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La Marmite Mauricienne

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Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
265 7604
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food at good price! Little restaurant with home made dishes with creole flavour! Nice staff good service

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Thank Dicotam
Trou aux Biches
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and fast service but my dish was tasteless and had no veg at all. Smallish portions but then again the price was low as well. Very nice rum arrange and only Rs65! Three persons ate and drank for under Rs1000, not bad.

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Thank cicciason
Chicago, IL
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Standard Mauritian fare here. Prices cheaper than nearby, had a calamari chow mein and an octopus dish, both decent but nothing above average.

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Thank Pinquino
Mauritius
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We live nearby and this restaurant seems to attract a lot of tourists, we have tried it twice and found the food to be below average, the service almost non existent and the restaurant is dirty. Fully understand it is a basic local restaurant, we usually enjoy this type of place but this one just was not good at all.... More 

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Thank Judy W
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Local people, local food. I always have a great time when I eat here, priced right, off the beaten track, not fine dining by any means - just good company, excellent friendly staff, good food and drink and not overly priced like so many places on the island.

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Thank G_I_B_8
Runcorn
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

La Marmite is a wonderfully understated little gem of a cafe/restaurant in Trou aux Biches. Situated at the crossroads (loaded with potential), this superb little place serves great, unpretentious food at very reasonable prices. The waiter asked me did, "I want a girl's beer, or a man's beer?" The subsequently drunk 'man's beer' could have satisfied the hardiest of drinkers.... More 

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Thank John S
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We try almost all the places around trou aux beaches resort and spa and this one was the best one to eat and the cheapest one... dont miss this one 😊

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Thank Carlos M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Extremely friendly service from the individuals working there. It appears to be a family run business with 2 people running the entire show. I had the Seafood Noodles which was great, do not order if you are not a fan of Dorado the local fish. Octopus curry was nice For dessert we had a fantastic Crem Brule We also had... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Recommended to us by our security guard at the Bon Azur apartments and having read reviews before we got to Mauritius, we decided to give La Marmite a try last night. It was full of locals which is always a good sign. We were not disappointed, the food was excellent. We had samosas for starters and they were delicious. Most... More 

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Thank Kim B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

On the cheap side, felt like the food was just reheated pre-prepared curries... Much cheaper for foods and drinks than other places nearby. Perhaps best to use as a competitively priced bar than a restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trou aux Biches, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Pamplemousses District  >  Trou aux Biches
  • Phone Number: 265 7604

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