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38 Rue Papety, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 23 73
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Hidden Gem

This restaurant was recommended tours by Edouard, from whom we rented our flat. He was not wrong! We booked in advance but it was quite quiet on a Tursday evening around 1900hrs. We were welcomed by Marianne (?) the daughter of the house. A simple but nicely set out family owned restaurant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
shuggie12
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This restaurant was recommended tours by Edouard, from whom we rented our flat. He was not wrong! We booked in advance but it was quite quiet on a Tursday evening around 1900hrs. We were welcomed by Marianne (?) the daughter of the house. A simple but nicely set out family owned restaurant..... ,not busy at this time of the evening... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

When we went to the dinner there were no customers else than us. They took care of us. The food was nice and the price was not expensive at all for France. The restaurant is very clean and the staff are very friendly. The wi if is excellent with hi speed

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Situated in a quiet side street in the Catalan beach area the Abaco is an excellent restaurant. There are no printed menus - instead a fixed price €29 menu and an a la carte menu are written up on chalk boards. We were taken through each item on the menus and looked after very well from start to finish. There... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The aromas were enough to draw us in as walked by this small restaurant at 38 rue Papety. We had Magret du Canard, stuffed with fois gras. The young waitress suggested we have it done as the French usually do - that is, medium rare. It was crispy on the outside, and simply delicious! The other dish was a generous... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We found this empty restaurant while wondering the streets looking for food without a clue where to go. It appears to be a father/daughter run thing. The menu is on a chalkboard in French but the girls English is enough to translate if needed, choice of around 5-6 each of starters and main courses. The food was excellent, I really... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Abaco was not busy last night. In a quiet, relaxing atmosphere I had an excellent entree a-- very light Pirelli with tomatoes and fish filets. Simple and perfect. For a main I had fresh whole sole, cooked beautifully with some fennel seeds I think, that gave a slight edge. With the fish were potatoes with assorted herbs de Provence and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Looking on trip advisor for somewhere near our hotel we found Abaco. The food was first class and reasonably priced. I am sure that as the reputation builds the place will become more popular - we were the only diners until about 9pm when a small party arrived.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The meal was the best we have had in France so far and the service was flawless. The staff were welcoming and very enjoyable to be around. And the price... MORE than reasonable. We are SO glad we booked here!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Rue Papety, 13007 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 90 23 73

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 38
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?