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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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“fish soup” (23 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Take a hike over Mt Boron. It'll take you all morning. Then, have lunch here at a table on the edge of the waterfront. The food is exquisite. Nothing very fancy. Just fresh seafood, lovingly prepared and professionally presented. Have a local white wine. Sit...More

Thank ukysses
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Like many other cafes and restaurants in Villefranche, La Mere Germaine has a row of tables by the water's edge and the rest on the other side of the road. What makes it stand out is not the food, although this is good, but the...More

Thank Nicholas W
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for more than 8 years because it was the best seafood restaurant around. But after the summer, we came back here expecting our typical meticulously prepared meals with freshly caught seafood & fresh produce as we had always...More

3  Thank Love2Travel_France
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Have been going for years and, as always. excellent. Lovely food and excellent service at this institution on the Harbour. Another lovely evening !

Thank pmurphy2016
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Delicious food, and took the waiter's recommendation on the bouillabaisse and didnt go wrong. Very friendly, nice table on the water front! 1st choice when I'm back there next!

2  Thank NicholasFFisher
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is the best spot for lunch. the port is crowded when a cruise ship is in but other than that we liked it very much.

2  Thank Doug K
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very good and excellent service as you would expect. I would broaden the starter selection. Toilet Report: Fine Pricing: top end per location Comments to Owner: none. Comments to Chef: Smoked salmon starter is too thick and bulky. Maybe go for slivers. One or two...More

2  Thank ProximoMaximus
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Ok, this is not a cheap eat....but if you want an entertaining, delightful evening " au bord de la mer", book a table here, on the quayside. Although the a la carte menu is pretty expensive, the " 3 course" menu at 48 euros was...More

3  Thank sessiagh
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We have came here as a family of 5, expecting a fine dinner, given all the reviews. While we were waiting for our dinner, we see that a bug was in our bottle. It wasn't covered with a towel or cork by the waiter. We...More

1  Thank youthtravel
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We were dissapoined. I love tartar. I ordered tuna and veal tartar. First time in my life raw meat was served cut in big chunks like this. Texture of raw meat should be very thin. I had to force myself to eat that. In octopus...More

2  Thank Anna W
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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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Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
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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