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Camaron Rouge

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Royal road, Pereybere, Grand Baie, Mauritius
5728-6021
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really lovely family run restaurant. The dad catches the fish every day, the mother cooks and the son runs the front of house. Lovely food, very fairly priced and a great spot to eat it you are staying in the north of the island. The son in particular is very friendly - make sure you ask to try the prune... More 

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Thank Alex S
Alexandria, Virginia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As others have mentions this is sorta a trap laid by the staff and taxi drivers. AVOID. the food is terribly priced and bland. Service was fine and even friendly but this is certainly a trap. Watch OUT!

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Thank stratt7777
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We believe drivers are approached to take their tourists to this restaurant. Be vigilant to redirect your driver if they take you here. It is extremely expensive with prices you'd expect to pay at a classy restaurant and the food served to us was bland (old chips, watery curry etc). It would have been less offensive if the prices weren't... More 

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Thank Castles63
Europe
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

From the outside looks like a hole in the wall and the Outside seating is nothing special. This place is frequented by locals, especially taxi drivers... I have been there already several times and the friendly waiter - guess the son of the owner - always recognizes me & greets me with a great smile. I always order the same,... More 

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Thank TravellerLion
The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The food was very tasty with fresh fish and seafood (the owner is a fisherman). The service was excellent with a very friendly and entertaining host who made our dining experience of the mauritian cuisine even nicer. The price is reasonable. Was just a bit disappointed with the Ti-punch which was lacking rum!

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Thank David P
Lucerne, Switzerland
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Overly expensive and overrated, we regret having followed a taxi driver's recommendation. Same prices as in expensive European countries, in fact, you eat better for less somewhere else.

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Thank FranzKorbinian
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Sad, we paid about double from what we have been used to when traveling Mauritius for several weeks. Prices like in Switzerland. Food was ok, but we needed to ask two, three times for ordered but forgotten items, such simple as beer, bread, or the salad that was ordered. Salad nicoise was just a pile of tuna on leaf lettuce... More 

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1 Thank Andreas F
Mauritius
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We had a nice dinner, we feel at ease and had a good time. The place as well as the food was very nice. R. Cunjamalay

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Thank Rajesh C
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Nice experience . food was average. Owner/Manager was very entertaining to say the least . Crayfish shrunk from the ones that were presented prior to ordering

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Adelaide, Australia
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142 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by friends who are locals and really lived up to its reputation. It serves food in the more traditional style which I guess is Creole. Apparently the owner is a fisherman and we benefited from his day at work. Fresh fish grilled over a charcoal fire is really delicious and this restaurant was no exception to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal road, Pereybere, Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Riviere du Rempart District  >  Grand Baie  >  Pereybere
  • Phone Number: 5728-6021

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?