We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


4 Place Victor Hugo, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
+33 4 94 49 35 35
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
“salads” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
4 Place Victor Hugo, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (375)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Walking along the coast we discovered this restaurant and chosen among other similar ones nearby, As a starter we chosen Parma ham with melon for 12€. I ordered a meal of the day with some tuna 🐟steak, rice and a salad 🥗 plus dessert 🍨...More

Thank Olesya M
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch with my mother on our way to St Tropez. We had, six oysters No3, three fish and chips, one fromage blanc, one tiramitsu, one profiterolles, all serving were quite large and tasty, attentive service too. Busy place at lunch.

Thank world1951
Reviewed 9 January 2017

As the title says "Excellent". The location, the service, the cleanliness. It all added up to a great experience on the coast. We called in for an evening meal and i'm glad we did. We got seated straight away. The chairs were comfy and well...More

Thank CharlesRobertson
Reviewed 6 December 2016

To be honest it's my sister in law that researched this restaurant and it certainly lived up to our expectations. It has a pleasant location by the port and that would normally make one, well me anyway, that this was a tourist trap. But not...More

Thank peterwest1234
Reviewed 9 October 2016

One thing I was very unaware of is that Sainte-Maxime is very strict with their meal times. Many other cities on the cote d'azur have many restaurants that only serve food at certain times, but here it seems like you can only get lunch if...More

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Bad service, bad cocktails, bad food. Wordt place i've been in years. Don't ever come here! So many other nice places in St Maxime!

Thank Kenneth d
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We chose l'Escapade instead of the larger and seemingly more popular restaurant next door, because it was fully shaded and it was a hot day. The location assures that it will always have customers. The staff and food are OK - no more, no less....More

Thank plexx09
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Basically, another seaside café-bistro with terrace and great people watching position. It is a slightly less expensive, and less good version of it's immediate neighbour, the Café de France. With a little more effort in the kitchen it could be very good, but it only...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We visited this restaurant on the main road facing the harbor every morning to have a breakfast of good quality and a very reasonable price. We also had dinner there two evenings. Besides the nice location and friendly staff they serve a good dinner for...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We don't normally go to the cafes on the front but this one is a little gem. Affordable breakfast and fantastic view across the harbour. Eggs with the French breakfast and a strong coffee on the set menu is a must!!!!

Thank MuckyFingers
Nearby Restaurants
La Crevette
233 reviews
.04 km away
Le Comptoir Beldi
414 reviews
.05 km away
Le Cafe de France
528 reviews
.01 km away
Le Porche
100 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Port de Sainte-Maxime
185 reviews
.18 km away
Office de Tourisme de Sainte-Maxime
88 reviews
.17 km away
Casino Barriere
66 reviews
.31 km away
Promenade Aymeric Simon Loriere
27 reviews
.23 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from L'Escapade staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Victor Hugo, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Sainte-Maxime
  • Phone Number: +33 4 94 49 35 35
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing