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Le cafe des epices

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4 rue du Lacydon, 13002 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 91 22 69
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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6 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely priviliged location bordering a tastefully renovated public place somewhat behind the townhall with a nice view on the old harbour. Mediocre, crude cuisine using decent products without any hint of creativity or even a personal note. Previous excited comments did not match with any of the meals we ordered. Regarding the available amazing quality of either simple cooking at... More 

Thank Hannes H
Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Received a tip from someone who said she had a crush on the chef and that the food actually made her cry. Well, I will say the food was impressive, among the best on our trip. We literally tried everything on the menu, including the dessert, all of which was beautifully presented with flavor to match. Attentive service from the... More 

Thank wapahapa
Madrid, Spain
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stopped by for dinner. There several set menu options. The food was good, tasty but the portions were meager, especially for the hefty price. The place also has a cockroach problem as I saw a couple roaming around.

Thank Nadia R
Newcastle upon Tyne
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205 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I had been here before with friends, and we had sat outside under the olive trees on the terrace. This time the rain clouds were gathering, and so we chose to sit inside. There was a set lunch for 30 euros, with three choices for each course. We both chose chicken livers on a grilled slice of bread covered with... More 

Thank Margaret20
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The food was delicious! The service was great and personal. The atmosphere was charming. The Chef was gracious! The pricing was just right. Loved it and would highly recommend it.

Thank Rene A
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I cannot comment on the food; however, I booked a table for two for 9 pm, and when I arrived at the appointed hour the chef/owner insisted I had booked it for 8 and got pretty angry with me when I mildly told him I was quite sure I had booked for 9 pm. The kitchen closes at 10 pm.... More 

Thank Marwan001
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Having traveled throughout Provence for the last 4 weeks, eating at top notch restaurants, I found this place to be an absolute rip-off. We came here because of the good reviews, but it was certainly not my experience. I shared the menu with my young son, which is usually sufficient. But I couldn't believe the incredibly stingy portion sizes. I... More 

Thank Milagrosfilms
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20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Booked via email with immediate response confirming, friendly welcome by the lady who spoke far better English than we do French, both waitresses were helpful in translating the menu and ensuring my wife who was pregnant ordered the right thing for her and seemed to manage the full square really well. Two choices per course, we ordered one of each... More 

Thank BarryBethal
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a very cool spot. The restaurant is set just off the Old Port on a patio. We ordered our rose wine and food tickets at a stand and then chose a spot at a low-slung table on lounge chairs. The waiters and waitresses bring trays of delicious food around for you to pick your dish. Try the chickpea... More 

Thank Meggie W
Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant in an interesting square between the port and panier. The menu is small but well executed. The quail was excellent. The fish tartare was good.

Thank IamZozo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue du Lacydon, 13002 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 91 22 69

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