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“My best meal in Marseille”
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Cafe Bovo
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Ranked #83 of 2,467 Restaurants in Marseille
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$29
Neighbourhood: Opéra
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Neighbourhood: Opéra
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Loved the food -- innovative dishes, fresh ingredients and great daily specials. A warm friendly staff and very reasonable prices. A must visit on your trip to Marseille.

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Denis A, Propriétaire at Cafe Bovo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Dear Michael,
It was a real pleasure for us you appreciate our vision of restaurant.
Thank you

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Servizio ottimo, cibo delizioso e prezzo qualità molto bilanciato. Ottimo per una cena gourmet.

Interesting menu, wonderful and delicious meal that was perfectly served by our waitress, perfectly located close to the old port!

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Denis A, Propriétaire at Cafe Bovo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018
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Merci infiniment. Ce fut un réel plaisir. À très bientôt!!!!

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great Palace, great staff. Delicious food and a very fine location, close to the vieux port and the Opera. The price worth it.

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Denis A, Propriétaire at Cafe Bovo, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017
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Merci à vous !!! C'était un plaisir. A très bientôt. D.A

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Awful. Starters were burrata, and potatoes with alioli. Burrata was Ok, not sure how it ranks among other burrata, but Ok. Potatoes on the other hand were two plates with a couple of dozen chunks of cardboard and not enough alioli--not even close. It took a bottle of Tabasco to go through them.

Seconds were unbelievable. The beef was an unrecognizable piece of dry meat. It didn't taste bad, like a leather belt doesn't taste bad. Salmon itself wasn't bad, it was soaked in some greasy sauce, it was the rice here that was notable, it seemed like it had been cooking straight for a week; you couldn't feel the grains, it was a paste. Then we come to the most spectacular of all, the fish tartar: large irregular chunks of smelly fish. This was first described as ‘French kissing a fish’, though it seemed more accurate to characterizing as a ‘rimmjob on a fish’.

The service was good though.

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Denis A, Propriétaire at Cafe Bovo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018
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***NOUVEAU CHEF DEPUIS JUIN 2017***

je suis désolé que vous n'ayez pas apprécié notre cuisine. On ne peut pas plaire à tout le monde. La viande était de l'araignée de boeuf, morceau très particulier mais très apprécié par les connaisseurs, le riz était un risotto aux asperges, le tartare de thon est coupé épais pour ne pas cacher la qualité du produit. Ce sont des mets que vous ne devez pas avoir l'habitude de déguster. L'Aïoli ? il suffisait d'en redemander.

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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