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Melo Cafe

$$ - $$$
French, American, Brew Pub, Pub, Wine Bar
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68 cours Julien | Located in the square cours julien, 13006 Marseille, France
+33 4 91 42 77 68
11:30 - 02:00
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Fri 18:30 - 02:00
Sat - Thu 11:30 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place in Cours Julien and decided to go in because it looked fun from the outside and the menu was varied enough that my vegetarian wife would have options. It was very early (by French standards, around 730pm) so service was quick as we were basically the only people there. The waiter was nice and asked... More 

Thank hbsfan93
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to Melo cafe' for lunch as I was attracted by the location. The restaurant is in a really cool/hipster area and the atmosphere is really nice. The waitress doesn't speak a work of English but besides that she was okay. I ordered a salad that for 9€ was nothing special and it arrived with a black hair on... More 

Thank Alessandra S
Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2014

We found this restaurant on Trip advisor and decided to give it a go. We had a great experience there. the staff were friendly and helpful, we asked for seating in the shade and they quickly sorted it by moving table and chairs with no fuss! The food was delicious (I think my husbands only complaint was the fact that... More 

Thank Catherine E
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Loved Le Cafe Melo, and would recommend trying it out if you're near Cours Julien. We sat outside and it was a great spot to people-watch and relax on an eclectic, laid-back street in Marseille. The food was the best meal we've had in France and a welcome break from the pasta dishes in Italy. The steak was tender and... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

I really thought this place was going to be good, but it just wasn't, sadly. The staff were very nice and helpful, but the food I got served up, especially the main course was appalling, in fact it was disgusting. We chose the all included menu at €28 which included a (very) small aperatif and a half bottle of (very... More 

Thank hooby-doobs
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2013

My wife and I discovered this area on our last night in Marseille. A very cool, hipster scene and perfect for an aging hipster wannabe such as myself. We sat out under the stars and soaked up the creative ambiance as well as music from a nearby cafe. The service was slow, but that's what France is all about and... More 

Thank Glen M
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2011

17euros or so for a very filling three course meal which included, beef carpaccio/goats cheese pastry puffs.. for starters, sirloin steak cooked to perfection with all the trimmings and panacotta, fruit salad,creme brulee for dessert. Very delicious and value for money. We even got free pina coladas because it was out 2nd visit, and also last leg of the trip... More 

Thank Mimie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
French, American, Brew Pub, Pub, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
18:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 cours Julien | Located in the square cours julien, 13006 Marseille, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Marseille>  > Préfecture
  • Neighbourhood: Préfecture
  • Phone Number: +33 4 91 42 77 68
In a vintage decoration made with items brought from the all world, le Melo is the only french pub and french diner in Marseille.

Perfectly located in the heart of the artistic borrough, le Cours Julien, le Melo warmly welcome customers for lunch and diner, in the terrasse or inside the restaurant and offers a large range of starters and main courses, inspired by the french, american and brittish culinary cultures. You will find in the menu the nicoise salad, typic of the south of france, just like the english fish'n'chips or the texan ribs.

At night, of top of its quality cuisine, le Melo loves making various animations such as karaoke, musical blind test, beer-pong and have a DJ coming in the restaurant, on week-end nights but also during the week-days if it is asked by the clientele.

Since 2005, it is known by the people of Marseille as one of the best place to celebrate a happy event like birthdays, bachelor(ettes) parties, and a great place to share a moment with family and friends.

Welcome at Le Melo, bring your smile and we'll manage anything else ;)

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