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Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 52 17 82
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant in a wonderful location on the sea front next to a delightful rocky bay. I would guess it an old boat shed. We came here about 8 years ago on recommendation from the maitre d' of the 3* Petit Nice. It was good then but now much better. If you have to have it, the only place in... More 

1 Thank chiefchicken
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Was looking forward to this meal and it didn't disappoint. The service was top notch, the food was spectacular and the sommelier recommended a very nice local wine to accompany my lunch with. I traveled all the way from NYC to eat in this restaurant, and would do so again. When the Chef heard this he made a point to... More 

Thank Maritza L
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299 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wow. L'Epuisette is a great restaurant with a setting beside a tiny, secluded fishing quay hidden under an arched bridge. The Menu Fanny is a seven course treat, including white beer ice cream and an artichoke cappucinno. The meal was innovative, very tasty and served in sublime surroundings. The jellyfish paper light shades are very clever, the staff were warm... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This really is a special restaurant and is down below the road level about 10 mins in a taxi from the Old Port, with all round views of the sea. It's amazing seafood, and the service is exceptional. Lots of tasters and amuse bouche. As you would expect it is expensive and they will take a €50 deposit per person... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very nice place (vallon des Auffes) with sea view, food and service are excellent. I recommend ten "Marseille" menu with the "bouillabaisse". The best I have ever eaten. A little bit expensive but still very good value for money.

Thank cjestin
Chateauneuf-le-Rouge, France
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Wonderful place, just at the sea. We chose for the Caesar Menu; one of my best food experience, lot of research on a taste point of view and presentation. Service friendly but they don't follow exactly the "rules" of serving in a one star Michelin. Two points to be taken in consideration; access by car and parking difficult and wines... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Like a lot of Brits, we had heard of this restaurant from the Rick Stein TV series where he travelled from Bordeaux to Marseille on a canal boat. On a previous visit to Marseille we hadn't been to this side of the city, so this time we made a special effort. The restaurant bears no resemblance to how it used... More 

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Epernay, France
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160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great Bouillabaisse, an incredible broth and an excellent array of fish after an elegant ravioli dish. The classic Bouillabaisse was quiet large and satisfying. The dessert was very nice. Service was impeccable; the Sommelier's wine recommendation was very good. Great view. Not to be missed

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New York City, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

On the positive side, this restaurant has a beautiful view of the ocean and the food ranges from good to very good. On the negative side, they seated us at the worst table in the restaurant despite better tables being open, then proceeded to completely ignore us (no menus, no drink orders, no water even) for approximately 20 minutes. Once... More 

1 Thank BPC_AB
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

For a party of 8 ordering the boulabaisse we were certainly not dissapointed. An incredible broth and impeccable fish after a elegant ravioli dish. A slight twist on the classic boulabaisse but well recieved. The dessert was also small like the ravioli but after the boulabaisse you dont want anything big. The petit fours with coffee was just the icing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 52 17 82

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?