Restaurants

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'…
Deli in Tamarin & Rivière Noire

Chez Philippe

Best known as a cooking school, Chez Philippe also has a fabulous little deli serving up prepared takeaway meals, such as salads, lasagne and creative interpretations of local dishes. There's also foie gras, cheeses…
Cafe in Trou Aux Biches & Mont Choisy

Kafé La Zétée

A fresh and breezy alternative to its sister restaurant, La Pescatore, next door, Kafé La Zétée does breakfast, paninis, sandwiches, smoked-marlin salads and daily specials that might include ceviche (raw fish marin…
Burgers in Flic en Flac

Jeanno Burger

The pick of the food vans between the road and the beach (although the places selling fresh pineapple do give it a run for its money), Jeanno's serves up good burgers to a long line of devotees. It's a one-man show,…
Pizza in La Gaulette

Ocean Vagabond

Ocean Vagabond has good pizzas and something of a surfer's vibe, with DVDs and a Saturday-evening happy hour. It all falls a bit flat when things are quiet, but that changes when a crowd's in. Good orders include th…
Cafe in Cap Malheureux

Helena's Cafe

Across the road from the church car park near the island's northernmost tip, this appealing little cafe is all decked out in marine blue and white, and serves up sandwiches, paninis and a few mains such as grilled c…
Cafe in Grand Baie

Café Müller

This charming German-run option is a great place for cakes, crêpes, coffee and juices; it also offers an excellent Saturday brunch in its lovely grassy garden and a daily breakfast buffet. On Friday it does a buffet…
Cafe in Grand Baie

Coffee Garden

A lovely little place out on Pointe aux Canonniers, Coffee Garden is classy and casual, with free wi-fi, a menu of lunch specials that changes daily, and paninis, omelettes, salads, crêpes and even smoked-marlin san…
Cafe in Grand Baie

Sunset Cafe

Pastas (including a few gluten-free options), grills and sandwiches make up a fairly generic international menu here, but the waterfront location makes it great for a meal or a milkshake at any time.
Fast Food in Rodrigues

Mengoz Snack

It doesn't get much simpler than this, but that's why we like it. In Mont Lubin, next to where the main road through the island branches to Grande Montagne, Port Mathurin and the southwest, this fine little snack ba…