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La Fringale

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Rue Lamartine, Cassis, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for a quick bite and were definitely not expecting haute cuisine. But the food was barely edible. Even the pizza's were bad, part burnt part undercooked. Very friendly staff though.

Thank Zion J
Barrington, Rhode Island
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Wife and I love wood fired pizzas! Was excellent. Couple very friendly. location was down side street like a lot of the good restaurants in Cassis.

Thank James P
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Well, the owner/cook was very friendly and it was fun to hear about his stories. Seafood he used was excellent but pizza was not fully baked.

Thank schukill
Troon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Tiny restaurant in one of the attractive backstreets of Cassis. Found it by accident because it had a table available and we were weary. We enjoyed it so much we went back again. Good food at reasonable price, very cheap house wine and great informal but courteous service.

Thank MFWilson59
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We are out a umber of times in Cassis, including at higher-end places, but this was our favorite! Fabulous pizza and fresh (caught that day) fish roasted in the wood-fired oven that is open to the intimate dining room. This is a friendly and social place, with guests chatting with each other and the chef, people passing food down the... More 

Thank Steph M
Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Most restaurants late on this cool February Monday were ferme but we luckily stumbled upon Fringale. It has 8 tightly-squeezed tables for 2 and Marcel presides from his tiny counter in front of his fiery pizza oven. The other 4 diners were from Nice and knew Marcel but included us immediately in the spirited conversation, even allowing for our feeble... More 

Thank Tom F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Nice "feu de bois" but very bad pizzas. Soft and without any taste. Small stones in the salad because it wasn't washed proporly. And no payment with créditcard. Don't go there.

2 Thank Sspetersen
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

From the moment we entered the pizzeria Marcel (the chef) made us smile with his jokes. Other local guests and the waitress were also super nice. We had a feeling of being invited to Marcel's living room, with a large pizza oven on the back wall. And the pizzas - one word - amazing! Crusty base and lots of cheese.... More 

Thank Sarkkum
Truckee, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

You almost have to climb over the other guest to get to your table, but the owner is a character with a ridiculous, non-functional cash register and a 40-year-old(?) picture of himself on the wall. The wood-fire pizza and lasagna are delicious, and the large chunks of beef he roasts in the same oven look and smell outrageously good!

Thank F F
Lausanne, Switzerland
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Marcel ... oh Marcel ... so funny and friendly! Never had so much seafood in one pizza. Never had a homemade pizza so quickly in our plate. 12 EUR for a pizza in Cassis is totally a deal. Place is a bit small so you might want to book. Sophie&Andy

1 Thank sophltz

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
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  • Address: Rue Lamartine, Cassis, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cassis
  • Phone Number: 0442844990
This is a tiny Pizza place in Cassis that serves pizzas made in a wood burning oven. It appears, for the most part, to be a one man operation, as well as a server and a dishwasher. It is the best pizza I have ever had in my life. You won't find it on a website and it is down a pedestrian only street in Cassis (on the corner of Rue Lamartine and Rue Docteur Severn Icard).

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