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The Best Affordable Restaurants in Cannes

Picture of Alex Ledsom
Updated: 29 June 2018

While Cannes is traditionally known for its luxury restaurants, there are plenty of places to eat without breaking the bank, especially if you know where to look. Here are the best cheap restaurants in Cannes.

Bar du Marin
Bar, French, Mediterranean, $$$
Locals swear by the Bar du Marin, which is tucked down a little side street near La Croisette, Cannes’ main boulevard. The bar is packed full of workers throughout the day who pop in for a good-value meal and service with a smile. It’s a family-owned restaurant where you can grab meals such as omelette, lasagna or a chef’s special, like veal liver. Drinks start at a very reasonable €2.50, so you can afford to wash your meal down with a carafe of local wine without waking up in the morning worrying that you’ve spent too much the night before.
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Mon - Fri:
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Meal service:

All Day

Atmosphere:

Casual

Ristorante Panini Federal
Bar, Restaurant, Italian, French, Mediterranean, European, $$$
Ristorante Panini Federal is a charming, cosy bistro with a friendly atmosphere that serves authentic Italian paninis. There is also a wide selection of sharing platters on offer and the drinks are very reasonably priced, with a Bellini or a glass of Sicilian red costing around €7. The restaurant has an excellent choice of Italian wines and they also boast South American-inspired salads. If you’re looking for somewhere simple yet elegant, you’ll find that this place is well worth a visit.
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Mon - Sat:
8:30 am - 11:00 pm

Meal service:

All Day, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

Atmosphere:

Casual, Gourmet

L’Assiette Provençale
Restaurant, French, Mediterranean, European, $$$
Cannes waterfront

Cannes waterfront | © Picturereflex/Shutterstock

Eating out on a budget in Cannes usually means avoiding most of the restaurants located along the waterfront, with one exception: L’Assiette Provençale. This restaurant offers a menu fixe for €25, which is a steal for a place overlooking the port. The terrace has a roof, so you can enjoy eating their popular courgette flowers and cannelloni whatever the weather.
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Meal service:

Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual, Relaxed, Traditional

L'Épicurieux
Restaurant, French, Mediterranean, European, $$$
Empty glass at a wine bar

Empty glass at a wine bar | © obrienstein/Shutterstock

Situated between two of Cannes’ main shopping streets, L’Épicurieux wears many hats, including café, restaurant and wine bar. The extensive wine list is accompanied by a simple and delicious menu. It can be busy, which may lead to slower service, but the fantastic pasta dishes are more than worth waiting for – the restaurant’s signature dishes are the truffle pasta and the entrecôte. For food this good (and this cheap), the chance of a small wait shouldn’t be a deterrent.
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Mon - Thu:
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Meal service:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual, Outdoors

Philcat
Food Kiosk, French, $$$
Pan Bagnat

Pan Bagnat | © evantravels/Shutterstock

Named after its owners, Phillipe and Catherine, Philcat is a little different from the other entries on this list. It might be a kiosk but it’s the best place in Cannes to pick up pan bagnat (a speciality sandwich from the Nice region) – just the thing for an affordable lunch, with spectacular sea views to boot.
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Mon - Sun:
9:00 am - 7:30 pm

Meal service:

All Day, Breakfast, Lunch

Atmosphere:

Fast Casual

L'Éponyme
Restaurant, Fusion, $$$
L’Éponyme is a friendly, fashionable, family-run restaurant that provides good value for money. The €30 set menu is excellent and the prices of the wines and side dishes are also very reasonable. Dishes focus on contemporary French cuisine with the occasional Asian twist – an interesting combination that pairs turbot with lemongrass or beef with wok vegetables. The restaurant can be busy, so reservations may be necessary and, while the atmosphere may be homely, this restaurant specialises in fine dining, not comfort food.
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Tue - Fri:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Meal service:

Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Casual, Cosy

Twenty Nine
Restaurant, French, American, $$$
Sunset over the beach at La Bocca, Cannes

Sunset over the beach at La Bocca, Cannes | © John Gubba/Shutterstock

If you’re looking for good-value burgers in the neighbourhood of La Bocca (the area to the west of Cannes’ city centre), you could do worse than heading to Twenty Nine. It may be fast food, but the burgers here are freshly made in house each day. It’s a super deal – burgers, fries and a drink come in at just €10.
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Meal service:

All Day

Atmosphere:

Fast Casual