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L'Oursin Bleu

11 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
+33 4 93 01 90 12
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11 quai Amiral Courbet, 06230 Villefranche-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed yesterday

Small tables just feet from the water....great service and excellent dining selections especially the fish options.... from sushi to the well prepared freshly caught fish from the Mediterranean in front of you! And lots of great people watching !

1  Thank DennisG50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A slightly overcooked duck stands between this 4 and a 5. If you're sitting outside on the dock side, beware of the sewage...

1  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and i had both lunches and diner at L'oursin Bleu during our stay at neighbouring Welcome Hotel and enjoyed it very much. Can't now remember what we ate, just that we left it eveytime with a good feeling and a smile on our...More

2  Thank JessieNorway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic sushi and great location with a nice view of the Villefranche harbor. We waited a while for the food but it was worth waiting for it!

2  Thank Berit B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Although lacking in numbers and hence atmosphere we were made to feel special at this quayside restaurant. Possibly more expensive than others - after all, it has white table cloths - we were one of only three or for tables. That was our gain and...More

2  Thank runsinthefamily
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Beautiful sunset view of the harbor, excellent food and attentive service. We had scallops and duck, both entrees were superb. L'Oursin Bleu is located a short drive from Nice. It is a very picturesque ride and it definitely adds to the enjoyment of the evening.

3  Thank Kamilla M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Where can I start, I booked this for my partners Birthday lunch and it was fantastic. The waiters were great, attentive but not over bearing. We had an early lunch and managed to use the 20% off (which is always handy) the food was so...More

2  Thank Adam B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My better half booked a birthday lunch here for 12:00pm and we were allocated a nice shaded spot on the front. The service was impeccable and the food was delicious. Highly recommended for fresh seafood - I had the John Dory and it was amazing....More

2  Thank Zoe H
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Tried this restaurant out a year ago and the food was great, seating on the port looking over the water. Brought my family here a year later and everything was exactly the same. Food great, service great, and location matches it all. Would recommend if...More

2  Thank Sam Y
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I chose menu of the day and started with the best fish rissotto I have ever had, then an excellent whole bream for main and finally crepe suzette for pudding. What a great meal, great sevice and all for arounf 40 euros! Watching the world...More

3  Thank oddbackpacker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 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 90 12
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