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La Samaritaine

#1,759 of 2,002 Restaurants in Marseille
$$ - $$$French, , Cafe
2 quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 31 41
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible36%
Feb 12, 2018
“OK for a drink and people watching.”
Nov 26, 2017
“Bustling bar in great location”
Open Now
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2 quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

The view is not spectacular. The drinks are less than mediocre. The service--horrendous--as Americans we saw several people who arrived after us--ordered and served their food/drinks before we ordered. There are lots of choices on the waterfront. Don't make this place one of them.

1  Thank margaritasat5
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

We can tolerate slow service, we've come to expect it in France. But watching people who came later get served first is annoying. Oh, food was average at best.

Thank Jewdomaster
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

This is a Marseille institution with a long history and a perfect location. It is a good place for a coffee, beer or pastis before dinner. Service was by experienced waiters who were friendly. We ordered a salade niçoise which was terrible. Everything out of...More

Thank Citizenandrew
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Maybe if you speak perfeclty french this can be a good place to go, otherwise just go somewhere else! The staff was really rude after they found out our french was not perfect. They were willing to put more effort in clients who did speak...More

Thank PascaleWB7
Reviewed July 1, 2017

The waiter twice, did not bring my wife's order, I arrived later, with my son, we got served within a reasonable time. The real problem....we know French coffee portions are an insult at best, but the hot chocolate with cream on top (Vienna chocolate) served...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Staff here look surly but are anything but. They all have the greatest sense of humour and all you need to do is talk to them. Because of this we went there every day. They were happy to engage with us and ensured that the...More

Thank David A
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Service is rude and bad for Russians also. Not just for British and Germán as I read in previous reviews:) But nobody cares, cause tomorrow new tourists will visit it without checking TripAdvisor - just because of location.

Thank Azamat K
Reviewed June 1, 2017

This cafe has existed since 1910 Its design style is the design style of the 1930s. A good breakfast (also an English breakfast), and sweet dishes (such as crepes and ice cream) decorated place near the harbor with a fine view of the harbor and...More

Thank Ram.dr. D
Reviewed May 28, 2017

This certainly lived up to previous poor Tripadvisor reviews. The location is great. The food and service are terrible. No omelettes avaianle - they had run out of eggs. Salads were disgusting. Quiche was poor. Won't be back

Thank Russreviews101
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to Marseille and we fancied a coffee on arrival La Samaritaine is situated in a great location and looked lovely We went in and found a seat After 10/15 minutes we ( and others) had been overlooked several times by the waiter...More

Thank JeffTheChairman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille>  > Hôtel de Ville
  • Neighborhood: Hôtel de Ville
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 90 31 41
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