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La Mere Germaine

7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 71 39
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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La Mere Germaine has an enviable position on the quay. A long-established family business, it is quite large by local standards. There are extra tables on the quay-edge. The interior is restful with a wooden, nautical feel. The standard is high. Fish that has been...More

Thank SM00001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the first time that I’m so wanna complaint a restaurant of all. They were nearly close and so as the restaurants nearby and I walked in to order a fish soup take away for my wife since she was too sick to hang...More

Thank Yao Fong W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner here on the evening France were in the World Cup semi final so it was reasonably quiet and many of the staff had one eye on the TV screens next door! The a la carte menu is extensive with a focus on...More

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In this lovely town, less touristy than most in this part of the world, you must include a meal here. After 80 years they know what they are doing. Traditional Mediterranean/ French with wonderful flavors and old world service. The owners are a delight as...More

Thank Renztem13
Reviewed 4 days ago

I made a mistake. It's my fault that I had an average meal at La Mere Germaine. We chose this restaurant as part of my wife's birthday (monthlong) celebration and its location a few feet from our hotel. I had shrimp and risotto (I'm certain...More

Thank Marc P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our farewell dinner, sitting outside, wonderful food delivered by waiters in white shirts and bow ties. Fireworks were spectacular. I enjoyed the tuna tartare and sole.

Thank charleston29464
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here our first night in Villefranche. Food and service were excellent. Many of us did the tasting menu which was a good value. Rock fish soup / Seabass / Apple tart. Everything was delicious. I never had rock fish soup and really...More

Thank sandy d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Table on the water's edge, picturesque views across the bay, attentive kind service and very fresh, succulent cuisine. From a foreigner residing on the Cote d'Azur for 30 years - not a dewy-eyed tourist :-)

Thank G J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to the beach this Sunday, we went in and, made a reserversion for lunch a couple hours later.. that was a good idea. - when we came back it was totally full, full of local people enjoying their Sunday Lunch. -We took...More

Thank henrik h
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had had a wonderful lunch of bouillabaisse here in 2006 with my aunt so on an all too brief visit to this village I decided to revisit it,It did not disappoint. The food and service is superb and the history of the place fascinating....More

Thank jsommer2316
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 01 71 39
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