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Le Gros Ventre

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279 Littoral Frederic Mistral, 83000 Toulon, France
+33 (0)4 94 42 15 42
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Expensive but worth it

I went to this restaurant with a friend for inpromptu dinner, no reservation. There was plenty of space outside & the terrace is very intimate despite being next to a busy road. The service was a little... odd... and very slow but it was totally worth it. The food is excellent, and 2 courses... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
Helen T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I went to this restaurant with a friend for inpromptu dinner, no reservation. There was plenty of space outside & the terrace is very intimate despite being next to a busy road. The service was a little... odd... and very slow but it was totally worth it. The food is excellent, and 2 courses turned into 4 thanks to the... More 

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Thank Helen T
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Great little restaurant, not too expensive, great food. Wasn't too busy on our visit but staff were not the most engaging and the service was very slow. Waiting 40 minutes just for a menu. It did quicken slightly towards dessert but that probably had more to do with the staff wanting to finish on time rather than a normal expected... More 

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Thank Skylord
Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Randomly had dinner there with 3 friends, surprised by the quality of the sea food. Seemed a little bit chaotic in the beginning, but everything turned out very well. Fish soup was awesome, oysters and today's catch the same. A very nice cup with anise flavoured ice cream with a little wine came as a very tasty surprise.

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Thank Elzi_Osl0
Stamford, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Le Gros Ventre is on the waterfront in Mourillon just along the road from the harbour and close to the castle. It's a buzzy little place and we ate outside in May. It wasn't the warmest of evenings but there were five of us there for a rugby match so plenty of banter and lots of alcohol consumed. Service was... More 

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Thank Media1994
Bay Area, California
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The restaurant staff was very friendly and welcoming. Though expensive, the dinner was delicious, with many classic French dishes to choose from.

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1 Thank HMBTraveler
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We reserved a table for Sunday lunch with my wife's parents to celebrate a special birthday. My wife selected the restaurant based on her local knowledge of being raised in Toulon and previous experience of the restaurant from many years ago. This small, quiet restaurant is well located opposite Fort Saint-Louis with views of the bay. Like another reviewer, I... More 

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1 Thank StuartFromKirkham
Oakham, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We ate here having looked at other restaurants in the area and we're so pleased we did! Plenty of locals eating in the restaurant and plenty having the set menus. Such friendly, yet efficient staff too! We tucked into the "Menu Poisson" at 30 Euros per person and it was great value. Sublime smoked salmon, accompanied with kumquat toasts, followed... More 

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1 Thank The Teacher7
Swansea, Wales
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111 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Situated on the beachfront it stands out in terms of quality and value from the other places. Full of locals - always a good sign. May need to book. Recommended.

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New York City, New York
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256 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We booked at this restaurant which was in walking distance from our Best Western hotel. We ate outside in a protected area right next to the main road along the shore. What looked like a sidewalk next to the hotel is actually a road, so each night a few cars would drive along between the eating area and the restaurant... More 

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Thank Chandolin
Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

The setting was idyllic, the service very attentive and friendly and the meal was extremely good. Very good value for the set meal. I recommend the Provencal stuffed vegetables as a starter. We were also given a little chilled soup before the starter, a fruit granite to clear the palate before the main course, and delicious petit fours and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 279 Littoral Frederic Mistral, 83000 Toulon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Var  >  Toulon
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)4 94 42 15 42

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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