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Bistrot des Philosophes


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$30 - $56
Lunch, Dinner
French, European
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews bone marrow steak potato pie sea bream risotto catfish large portions modern twist limited menu nice atmosphere local rose delicious food an entree lovely lunch the wait staff outside seating friendly service
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Great menu, great house wine (nice dry rosé and round red), friendly service, and a charming atmosphere. The baked camembert with honey is a must!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank emilyo500
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Evening meal with a colleague, this meal really was a pleasant surprise. Fantastic food, great service... A rustic jem!!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank neilf364
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I was in Aix for 2 months last summer and this was my favorite restaurant. It's beautifully situated in the lively Place Des Cardeurs, where everyone eats outside, the wait staff is wonderfully friendly and have great memories, the moon is out but it's the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank mark r
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Nice dinner in a friedly and lively bistro. You can taste the real savory and delicious mediterranean food! Fresh fish, fantastic starter also to share. Great rose wine

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Francesca B
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This place was recommended to us as a good place that locals frequent. It turned out to be neither. The food was disappointing, the restaurant was full of tourists and expensive for what it was. The one bright spot was the service was good.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Guy71
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by a local resident — for good reason. The food is inventive, fresh and well-prepared. And if you eat outside and find the sun in your eyes, your waiter will provide a hat!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed October 20, 2018

The owner of this restaurant personally takes care of his guests and makes everyone feel welcome. Like many establishments in Provence, the portions are huge. Our group of six had a variety items and each was thoroughly enjoyed. It's hard to make a bad choice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Jack O
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Stay away from the barkers outside of the nearby restaurants and head for this small place. The food is simply amazing. They offer alternatives to the same menu offered everywhere in Aix. The roasted aubergine starter is fantastic and enough for four people. Sea bream...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank richardkP8028FS
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

For the food lovers- this is a must! Absolutely fantastic! We had their duck dish and fish with bone marrow dish- FABULOUS! Their wine suggestion is also great! I had their own label and it was fabulous!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AlexandraTraveler
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to try some french food and we chose this little bistro in Place Cardeurs! We had no expectations at all but wow! It was really good! Everything was delicious, staff really friendly and the ambiance great! Really recommend it!

Date of visit: September 2018
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