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La Mandragore

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Place aux Herbes | Place aux Herbes, 06500, 06500, Menton, France
33493354319
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Frenchy, homey and delicious!

2013 TripAdvisor Excellence Certificate surely drew our attention. The place is located in a picturesque square with many small restaurants in Menton. Though, it was one of only few with no space left after lunch time (us 6 had to wait 15 mins for the table). An old chatty couple strongly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Marta P
via mobile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

2013 TripAdvisor Excellence Certificate surely drew our attention. The place is located in a picturesque square with many small restaurants in Menton. Though, it was one of only few with no space left after lunch time (us 6 had to wait 15 mins for the table). An old chatty couple strongly recommended "La Mandragore" for having the best food out... More 

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Thank Marta P
Milan, Italy
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

La Mandragore is a really nice bar/cafe in Menton. It offers a small range of lunch dishes (mainly salads and a few mains) and local desserts. We had difficulties in finding a free table as the space outside is really, really small. The owner wasn't particularly friendly - she tried to send us away as the place was really busy... More 

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Thank Mario B
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by with friends on a recommendation and was delighted by the Suggestions du Jour of that were also clearly family specialties of the waiter / maître d' / owner who was working together with his sister and mother who was preparing the plates in the kitchen. The Moules with pesto / olive oil sauce were fabulous as was... More 

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1 Thank swmdetroit
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a decent place to eat that had a menu that was a bit different (many places more or less had the same food - often Italian food). We saw Mandragore and liked how pretty and homely it looked. One of the staff (a very friendly French lady) tried to translate the menu and explained that it... More 

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1 Thank stefstefs4
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Discovered Mandragore some years ago on a holiday in Menton. Have been back 3 times in different years. Food always fresh ingredients, freshly cooked and served with a smile, and at a reasonable price. There is often a musician playing nearby which adds to the pleasant ambience. Next time we are back in Menton we will have lunch at the... More 

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Thank Terry F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We had a lovely lunch here on a sunny day in early October. We had catch of the day. We enjoyed this as well as the excellent creme brulee with orange. We have previously eaten at a couple of the other restaurants in Menton town square but this is our favourite. Seemed very popular with the locals we were the... More 

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1 Thank carolbellamy
Sydney
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

A local artist, his wife and son run this very popular restaurant in one of the prettiest squares in Menton. The food is delicious and beautifully executed. The whole experience is one we look forward to repeating as soon as possible.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

La Mandragore has become our spot since we settled in Menton.In no time the charm of the location, the obvious freshness of the homemade lunch of the day, the welcoming service...one couldn't resist...and here we are!

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1 Thank cristobal3
Bruges, Belgium
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Un endroit calme et relaxte, un petit resto romantique, tables rondes. Flowers on the table. You can chose out of 4 courses, all of them freshly cooked. We tried some mentonnais fries and chopped vegetables. Delicious!

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Thank Lut L
Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

This little restaurant is placed among several big machines serving typical tourist food. The place itself does not indicate the qualities: a short but well thought menu, changing frequently and just written on a board. Just room for 12-15 guests. The service is nice, the food is good and you just feel you have made the right choice when sitting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Place aux Herbes | Place aux Herbes, 06500, 06500, Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: 33493354319

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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