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Mauritius Restaurants

La Toque Blanche

  • Racket Road
  • Grand Baie
  • French

Updated 01/17/2013

Fodor's Review

Once you navigate your way to this charming little restaurant, down poorly lighted street some 30 meters (100 feet) past the open-air market in Grand Baie, you'll be glad you made the effort. Hostess Francoise will greet you at the door, clad in a toque blanche (one of those white hats worn by chefs), as will her main chef, Arnand. The restaurant has only 20 tables and a big following of happy diners, so it's advisable to book in advance. Try the house specialty,

aumonieresde crabes (crab wontons) followed by a shrimp curry with saffron rice, or go for broke and order a large plate of delicious langouste (lobster). Finish off with the dreamy warm-chocolate fondant. Grand Baie, on the northwestern tip of the island, is a buzzing resort with many restaurants, but this out-of-the-way place, with lace-curtain windows and potted palms, is a real find.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

near grand Baie market, Racket Road, Port Louis, Mauritius

Phone:

230-765–4797

Restaurant Details:

  • Reservations essential

Updated 01/17/2013

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