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Le Grain de Sel

) #324 of 1,917 Restaurants in Marseille ££ - £££ French, European
39 rue de la Paix Marcel Paul, 13001 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 54 47 30
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
30 Dec 2015
“Amazing lunch!”
28 Oct 2015
“Plates with great flare and flavor, off the tourist track”
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French, European
££ - £££
39 rue de la Paix Marcel Paul, 13001 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

A friend of a friend had given us a photocopy of a tour book with some restaurants in Marseilles. This place had a good review so we decided to leave the tourist bustle of the old port and seek it out (really just 10 minutes...More

1  Thank DRK5
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Highly recommend this small (maybe 30-seat) establishment, which well merits a hike up some daunting hill stairs south of the Vieux Port. Polished friendly service in the front of the house, and three diligent chefs toiling in the compact, exposed kitchen -- all smiling as...More

Thank Murray M
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Imaginative and adventurous food, great value wine list, and friendly, efficient and professional service

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch...it's a bit off the beaten path but so worth it. (Just a 5 min walk from the touristy port and up a set of stairs from the large square with bigger restaurants). I had the menu du jour which changes daily or...More

1  Thank choxke
Reviewed 15 July 2015

superb service and food! With a packed restaurant and only 2 staff on the floor and 2 more in the kitchen the service was friendly, excellent, efficient and all you could want. The food was delicious, with a small menu based around locally sourced fare,...More

Thank D3cadence
Reviewed 15 June 2015

My wife and I had lunch at Le Grain Du Sel on Saturday, and were blown away by the quality of the food and the friendliness of the service. My wife is vegetarian, a fact that we had mentioned when we booked, so for her...More

Thank Whaddney
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Honest, tasty, beautiful dishes with seasonal ingredients fresh from the market. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank oliviacho
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I wish I could eat there every day - I had the set menu and loved every mouthful. Great wines too. Wonderful people and wonderful food!

Thank genkiLF
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

We were recommended to try Le Grain de Sel by a local journalist and am very glad we followed her advice. Unfortunately we were very rushed for time so skipped starters and went straight for a main course. Both my wife and I ordered the...More

1  Thank Rene M
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Rave reviews, high ranking as one of the best in Marseilles led me to try this restaurant. They have a 26 euro lunch menu, no choices, an entree, a main dish and a desert. I was not impressed, the taste of each was just OK,...More

1  Thank brightstar777
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Is the restaurant open all year round, as I would like to visit again for lunch or dinner on Saturday December 3 for my birthday ?
15 February 2016|
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Bonjour est ce que quelqu'un pourrait me communiquer le numéro pour joindre le restaurant Grain de sel pour une réservation ? car le numéro indiqué sur internet n'est plus valable. Merci
7 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 rue de la Paix Marcel Paul, 13001 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 54 47 30
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