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Le Cayenne

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19 rue des Martyrs, 17320, Marennes, France
+33 5 46 85 01 06
09:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 21:30
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

the food is faboulous,if you like oyster you have a big choice of types,raw or cooked; the staff is nice and efficient, the place is nice and cozy, really good atmosphere; price is reasonable considering the food you'll get.

Thank stefano c
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We recently visited La Cayenne as we had friends staying who love oysters. We drove for over an hour to get here but it was well worth the journey. We had't booked and when we arrived the restaurant was very busy but thankfully they found us a table. We had the set menu which was absolutely wonderful and very good... More 

Thank AJTJ76
Touverac, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Fresh oysters, moules in local style, non hurried laid back lunch - mainly ignored by tourists but well supported by local French - which to my husband and I who enjoy eating local produce means we will continue to support this small restaurant when we can - all our visitors have demanded a return each year!

Thank Pollard16
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were taken to La Cayenne by friends who have lived in France for 22 years and rate this restaurant as one of the best they have found in that time. The location is well known particulallry for oysters which are caught locally and all other seafoods.,. The menu is just sea food of the highest quality, and of the... More 

Thank RichardG12
Buffalo, NY
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

So disappointed by the poor quality food from the main menu, which was not fresh but frozen, reheated and tasteless. The kids menu of fish and chips included a piece of frozen reconstituted fish mush - unbelievable when the restaurant is a few hundred metres from the sea! A couple near us ordered the fruit de mers, which looked very... More 

Thank KH77NY
Dothan, Alabama
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270 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Very fish food and good recommendations on what is fresh, local, and good. We enjoyed our visit, were treated well and helped along with our questions. Lots to chose from on the menu. Desserts were especially hearty. All at a reasonable price.

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
Brantome, France
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

In an amazingly natural setting, authentic restaurant right in the fishing port. Shared long chunky tables, slices of trunk polished. A friendly atmosphere. Food just amazing and fresh. An experience not to miss .

Thank Carol R
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Lots and lots of seafood, plus other choices too. Huge portions, especially their special profiterole!

Thank Suze_Cassis
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

We first visited this little gem around 8 years ago. We were on holiday in the area and tried to find it again. Hooray! Glad we did. It was a Wednesday in the middle of October and the restaurant was full, on the terrace and inside. Same friendly atmosphere as last time. The food when it arrived was perfect. I... More 

Thank AmandaJ86
Elsloo, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Seafood, especially huitres for a very good price and very fresh ingredients. Open every day of the year.

Thank mpeppelenbosch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 69
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 rue des Martyrs, 17320, Marennes, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Charente-Maritime  >  Marennes
  • Phone Number: +33 5 46 85 01 06

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?