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Massena Cafe

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Castellane
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1 avenue Jules Cantini, 13006 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 78 18 10
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06:00 - 02:00
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Marseille, France
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229 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been back to the Massena Café and the welcome and food are still as amazing for the price. My mussels Savoayrd were so good. Am going back in a fortnight for another good meal. Thanks to all the waiters for there hard work!

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Thank KEITH TRAVEL AGENT
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Recommended to go, fish was not cooked, so had to be sent back, same piece of fish came back after 10 minutes, whilst company sat and waited letting their food go cold! No apology given at any point. One waiter clearing next door table dropped a piece of bread in one of our meals, and just left it, again no... More 

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Thank Christian L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, near the metro station, fresh taste and good selections of seafood at resonable prices. Recomend!

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Thank Mammaam W
Marseille, France
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229 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Have been again for an evening meal. Its is still consistently good. Service with a smile. Good quality and plenty of it. My moules a la Cretoise were amazing!

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Thank KEITH TRAVEL AGENT
Katy, Texas
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Just had the most fun as the wait staff explained how to eat fish soup - Marseille style - with a huge spoon and dunking of bread covered in a tasty spread. My wife and I enjoyed all the food it was excellent. The price was reasonable - and the recommended provence wine to complement our food choice - great... More 

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Thank ghross
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Went here on 08/03/16 had the Massena set menu for €25, very good value for money. The staff were attentive and friendly. I got there early at 18:50 and was told that food was not served till 19:00, there were only a handful of people there at that time but within the hour the restaurant was full with locals, obviously... More 

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Marseille, France
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229 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Have been on 2 saturday evenings in a row with different firends. The food is plentiful, the brasserie has been completely refurbished, the service is efficient and cheerful. The price is good too for the area. Still one of my favorites in the town. I am going back in the beginning of March for some "mussels a la Cretoise"! Delicious.

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1 Thank KEITH TRAVEL AGENT
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

A friend of mine first suggested it to me and ever since it's my favorit place to eat each time I go to Marseille, away from the busy and expensive port area. Easy to reach by metro.

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Thank Constantinos T
Tel Aviv, Israel
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222 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Sea food restaurant in the center of Marseille. The sea food menu is very reach and the food is good. You can eat also meat or pizza but it is average. Service is good but only few speaks English and there is no English menu.

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Thank Itzhak Z
Herzliya, Israel
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206 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

A good sea food restaurant but serves also meat fish pizzas hamburgers etc . In the heart of Marseilles . Very busy . Book in advance . 30-40 euro per person .

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Thank Gidons51

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Cuisine
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 02:00
Thursday
06:00 - 02:00
Friday
06:00 - 02:00
Saturday
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 avenue Jules Cantini, 13006 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille>  > Castellane
  • Neighbourhood: Castellane
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 78 18 10

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?