Restaurants

Top Choice Mauritian in Chamarel

Palais de Barbizon

Barbizon may not look like much, but it's a fabulous place. Marie-Ange helms the kitchen, whipping up traditional Mauritian flavours from her family's cookbook while Rico L'Intelligent (what a name!) entertains at t…
Top Choice Mauritian in Grand Baie

Domaine

'Domaine' is the answer every local offers when travellers ask where to go to savour some Mauritian home cookin'. The best dishes are those starred on the menu as local specialities – offerings such as ourite safran…
Top Choice Mauritian in Port Louis

Lambic

Set in a refurbished colonial home in the heart of the capital's chaos, Lambic is a beer buff's paradise, with dozens upon dozens of local and imported beers, including a particularly rich selection from Belgium. Th…
Top Choice Mauritian in Grand Baie

Boulette Ti Kouloir

Off Royal Rd, this is one of Grand Baie's best snack joints. As the name suggests, this microscopic place really is just a ti couloir (li'l hallway), where Yvonne and friends cook up boulettes and piled-high bowls o…
Top Choice Seafood in Cap Malheureux

Amigo

Everyone adores this friendly joint tucked behind Cape Malheureux township near the sugar-cane farms. The writing's on the wall (literally): contented customers have left myriad messages of love and affection on eve…
Top Choice Mauritian in Mahébourg

Pyramide

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 Mauritian in Flic en Flac

Canne à Sucre

Now here's something special: an authentic slice of Mauritian life in the midst of touristy Flic en Flac. May has converted her roadside bar-restaurant into a cosy space that captures the essence of coastal Mauritiu…
Top Choice Cafe in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Frenchie Café

One of the coolest places on the island, French-run Frenchie does carpaccios, quick bites and more substantial (but reasonably priced) mains, as well as breakfasts and an outstanding Sunday brunch (11am to 4pm). It'…
Top Choice International in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Café International

This popular South African–run spot serves up an excellent assortment of dishes from around the world. Burgers, curries, fresh fish and sandwiches are mainstays, but the highlights are the ribs and South African ste…
Top Choice Mauritian in Poste de Flacq & Roches Noires

La Maison d'Été

The restaurant at La Maison d'Été is run like a stand-alone establishment, serving an enticing assortment of Mauritian and fusion food of the highest quality. The inn's owner often moonlights as the chef and takes s…