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The best italian restaurants in Tamarin for authentic Italian pasta

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Explore the Italian cuisine on the West Coast of Mauritius! Discover our favorite italian restaurants in Mauritius that will dip you into the atmosphere of Italy.

Gone are the days when enjoying a taste of the dolce vita required purchasing an airline ticket to travel to the Italian Riviera. Living the sweet life is simple when some of the top chefs bring the flavor of Med to the tropical paradise. From enjoying a delicious plate of fresh homemade Tagliatelle pasta with aromatic herbs and a beautiful sunset sea view, or Chef Rocco’s special Italian cuisine from the South of Italy with his touch of Sardinian and Sicilian cuisine. These are the hottest new tables you don’t wanna miss out on. So go ahead and work your way through the list!

Top Dining Spots Offering Fresh Pasta in Mauritius


1. S’Arrastu Ristorante Gelateria Bar ($$)

If you want to get the taste of traditional Sardinian and Sicilian recipes then you must try this Italian restaurant by Chef Rocco. Located adjacent to an Italian products boutique shop, a hidden gem serving the finest quality kinds of pasta and fresh ingredients. They use unique flavors in all their recipes from the southern parts of Italy. The restaurant has a wooden rustic interior with lots of plants surrounding the venue giving a very cozy atmosphere. To make the culinary experience more exciting they have a large selection of Italian wines to perfectly accompany your meals. Some of their most loved recipes are gorgonzola creamy risotto with pears, tagliatelle pasta with wild boar, their special carbonara pasta, spaghetti with squid ink or fresh tomatoes and seafood, and many more. We recommend you visit on Fridays and Saturdays to enjoy live music. 

Royal Road, La Mivoie, Tamarin, Mauritius 90902, +230 484 0124, Opening hrs – Mon-Sat 6:30 pm -10:3pm Website

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Photo Credit: S'Arrastu Ristorante Gelateria Bar
italian restaurant in tamarin - S'arrastu
Photo Credit: S'Arrastu Ristorante Gelateria Bar

2. Il Padrino Italian Restaurant ($$)

Nothing can beat a warm and hearty pasta recipe with beautiful sunset views of the Mauritius West Coast. Situated in a stunning location at the marina with coastal white interiors, it is probably one of the best Italian restaurants you can find in this region. Their specialty is all kinds of Mediterranean dishes and their special homemade Napolini-style pasta is definitely worth the try. They use premium quality fresh food to make all their recipes delicious. To top it off they have a special menu for vegans and vegetarians. Their specialties are gnocchis and ravioli with different kinds of sauces and seafood spaghetti to die for. If you happen to visit the west coast then you must visit this restaurant. 

34 L’Estuaire La Balise Marina, Black River, Mauritius 90601, +230 5908 9505, Opening hrs- Tue-Sun 11:30am -11:30pm Website

italian restaurant in tamarin - Il Padrino
Photo Credit: Il Padrino Restaurant "Al Porticciolo"

3. Pastamarin ($)

Probably one of the few restaurants on the west coast that does specialize in pasta. It is your one-stop shop for your favorite fresh artisanal pasta. Situated on the foothills of La Tourelle mountain, this restaurant is a must-try for all the Italian pasta lovers. Their fresh homemade pasta will make you fall in love with Italy once again. They make their pasta in an artisanal way and their homemade pasta sauces are to die for. Their specialties are ravioli with a dozen interesting stuffings and sauces, and sea food pasta. You can even purchase their special fresh homemade pasta from their store. They do takeaway and delivery both and also have a vegetarian-friendly menu. 

Av. des Jacarandas, Tamarin, Mauritius,+230 5721 7900 Opening hrs- Tue- Sat (11:30 am -2 pm and 4 pm – 9 pm) and Sun (6 pm -9 pm) Website Menu

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Photo Credit: Pastamarin

4. La Cosa Nostra ($$)

Originally this restaurant is famous for its pizzas but they also serve some pasta that you must try. Situated in the heart of Tamarin, this eatery is famous among the locals and tourists and you will always find this restaurant full during weekends and evenings. The interior will give you a beach shack vibe and is extremely cozy. All their recipes are made of premium and fresh ingredients. Their specialties are homemade lasagnas, ravioli, and pesto pasta. It’s definitely Frolic-approved.

Corner Anthurium Lane, Royal Road, Tamarin, Mauritius 90921 +230 483 6169 Website Menu Opening hrs: Mon-Sun (10 am -10 pm) Tue- Closed

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Photo Credit: La Cosa Nostra

5. Chez Pepe ($)

Want to explore Italian cuisine with a local twist? Then you must visit Chez Pepe in Flic en Flac. They serve delicious Italian recipes and pasta is among the most favorite ones. You must try their special carbonara pasta and fresh seafood pasta. Loved among locals and tourists this restaurant is a must-try. 

Coastal Rd, Flic en Flac 453 9383 Opening hrs: Mon-Sun (12 pm – 9:30 pm) Tuesday Closed. Website

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Photo Credit: Chez Pepe Restaurant
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