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La Mere Besson

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13 rue des Freres Pradignac, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 39 59 24
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating

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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
Gread food at very reasonable prices!

Very good french food at good prices. I had lamb and my wife had duck and both were delicious. We really recommend it. It's one or 2 blocks away from Promenade de la Croisette but still in the very nice quiet street.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2015
Harry A
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Granada Hills, CA
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Granada Hills, CA
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Very good french food at good prices. I had lamb and my wife had duck and both were delicious. We really recommend it. It's one or 2 blocks away from Promenade de la Croisette but still in the very nice quiet street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Really good french food at a reasonable price in Cannes. I really recommend it. An excellent service, it was busy and she worned us that they might be slow, found that so kind.

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Thank Eva A
New York City, New York
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Well run by husband and wife team. Superior service , top notch cooking and although it's not cheap ( and it should not be) it was well priced. Stayed 5 nights and visited it twice .

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Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Hard to find good service in France but this place takes the cake. Important to specify you want a "carafe" of water (tap water) because they will not ask you ans will just come with it and then its too late. Service very slow and they do not bring bread. Lastly, the waitress we had was very sarcastic and frazzled... More 

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Thank Stef A
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a family run restaurant and they take great pride in their food. We were there for the Cannes Film Festival and were trying to find a restaurant that was not tacky and touristy. This place is great, it is always full after a certain time and we realised that all the producers, actors, directors etc who were showing... More 

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Switzerland
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Food was excellent, and the location is very nice: good atmosphere, could be ideal for a romantic evening. Very good service, we had a very long chat with the owner of the restaurant, who was a very nice person and very willing to discuss of anything. Food is mainly french dishes and is very good, with reasonable quantities in the... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went with my husband for dinner and went back the next day because of the foie gras. They began making fun of the selections we have made the night before (which says a lot about their food), but little did they know my gringo looking husband speaks French. So we had the foie grass, left, no tip.

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Thank Monica R
Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Went out searching for dinner last evening in Cannes. Not far from our hotel we found La Mere Besson -- looked simple but elegant with perfectly set tables etc. Checked a few others but returned for to enjoy what proved to be a wonderful meal. Service was perfect, wines not too expensive and despite being short staffed and therefore service... More 

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paris
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

There is a need for authentic good French food in Cannes. This town is full of bad tourist restaurants or over-priced pan-Asian try hard places. La Mere Besson is kind of one of the last rustic spot in center town. I have been going there every time I am in Cannes. I was there last week and was very disappointed.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

best meal in the city, excellent service, open late delicious too noisy if you come on busy market evening but we return every yeasr

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 rue des Freres Pradignac, 06400 Cannes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cannes
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 39 59 24

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 34 - 56
  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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