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FrenchFine Dining

Chez Fonfon

Average price €65
8.8/10
2,633 reviews

€85.00 Valentine's Day set menu

€85.00 Valentine's Day set menu

Free serviceInstant reservation

Restaurant menu

Average price €65 Special request

Chef Yohann SNACEL recommends…

Bouillabaisse du pêcheur (1 personne), rouille et aïoli (relevées selon votre convenance)
€53
poisson à l'argile façon fonfon 9,00€ les 100g avec accompagnement au choix
€53
noisette d'agneau en crépinette d'herbe fraîche, -polenta au coeur coulant de crème d'ail
€42
€85.00 Valentine's Day set menu
€85

This menu includes: Starter + Main Course + Dessert

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This menu includes: Starter + Main Course + Dessert
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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.8/10
based on 2633 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.9/10
Service :8.7/10
Setting :8.6/10
  1. Brigitte w.
    Brigitte w.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    A very nice location, a nice ambiance, very attentive, very good food and plenty of food

  2. Gilles b.
    Gilles b.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellente bouillabaisse

  3. Verane S.
    Verane S.
    • one review
    9/10

    très bon

  4. Tom B.
    Tom B.
    • one review
    10/10

    We had an incredible dinner for five here, truly a night to remember. The bouillabaisse was superb, the fish succulent and texturally perfect, and the rouille and bread crisp and tangy all at once. For dessert, I had a marvelous roast pineapple dessert with coconut sorbet that was luscious. The service was attentive and welcoming, and we felt cared for, both with food and with hospitality.

  5. Laurence m.
    Laurence m.
    • one review
    10/10

    Juste parfait

  6.  Avee K.
    Avee K.
    • 99 reviews
    8/10

    For a visit in Marseille , it’s good to try this restaurant .

  7. Denis L.
    Denis L.
    • one review
    9/10

    TOP !!! Merci

  8. Laurence p.
    Laurence p.
    • one review
    10/10

    un grand moment de plaisir

  9. Annick D.
    Annick D.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Parfait

  10. Kyoko S.
    Kyoko S.
    • 2 reviews
    9.5/10

    I have booked this restaurant in advance, because I wanted to eat bouillabaisse in Marseille and Chez Fonfon should be one of the best for this purpose. Nice location, nice view, friendly service, freshly cooked delicious bouillabaisse, I can recommend all others this restaurant. Also local people are coming for dinner and even my visit was on Tuesday, the restaurant was fully booked out.

  11. John j.
    John j.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Most enjoyable evening. Bouillabaisse excellent.

  12. Henrik T.
    Henrik T.
    • 2 reviews
    5.5/10

    Chez Fonfon is located in a very beautiful small harbour with lots of authentic charm. We went there to try their famous bouillabaisse. Unfortunately the soup didn't taste of much and the prize was far to expensive. We wouldn't go there again.

  13. Serena W.
    Serena W.
    • one review
    3.5/10

    The setting is simply amazing- beautiful & unique view. Unfortunately that is where it ends. We were seated by the window with the sun boiling us never offered to close the shutters despite our clear discomfort. The bouillabaisse was bland & boring. The waiters uptight. Wished we’d tried the other restaurants around this one.

  14. Steven W.
    Steven W.
    • one review
    9/10

    Recommended by our hotel for bouillabaisse and well rated in Trip Advisor, for lunch. At 1:30 there was no wait and a few empty tables. Charming environment on an out of the way marina. Ordered cuttle fish for a starter which was good but turned out to be unneeded since they provided a fresh tuna-salad starter with the meal and bread. About a pound of fish served per person, so bring an appetite. Broth was flavorful and fish perfectly cooked. Only complaint is service was only semi-attentive. We had to ask for water twice the first time, and always for a refill (never offered). After wine was served we mostly had to keep our own glasses filled. That said, staff were friendly and helpful. Pricey but an authentic Marseilles experience.

  15. Emily F.
    Emily F.
    • one review
    5/10

    We were not attended to very much and it did not feel like an authentic bouillabaisse experience (particularly give the price). The setting was the biggest redeeming quality.

  16. Aron S.
    Aron S.
    • one review
    3/10

    The service was horrible! We order short drinks and wine but after 50 minutes got the short drinks.From the staff None of them speaking foreign language. We are really disappointed due that!

  17. Vladimir G.
    Vladimir G.
    • 8 reviews
    8/10

    Excellent bouillabaisse and oysters. Service is friendly but at a superficial is level. When it came to really honor customer request the staff were annoyed and did nothing to accommodate our wishes. The upper floor gets quite warm and even, if there are tables downstairs, they were not willing to give us another table. And instead of just acknowledging their problem with insufficient air conditioning , the waitress tried to argue that it’s not that hot and air conditioning at the max. After this argument the waitress did her minimum. She did lots of explanations about bouillabaisse at other tables but did nothing at ours. It also takes long time to wait for the food and then to pay you have to go downstairs. inadequate service for a restaurant that charges 53 Euros for a fish stew

  18. Eric b.
    Eric b.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

    TRES BON RESTAURANT

  19. Adrienne H.
    Adrienne H.
    • one review
    3.5/10

    The Fonfon website said reservations would be cancelled if the client were 15 minutes late. I was kept waiting for 13 minutes after my reservation time before the restaurant door was unlocked and I was allowed to enter, even though the staff could see that I was waiting outside. I had La Bouillabaisse. I enjoyed the first 5-6 spoonfuls of the soup. After that it was all much the same and very disappointing. The fish, which was 2-3 times more than one could possibly want, seemed to have been cooked by boiling. It all tasted much the same. The staff were friendly but the maitre-d'hotel was very condescending because I was not familiar with the in-house knowledge of how to eat the meal. I was given the smallest glass of champagne I have ever been served. I know that this is supposed to be the best restaurant for La Bouillabaisse in Marseille but in my experience the dish was nothing special and bordering on unpleasant.

  20. Nikolina V.
    Nikolina V.
    • one review
    5/10

    Great location but unfortunately service was not great: waiters did not clear used plate before serving our next dish and simply placed the next dish over the used dish; our entree of « fresh fried cuttlefish » was average; we went for the traditional bouillabaisse which was not served in the traditional manner; even when we requested the garlic cloves they were not brought to us and the soup was served without the fish and garlic; wait staff did not leave us the soup but rather claimed they would pour it for us, which resulted in us not being able to get more soup when done - I suspect they were serving the same pot of soup to multiple guests - at 53€ a person this does not seem correct to me; the bouillabaisse was overly salty. I would not go again nor would I recommend this restaurant. There are better options for bouillabaisse serving restaurants.

More information

Opening time

Déjeuner : de 12h à 13h45 (sauf dimanche et lundi)

Dîner : de 19h à 21h45 (sauf dimanche et lundi)

How to get to the restaurant

140, rue du vallon des Auffes, 13007, Marseille, France

Directions to get there

Parking du Phare à proximité

About the restaurant

DÉFILÉ DE SAVEURS MARINES – Marseille, front de mer, bateaux amarrés, l'air du large vous ouvre l'appétit et c'est à ce moment-la que vous apercevez la devanture du restaurant Fonfon, spécialité : poissons et fruits de mer. Une situation idéale.

POISSON ET FRUITS DE MER – C'est une cuisine marine de haut-vol que vous propose le Chef. Vous êtes dans un restaurant gastronomique, et tous les plats, de la salade de poulpes à la bouillabaisse, respirent le bon air du large et de la tradition. Pas d'inquiétudes, les carnivores convaincus auront aussi droit de citer.

CHEF PÂTISSIER – Ce n'est vraiment pas le moment de vous priver, les pâtisseries de Fonfon vous feront fondre ! N'hésitez pas.

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