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“Fresh tasty food and warm service”
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La Defonce
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Ranked #9 of 114 Restaurants in Cassis
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$39
Cuisines: French, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Restaurant open every evening from 19h to 23h except Monday
Sydney, Australia
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Fresh tasty food and warm service”
Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

Your reviews tempted us to dine away from the quay in this charming, delicious small restaurant. Great warm service, simple fresh ingredients perfectly cooked with some original plates such as the belotta ham with eggs - yum; beautifully cooked whole sole and crispy calamari. A genuine personal well crafted dining experience.

  • Visited August 2014
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4 Thank 16R25D
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best meal we had in France”
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Even though the restaurant at first glance don't look exceptional we had a great dinner experience there. The service was excellent. Neither me nor my girlfriend speaks any french, but the owners of the restaurant where very helpfull in translating and explaining the menu. The wines where mostly from Cassis area and the owner was great at explaining the characteristics of each wine on the wine list. We ordered the duck which was cooked to perfection and the meuniere (fish) which was spectacular.

We had a great dinner experience and there was no doubt that this restaurant was a passion and not merely a job for the owners.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Mads V
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Glasgow, Scotland
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119 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
“Well worth the reviews”
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Despite being a regular in Cassis, I have never paid much attention to this small restaurant, which doesn't look anything special and is in a rather scruffy lane just up from the port. However I went on the strength of reviews here and was very pleasantly surprised. The menu is short, but very different from most other places in the town and the meal was of excellent quality. Everything was fresh and tasty and the service was efficient. I will definitely return.

  • Visited June 2014
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2 Thank amm1u
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Spectacular!”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Really the quality of the food was the best. We loved knowing the owner and chef, explaining all for us. Her daughter very nice too and friendly with us not speaking french. The meal was perfect and the prices good for the quality. Its in a very small street, near the water, were you can feel at home in France.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank MarianaRamos
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Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“fabulous meal in very friendly atmospheric restaurant”
Reviewed 29 September 2013

Very friendly and helpful owners - found us a table despite being very full. Great food and wine. Interesting chat with owner family about golf in the area - we'll be back to eat and play golf!
Thank you for a wonderful french welcome.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Liz D
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