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La Defonce

3 rue Laurent Ventron, 13260 Cassis, France
+33 4 42 01 28 33
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (6 reviews)
“black pudding” (3 reviews)
“tuna” (5 reviews)
French, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
3 rue Laurent Ventron, 13260 Cassis, France
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

After a horrible food experience yesterday on the waterfront (le bistro’quai also reviewed )we relied on Tripadvisor reviews and booked this place for this evening. We were hopeful but sceptical! Upon arrival a lovely lady who I think is the owner showed us to our...More

Thank uktraveltips
Reviewed 1 August 2018

So we have just come back from this AMAZING restaurant. Located just off the main harbour, up a side street. A simple menu, family run ( and can't you tell) the best food for a good price. Nothing is too much trouble for this family...More

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The restaurant being on a side street, it is quiet which is very nice vs. all those on the port. Super friendly service and welcome. Food is good, really fresh but not spectacular. We spent a good time and we will probably return.

Thank Christophe D
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We stumbled on this restaurant whilst looking for the pizzeria close by and able to get the last table available. This place is quite small and suggest to book in advance The menu is small with daily specials. The staff were great and we even...More

Thank trueblues
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Small sidewalk seating with a view of the water. Excellent French cuisine with friendly service. Super fresh. I had a calamari appetizer with tuna main. One of the best meals ever.

Thank JackSpratz
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Small menu, exceptional service. Boudin noir amazing.Local sourced ingredients. Highly recommend this small well run restaurant.

Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We booked this little restaurant on the basis of the outstanding reviews here and the experience of another couple we met who raved about it. When we booked we were assured that the allergy to gluten was not a problem and would be accommodated. On...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We started with Calamari, I got the tuna and my love got the duck. We ended it with chocolate mousse. The food was delicious and the staff was very friendly and accommodating!! Would recommend! (Sorry about the bad photos)

Thank Hettee
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Of all our meals in Cassis during our week long stay, La Defonce was by far our favorite. The service provided by Margaux was exceptional and the food equaled the service. The salad with its large ball of burrata was amazing. Two of us enjoyed...More

Thank Ellen L
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of the smallest restaurants in Cassis, and wasn’t open every night during the week we stayed there. That may change in peak season, but it’s definitely worth planning a night here. The small staff work hard to produce very tasty food, with...More

1  Thank Penny N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue Laurent Ventron, 13260 Cassis, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Cassis
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 01 28 33
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Restaurant open every evening from 19h to 23h except Monday
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