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Les Arcenaulx

Cours Honore d'Estienne d'Orves, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 59 80 30
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“bouillabaisse” (28 reviews)
“apple pie” (2 reviews)
“fish soup” (6 reviews)
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Cours Honore d'Estienne d'Orves, 13001 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a restaurant that seems to be on all th elocal hosts list because the library area is pretty and the building historic. From this perspective, you cannot go wrong. The service was fine and the food good, but not great. I had the...More

Thank aagourmet
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Coming annually for 20+ years we have always tried to lunch once or dine here on each visit Despite a lean spell a few years back restaurant well on form this August night. Enjoyed my stuffed veg and then the beef tartare. Friendly service. Good...More

Thank alanreynolds
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Visited with a friend, I had a fish soup, beef tartare and a cheese platter at the end. The food was lovely and the ambience is nice and original (you can grab an old book off the shelf and have a read while eating); location...More

Thank Dominika R
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We were only one day in Marseille and had time for 1 lunch. Walking around in the busy part of the city (The Old Port area) we were looking for a relaxed ambience. Les Arcenaulx has that. A living-room kind of dining room, with a...More

Thank Hans P
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Great location and ambience. Good place to go if you are looking for something different than the average French bistro. The food was ok. Very tasty starters but the bouillabaisse was average and required more attention to detail in taste and presentation to suit the...More

Thank Sorina S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a night in Marseille and we were recommended Les Arcenaulx for a birthday dinner. The food was delicious, very elegant, from the south of france. The entire team was super friendly and very accommodating. The menu decouverte is an excellent value. The ambiance...More

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Pleasant and busy restaurant serving uncomplicated dishes. We both had steaks. The sirloin was just fine, and my wife devoured her Fillet Rossini. The wine list was extensive and we able to get a half bottle of Cote-Rotie. A very enjoyable experience in a library...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We had high hopes for this beautiful looking restaurant festooned with bookshelves and promising poise and character, however the Bouillabaise was not very good ( my partner being French was very scathing). Too much potato, no cheese and no garlic or onion and just 2...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a lovely restaurant. A little more expensive but not silly prices and well worth it.A Dance class in the square was entertaining

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 9 July 2017

One thing that my wife said was a MUST this time in the Rhône, was a trip to Marseilles for bouillabasse. We had watched a travelogue and they featured that dish in a segment on Marseilles. So, I went on line and looked for the...More

Thank Dr_Tom82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 32 - USD 79
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cours Honore d'Estienne d'Orves, 13001 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille>  > Opéra
  • Neighbourhood: Opéra
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 59 80 30
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