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Restaurant Le Galion

Nouveau Port de Menton Garavan, 06500 Menton, France
+33 (0)4 93 35 89 73
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Ranked #11 of 202 Restaurants in Menton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $33 - $106
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Mediterranean, Winery
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Brussels, Belgium
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I was told this was a good restaurant and I have to say they were right. The food is extremely good and the service very friendly. I would have liked to stay for deserts but was pressed for time. They were very accommodating and made dishes to suit the kids. I'll be coming back!

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Excellent quality, well worth trying. Good choice of dishes and wines. Probably the best restaurant in the area with a large interior and equally large terrace overlooking the port. All the fish courses were freshly made and very tasty. The deserts were very tempting and the flambé peaches fantastic.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We pass through Menton as part of a bike tour from Genoa to Cannes and have visited Le Galion for our evening meal for the past two years. It's a great restaurant in lovely surroundings on the marina and all of our 16 guests were impressed with the food and the location. We're always welcomed warmly by the staff, are... More

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Amherst, MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stopped for lunch here based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. Even though Menton proper was quite crowded with Fete du Citron visitors, the Garavan area was not and we found parking right near the restaurant for Sunday lunch. I enjoyed a bountiful bagna cauda as a starter, hubby really enjoyed his Coquilles St. Jacques. We both had... More

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Nice, France
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at Le Galion last Saturday night. Le Galion is a family owned restaurant that provides excellent service and superb food. Our meal began with some savory pastries, followed by an amuse-bouche of salmon mousse, both offered on the house. My husband and I ordered oysters on the half shell for a starter. They were... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Lunch.Italian influences at the relatively modern Menton harbour.Parking available with ticket. Restaurant apparently run by a family. Friendly service. Fish very fresh and well prepared.

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Cologne, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

last friday we went to Le Galion. We did not have a reservation, but we got a nice table outside. We ordered Prosecco (very good) and had linguine with lobster and Saint Pierre. We also ordered a bottle of Poully Fume Ladoucette. All very good. At the end we had expresso and limocello on the house. In a nutshell, very... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Whenever I go to Monaco, I always have the pleasure to enjoy lovely lunches and dinners with family and friends at the Galion located in the lovely old port of Menton. Service is professional and excellent, the portions are large. waiters will efficiently brief you on both the specials and any missing menu items, and answer your questions with enthusiasm... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Notably the best restaurant I visited in my stay in Monaco. After eating in Buddha bar, sass, and various other high end establishments this restaurant was a hidden gem. Great service in a family run restaurant and the food especially the fish and the steak tartar was incredible. the way in which the tartar was prepared at the table was... More

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Monte-Carlo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

I went a couple of times to Le Galion, with my wife and -in other occasions- with friends, either Saturday night as well as Sunday lunch. The place is very good located in the port of Menton, minutes away from the Italian border and from Monte-Carlo. The food is great, diverse and high quality: fish, meat, pasta dishes... combining the... More

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