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Idylle Beach

BP 32 bis, Ambodifotatra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
+261 32 48 684 81
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
French, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
BP 32 bis, Ambodifotatra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were very surprised about the quality of the food we got in this restaurant. It was not only very good but also beautiful served and the owner welcomed us personally. It was even one of the best restaurants in whole Madagascar (and we live...More

Thank _elischi66
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was some of the best food I've ever had. Seriously! The staff was incredible and the food was so good we went back every day we were there so we could all try as many dishes as possible.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We spent several nights in Tana where we tried a few Lonely Planet recommendations - Le Petite Verdot and also Hotel Sakamanga. Both were good, but not excellent. So when we wondered into Idylle Beach after a morning of whale watching, we weren't expecting much....More

Thank lmhazardous
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great food and a beautiful place. Very nice staff and good service. A lovely place to spend an evening in Ambodifotatra.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This gem is not to be missed. Real beachside ambience with great French cuisine and service. We came for a relaxed coffee, stayed for a relaxed and well presented lunch and highly recommend this beach restaurant/bar.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I highly recommend this restaurant: it has a beautiful setting, excellent food (I especially recommend the zebu bourgignon and the zebu lasagna) and wonderful hosts/owners. A must if you're in Sainte Marie.

Thank ccmontanez
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Location: The place is in Town and it is in a pleasant beach. Service: The service in general is very good. The personnel is very polite & available at any time. Food: The restaurant has very good food. You must try…. Note: Much appreciated the...More

Thank Noemi C
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I visit this little french restaurant every year. Try the beef ravioli, best ever The pineapple sorbet is a must.

Thank bernixi
Reviewed 13 January 2017

French food with a local twist set on a quaint little private beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean. The Zebu lasagna and ravioli were absolutely divine!

Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great location by the sea with lot of tasty and interesting combinations of local food with the touch of the French cuisine. Helpful and pleasant staff. Probably the best place to eat at Ile Sainte Marie.

Thank Sinatg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: BP 32 bis, Ambodifotatra, Nosy Boraha 515, Madagascar
  • Location: Africa  >  Madagascar  >  Toamasina Province  >  Nosy Boraha
  • Phone Number: +261 32 48 684 81
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