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Cafe Marcel

Rive Emeraude, Quai Amiral Hamelin, Caen, France
+33 2 31 84 50 50
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fillet steak” (2 reviews)
“foie gras” (2 reviews)
“simple meal” (2 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rive Emeraude, Quai Amiral Hamelin, Caen, France
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Six of us, just arrived, from U.S., had our first dinner in France and were truly delighted. Superb ambiance, service and food, at reasonable prices. Main course for me was a veal steak in a brown sauce that was wonderful. Dessert also out of this...More

Thank Frank N
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Best service wherever. Special thanks to staff - helpfull and friendly. Food and drink recommendations were perfect -we followed and did not disappointed to it. Accurate and attentive, but same time not obtrusive - everything was perfect. Price - reasonable. Not noisy, pleasant atmosphere and...More

Thank ralex65
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Located between shopping centres, lovely inside. Waiter didn't speak English but we're a bit more familiar with French menus now, and between us ordering wasn't a problem. Maitre'd spoke English but wasn't needed. Plate of the day for both of us was one of the...More

Thank nswmike
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This restaurant was recommended following a tour of the D-Day beaches. It is located near the river, the railway station and the new shopping complex and Pathe cinema. The menu seemed strangely limited to burgers and variations and fish. There were not any Normandy ciders...More

Thank 402margo
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We ate here three times over a week and found the food to be excellent and plentiful,prices were very reasonable and the staff excellent

Thank Ian M
Reviewed July 16, 2017

We visited here on the evening of Bastille Day, 14 July. Loads of parking all around, some of it free, we were ushered into the inside dining room as there were huge amounts of people sitting outside, listening to the live music on a stage...More

Thank Caroline K
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The atmosphere in this restaurant is very nice. The restaurant staff was very patient with as we came for drinks but ended up staying for dinner with some wine. I'm not a big risotto fan but seeing another table order this I decided to get...More

Thank M H
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We first found this restaurant because friends were staying in a nearby hotel. We have returned several times and always been pleased. Menu is nice- always a "plat du joiur" and several standard selections. Staff is friendly, service is good, location is busy so a...More

Thank TJS47
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

After a long day are the Normandy D Day beaches, we decided to grab dinner close to out hotel in Caen. The Cafe Marcel was just down the street and was a pleasant surprise. Everyone's meal was excellent. The foie gras was outstanding, the salmon...More

Thank Owen P
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Our first visit was on a beautiful evening and we ate on the lovely outdoor patio. I had risotto and my daughter had beef carpaccio and washed our meals down with a fine house wine. The second visit was in the pouring rain, so we...More

Thank Buckeyemary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rive Emeraude, Quai Amiral Hamelin, Caen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Caen
  • Phone Number: +33 2 31 84 50 50
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