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La Maison de l'Ocean

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Quai de la douane, 29200, Brest, France
+33 2 98 80 44 84
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 19:00 - 22:00
Sun - Sat 00:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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97 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great seafood platter followed by a "Choucroute de la mer", freshness, quality and excellent preparation, the top!

Thank Patrickamonaco
Bordeaux, France
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100 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

If you stay in Brest for one or two days ( or even longer) have a meal at LA Maison de l'océan. The sea food is really excellent and extremely fresh. The service is very customer oriented. They want you to be satisfied and happy. If you are not ( this is not our case) they also want to know... More 

Thank Eric P
Argostolion, Greece
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were 20 persons and OK finally we did it.When you are in a restaurant in france they bring you water bread and the menu.After long long time they gave us the menu list not water no bread .We order very quickly 3 bottles of wine until we decide what to eat. The waiter came to take the order but... More 

Thank kikibrl
Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wonderful seafood restaurant with an excellent atmosphere. Never had such a large Assiette de fruit de met ! Staff very attentive and we enjoyed a good night out.

Thank Michael J
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

When in Brest, do not pass up the oppotunity for seafood at La Maison de l'Ocean! The quality and eshness of the offerings cannot be surpassed, and the service is both attentive and subtle. Prices are a fIr value considering the quality. This is old fashoined seafood preparation at its best. The grilled sele tion of fish will delight you.... More 

Thank Wayne D
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The best seafood we had during our vacation, especially the shelfish - Recommends the Royal Ocean platter; crab and langoustines were excellent. Professional service

Santa Barbara, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Sunday evening to eat fish/seafood. We really did not want to fit into a specific "menu", rather we wanted to pick and choose. Every dish was delicious, including the skate wing (aileron de raie) that was done perfectly, tender and glistening, juicy and with a wonderful brown butter and caper sauce. The cod was done... More 

Thank Chlinimuuseli
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Every each yer Brittany is our beloved destination for a couple of weeks. Of course seafood is our preferred dish, since here you can find the best quality of oysters and other coquillage. This restaurant offers an incredible freshness and quality for seafood lovers at affordable prices. Also the wine bottles, very dear if compared with italian prices, here are... More 

Thank Claudio M
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Business dinner for 2 persons and all, ambience, wine, oysters, fish and dessert (strawberry) was simply delicious Price for a 2 complete menu + 1 bottle of wine was incredibly cheap (90 euro) I will surely pay another visit once back to Brest

Thank Halaphas
ann arbor, MI
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312 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

My wife and I were directed here for lunch by our hotel staff as our room was not yet ready. It is located in the commercial port area, so it has a different atmosphere than if it were situated in a simple fishing village or a Port de Plaisance. Still, the community seems to have designated this as the restaurant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 47
French, Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quai de la douane, 29200, Brest, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Finistere  >  Brest
  • Phone Number: +33 2 98 80 44 84
Located in the commercial port of Brest, next to the marina castle, the restaurant "La Maison de L'Ocean" welcomes you all year for lunch and dinner, 7/7 in a marine atmosphere. Restaurant de fruits de mer au port de commerce de Brest Enjoy our specialties of fishes and seafoods. To note our grilled fishes, les incontournables de la Maison de l'Ocean.... and also our seafood platters. Also enjoy our seafood platters to take away

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?