Fodor's Expert Review Chez Michel

$$$$ Marseille Views

This beachside Michelin-starred brasserie near the Jardin du Pharo is considered the last word in bouillabaisse and draws a knowing local clientele willing to shell out a few extra euros (€75) for this authentic classic. Before dining, the fish are paraded by your table then ceremoniously filleted before being served with the classic accompaniments: a spicy rouille, buttery croutons. Oysters, whole grilled fish (priced by the kilo), and an authentic garlic-steeped bourride are other fine choices—along with a good selection of great local wines.

Views Casual Lunch Dinner Brasserie $$$$

Quick Facts

6 rue des Catalans
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur  13007, France


Known For:
  • Cozy atmosphere
  • Small but excellent menu
  • Bouillabaisse that's worth the splurge
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Reservations essential

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