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Port de la Darse - 30 avenue du General de Gaulle, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 16 92 48
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Dining options: Late Night, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice service and views

I dropped in here for lunch since I was staying at the hotel next door. The moules marinières were very solid, and they serve 250ml pitchers of a good local wine for only 4 euros. I will definitely come back here if I'm in the area!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I dropped in here for lunch since I was staying at the hotel next door. The moules marinières were very solid, and they serve 250ml pitchers of a good local wine for only 4 euros. I will definitely come back here if I'm in the area!

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Nice
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This was a really good find. Simple but good menu. Amiable service in a laid back ambiance. Perfect place to while away some time. The food was excellent, well prepared and nicely presented. Price wise it was unexpectedly good value. I will be back as they have live music Friday & Saturdays, looking forward to eating with that another time!

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Thank JePuis
United States
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

On weekends enjoy your meal with live bands. Very good food. Try octopus salad to start then mussels or sea bream / bass whole or filet. Super atmosphere and very friendly service.

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Lacey, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We loved this place! The staff was warm and helpful, the food was excellent with generous portions (the helping of delicious mussels was actually more than we could finish) and the music was great. We came back a second evening and decided it was a perfect end to our trip through France. Can't wait till we can come back!

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Thank RockSkis
San Francisco, California
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Nice little hotel that is just a 5 minute walk from the old village of Villefranche. Little tip: Book your room directly with them rather than through a travel site, and you can save 10 euros or more per night.

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I love restaurants which have more locals as customers than tourists! Many locals fill the restaurant on Friday and Saturday evenings when live music begins at 8pm. La Trinquette's owner actively supports local folk and jazz bands and strives to give them wider visibility. And oh yeah, the food. I love their mussels (Moules) and thought I would never order... More 

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Nice, France
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The service was good and the food excellent. It really has the feel of a secret locals spot. The music was a lovely addition to a great evening. we will be back and recommend it to friends.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Went on four separate visits. Food was excellent as was the service. Slightly changed menu from previous years but has improved. The Jazz nights were the added delight and ambience.

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United States
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214 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Amazing new menu . Lovely dishes. The owner is on hand to give personal service. Very good live music on the weekends. A favorite!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Great food--we all ordered the dorade! Amazing view, nice people, and live jazz music on the weekend. Lovely. The owners speak decent English and of course French.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Port de la Darse - 30 avenue du General de Gaulle, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 16 92 48

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 51
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Mediterranean

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