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Lou Gabian

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10 rue Paul Hermann | 13450 LES SAINTES MARIES DE LA MER, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
+33 4 90 97 72 93
00:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 00:00 - 21:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Very good food and nice and friendly owner :) If he has time to talk to you, he has some nice local stories to tell.

Thank RaduFl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

This restaurant had a good reputation in Trip Advisor so we went. Well, that was ok but far from the 4.5 stars that I could imagine. First of all, the aperitives were hot which is bad in August. Then the wine that was supposed to be a 50cl happened to be a 33cl for the same price for sure. Then,... More 

Thank Olivier R
Santander, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

The dishes, of local specialities, were amazingly cooked. The attention was warm and quick. Prices surprisingly cheap.Highly recommended!

Thank paschenmetal
Pardes Hanah, Hefa, Israel
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

Good sea food and fish, local experience. good variety of dishes, good quality. 2 main courses and wine cost around 44 euro.

1 Thank Shaked L
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

from outside looks not so fancy, but the food is nice. Tried the local special "bull liqueur", butcher plate, fish, bull meat, very delicious.

Thank crystalyuan2000
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

Good restaurant with informal and attentive service. Cosy atmosphere in the marine style dining room. Friendly welcome. Good care for the taste of food recipes.

Thank Land00
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

The restaurant,closeto the main square of st marie,is very nice,with a lot of colors on the table,the food is very good,well prepared and showed on the dishes,but the madam serving,speak only french.if you require explanations,she repeats the sa me list,wout any help.we were lucky and we chase well,but the girls were a little disappointed. The bouf carpaccio ands la gardienne... More 

Thank GenoaFabius
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2012

We stayed in a studio appartment in the St Maries for ten nice days in May. The "Lou Gabian" was just around the corner and we had lunch and dinner there quite a few times. We liked it so much that the kitchen we had planned to use a lot to keep costs down wasn't used very often. First thing;... More 

Thank Skogsgurra
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

Very very nice restaurant in centre of town, inside made as a boat. We ordered bull meat, la gardienne de taureau.....my god, take this and nothing more, is delicious and big. The cheese dessert was good, the other dessert not so much. We spent around 27 euro each, but we were very very full and satisfied. Definitely go.

Thank pescantini
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140 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2011

We actually walked into this restaurant at 10am to watch Rugby World Cup final France V New Zealand. It wasnt open, but their was a group of local men who had organised to do the same. As aussies we were supporting the Kiwis. The locals made us welcome, shared their excellent Oysters and food. By the time France lost, we... More 

Thank Bob L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$31
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Paul Hermann | 13450 LES SAINTES MARIES DE LA MER, 13460 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 97 72 93
Fish,speciality regional,dish of the day

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?