As the population in Mauritius is so diverse, the culinary traditions are a blend of English, French, African, Chinese and Indian giving lots of unique flavours and culinary genius. Fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood are very popular all over the island. Here are some of the best restaurants on the island.
La Clef des Champs - Floreal: owned by a chef to the stars, this restaurant has unparalleled cuisine with lots of different flavours to try.
Le Pescatore - Trou aux Biches: with a panoramic view of the horizon, this restaurant, popular with famous people, is known for its exquisite food of excellent quality.
La Potiniere - Curepipe: this restaurant serves Mauritian specialities and European delights that you must try.
Sauterelle - Grand Baie Sunset Boulevard: a fine choice for international as well as Mauritian dishes.
Flowers of Paradise - Pereybere: this restaurant serves European and Mediterranean food as well as seafood and fish.
La Table du Château - Château de Labourdonnais - Mapou: serving a gastronomic menu with refined cuisine, this restaurant, featured in the top 3 on Tripadvisor, is inspired by the fruits and vegetables of the estate.
RED Restaurant - Grand Baie La Croisette - this is a French Brasserie that welcomes you with its warm and contemporary atmosphere.
Pomodoro Pizzeria & Trattoria - Grand Baie La Croisette - an Italian restaurant and pizzeria serving Italian cuisine.
Chez Marco - Pizzeria in Trou aux Biches: a traditional Italian restaurant serving pizzas and pastas.
La Botteghita - Royal Road, Grand Baie: an Italian restaurant serving the best of Italy’s cuisine.
La Maison d’Eté - Poste Lafayette: typical Mauritian cuisine is served using local products.
Blue Penny - Hotel Belle Mare: a luxury gourmet restaurant serving Mauritian cuisine.
Shangri-La - Touessrok Hotel: the finest Western and Asian cuisines spread out over 5 restaurants in the resort.
Chateau de Bel Ombre: set in a French garden, the restaurant offers typical Mauritian cuisine.
Les Copains d’Abord - Mahébourg: tasty Mauritian dishes are served at this seafront restaurant.
Medium Rare Steakhouse - Black River: a fun and friendly atmosphere with top quality food, wine and service.
Domaine Anna - Flic en Flac: the menu specialises in fresh seafood product dishes such as lobster, fresh fish and giant prawns and the restaurant also offers a predominant Chinese Style menu - a local favourite.
La Bonne Chute - Black River: a family style restaurant that serves typical Mauritian cuisine.