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Salon de the Martine Crespo - CLOSED

21 rue des Marchands, 09000, Foix, France
+33 5 34 09 34 27
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
1 Apr 2016
“tarte aux myrtilles!”
10 Sep 2015
“An oasis for good, locally produced food, run by a couple dedicated to providing good customer satisfaction.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Cafe
$$ - $$$
21 rue des Marchands, 09000, Foix, France
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

we enjoyed a lovely lunch there. for a good price you can have a lunch formula and we have chosen the quiche salmon brocoli and tarte aux myrtilles for desert. it was really nice. cute little place and very friendly owners

Thank Salima K
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We have spent 45 years touring France, a country we love. The downside is the myth that the French rule supreme when it comes to serving good food. We have no doubt that the French can produce good food, but we know from our experience,...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We only stopped for a drink but were made extremely welcome by the English proprietors. The lady stopped and had a chat with us and upon hearing that we were going to visit the Chateau gave us a card which gave us a discount for...More

Thank becnhugh
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We came across this wee cute and chic cafe after a visit to the Foix Chateau. My French isn't great and it was a relief to come across a cafe run by English speaking owners. We had a set lunch for two. For starters we...More

Thank Shyam V
Reviewed 13 June 2015

This attractive Salon with a sunny outside area is a really nice place to have lunch or a drink, the owners and staff are cheerful and friendly and the food is homemade and sooooo delicious, when in Foix, it's a must!

Thank paulineR848
Carlotta F, Propriétaire at Salon de the Martine Crespo, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2015

Thank you so much for your lovely comments, looking forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2015

This cafe has great tea, coffee, quiche, croustades, and basque cake. The owners are friendly and welcoming. The prices are very reasonable. It's open all afternoon and you can get food or desert at any time which is rare in France and especially Foix. There's...More

Thank denver84
Reviewed 1 December 2014

On frequent visits to the area I always find this Salon de The warm and welcoming! It has the real benefit of being open for eating even in the afternoon, which is rare for French restaurants, and incredibly useful when your flight or drive brings...More

Thank GrahamCran
Reviewed 4 October 2014

On a recent visit to Foix with 3 friends, we stopped at the Salon de The Martine Crespo. We asked if it would be possible to have a cup of tea/coffee and a cake, despite being the lunch time period. All other local restaurants had...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Perfect for lunchtime, delicious croustade, great service. The crusade aux ecrevisses was just wonderful - next time I'll buy one to take-away and try to pass it off as home made ! Spotlessly clean toilet, unfortunately not always the case elsewhere. All in all, a...More

Thank phluph
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Martine Crespo is a small, friendly Salon de The serving really delicious cakes, snacks and meals. We ate a late lunch there and found the owners very welcoming and the Croutades were excellent - freshly made using local ingredients, light pastry and delicious fillings. Highly...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue des Marchands, 09000, Foix, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Ariege  >  Foix
  • Phone Number: +33 5 34 09 34 27
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