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Il Etait une Fois

4 rue Lieutaud, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
+33 4 42 58 78 56
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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4 rue Lieutaud, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We went to Il Etait une Fois two times (so far) and enjoyed the ambiance, food, and service. The menu is fixed and changes according to what looks good to the chef. The local pork is often featured and should be tried when you are...More

1  Thank Irenbendum
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We came to Il Etait une Fois for our first dinner as a part of Cooking in Provence, a culinary tour of Provence with Chef Kathy of Food Lover's Odyssey. Kathy lived in Provence and knows the young owners. The meal was incredible good and...More

Thank Hank G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Delicious dishes in a € 24 (2 plate + dessert) lunch menu near to a Cours! The enteriőr is rather modern where a warm welcome helps you to enjoy your time in Aix. HUGE list of quality wines. We can just recommend this place.

Thank Erika S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were advised to go here as Le Bistro Latin is shut on Sundays. Nice couple owing it but slightly rattled by us arriving just as they were getting going. Thought we were being ignored at first but then everything kicked in and we had...More

Thank CPC-of-Wil
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We celebrated my spouse's 60th birthday here, per a recommendation from the owner of our apartment in Aix. She said most restaurants aren't open on Sunday nights, but thought we'd enjoy IlEtait une Fois. This small restaurant is run by a husband & wife. He's...More

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Prices are above the average. Each dish is around 26 euro but portions are OK to have a delicious dinner. Suggested.

Thank Stefania Sara L
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We shared the succulent rabbit appetizer, which was a full umami experience, then enjoyed the lamb, cooked a perfect medium rare (our specification), with a side of roasted sweet potatoes. I chose the Chateau Cremade wine which turned out to be a fabulous accompaniment: a...More

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We were sent to this restaurant at the recommendation of a top notch restaurant that was full. We were the only patrons most of the time (but that might also be because the place is relatively new) They try to be a high-class place --...More

1  Thank Tamar3
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Well located in the center of Aix-en-Provence. Good welcome. We have been very well looked after. Food was excellent well presented. We were three and made three different choices and they were all good. Dessert although never my favorite part of the meal was very...More

Thank Olivier L
Reviewed 17 December 2015

God service, good food, pleasantly quiet. We we were lucky enough to find this early in the evening as it gradually filled while we were there, mainly locals it would appear.

Thank mdot1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 13:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue Lieutaud, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Aix-en-Provence
  • Phone Number: +33 4 42 58 78 56
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