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L 'Ostrea

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1520 route de la Mer, 06410 Biot, France
+33 4 93 67 01 51
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Farmington, Connecticut
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341 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

You must like fish to come to this restaurant. There is only one non-fish dish on the menu, and that is a faux filet. Everything else is either sea food or fish, either cooked or raw. We're not into raw bars so we skipped the house specialties of enormous platters of shell fish served as both appetizers and main courses.... More 

Thank travelfreak53
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98 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

We were here invited by friends a while ago, and we had quite a good meal. I am not the greatest fan of seafood, but the quallity seemed fine. The location is a bit strange, outside the village, but has ample parling place.

Thank RonaldSch
Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

The food was very good and the seafood freshly cooked. The service was a bit slow and the menue for children was rather boring with chicken nuggets or salmon. I had langoustines for starter and then a grilled dourade for maincourse. We would like to come back. The atmosphere outside was very nice although it is close to the road.

Thank SaraWiberg
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Although we've eaten here many times since my review some 18 months ago we have always enjoyed super,fresh, seafood and we did so on our visit earlier this month - but the service has really gone downhill. We waited for about 50 minutes before our food arrived and they brought our mains before our starters! Unfortunately they expected us to... More 

1 Thank macHanus
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

Honest food, well prepared, great quality and value for money. I shall come back and highly recommend this place!

Thank Laurent S
Limerick, Ireland
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

En route to Marineland we passed this restaurant, which is located just across the road from the train station. Knowing the limited choice of options for food at the parks, we decided to have lunch before spending the afternoon at the parks. The restaurant is on the side of a busy road with outdoor tables and a large indoor seating... More 

Thank Mary O
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325 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

we chose to take the calanque seafood plater. all was super fresh and tasty. very good service, super nice and friendly welcome.

Thank kizkouz
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

This is a speciality seafood and fish restaurant so the choice of a meat is limited, however if you want a plate or two of really fresh shellfish followed by Turbot, Sole etc, then this takes some beating. I went with friends and enjoyed a crab as a starter followed by poached Turbot - both delicious. The wines are reasonably... More 

1 Thank macHanus
Theydon Bois, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. Restaurant is by a road but noise not a problem. They were happy to change some of the shellfish in our platter for different choices. Another day we bought a similar platter for take away. Both times were good value. Will certainly be back

Thank Cllr_John_Philip
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012 via mobile

This restaurant is located next door to a fishmongers and they share the same name. Accordingly the food is as fresh as it gets. The staff are very, very friendly and this helps to turn the meal into an experience. One slight gripe is that the wine list is not very extensive, although the wines featured were pleasant. If you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$63
French, Seafood, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 route de la Mer, 06410 Biot, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Biot
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 67 01 51

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