Nice, Marseille + The Côte d'Azur

Restaurants in Nice, Marseille + The Côte d'Azur

Don't be fooled by the understated interior; this culinary institution, run by a Tropezienne family, is prized for its Provençal cuisine, such as the warm artichoke barigoule and rouille de seiche (cuttlefish with saffron mayonnaise). Reservations essential.

Situated on the Quai Jean-Jaurès waterfront, this seafood restaurant has an enviable location facing the marina and its multimillion-dollar yachts.

The go-to place for fassum (stuffed cabbage).

The decades-old restaurant recently underwent a complete renovation, but thankfully the ambience and the menu—starring the best pizza in town—still remain the same.

Created by the editors of T+L for Regent Seven Seas Cruises

The dimly lit, retro-chic newcomer specializes in Thai and Vietnamese dishes. Its spin-off cafe, Comptoir, has slightly lower prices and a terrace.

Locals gather here for crusty pizza and bottle of Chateau Plonk.

Order homemade rosemary and vanilla pink-pepper ice cream to eat during a walk along the fie mile Promenade des Anglais.

With its large population of North African immigrants, Marseilles has developed as a center of Maghreb cuisine. Located in the Arab Quarter, the cheery Sur le Pouce serves some of the best couscous in town, as well as tasty tagines and sweet, flaky pastries.