Mahébourg restaurants

Top Choice Mauritian in Mahébourg


This hero of the street-food scene is beside the petrol station just across from the market. Delicious biryani (rice cooked in a steel pot with various eastern spices and meat or fish) and 'kebabs' (salad, meat and …
Top Choice Seafood in Mahébourg

La Vielle Rouge

Fish and seafood cooked fresh or with a few Asian inflections make Le Vielle Rouge one of the standout options in town. Service is friendly and signature dishes include the calamari with ginger sauce or fresh lobste…
Mauritian in Mahébourg


For the best dhal puri in town, look no further than Shyam (you can call him 'Sam'). He scoots around scooping out flavourful snacks from an empty aquarium tank on the back of his motorbike. On Monday he's at the ma…
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Tabagi Bambous

Dark and dimly lit, tabagis (convenience stores) line the streets of every town in Mauritius. If you've yet to visit one, the unusually popular Bambous is the perfect place to lose your tabagi virginity. Proprietor …
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Les Copains d'Abord

Les Copains d'Abord occupies an enviable position along the seafront promenade on the south side of town. Tasty Mauritian dishes (fresh seafood curry, prawn croquettes, palm-heart salad, flavourful rougaille sauciss…
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Chez Patrick

Patrick's is popular with locals and tourists for its unpretentious atmosphere and authentic Creole cooking. There's everything from octopus curry to Creole clams, and the seven-course seafood feast (Rs 675) is one …
Chinese in Mahébourg

Saveurs de Shin

This place a block back from the water may not look like much, but the quality is high, the prices are low and the servings are large – a winning combination in anyone's language. The half/full Peking duck is outrag…
Mauritian in Mahébourg

La Colombe

Disco lights, kitsch decor and smiling staff await you at this lively venue located on a side street set back from the promenade. House specials include venison and a smattering of seafood. Things liven up a bit on …
Mauritian in Mahébourg


L'Ajoupa is worth an honourable mention for its homely tree-lined garden hidden behind a scratched picket fence. It's the perfect place to catch up with friends for a drink and some poisson frit (fried fish), rice o…
Mauritian in Mahébourg

Le Bazilic

The ubiquitous fried noodles, grilled seafood and octopus curry all appear here, on a menu that owes less to creative combinations than to simple dishes done well.