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La Belle Escale

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25 quai Bonaparte, 06500, Menton, France
+33 4 92 07 39 14
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped in for a weekday lunch. The setting is pleasant as it is along the quai across from the beach and near the church St. Michel. I had pasta-fruit-de-mer and my wife had a plat du-jour of risotto with pumpkin, hazelnuts, and a french cheese placed at atop at distinct spots. The nuts may have been walnuts we suspect.... More 

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Gjovik, Norway
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Family Place With focus on pizzas. OK pizza, but not stunning. Extremely repetitive Asian Music which almost made me crazy.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I live in Menton about 5 months a year so I've tried pizza at many establishments over the years. However, the past couple of years I only bring friends and family to La Belle Escale for pizza and they have all agreed that it is great. But, I'd also like to note that not only is the pizza great, the... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Friendly staff, wonderful food and breathtaking views. La belle escala has it all. We tried a different restaurant every night in Menton but this is the only one we went back to. Loved it

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here this month. We ordered the mixed seafood grill and pizza. The seafood was fresh and tasty. The pizza was delicious. Service was prompt and polite. We will be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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177 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

So many full score ratings leaves me wondering how anyone can find a restaurant like this flawless? With due respect , this is an average restaurant - any reasonable person surely can see that the pizzas are decent but hardly gourmet, the food is cafe like - hardly chef standard Lots and lots of choice suggesting food for all tastes... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

It was our first visit to La Belle Escale recently, and we will definitely return. Friendly, attentive staff, great food and wine and a nice relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend the pizza, and also the lobster ravioli which was superb! Big portion sizes though - so go there with an appetite!

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Thank Ian R
Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The food was tasteless - the grand prawns were dry and hard, overcooked and not fresh; the pizza was not fresh as well - we tried Napoletana (anchovies) and Seafood pizza. The bill was 30% higher than supposed. After asking for pizza takeaway a box was dropped on the table for us to start packing. When we asked to have... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

We have dined here many times in the past but this is the first time since the change of ownership. It was a completely new menu and plenty of choices. The waitress was efficient and friendly. We were served delicious Foccacia bread on the house. Our main courses were a seafood pasta and a pizza Belle Italia which had rocket,mozzarella... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

My wife had dinner here on 2 nights during our visit to Menton in April. It is based on Quai Napoleon on the 'Italian Side' of Menton and for the last two years has been under the stewardship of two proprietresses who seem committed to delicious food at reasonable prices. The restaurant is unpretentious premises and has the lively feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 quai Bonaparte, 06500, Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 92 07 39 14

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?