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La Samaritaine

#1,695 of 1,989 Restaurants in Marseille
$$ - $$$French, , Cafe
2 quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 90 31 41
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible37%
26 Nov 2017
“Bustling bar in great location”
17 Sep 2017
“Slow, cliche, racist service ”
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6:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
French, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
2 quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

A great spot to sit, relax, enjoy a drink and people watch. We just had a drink here but they do serve food as well although it only looked average.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The food was mediocre at most, but we were charged premium. A dish called “cheese selection” costed almost 10€ and consisted of two small pieces of Camembert and a little salad with store bought dressing. The service was terrible, not interested in asking for what...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Having walked up to Notre Dame then across to the cathedral we were glad to sit down on the terrace in the October sunshine. Friendly and not too fast / not too slow service. We only had ice creams but they were really good. Will...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

La Samaritaine is the typical old style French cafe. Service is slow. But it’s always crazy busy. Don’t be afraid to hail the waiter for a drink or remind him you need sugar for your coffee. Love the location and good for people watching. Sorry...More

Thank travelcato
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We'd just arrived in Marseille. I looked out our hotel window and saw La Samaitaine just across the street and decided for location, view and convenience we couldn't do better. Typical bistro menu, nicely served and enjoyed being in the Old Port. Recommended.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The view is not spectacular. The drinks are less than mediocre. The service--horrendous--as Americans we saw several people who arrived after us--ordered and served their food/drinks before we ordered. There are lots of choices on the waterfront. Don't make this place one of them.

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We can tolerate slow service, we've come to expect it in France. But watching people who came later get served first is annoying. Oh, food was average at best.

Thank Jewdomaster
Reviewed 17 August 2017

we stayed one night for drinking a mojito, above at restaurant . practically devoid of rum. Lime? He did not feel the taste!! filled with only ice!! a guy at register not only arrogant..rude, when we asked, how much he had to he screamed like...More

Thank her0nblue
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a Marseille institution with a long history and a perfect location. It is a good place for a coffee, beer or pastis before dinner. Service was by experienced waiters who were friendly. We ordered a salade niçoise which was terrible. Everything out of...More

Thank Citizenandrew
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Maybe if you speak perfeclty french this can be a good place to go, otherwise just go somewhere else! The staff was really rude after they found out our french was not perfect. They were willing to put more effort in clients who did speak...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 quai du Port, 13002 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille>  > Hôtel de Ville
  • Neighbourhood: Hôtel de Ville
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 90 31 41
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