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Chez Francois

) #11 of 237 Restaurants in Sete €€ - €€€ French, Seafood, Mediterranean
8 quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
+33 4 67 74 59 69
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
8 quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited this restaurant on Sunday evening. It was full and we didn't have a booking. Nevertheless friendly chap advised us to come back in 20min. We grabbed a drink at the bar next door and in just under 20 we had...More

Thank ambedo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was almost the first restaurant we passed, whilst on our way from the carpark to the quayside on our arrival in Sete. We were all really hungry (and dying for some fresh fish), so this looked liked an ideal venue. We ordered - the...More

Thank platpeeps
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and were offered a table downstairs in the dark. Returned 10 mins later and secured a pavement table. Ordering was slow, probably 30 minutes before our order was taken. Thereafter food arrived efficiently, a plateau of 12 oysters, 6 prawns, 12 mussels...More

Thank steadyslack
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We waited for over an hour, then called someone over to ask if they had forgotten us, FIVE minutes later we were assured that no, the fish was cooked and being prepared. SEVERAL minutes later - enough time for us to debate leaving a few...More

2  Thank emanwela
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice restaurant in Sete. Chez François is where we stayed. The seafood dishes cover everything the southern coast of France can offer prepared in a traditional way.

Thank be_gill
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

When we visit Sete we always eat at Chez Francois. This is close to the Best fish restaurant in Sete situated out to the canal, it Can be difficult to get a tabel, so reserve one in advance. All kind of seafood is god herr.

Thank trvelfreak
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were told this was the best seafood in town and it lived up to its reputation. We had a great meal and our waitperson, Fatia, recommended a great wine and helped us with the French, no English, menu. Everything we ordered was delicious. My...More

Thank Greenshoe3
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We had an amazing meal. The "miniature fried fish" unbelievable! The rose wine selection and the grilled Dorato whole fish was not only good but reasonably priced! The location on the canal is very touristy but has underground parking so close if you are just...More

Thank RaquelToronto
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This Monday night Chez Francois was fully booked. A lot of restaurants in Sete are closed Monday, but not Chez Francois. I asked how they could get fresh fish on Mondays, and they answered that the fishing boats sailed out early Monday morning and came...More

Thank trvelfreak
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We chose Chez Francois for lunch after a morning wander through Sete as it was full of happy looking diners and just a little bit back from the closer to the water view places a bit further along the Quai General Durand. The highlight was...More

Thank Peter3801
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 quai General Durand, 34200 Sete, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Sete
  • Phone Number: +33 4 67 74 59 69
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