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La Boite a Huitres

) #70 of 1,961 Restaurants in Bordeaux ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, Seafood
38 cours du Chapeau Rouge, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 81 64 97
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“huitres” (9 reviews)
“oysters” (65 reviews)
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French, Seafood
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38 cours du Chapeau Rouge, 33000, Bordeaux, France
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Reviews (263)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner wanted a fresh seafood for lunch. It's a small, family run restaurant with a 99% oyster menu. 24 fabulous oysters with an excellent bottle of local wine for an extremely reasonable price..... Next time we are in Bordeaux we will be back.

Thank Ed0765
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect spot if you fancy outstanding oysters in Bordeaux...but just be aware that oysters really are the only dish on the menu, and so if you or people you are with want some variety then be warned! Great location in central Bordeaux, we were...More

Thank PaulandJane10
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is all about oysters. If you love them you will love this restaurant. If you don't know if you like oysters, you will love them after trying them here. Gracious service, freshest oysters ever. We ordered a dozen of "the big ones" and...More

Thank tastywords
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We started off with a tasting plate of different oysters and then chose our favourites. We paired with a fine entre de mers. The staff were really lovely and the ambience was great. It's not the cheapest of places but if you're going to do...More

2  Thank Ldy370
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Place is medium size with oyster cleaning place out of the restaurant, service is very basic (could be better...) and the menu essential with a few choices but good quality and reasonable prices considering what they sell. Wine list as well is short and ok...More

Thank Diego S
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It was a slightly breezy evening but still warm enough so we sat outside under the trees, which was the best spot! The entire staff was most friendly, attentive and knowledgeable, and gave perfect wine recommendations to go with what turned out to be the...More

1  Thank Julianne C
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We were lucky enough to be able to sit outside for dinner, and this restaurant provides great food, wonderful atmosphere and surroundings with great service. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Thank Gill S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We enjoyed our oysters and sausage and the white wine. Sat at an outside table and watched the oyster shucking. Excellent lunch.

Thank ewlevin
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Right off the Main Square on a pedestrian area. You can identify it quickly as there is a barrel outside with oysters on the top. Eat out under the umbrellas. Order them with sausage. Don't ask, just do it. It will make sense when you...More

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We walked by this place around 2pm on a Saturday in late May. We weren't even hungry because we had had brunch a few hours ago, but when we saw the man shucking oysters outside the restaurant we couldn't resist sitting down and trying a...More

Thank pingaroo
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Beatriz D
can I made reservation by email?
12 October 2016|
Response from Julianne C | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid they only take reservation by phone according to their website (see the "Faire une réservation" page). But it shouldn't be hard to get a table if you walk-in before 7pm on a weekday. Hope this helps.
Est-ce qu'on doit faire une reservation ou peut on "walk-in"
21 April 2016|
Response from Julianne C | Reviewed this property |
Réservation n'est pas obligatoire. J'y suis allée comme walk-in, c'était jeudi soir vers 18h et il y avait beaucoup de places, même en terrasse.
Je voudrais faire une demande de réservation pour un groupe en avril 2017. Merci de me transmettre l'adresse E-mail de la Boîte à Huitres à Bdx.
11 September 2016|
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Response from Julianne C | Reviewed this property |
Ils n'acceptent que réservation par téléphone +33 5 56 81 64 97
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 cours du Chapeau Rouge, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 81 64 97
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