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L'Esquinade

38 Place Thiars, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 33 28 82
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Overview
  • Excellent9%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“sea snails” (2 reviews)
“main course” (4 reviews)
“tourist area” (2 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
French, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
38 Place Thiars, 13001 Marseille, France
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Long story short: if the soup I ate was a real bouillabaisse as offered in the menu, I'll be the next president of France. The recipe is not high-level: we are talking about grilled fish served into a fish and vegetable broth. The fish was...More

Thank Alessandro M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was disappointing. The stuff without patience and rushing was even more.... you can really spare it yourself!

Thank Mbier
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Worst food ever, of you have a decent taste stay away from this tourist place!! I honestly have never had a worst meal in my life. We could imagine it was not the best as very cheap and touristic, but we could't imagine it was...More

Thank Sara O
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Good food, freindly waiter, decent pricing and the restaurant is open for evening meals! All in all, a nice experience!

Thank Mops51
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Waitress was really helpful food was fair , St jaques scallops was good ad the oysters were really excellent , fair prices also , touristic but good

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Ventured here on a Wednesday evening and walked through "restaurant alley" where each restaurant has much the same dishes, prices and tries to hook you in. We chose L'Esquinade because the decor is nicer, better set out and looked brighter. The first female waitress who...More

Thank 505John
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We found a bug in our food, service is borderline rude and extremely slow. Do not go there, there's plenty more restaurants in the area. During the order we asked questions about the oyster mussel and bulots appetizer and were told by our waitress that...More

Thank SherriBMtl
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We went here as a family with a child. We had a set meal @ €17 per person. The food was excellent and the service we had from our waiter couldn't be faulted. he was friendly, helpful and enjoyed a laugh. This restaurant was the...More

Thank Curlyw2001
Reviewed 31 July 2016

In the Old Port area of Marseille, you will find L'Esquinade. Keep walking. The service is terrible and servers are more likely to sneer at you than welcome you. Apathetic and lazy, this is not a good place to stop. The food matches the service...created...More

Thank travelandtrain
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and the service was perfect. We had Boullabaisse and veal with mushroom sauce and both the food and the wine was excellent. The staff was very attentive which we have not been spoiled with during our stay in Marseille.

Thank EvaB59
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romanodurant
Penses tu réellement ce que tu dis ou c'est juste le patron lui même qui donne son avis ?
19 May 2016|
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Response from Francois V | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour, Mon avis est effectivement diamétralement opposé à l'avis qui a suivi le mien! Je pense vraiment ce que j'ai écrit. Nous avions été refusés du restaurant "le schilling" malgré une réservation (mal comprise par le... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Place Thiars, 13001 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 33 28 82
  • E-mail