We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Mandragore

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Place aux Herbes | Place aux Herbes, 06500, 06500, Menton, France
+33 4 93 35 43 19
10:00 - 19:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 17: English reviews
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We had the 18 euro set menu at this little French restaurant. Our two main dishes were a warm salad of goat's cheese wrapped in ham, and Menton-style stuffed vegetables. Both dishes were very good. Delicious desserts - a rich crunchy chocolate cake and a very light tiramisu. Menu price included coffee. The setting is charming in an old square... More 

Thank mahonia2013
Belfast NIreland
Level Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Had delicious lunch of Petit Farcis for 12 Euros and sat for several hours with no one moving us on. Interesting menu.

Thank maryconnolly
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

10-12 euro the menu which is simple but nice and for sure something you never had before. Located in a nice square with many restaurants. The decoration is also very french

Thank HM M
York, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

All the positive reviews are correct. This is a delightful little refuge on the edge of the old town. Nice quality food and wine albeit from a very limited menu. Set in a secluded and mainly shady corner from which to people watch! Well used by locals and you will probably need to reserve a table.

1 Thank Goforit6065
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this really quaint little restaurant. The setting was just beautiful tucked away in a little square near the beach. The food was amazing, I had a goats cheese salad and my husband had the mussels. Not only was the food amazing and excellent value for money but the service was excellent too. The waiter was... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

2013 TripAdvisor Excellence Certificate surely drew our attention. The place is located in a picturesque square with many small restaurants in Menton. Though, it was one of only few with no space left after lunch time (us 6 had to wait 15 mins for the table). An old chatty couple strongly recommended "La Mandragore" for having the best food out... More 

1 Thank Marta P
Milan, Italy
Level Contributor
59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

La Mandragore is a really nice bar/cafe in Menton. It offers a small range of lunch dishes (mainly salads and a few mains) and local desserts. We had difficulties in finding a free table as the space outside is really, really small. The owner wasn't particularly friendly - she tried to send us away as the place was really busy... More 

Thank Mario B
Level Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We stopped by with friends on a recommendation and was delighted by the Suggestions du Jour of that were also clearly family specialties of the waiter / maître d' / owner who was working together with his sister and mother who was preparing the plates in the kitchen. The Moules with pesto / olive oil sauce were fabulous as was... More 

1 Thank swmdetroit
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a decent place to eat that had a menu that was a bit different (many places more or less had the same food - often Italian food). We saw Mandragore and liked how pretty and homely it looked. One of the staff (a very friendly French lady) tried to translate the menu and explained that it... More 

1 Thank stefstefs4
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Discovered Mandragore some years ago on a holiday in Menton. Have been back 3 times in different years. Food always fresh ingredients, freshly cooked and served with a smile, and at a reasonable price. There is often a musician playing nearby which adds to the pleasant ambience. Next time we are back in Menton we will have lunch at the... More 

Thank Terry F

Travellers who viewed La Mandragore also viewed

Menton, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Menton, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Menton, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Menton, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Menton, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur
Menton, French Riviera - Cote d'Azur

Been to La Mandragore? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place aux Herbes | Place aux Herbes, 06500, 06500, Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 35 43 19

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of La Mandragore and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from La Mandragore staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?