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Le Mahina

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139 Boulevard des Poissonniers, Deshaies 97126, Guadeloupe
+33 5 90 88 95 38
09:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

After wandering around Deshaies one afternoon, we decided to have a drink at this waterfront restaurant. The staff was great, and answered all of our questions about the town and the "Death in Paradise" show that films there each year. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we decided to have dinner there two nights later. Turned out to be a... More 

1 Thank Kozwife1
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is a busy restaurant mainly serving pizza but with a good selection of other dishes. However we came early and sat at the bar enjoying the huge selection of cocktails and beers. There is also a reasonable wine list. There is a short but tasty list of tapas. We recommend the marinated fish as well as the chicken.

Thank Anne M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The main style of food is Italian (not authentic) but delicious. The restaurant gets very busy so don't leave it too late or you may be disappointed. I had a spicy prawn dish served with courgette potato and salad, my friends had a pork medallion served with spaghetti the portions are quite large so if you want room for a... More 

Thank Margaret M
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Superb place. Great location. Nice view on the sea. Restaurant looks pretty. You can choose tapas, pizzas, and main dishes. It is not tipical local creole cuisine, but looks good and tastes wonderful. Pizza is like in southern Italy, thin crispy and tasty. Fried Merlin was great like thuna steak but more delicate. Desert delicous. And drinks super. Variety of... More 

Thank oegle
Paris, France
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Excellent food (fishes and pizza), local and lively atmosphere just on the sea side facing the sun set in the early evening

Thank Marc S
san diego
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

This restaurant was a step above the usual service in Guadeloupe. The service was very good and attentive, which is not often the case on the island. We ate here a couple of times on our visit to Deshaies. They do speak english too, which is a big help. The pizza here is AMAZING!!!!! Delicious. The price for pizza was... More 

Thank msmsandiego
London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

We went to La Mahina tempted by the very good reviews but we left disappointed. The restaurant was quite full when we arrived but there were a few empty tables. Waitress didn't even acknowledge our presence for a good 5 minutes. Eventually we were sat down at a table upstairs. Another 10 minutes to get the menus... another 10 minutes... More 

Thank MarioPizza
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2015

came by this on recomendation, excellent food, great atmosphere, very helpful staff. Enjoyed the outside dinning looking out ver the ocean, tuna excellent and my wife enjoyed the spagetti bologanase.

Thank Andrew C
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

Great expectations but my main dish was a big dissapointment. I had osso bucco with pasta (?!). The pasta was overcooked and the osso bucco was tasteless. However my partner's mixed grill platter was excellent. We were offered a digestive drink based on spiced rhum and it was great. Also the drink we had for starters were nice. Food is... More 

Thank Kurraki
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Yes, they seem busy most of the time but they don't seem to understand how to treat people. We were offered a table at 9pm which was fine because we were happy to have a bottle of wine in the bar while we waited. Various people arrived and were shown to their tables, fair enough as they had earlier reservations.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Italian, French, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Boulevard des Poissonniers, Deshaies 97126, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Basse-Terre Island  >  Deshaies
  • Phone Number: +33 5 90 88 95 38

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?