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Restaurant le Merin

18 Avenue de l Ocean, 33930 Montalivet, France
+33 5 56 41 46 33
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
French, Seafood, Grill, European, Diner
$$ - $$$
18 Avenue de l Ocean, 33930 Montalivet, France
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

A great feel about this restaurant. Very roomy, and clean even just after the main tourist season (7/9/17). Staff friendly,efficient and not over bearing. The food was tasty and portions just right. I ate Chicken but noticed that the locals preferred the Mussels. All in...More

Thank algyowen
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

In the main street, near the ocean, this restaurant's terrace adjoins a very loud live music venue, offering you a ringside view of the action but ruling out quiet conversation. A limited menu with a good choice of specials on the blackboard every evening. Lots...More

Thank Nikos051
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We had seafood salads, tuna steak and a wonderful seafood platter. Everything was fresh and nicely presented. Friendly service, moderate prices. Recommended.

Thank trooper92
Reviewed June 16, 2016

service very nice; products: fresh we went for a simple but good meal (practically impossible to get in Montalivet plage. They served a simple but good dinner. Starters: oysters, fresh with lemon on the side. Then we got steak haché préparé: meat was very good...More

Thank Rolande A
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

As its a hotel it wasn't surprising that it was open, but there were 2-3 other places that we looked at before deciding on here. It was the week before Easter & the season had not quite started yet, only the owner (I guess) &...More

Thank therealcee
Reviewed August 5, 2015

yesterday we had a bad experience with French kitchen. The restaurant looks nice and we were warmly welcomed. After that everything was mediocre. The waitress didn't make any contact and looked very bored. The food wasn't any better. Very unispired and simple. The cook doesn't...More

Thank Shanto I
Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I have eaten here twice. Once in 2013 and again this year when we visited montalivet. Both times food has been excellent. We ate from the fixed price menu and we were not disappointed! Wine in a pichet was excellent too. Service...More

Thank johnsb
Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent 3 course set lunch at €15 with imagination. Good choices. Very friendly and professional service. Pleasant atmosphere, and unlike others Montalivet, very clean. Highly recommended.

Thank sigoLondon
Reviewed November 4, 2014

The little chalkboard out front had a delicious looking menu-and said they have fresh food from the market and all made in house! We immediately made a reservation and came back! What a special dinner! We even had a sommelier explain the local wines, and...More

Thank Jodi A
Reviewed August 30, 2013

You will find this fine restaurant in the centre of Montalivet, near the town square. Nathalie, Eric and chef Lénaic made this a good place to go to and have lunch or dinner. Try the 'Foie gras', the 'Margret de canard' or the 'Steak Tartare'...More

Thank JeanJ1311
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $7
French, Seafood, Grill, European, Diner
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Avenue de l Ocean, 33930 Montalivet, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Montalivet
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 41 46 33
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