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La Taverne du Forum

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13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 96 08 80
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We just had dinner here and have to rate it as our worst meal in Arles and almost 2 weeks in France. We were looking for something light and easy after a long day of walking the market and other sights in Arles. The restaurant we wanted to try was closed so rather than repeat at a restaurant we had... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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473 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We ate here on a chilly evening because it offered indoor seating and the surrounding restaurants did not (they were full). For good reason, it turns out, this one had space. The food was not good - my friend had the worst pizza of her life, including chunks of tomato in the sauce and olives that were not pitted on... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We ate here in November 2016. The food was unremarkable and the service was poor (very rude). There are many wonderful restaurants in Arles. This is certainly not one of them.

Thank margin2005
Peoria, Arizona
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Landed here as there are many restaurants-couldn't figure out which one to eat. Ordered pizza and Onion soup. There were hair and bugs on my plate-the pizza was inedible, and the soup tasted off. Fortunately a credit card dispute returned my money, as I was not able to eat the food.

1 Thank Greg H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Worst pizza I have ever eaten. Bought in base couldn't even cook that, raw in the middle. Tomato paste on top processed cheese topping. So regret eating here as there are lots of lovely restaurants in Arles

1 Thank Jill B
Saratoga Springs, New York
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227 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Arles during the Bull Festival and were searching for a place to eat. This outdoor cafe was convenient so we gave it a try. Wife enjoyed her vegetarian special. I had the paella - it was tasty but a bit short on meat. But the overall effect was good fun. Be aware the most good restaurants in... More 

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Norton, Ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We ate here on 2 occasions. There is no indoor seating, but who would want that anyway. The food was great and the staff was friendly. It was located right in the middle of Forum Square which is the place to be on a summer evening in Arles.

Thank bk218
Aurora, Illinois
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363 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I'm not sure why this restaurant has gotten such bad reviews. We ate here twice and found the food to be hearty and the service was fast. We found all of the Plat du jour to be good, but we especially liked the salmon. The mussels were quite tasty as well. The first night we ate early and didn't have... More 

Thank Blabbott
San Francisco
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Some of the worst food imaginable. Nothing about this place is authentic and the food has no soul. You might as well lick the dirt off underneath your shoes as it probably has more going for it than this place.

1 Thank Narcissistically
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I had steamed mussels 2 night a go at next restaurant. That was so good. A lot of mussels meat were big and a lot of them. The sauce was so delicious. But we ate there 2 nights in roll, so we tried change to this restaurant. I am very disappointed their baked mussels dish. Breadcrumb was covered 2time of... More 

1 Thank tami3

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Place du Forum, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 96 08 80

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?