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La Mere Germaine

7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 71 39
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“bouillabaisse” (36 reviews)
“fish soup” (22 reviews)
“sole” (18 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cannot fault the beautiful waterside location. Pleasant staff and the owner comes out to chat too. Lunch was expensive but worth it. The salad vegetarian was excellent and the fresh fish tasty. Keep room for pudding! The millefeuille fraises and tarts flambé were superb. There...More

Thank purpletravller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends highly recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. Lovely table right on the harbor and friendly and experienced staff. Apparently this restaurant has existed for 5 generations and it shows. We ordered the surf & turf and the prix-fixe - excellent. The wine...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful food in a fabulous location! We went back twice in three days it was so lovely. The owner is very friendly. The staff speak perfect English, if you need it, and the view overlooking the bay is beautiful.

Thank VLiebrand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been coming to this timeless classic since the 1960's when it was the unofficial HQ of the US 6th Fleet when one of the US flat-tops or battle-wagons was I harbor. Beautiful location right on the port, excellent service and the food is classic...More

Thank pmurphy2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is great for a romantic dinner, as it is set on a quite street facing the sea, there was a man playing a guitar, service was friendly and attentive, food -- high-quality, wine list was reasonable. It is about 15 minute drive from...More

Thank MaxV_96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to have birthday dinner here upon recommendation of consierge in Boscolo Exedra. The place, ie location by quite bay and unobstructed sea view, complimented with extraordinary food, is indeed superb. Great and attentive service, ie puoring wine and advicing (!) not to over-order...More

Thank Igor-Angler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at this lovely restaurant for lunch before taking a tender out to our cruise ship. We sat outside on a beautiful sunny day and enjoyed the atmosphere of a tiny fishing village with the to and fro of visitors and locals. Order the...More

Thank uscitezen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still abusing cars , tonight Ferrari Monaco plate N268 red convertible. @rsesole , d not let them drive your car , no respect !!!!!!

2  Thank 121dom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful evening at this wonderful restaurant. Family run, you can tell there is great pride taken in the food and service. We both had wonderful clearly fresh seafood dishes that were very well proportioned. The wine list is good, not great, with...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at La Mere Germaine is very good, although not the best we had in Villefranche-sur-Mere. The service was extremely polished and professional, but not as warm as at other establishments. But the restaurant is an institution in the town and should not be...More

Thank DJ139
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Villefranche-sur-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 01 71 39
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