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Le Balico

) #209 of 231 Restaurants in Menton $$ - $$$ Seafood, ,
3 Place aux Herbes, 06500, Menton, France
+33 4 93 41 66 99
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible30%
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Grill, Caucasian, French, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
3 Place aux Herbes, 06500, Menton, France
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Well presented food at reasonable price, Staff very pleasant. I had lamb and mixed vegetables + a grande Stella = €21. 2 baskets of French bread and water came F.O.C. Nice surrounding in summer I would imagine it's a cool place to be 😀

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We had dinner there having had lunch across the road at the Lido. We both had the fish of the day which was excellent, especially as the vegetables did not follow the usual french practice of being an unappetising stew! The service was polite and...More

Thank Ewingston
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We had salads and beers- and it was a *great* lunch: pretty place, great buskers, good food. With so many negative reviews of the mussels and wine, we went for simple- and had a really happy meal. Simple is the way to go!

Thank Kate3717
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I can see why there are negative reviews,that I read only after we had lunch there!!! the location is second to none,the terrace is unique in Menton, really ideal location in the old town,the sun came down on us as we finished our lunch,and with...More

Thank frank r
Reviewed 29 December 2016

visited this place for the second time now. I ordered Lamb rack with potatos. Have to say, it was one of the best lamb racks ever. Remember to ask the kitchen to cut it for you, since its almost impossible to do on table with...More

Thank tomqpa
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

While in the downtown shopping area and near the beach we had lunch here. There was a large offering on the menu and the mussels and fries we selected were very good. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating and we chose to sit...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. We stumbled upon it while walking around town on our first night in Menton. The staff person at the front kindly greeted us. The service was great and the food was delicious! The mussels and fries, the spaghetti with...More

Thank NicYvr
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here three times over a fortnight and on each occasion we received fantastic service. The menu is huge and varied, food fresh, beautifully cooked and immaculately presented. You aren't rushed they are happy for you to sit there all night, and we were lucky...More

Thank shirleylyn
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We have eaten here several times over recent years and have been disappointed on occasion. We tried it again and were pleasantly surprised. The restaurant is situated in a pleasant square shaded by plane trees. There is quite an extensive menu, with several fixed menus...More

Thank Hampshirevoyager
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Balico is right in the heart of everything in Menton. The food is good, the service prompt and attentive, and the atmosphere relaxed. All this is helped by the young guitar player in the main square. The owner and his staff are attentive and helpful...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Grill, Caucasian, French, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Place aux Herbes, 06500, Menton, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  >  Menton
  • Phone Number: +33 4 93 41 66 99
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