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Le Marie-Jean

#19 of 238 Restaurants in Sete
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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26 Quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
0467460201
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Sunday Lunch

We were not disappointed by this restaurant. We arrived without reservation on a sunny Sunday and were given a good table. Service was quick and pleasant and a complementary glass of good wine was provided with the menu of the day. We each had half a dozen very fresh oysters as a first course, two... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Alastair N
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Melbourne, Australia
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chicago
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

we loved the 16 Euros menu. Starting with giant fresh shrimp, followed by stuffed mussels; big mussels stuffed with spicy sausage and finally crème caramel. Nice out door seating and pleasant service.one glass of wine also included in menu.

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Melbourne, Australia
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139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We were not disappointed by this restaurant. We arrived without reservation on a sunny Sunday and were given a good table. Service was quick and pleasant and a complementary glass of good wine was provided with the menu of the day. We each had half a dozen very fresh oysters as a first course, two has swordfish and two rouille... More 

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Thank Alastair N
BERKSHIRE
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great local food especially if you like sea food. Nice service and lovely surrounding on the port of Sete. Value is in the menu but I would avoid coffee as we found a tad too expensive.

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Thank BESTOFBERKS
Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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603 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is a good simple restaurant specialising in seafood. It is on the main canal in the main touristy restaurant area. It serves the lovely local oysters, mussels and all sorts of fish landed locally on the quay. The 15.90 Euro menu is excellent value for money serving 6 oysters, fresh fish and dessert, whilst on the 28 Euro menu... More 

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Thank SergeLourie
Santa Rosa, CA
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We've only reviewed the best restaurants of our vacation, and this was definitely one of them. We arrived at our hotel and asked the manager where to find delicious food and he recommended Le Marie-Jean. The menu included a 3-course dinner with wine for only 16.50 EU. We had fresh oysters, and mussels in garlic butter, lamb, creme brulee and... More 

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barcelona
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The food is really good, surprisingly good for a touristy place like this. The daily menu was better than expected. A la carte dishes were not worth the price. The interior design inside was quite tacky, sitiing on the street felt like dining on a motorway. All in all a good experience but not one to be repeated. There are... More 

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Thank kairo
london
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171 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I chose this on the basis of TA reviews and found them accurate. Food simple and good, good value set lunch, competent service. Dog friendly too. We arrived quite late but service was not adversely affected.

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Beziers, France
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Just returned from Sete where we spent Bastille Day. We followed the previous reviews and weren't disappointed. Despite this being a busy public holiday we had a lovely three course meal from the €15.90 menu . Ample choice and very good attentive service. Be careful as there is a similarly named restaurant nearby which we can't vouch for. Instead of... More 

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Thank Richard7852
Vancouver, Canada
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

There are a lot of restaurants along this row. Not easy to choose from walking by - so go here. Food is wonderful. Definitely have some soup and otherwise eat what they suggest.

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Thank CanuckFamily15
Maryland, USA
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

The Quai du Général Durand is restaurant row. There are so many restaurants, with similar menus and similar prices - I don't know how it would be possible to choose where to eat without the guidance of TripAdvisor! Thankfully, I had done my research before our trip, and thus the Marie-Jean was one of the restaurants where we ate dinner... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Herault  >  Sete
  • Phone Number: 0467460201

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 87
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?