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La Trinquette

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Port de la Darse, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 16 92 48
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Thu - Tue 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere and delicious food. Place was near by the sea and road goes throught the nice village.

Thank Kimmohy
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This simple restaurant serves good food - at decent prices and away from the hussle&bussle of the town of Saint-Jean. At the Port de la Darse, it is easy to reach and parking is closeby. The food was of good quality and served by friendly serveuse.

Thank Marcinbrussels
United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable live music most every Friday and Saturday featuring some very well known local artists. Super atmosphere and very friendly and attentive service. Nice location with view of the harbor. Good bistro menu.

Thank Vsm09
New Zealand
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Arrived late in Villefranche and this place was right next to our hotel, so in we went! Friendly, helpful service and delicious food. I had a seafood salad, which was really delicious after a week or two of very rich french food. He had mussels - which he was very happy with. A tiny little balcony for outside seating, but... More 

Thank CactusRose
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Lovely and informal place. Staff, one friendly guy, absolutely kind and well prepared. Easy and tasty dinner. Octopus salad good, lup de mer supet tasty and excellent cooked. Dessert: nice and great idea to introduce an espresso. Absolutely nice evening there.

Thank Fabio T
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Allow Jean Charles to treat you with local and fresh produce in a nice place surrounded with local people and tourist.

Thank Chbride
Indre, France
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We chose here based on it's good ratings on Tripadvisor, and were very disappointed. Starter was "salade de pulpe" (octopus salade). More potatoes than octopus, and the octopus was tough & poorly prepared. A major disappointment after having eaten it just over the border in Italy, where it was magnificent. Followed by steamed mussels, which was fine, but can't be... More 

Thank LarieM
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Casual and yummy! I had lunch and dinner there several times and was always pleased. The owner and Justin both served me, both we're helpful and gracious. I had the dinner of whole sea bass, rice and veggies and it was perfectly cooked and presented in there lovely dinner room! Other times I had moules & frits, and also fish... More 

Thank Chris W
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

This is one of a number of restaurants on the quay in Villefranche all of which are overpriced and none of which are particularly special excepting of course that they all have a view. We felt that the service was hit and miss, the foods on the plat du jour was probably good value at three courses but the al... More 

1 Thank Arnold L
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I dropped in here for lunch since I was staying at the hotel next door. The moules marinières were very solid, and they serve 250ml pitchers of a good local wine for only 4 euros. I will definitely come back here if I'm in the area!

1 Thank jessewg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $51
French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Healthy
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port de la Darse, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 16 92 48

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?