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La Barcarolle

2 rue de la Marine, 20200 Bastia, Corsica, France
+33 4 95 31 42 45
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible24%
13 Aug 2016
“Tourist trap”
8 Jun 2016
“Better than expected”
Restaurant Hours
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
2 rue de la Marine, 20200 Bastia, Corsica, France
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

unpleasant experience: horrible service, average food, a number of items advertised on the sidewalk are not available inside, avoid this restaurant la barcarolle in bastia.

Thank GloballySwiss
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by our hotel (Les Voyageurs) as their original choice, L' Agua, was closed. Having checked Tripadvisor I almost cancelled, but in fact we had a nice meal with excellent, friendly service. The fish was fresh and well cooked and the desserts were...More

Thank RobinS57
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We were on the point of walking out of this restaurant having been seated by a very miserable maitre'd at a dirty table and subsequently ignored by all the waiting staff for a good 10 mins or so. Having finally attracted a waiter's attention we...More

Thank jayjaytee50
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My husband had fish and I had entrecôte steak. My husbands fish was ok but they need to learn how to fillet the fish at the table. While I know entrecôte steak is not the best steak in the world I did expect to eat...More

1  Thank Trish W
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We went there as many others did, because the freshly caught fish on display seemed appealing. The place is well located on Bastias old harbor main quay and seemed to offer several nice menus at affordable prices. Once the sun set and us seated, we...More

Thank Joel R
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We ate there on a Monday lunchtime. It was about half-full and the service was quick and competent. The ambiance is pleasant and it has a great location overlooking the old port - try to choose a table where both diners can see the view....More

Thank Ladygeeke
Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Unfortunately it was a sunday and many restaurants we closed so we opted for the barcarole. The table we were interested in was reserved we have been told but it stayed empty as most of the others did ! The plat de jour was not...More

1  Thank Sven W
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We were unable to get into our first choices, but we should have looked out for the bad reviews on this site along with the good ones! It's heart-breaking enough to waste a precious vacation dinner on a bad restaurant when out with the family--my...More

2  Thank MadameCoco
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Ten of us sat down to dinner; nine of us were served our first course just over an hour later and the other had to wait even longer! My seafood dish included two king prawn shells of which one was empty. Good food let down...More

Thank NigelM66
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We thought it would be fresh fish but everything wasmade with no care at all. The food was poor , service was acceptable but in and out in an hour with no idea we had eaten at all, Go to the scaletta instead of. This...More

Thank Albert t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue de la Marine, 20200 Bastia, Corsica, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Corsica  >  Haute-Corse  >  Bastia
  • Phone Number: +33 4 95 31 42 45
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