The best restaurants in Marseille with garden or patio, cool !
In Marseille, the arrival of fine weather and milder temperatures often rhymes with the desire to have a best restaurant with a change of scene. If you are in the mood for something green, opt for a table on a garden terrace or in a patio to break away from the “concrete” atmosphere of the city centre.
La Cantinetta, the Italian restaurant par excellence
Marseille’s must-visit Italian restaurant. Located in the heart of the Cours Julien, La Cantinetta has the warm and friendly atmosphere so typical of this area of Marseille. The quality cuisine is based on fresh products and offers risotto, vongole, scaloppine, gnocchi and other Italian specialities such as the Burrata which melts in the mouth… All this to enjoy in one of the best Marseille bistro atmosphere with a hidden patio which is really great!
Open Monday to Saturday, lunch and dinner
24 cours Julien, 13006 Marseille
La Tasca, Spanish-style tapas and a subdued atmosphere
Just a stone’s throw from the Plaine, the restaurant La Tasca is one of the best restaurant in Marseille to eat tapas with friends or for a romantic meal. The menu is varied and composed of plates and tapas where Iberian, Corsican and Provençal flavours blend perfectly.
Meat, fish, shellfish, cheese, desserts: everything is provided for eating well in terms of quality and quantity. And the setting is just as pleasant with its warm atmosphere lit by candles in a courtyard at the back of the restaurant. This is a must for Marseillais, and despite the rather high prices, it is well worth the effort.
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 7pm to 1am
102 rue Ferrari, 13005 Marseille
Le P’tit Jardin, a breath of fresh air
Le P’tit Jardin is a restaurant located in the Vieille Chapelle, opposite the bowl of Marseille. It offers creative French cuisine made only with local produce and according to the seasons. But the P’tit Jardin is also a grocery shop where the various products are offered for sale to take away or for tasting on the spot. The restaurant’s little extra: a magnificent little garden nestled at the back of the restaurant… A must try!
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 12 to 2.30 pm and from 8 to 10.30 pm, closed on Saturdays for lunch
12-14 avenue des Goumiers, 13008 Marseille
La Grotte, tradition at the gateway to the Calanques
Far from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, at the gateway to the Calanques, lies La Grotte. A restaurant with traditional cuisine and a sublime, timeless terrace. On the menu, subtly served seafood and Mediterranean specialities to be savoured in a romantic atmosphere that will cut you off from the outside world. You will also be able to enjoy very good pizzas cooked on a wood fire.
Open every day for lunch and dinner
1 avenue des Pebrons, Calanque de Callelongue, 13008 Marseille
El Picoteo, tapas and good atmosphere
With its superb patio, both intimate and convivial, and its delicious Spanish-style tapas, El Picoteo is a real good idea for an evening out with friends or lovers, on the Plaine side of the city. The cuisine is Spanish and consists of meat, vegetable and fish tapas that vary according to the season; the assurance of tasting quality products.
Open Tuesday to Wednesday from 7pm to 10.30pm and Thursday to Saturday from 7.30pm to 11pm
53 rue Saint Pierre, 13005 Marseille
Le Baron Perché, Italy in Endoume
Nestled away from the noise of the city centre, in the heart of the Endoume district, this little neighbourhood bistro has become one of the must-visit places in Marseille. Thanks to its patio made in the South, its friendly atmosphere and its products from Italy, the Baron Perché welcomes you for lunch and dinner in a good mood. For parents, children’s games are available to entertain them while you sip a good glass of wine.
Open Tuesday lunchtime and from Wednesday to Saturday, lunchtime and evening
45 rue Châteaubriand – 13007 Marseille
La Passarelle, green, green !
Almost at the end of the Old Port, just behind the Criée, La Passarelle is an amazing place in the heart of Marseille. In summer, it is in the “vegetable garden terrace” that meals are served. Bordered by lush vegetation, the establishment is most unsuspected. As for the menu, it offers traditional and family dishes inspired by the gastronomy of the whole Mediterranean basin. And there is no monotony here, as the menus change every day!
Open from Monday to Sunday from 12 to 2.30 pm and from 8 to 10.30 pm
52 rue Plan Fourmiguier, 13002 Marseille
Le Fantastique, the unexpected break
Le Fantastique is a small canteen where you can take a lunch break on its sunny terrace in a country setting, modern and vintage at the same time.
Its homemade dishes are made from fresh market produce and are renewed every day. In the evening, you can enjoy one of the many cocktails on the menu as well as Mediterranean bistro-tapas, to share with friends or family. All in a warm, family and friendly atmosphere.
Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm, Tuesday to Saturday from 7pm to 11pm, Sunday from 12pm to 5pm
76 boulevard Baille, 13006 Marseille
Le Café Thaï, a change of scenery guaranteed
Located in the Rouet district, not far from the Périer metro station, Café Thai is quite simply the best Thai restaurant in Marseille. And in addition to the quality of the dishes, the setting is really pleasant. We advise you to reserve the small convivial coffee table and to eat on the cushions. The tasting is even better there!
Open Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 2pm and from 7.30pm to 11pm and on Saturday from 7.30pm to 11pm
136 rue du Rouet, 13008 Marseille
L’Ébénisterie, the ideal aperitif spot
Located near Place Castellane, L’Ébénisterie is the perfect place to start the aperitif and extend the evening. A concert hall, café and restaurant all in one, you can drop in for a cocktail and maybe a few tapas, or why not dine on the patio, ideal for impromptu evenings with friends. With live music and a DJ set.
Open Monday to Friday from 11am to 2am and Saturday from 4pm to 2am
29 rue Louis Maurel, 13006 Marseille
La Table Cinq, gastronomy is good for you
La Table Cinq is located in the heart of the Cinq Avenues district. The establishment stands out for its superb wooden terrace, which can be closed when the weather is colder, where the vegetation is king. In addition to its tree-lined exterior, which is very pleasant during the summer months, the restaurant offers gastronomic cuisine full of flavour. A nice address to remember near the city centre.
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12 to 1.45 pm and from 8 to 9.30 pm
8 avenue des Chartreux, 13004 Marseille
La Rôtisserie Montaigne, modern and appetizing !
As its name indicates, at the Rôtisserie Montaigne located in the Saint Barnabé district, you can find chicken but not only! Here, the meat served is exclusively farmhouse and Label Rouge. If it is possible to take away, it would be a shame not to try the tasting on the spot in the very beautiful patio of the establishment. A small but important plus: everything is cooked over a wood fire, allowing the different products (chicken, ribs and roast pork, hams, mice and lamb shoulders, rabbits) to release all their flavours.
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 8am to 8pm
62 rue Montaigne, 13012 Marseille
Le Cercle Rouge : Corsican atmosphere
A Corsican tapas restaurant that will delight you in the heart of the Cours Julien ! With a patio to die for, open only in the evening. The Cercle Rouge restaurant proposes musical evenings around the tasting of figatelli braised in the fireplace or aged rum. A treat for lovers. And for those nostalgic for Corsican wine, there are famous estates such as Domaine Fiumicicoli in Sartène.
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 7.30pm to 2am
41 rue Adolphe Thiers, 13001 Marseille
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Dos Hermanas: did you say tapas ?
It is in a small pedestrian street of the Cours Julien that the restaurant Dos Hermanas is located. As its name indicates, it is run by two sisters of Spanish origin and renowned for their fiery temperament. The tapas are traditional but copious, served with only Spanish wines, all in a warm and friendly atmosphere. A place to try with friends for a great night out!