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Chez Fonfon

140 rue du Vallon des Auffes | 140 Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 52 14 38
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“bouillabaisse” (157 reviews)
“soup” (33 reviews)
“bouillon” (6 reviews)
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19:00 - 21:00All hours
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
140 rue du Vallon des Auffes | 140 Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a pity, used to be so good, but bones in filleted fish in one of France's most recognised fish restaurants is really inexcusable. And as for serving overcooked fish...Such a pity as this restaurant, famous for having the best Bouillabaisse in Marseille, the home...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As first time visitors in Marseille, trying bouillabaisse is mandatory. At Fonfon it is served with skill and passion, bringing the fruit of the sea to your table in a superb combination of broth and fresh fish.This is what I hoped it would be. Très...More

Thank Kristian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fonfon was recommended by a gourmet friend from Paris so we went there on a sunny October Wednesday. I should have read earlier reviews, because they are indeed spoiled by not caring tourists. The table next to us left nearly all of their bouillabaisse untouched....More

Thank MarcellinusvanWolf
Reviewed 4 October 2017

place is past its' prime..... they seem totally bored with all the tourists who have come and gone based on their reputation.... i wouldn't bother

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Chez Fonfon after a nearly empty restaurant claimed to be booked up... Fonfon the man was welcoming and a lot of fun. The food was very good but we didn't have the bouillabaisse but the food we had was nummy. Out of...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The seafood offered by this restaurant is very good, served attractively and satisfyingly in a restrained but not stuffy environment in the charming little port of Vallon des Auffes.

Thank TimBley
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My husband reserved lunch here, which is necessary if you want to be sure to get a table. We had an amuse bouche of tapenade a small toasts. Then he had excellent oysters. My main was bouillabaisse, and it was wonderful. It's a dish they're...More

Thank Marsha F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We were warmly greeted and sat by the window with a great view. An English menu was provided. We ordered the Bouillabaisse. It was dark, rich with an intense flavour of seafood and herbs. The fish was perfectly cooked. Was it worth €50? Sure was.

Thank patena007
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went to Chez Fonfon in anticipation of a nice dinner as the hotel concierge remarked that it should have a higher standard than Le Rhul. Well, what great contrast to his saying! The restaurant we went in (first floor) was hot and humid on...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food, the best Boullabaisse we tried so far.Excellent service. We will definitely will recommend this restaurant. It was worth the Tour.

Thank NeyTom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$52 - US$148
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 rue du Vallon des Auffes | 140 Vallon des Auffes, 13007 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 52 14 38
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