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L'Esquinade

38 Place Thiars, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 33 28 82
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Overview
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible25%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
“tourist area” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
38 Place Thiars, 13001 Marseille, France
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passable meal, we had steak and grilled salmon steak. Tables are VERY close together and the waiter didn’t bring the nibbles whist we waited that were provided for all the French couples around us. He brought the bread we requested after we had finished eating!...More

Thank EMJ_DT
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My husband had the special 3 course, asked for the duck to be well done, came back rare, after a 40 minute wait . I had a fillet steak well done with peppercorn sauce, it was the worst steak and for the sauce, it was...More

Thank gerryswords
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We were hungry and we wanted to eat some fish, so walking by the city centre we stopped by this place which looks quite nice, almost fancy from outside, we saw the fresh raw fish displayed just at the entrance and we let it convince...More

Thank Airin L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant have a nice sight, we eat good and fresh fishes, the staff was exelent, the food arrive fast and exatly as we ordered

Thank Meyer S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Nice enough place with pleasant service but the food isn't great. My moules marinieres were horribly salty and the bouillabaisse wasn't very nice.

Thank Nonloso
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ate at L'esquinade 2 nights out of 5 and wished we'd discovered this place sooner. Tried L'Esquinade on our penultimate night in Marseille and were so impressed booked it for our final night too! Both nights we chose the Plat du Jour menu which had...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 27 June 2017

First of all, I think that the subject of bouillabaisse should join the likes of religion and politics as a subject to be avoided at table. My own view for what it is worth ( rien ) is that the sea dogs of old used...More

Thank carbill2015
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The restaurant actually presents the dish in the traditional Marseille fashion with the broth served first as a starter, followed by another serve of the broth with the fish and crustaceans cooked separately and added to the broth. We found that the broth lacked flavour...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

On our second evening, we were looking for a restaurant for a light dinner, and we discovered that there were many restaurants offering set menus of 16 EUR or 17 EUR in the streets between Cours H. d'Estienne d'Orves and the Vieux Port. Most restaurants...More

1  Thank Gemini6_tadvisor
Reviewed 20 May 2017 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
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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
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