Le Café des Épices
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Vanille et Noire
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4 rue du Lacydon · interesting places nearby
Le Café des Épices information
One of Marseille’s best chefs, Arnaud de Grammont, infuses his cooking with a panoply of flavours: squid-ink spaghetti with sesame and perfectly cooked scallops, or coriander- and citrus-spiced potatoes topped with the catch of the day. Presentation is impeccable, the decor playful, and the colourful outdoor terrace between giant potted olive trees nothing short of superb.