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Chez Fonfon

140 rue du Vallon des Auffes | 140 Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 52 14 38
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“bouillabaisse” (160 reviews)
“soup” (34 reviews)
“bouillon” (6 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
140 rue du Vallon des Auffes | 140 Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After hours of searching the internet for just the right spot to try the bouillabaisse in Marseille, I selected Chez Fonfon and made sure to make a reservation. Knowing the location was in a little fishing port with ideal scenery to gaze upon while dining,...More

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Marseille you must try "chez Fonfon" as is it the place to enjoy an authentic "Bouillabaisse"...famous marseillaise fish soup...the location is incredible and you will get the view on a small fisher harbor. Definitely a place to go to discover the...More

Thank Pascal D
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Marseille is bouillabaisse and Chez Fonfon is its temple. The meal did not disappoint, though the portions were gargantuan and the service a little lackluster. But then it was the 1st of January.

Thank Mhalle
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I think first impressions can be deceiving. The usual Gallic charm and the nonchalant attitude of some of the staff must not be confused with the food, the reason why we were their. Wine list was great but beware there is no beer in the...More

Thank Burty2015
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I went to experience an 'authentic' bouillabaise, or at least one version of it - there seem to be a lot. Location The restaurant sits a lovely little harbour area which even looked good on the cold December night I visited. It must be even...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Such a pity, used to be so good, but bones in filleted fish in one of France's most recognised fish restaurants is really inexcusable. And as for serving overcooked fish...Such a pity as this restaurant, famous for having the best Bouillabaisse in Marseille, the home...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

As first time visitors in Marseille, trying bouillabaisse is mandatory. At Fonfon it is served with skill and passion, bringing the fruit of the sea to your table in a superb combination of broth and fresh fish.This is what I hoped it would be. Très...More

Thank Kristian K
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Fonfon was recommended by a gourmet friend from Paris so we went there on a sunny October Wednesday. I should have read earlier reviews, because they are indeed spoiled by not caring tourists. The table next to us left nearly all of their bouillabaisse untouched....More

Thank MarcellinusvanWolf
Reviewed 4 October 2017

place is past its' prime..... they seem totally bored with all the tourists who have come and gone based on their reputation.... i wouldn't bother

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Chez Fonfon after a nearly empty restaurant claimed to be booked up... Fonfon the man was welcoming and a lot of fun. The food was very good but we didn't have the bouillabaisse but the food we had was nummy. Out of...More

Thank Michael L
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19 June 2017|
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10 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 52 - USD 148
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 rue du Vallon des Auffes | 140 Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 52 14 38
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