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“Best meal in Marseille!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of O'Bidul

O'Bidul
79 Rue de la Palud, 13006 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 33 93 78
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Ranked #1 of 1,449 Restaurants in Marseille
Price range: $16 - $30
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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“Best meal in Marseille!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I cannot say enough good things about this restaurant. To me, this is what life on vacation is all about--enjoying a great meal, prepared with integrity and pride, in a charming atmosphere! We read about this restaurant on the internet, but couldn't find a website. Strolled there right before noon and the owner/chef was out in front talking to a friend. We asked if he was open and he said, "Sure, come in. We open at noon". He didn't speak much English and we don't speak much French but the food said everything. The menu is on a chalkboard. He explained as best he could what he was serving. I ordered the tomato-mozzarella salad and my husband ordered the beef with risotto. Both were out of this world tastewise and the portions were generous! He brought some great bread with salmon and artichoke spreads. Both were delicious as appetizers. We ordered a carafe of red wine--excellent. Then he brought our meals. Everything was perfect. We saved room for dessert and ordered the pear. As you can see from the photos, it was exquisite! We have been in Marseille about a week and it was our best meal so we are returning for lunch tomorrow!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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