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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 good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“bouillabaisse” (174 reviews)
“soup” (38 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 25 October 2018 via mobile

Reservations made and confirmed for 1900H dinner but front of the house was not present to receive guests until 1920H. Was told the best bouillabaisse in the city but am afraid won’t get any repeat biz or recommendation to throw 53 eur for this dish.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank xinchao2u
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is not a place to snack. It's a special night out kind of a place. Be prepared to enjoy, and to pay.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank EAMouse
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We booked a table for 7pm, when the restaurant opens. This is earlier than the locals eat, but it meant we had a window table view of the very picturesque little harbor. It also meant we had our food on the table before things got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank global1080
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Location is great, meal presentation is good, service is normal, food is not cheap and not outstanding. I won’t recommend to a friend and cannot believe it is one of the best bouillabaisse of Marseille.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FredRando
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We went by the restaurant during the day and made a reservation. The person taking our reservation was clearly irritated by our lack for french. However the restaurant had come highly recommended to us so we were hopeful. That evening the same person was one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I came with a Marseille-born and raised friend who told me its the best bouillabaisse in Marseille (and a genuine one, not a canned one, since you have to book 48 hours in advance). I loved the food and the view in precious little Vallon...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FleurNastia
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Fisherman’s Rockfish Soup is worth traveling as long as needed to get to Fonfon to enjoy. Freshest amazing oysters and fresh delicious filets of beautiful fish make this a must!!!! Wonderful staff and beautiful setting as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 894bretth
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I was disappointed - this place came with very high recommendations from friends in the travel business. First, it's difficult to find if walking on the main street - it's down 100 steps (approx). Great view of the harbor tho once you get there. Known...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CharlieVPa
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had really looked forward to dinner at this restaurant but it turned out to be a disappointment. First, we were not seated in the cheerful vibrant restaurant on the entrance floor but were ushered to the soulless upstairs where initially we were the only...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank suzwar
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

One of our best meals in Marseilles. Fantastic food, service & view! We were very lucky to get a reservation at the last moment. Definitely go!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kitty2222
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 52 - US$ 148
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
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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