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4 Place Victor Hugo, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
+33 (4) 9449353
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Vancouver, Canada
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

One thing I was very unaware of is that Sainte-Maxime is very strict with their meal times. Many other cities on the cote d'azur have many restaurants that only serve food at certain times, but here it seems like you can only get lunch if you are seated between noon and 1:30, and dinner after 7. There are a handful... More 

Thank Rebecca T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Bad service, bad cocktails, bad food. Wordt place i've been in years. Don't ever come here! So many other nice places in St Maxime!

Thank Kenneth d
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We chose l'Escapade instead of the larger and seemingly more popular restaurant next door, because it was fully shaded and it was a hot day. The location assures that it will always have customers. The staff and food are OK - no more, no less. I think the salads we had were mostly the cheaper ingredients of the content boasted... More 

Thank plexx09
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Basically, another seaside café-bistro with terrace and great people watching position. It is a slightly less expensive, and less good version of it's immediate neighbour, the Café de France. With a little more effort in the kitchen it could be very good, but it only manages to turn out pretty meagre grub. It's nice for a simple breakfast, and just... More 

Thank Kathleen L
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We visited this restaurant on the main road facing the harbor every morning to have a breakfast of good quality and a very reasonable price. We also had dinner there two evenings. Besides the nice location and friendly staff they serve a good dinner for a very reasonable price. This is not the restaurant to look for special dishes and... More 

Thank Jan R
Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We don't normally go to the cafes on the front but this one is a little gem. Affordable breakfast and fantastic view across the harbour. Eggs with the French breakfast and a strong coffee on the set menu is a must!!!!

Thank MuckyFingers
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

I find it hard to get a decent coffee outside of Melbourne Australia or Italy. Was starting to get worried about 5 weeks in France after 5 disappointing coffees in a row. This restaurant provided an excellent expresso with hot milk on the side as requested. The service was friendly and quick. Decided to stay for lunch in the afterglow... More 

Thank Ursula B
Sainte-Maxime, France
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

i have been living in Sainte Maxime for the past 15 years and today i decided to have a lunch at Escapade...the waiter told us to have a seat and went away....we waited for 12 minutes and nobody came to give us the cards....then a lady took the table next to us and immediately she was given a card and... More 

Thank Tushar C
Oslo, Norway
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is a nice restaurant with a good menue. Me and my friend had calamaris. It was ok, not the best I have eaten. The service is godd and it is nice to just watch people passing by. They have a big menu and the food that I have eaten there before is good. Service is good too even if... More 

Thank Sofie A
Horsham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We ate here tonight (5 people) and were pleasantly surprised. This is a busy location in the high of season yet the service was quick, friendly and very good value for money. Two of us had formule du jour which was a main & a dessert for €12.90 and was very tasty. I had monkfish tail with a saffron sauce,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Place Victor Hugo, 83120 Sainte-Maxime, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Sainte-Maxime
  • Phone Number: +33 (4) 9449353

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