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Le Marie-Jean

26 Quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
0467460201
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Ranked #27 of 196 Restaurants in Sete
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $87
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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BERKSHIRE
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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325 reviews 325 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 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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Santa Rosa, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 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 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 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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london
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140 reviews 140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
201 helpful votes 201 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Maryland, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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106 reviews 106 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

This restaurant was booked by the receptionist of L'Orque Bleue, the hotel on walking distance both at the harbour/canal. We did visit it twice already and again it was SUPER. Fresh and tasty seafood of high quality and the prices are more than acceptable! Local wines are a surprice. Do not let the waiters rush you; step down on the... More

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New Bern, North Carolina
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2011

I arrived early (7pm) since I had not eaten lunch and was starved. The sous chef was kind enough to interpret the entire menu to me (my French is horrible) and make some suggestions. As a result, I can only describe the food the way he described it to me. I started with a "funny little cheese dish" that was... More

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