 of us ordered the lamb and a bottle of wine. Wine arrived then 5 minutes later we were told they have no lamb. As it was almost an hour after arriving we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
457 reviews 457 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

A great place for a casual light lunch. The food & service are not fantastic but agreeable & there is the added benefit of sampling something different. The Ambiance is lovely, so I would definitely go again & it's not too expensive.

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Austin TX
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We have been to La Cantine several times, and it never fails to please. Our last visit included a light and creamy mushroom gnocchi, a lovely cheesy stuffed eggplant, beef carpaccio, and salads all around. Nice glasses of rose, and a beer. The service is friendly, the setting is very "Aix" and we just love it here!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We arrived late into town on our first night in Aixe en Provence from the train and they were very kind. So we returned for a meal later in the week. It was an excellent meal in a beautiful setting. Very quiet and the food was very good. thank you

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Perth, Australia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Our first night in Aix and we found this spot. It was perfect, in a quiet hidden corner, under trees with a great atmosphere. Corsican food was predominant, and this was just so good. Ideal spot away from the maddening crowd, classy, yet not imposing. We will go back as a treat before we leave in a few days time

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Columbus, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We had a fabulous lunch here after it was recommended by a wonderful local gourmet guide. We all enjoyed market fresh salads chock full of delicious, unusual ingredients--I wish I had that salad right now!!! We were disappointed when the outdoor seating area was full, as indoors was less than special--however, once we were seated inside and saw a table... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We ate at La Cantine last night. We ordered the Corsican Sampler and a Salade Perigourdine. Both were very tasty. The meat on the Sampler was high quality and very fresh. The Salade Perigoudine had a warm vinaigrette which really enhanced the flavor and the small piece of fois gras was delicious, served on toast with Corsican Orange Marmelade. We... More 

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glasgow
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Very average. Salad was not fresh. Looks great from the outside.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 Rue Bouteille, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: 04 42 67 29 66

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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