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La Taverne du Forum

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13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 08 80
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Boise, Idaho
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440 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a chilly evening because it offered indoor seating and the surrounding restaurants did not (they were full). For good reason, it turns out, this one had space. The food was not good - my friend had the worst pizza of her life, including chunks of tomato in the sauce and olives that were not pitted on... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here in November 2016. The food was unremarkable and the service was poor (very rude). There are many wonderful restaurants in Arles. This is certainly not one of them.

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Peoria, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Landed here as there are many restaurants-couldn't figure out which one to eat. Ordered pizza and Onion soup. There were hair and bugs on my plate-the pizza was inedible, and the soup tasted off. Fortunately a credit card dispute returned my money, as I was not able to eat the food.

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Thank Greg H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Worst pizza I have ever eaten. Bought in base couldn't even cook that, raw in the middle. Tomato paste on top processed cheese topping. So regret eating here as there are lots of lovely restaurants in Arles

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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210 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Arles during the Bull Festival and were searching for a place to eat. This outdoor cafe was convenient so we gave it a try. Wife enjoyed her vegetarian special. I had the paella - it was tasty but a bit short on meat. But the overall effect was good fun. Be aware the most good restaurants in... More 

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Norton, Ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We ate here on 2 occasions. There is no indoor seating, but who would want that anyway. The food was great and the staff was friendly. It was located right in the middle of Forum Square which is the place to be on a summer evening in Arles.

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Aurora, Illinois
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282 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I'm not sure why this restaurant has gotten such bad reviews. We ate here twice and found the food to be hearty and the service was fast. We found all of the Plat du jour to be good, but we especially liked the salmon. The mussels were quite tasty as well. The first night we ate early and didn't have... More 

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San Francisco
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Some of the worst food imaginable. Nothing about this place is authentic and the food has no soul. You might as well lick the dirt off underneath your shoes as it probably has more going for it than this place.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I had steamed mussels 2 night a go at next restaurant. That was so good. A lot of mussels meat were big and a lot of them. The sauce was so delicious. But we ate there 2 nights in roll, so we tried change to this restaurant. I am very disappointed their baked mussels dish. Breadcrumb was covered 2time of... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

nice open air restaurant in the square where Van Gogh did one of his very famous paintings. Waiter was very patient with us as we did not speak French. Service was very good. Food is prepared in a shop facing the square and delivered to your table warm and savory.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 08 80

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?