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Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
04 91 52 17 82
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Like a lot of Brits, we had heard of this restaurant from the Rick Stein TV series where he travelled from Bordeaux to Marseille on a canal boat. On a previous visit to Marseille we hadn't been to this side of the city, so this time we made a special effort. The restaurant bears no resemblance to how it used... More 

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Epernay, France
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189 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Bouillabaisse, an incredible broth and an excellent array of fish after an elegant ravioli dish. The classic Bouillabaisse was quiet large and satisfying. The dessert was very nice. Service was impeccable; the Sommelier's wine recommendation was very good. Great view. Not to be missed

Thank Lem0ine
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the positive side, this restaurant has a beautiful view of the ocean and the food ranges from good to very good. On the negative side, they seated us at the worst table in the restaurant despite better tables being open, then proceeded to completely ignore us (no menus, no drink orders, no water even) for approximately 20 minutes. Once... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For a party of 8 ordering the boulabaisse we were certainly not dissapointed. An incredible broth and impeccable fish after a elegant ravioli dish. A slight twist on the classic boulabaisse but well recieved. The dessert was also small like the ravioli but after the boulabaisse you dont want anything big. The petit fours with coffee was just the icing... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Arrived just before sunset, walked around the little fishing village past Fon Fon and the others, and into this oasis of calm and elegance. Everything is beautifully designed and executed. Service superb. We both had the bouillabaise and it was superb. After we had the soupe de poission, they offered us some more and we accepted, so they brought an... More 

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Winchester, UK
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We’d come across this restaurant in an article from an English travel writer and booked. The following Saturday we arrived for lunch at the small port of Vallon des Auffes having walked from our accommodation in the district of Endoume. From the outside the restaurant looked nothing special but it’s position was enviable. We were warmly welcomed at the entrance... More 

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Brussels, Région De Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

We went there for Easter lunch. The menu was set beforehand and we loved it. The food was fish-based as you would expect from a seafront restaurant on the French riviera and was excellent. It is quite difficult to get there and parking is quite a feat!

Thank Godfrey G
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Having visited Marseille in February we weren't putting too much focus on the locale or settings for dinners out, thinking it would have no real impact on our dining experiences at this time of year. Not so the case at L'Epuisette, we had a wonderful meal here made all the more enjoyable by the water side setting and fascinating glass... More 

Thank London20142014
Miami Beach, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

It seems that three factors strive for the prize of excellence here - service, ambiance/view and cuisine. And they all come together harmoniously and sans effort in one of the most fantastic restaurants nestled into a sort of cove in Marseille, reminiscent of Edmond Dantes and the Abbe Faria. The literary diner will think Count of Monte Cristo as he... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We waited 35mins to be given a menu and in the end had to ask for it, also had to ask for a wine list, twice, were not given greeting drinks unlike all of the surrounding tables. The service was generally disorganised, half hearted and slow, certainly nowhere near the standard you'd expect for an expensive restaurant with a Michelin... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: 04 91 52 17 82

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