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Massena Cafe

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1 avenue Jules Cantini, 13006 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 78 18 10
06:00 - 02:00
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had lunch there and the value was amazingly good!! Had 24 oysters and 12 large shrimps with 2 glasses of wine for 90 euros! Service from the waitress was very efficient and pleasant!

Thank Fabien G
Marseille, France
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238 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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!

2 reviews
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 

Thank Christian L
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Mammaam W
Marseille, France
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238 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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!

Katy, Texas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 

Thank ghross
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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238 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
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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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Thank Constantinos T
Tel Aviv, Israel
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237 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
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.

Thank Itzhak Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
French, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?