The best restaurants in Menton

Menton, a seaside town with an Italian flair, offers a multitude of activities and discoveries during your vacation at the Hotel Méditerranée. Its turquoise waters and colorful buildings invite you to stroll, and an abundant choice of restaurants can sometimes confuse our dear visitors.

From mouth-watering local specialties to burgers, seafood and Italian delights, it's easy to get lost in this gastronomic abundance. But before you venture out to explore this wealth, take the time to savor the dishes offered by the Hôtel Méditerranée restaurant. Featuring traditional French cuisine with Mediterranean accents, the Méditerranée's chef will delight you without you having to leave your vacation oasis. The restaurant is open to all, whether or not you're staying at the hotel.

Next, let us guide you through the top 5 best restaurants in Menton to further enrich your culinary experience in this charming seaside town.


À boire à manger (ABAM) – Wine and conviviality in the heart of Menton

Nestled in the pedestrian streets of Menton, just a 3-minute walk from the Hôtel Mediterranée, this restaurant is a paradise for meat lovers and lovers of fine French produce. On the menu: delights such as prime rib, T-bone and burgers to die for, not to mention melted camembert, charcuterie boards and grilled figatelli, all showcasing quality products. Each dish is enhanced by a well-chosen glass of wine. With its industrial ambiance and open kitchen, this family-run establishment, run by a father-son duo, promises to delight your taste buds during your stay in Menton.

  • Address: 5 Rue du Vieux Collège, 06500 Menton (3min walk)
  • Price: between €18 and €32

Tony Restaurant – Italian flavors in Menton

In Menton, the Italian influence is palpable, and this is particularly true when you enjoy a delicious meal at Tony's! Located on the port of Menton, this restaurant offers not only Italian specialties, but also tasty French options: risotto, seafood, fresh ravioli, meats... There's something for every palate. Perfect for a family meal, there's something for everyone. The terrace overlooking the sea, heated in winter, is a delight in any season. What's more, the establishment boasts a superb rooftop bar with a panoramic view of the Menton beach

  • Address: 9 quai Bonaparte, 06500 Menton
    Price: between €18 and €26

UMI –  Fusion Food on the Port of Menton

Located on the port of Menton, this Asian-inspired restaurant is a delight for gourmets in search of new flavors. UMI offers fusion food, subtly blending Asian and Latin American seasonings and condiments. Its varied menu will satisfy meat and fish lovers as well as vegetarians; and its superb sea view can be enjoyed from the terrace or veranda. UMI is the perfect address for exploring new flavors during your stay in Menton.

  • Address: Esplanade des Sablettes, 9 Quai Gordon Bennet, 06500 Menton
  • Price: between €22 and €28 OR chef's suggestions to order

Les Enfants Terribles - A Gourmet stop-over in Menton

Located at the beginning of the pedestrian street, right next to the Jean Cocteau Museum, this restaurant is a must in Menton. Les Enfants Terribles offers a cuisine based on fresh produce, home-cooked dishes and quality service. The chef offers fish and seafood specialties, as well as recipes inspired by the Mediterranean. The colorful and beautifully presented plates make Les Enfants Terribles a perfect stopover on your visit to Menton.

  • Address: 1 quai Bonaparte, Place du Cap, 06500 Menton
  • Price: between €17 and €60

La Mandragore - A Provencal interlude near Menton's Old Town

Just a stone's throw from Menton's Old Town, La Mandragore invites you into an authentic setting. Its charming terrace, overlooking a square that exudes Provence with its plane trees and fountain, transports you into an atmosphere typical of the South of France. Deliciously prepared and generously served dishes, accompanied by the most pleasant service, make this place famous. The Mediterranean menu offers such delights as scallop tartar, stuffed fish, tasty salads, mussels au gratin and a selection of seafood. An unmissable stopover to brighten up your trip to Menton.

  • Address: Place aux Herbes, 06500, Menton France
  • Price: between €15 and €25


Menton, famous for its Lemon Festival, offers a wide range of restaurants to satisfy every taste. Whether you're looking for an Italian pizza at the port of Menton, a seafood platter with the family, a tasty vegetarian dish or even a delicious burger in the heart of town, the options are numerous. Finally, after a busy summer's day, you can return to your room at the Hôtel Méditerranée and relax with a cocktail on its rooftop bar, with a breathtaking view over the city's rooftops.

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