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“superb location and great food”
Review of Le Mayssa Beach

Le Mayssa Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $45
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Embark with our crew on the terrace of Mayssa Beach standing as the stern of a ship above the bay of Villefranche. With a single glance, you embrace the Mediterranean, Cap Ferrat and the Citadel. To recommend, the small table of lovers installed on the pontoon a few centimeters of water. Side plate, discover a simple kitchen with some well-measured creative twist, prepared with products from the market and from the sea. For example, squid cooked "a la plancha" with lemon thyme tip served with grilled vegetables, or unusual and exclusive pluma slad of Pata Negra fried with rosemary juice, mashed potatoes and vegetable medley. Also the highly desired "catch of the day" according to the consignment, consisting of grilled fresh fish served with seasonal vegetables and a virgin sauce. The spirit reflects this cuisine combining subtle mix constant quality, friendliness and generosity. Our catering and event service Paloma Events: The Mayssa organizes made to measure your events: cocktail parties, seminars, birthdays, weddings, product presentations, invitation to the press, group lunches or dinners ... Groups menus are available to facilitate the organization of your events, up to 200 people, and two covered rooms can accommodate up to 130 people. Open daily for lunch and dinner, let go by the gourmet breeze Mayssa.
Incline Village, Nevada
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“superb location and great food”
Reviewed June 23, 2012

We had lunch here whilst staying in Villefranch sur Mer. The restaurant is easily accessible from the large public parking lot via stairs or elevator. A spacious terrace with umbrellas for shade overlooks the bay dotted with private yachts as well as visiting cruise ships. The menu covered a good range of appetizers, fish and meat. For the first course our party of 3 tried the Parma ham and the artichoke salad, followed by main courses of the pluma de Pata Nagra (a speciality pork dish), the sole Meuniere and the entrecote de boeuf. Each dish was beautifully presented and the main courses offered tiny roasted potatoes and other vegetables, all cooked to perfection. Dessert was simply icecream, but there were serveral dishes to choose from including the well known upside down apple tart. We found the service very friendly but professional. We've eaten at a number of restaurants in the area and the prices here were in line with the others. WIne was the Bandol rose which was perfect for the meal, the company and the ambience. Highly recommended.

  • Visited June 2012
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Nice, France
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“Amazing view - hidden away from the rush”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Rooftop restaurant and bar offering clear water views and lots of sunshine. Bar menu just as extensive as food menu. Perfect place to start your stay in Villefranche.

Visited June 2012
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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“Scenic view, great food and nice wine”
Reviewed June 10, 2012

We enjoyed our dinner here; our hotel made reservations (probably best to do so). We went with another couple, and all 4 of us agreed it was a good choice for a nice dinner. Two of us chose the pave de PLUMA de Pata Nagra, which is a wonderful pork dish. The other two of us had the filet de St Pierre, which is a white fish which was served with polenta. The waiter recommended a great bottle of wine. The kir royale we had before dinner was good, and the desserts were good, as well. This dinner was our splurge of the trip. It wasn't as expensive as the well known Chevere d'Or or Column d'Or, but we would make the same choice again. Definitely. Thanks!

Visited May 2012
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Nice, France
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“AMAZING VIEW - GREAT FOOD”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

Excellent place. Check beforehand if you can get a sea view table in the terrace as they do have large wedding parties at times who take over. Excellent and resonably priced wine by the glass. Nice choice of starters though they were a tinge huge! Caesar salad, artichoke salad, foie gras, tuna tartare......... mains [incl some plats de jours] of tuna mi-cuit, creamy risotto with scallops and prawns, steaks etc. No room for desserrt but they looked good. Coffee on the terrace. Excellent place Not cheap [Euros 100 for 2] but worth it.

  • Visited May 2012
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Nice, France
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“Amazing view to the harbour!”
Reviewed May 11, 2012

We have organised a celebration (for 40 people) in this restaurant. All our guests and us were amazed by the open view to the one of the most beautiful world harbours. All the dishes were delicious, the service was very profesional and friendly. I would highly recommend this place for just dinning or for an event celebration.

  • Visited June 2011
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