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“You don't have to eat pizza!! Fab menu!”
Review of Le Mahina

Le Mahina
Ranked #5 of 51 Restaurants in Deshaies
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $35
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 26, 2014

We really enjoyed sitting upstairs in this restaurant. A table for two in the window was our favourite. Although we had been told that the pizzas are really good, we simply could not resist the rest of the menu. A main course each and a great cocktail. My husband raved about his pork medallions and my duck cooked three ways was cooked perfectly to order and very tasty. We ate here twice enjoying the experience very much.

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

Best pizza I ever had. Great for cocktails on the terrace. It's tiny and always crowded. Reservations are a must.

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Reviewed March 9, 2014

We ate at this location 3 times while we were in Guadeloupe and we're never disappointed the location is small, so crowded, but that did not take away from the great food and service. It is easy to understand why they are rated #1.

Thank boozeslinger
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Reviewed February 20, 2014

Great place to dine - cute small terrace over the bay, good menu - not typically Guad style - but good in any case - parrillada choices are excellent - fish / duck / beef - no need for a starter! Very good service, well presented, generous portions. Excellent planteurs - fresh fruit and plenty of rum! Beers on draft are imported and pricey! If you don't book for a sundowner or meal on the terrace - you won't get in - 1 day is enough! Worth a go!!

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed February 10, 2014

This was our least favorite experience in Deshaies. We had made a reservation in person in the afternoon so we could sit outdoors but had to wait about 45 minutes drinking at the bar before we were seated. The staff was nice and kept us informed. We didn't mind the waiting part over a couple of ti' punches but the amount of cigarette smoke both at the bar and at our table was overwhelming. Having someone smoking non-stop a few inches away from your face when you're trying to eat is uncomfortable and was not a problem in any of the other restaurants here.

There is a very fancy kitchen hood and pizza oven in the open kitchen and it's clear that take out pizza is very popular here. Somehow we could not bring ourselves to come to Guadeloupe to eat pizza.

The foie gras starter was good. The marlin carpaccio was quite thick, more like sashimi thickness than what we expected from previous experience or have seen elsewhere on Guadeloupe. We were actually full after that so when the waitress offered us coffee and desert we were going to let it pass that they'd forgotten to bring us the grilled fish we'd ordered. However, it finally arrived and it turned out to be the best dish.

I would say that after the build up on TripAdvisor and the degree of popularity, we were disappointed.

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Thank Judith S
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