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“Hole in the Wall with GREAT Pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of La Fringale

La Fringale
Ranked #62 of 108 Restaurants in Cassis
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Hole in the Wall with GREAT Pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

Gotta love the huge photo of the owner from 30 years earlier that hangs proudly on the wall. The pizza oven is the centerpiece of this little hole in the wall that turn out phenomenal pizza. Have the fringale special.

Visited October 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best of 7 nights in Cassis”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

Genuine warmth and great pizza from a wood fired oven. Lots of local people came and picked up pizza to go while we ate and lots of locals came and sat and ate in the later evening. This is not a tourist trap.

We ate pizza and salad. Both were excellent. We ate out 22 nights on our trip and all 7 in Cassis. This will be one of our more memorable evenings. On a hot night, in the back streets, away from the wind. There is no doubt the restaurants off the dock side try harder.

Such good value, I felt like I was undercharged. Informal eatery. Real people and real food.

  • Visited June 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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“The best pizza I have ever had...ever.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2011

We recently visited this restaurant while we were in Cassis and were blown away. The restaurant is located on a corner, and has only outdoor seating in the pedestrian only streets. The inside is tiny and has a waiting area, wc, wood burning oven and counter space for the owner to work at. We got a 4 cheese pizza to take away and got to watch him make it, from start to finish. As we waited, we saw other dishes (huge salads and such) going to the diners outside and they looked fantastic. It seems that this is almost a one man operation, with the exception of one server and maybe a prep cook or someone in the back. While we were there, the outside tables were full and there were several other people waiting for food to take away. However, this certainly didn’t affect the speed of service, as we waited about 10 minutes between ordering and leaving with our pizza. The gentleman in charge has obviously been doing this awhile and has some older, black and white, pictures of himself on the walls inside, and watching him work and create was a treat. We took our pizza down to the beach and were both amazed at how good it tasted and how delicious the ingredients were, especially the sauce. My wife and I both quickly concluded that this was by far, the best pizza that we had ever eaten in our lives. The combination of cheeses, herbs and sauce were top notch. We would go back to Cassis again, just to get another one of these pizzas.

  • Visited August 2011
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