Michelin-Starred Monaco Restaurants

For a state with so few residents, Monaco is one of the absolute best dining destinations in the world. Award-winning Monaco restaurants, Table du Monde bistros, and Michelin-starred restaurants create a gourmand’s delight. The luxury of living in Monaco is reflected in the sumptuous menus, world-class cuisine, and extraordinary culinary talents of renowned chefs.

Gourmet dishes and fine dining in a wonderful setting is an integral ingredient to Monaco living and adds an exciting flavor. Living in an apartment by the harbor, beach or within the city of Monte Carlo you are tempted to pull up a chair and sample some of the best food on the planet.

 

Le Louis XV – Alain Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris

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© Le Louis XV

A flagship restaurant by famed chef, Alain Ducasse, Le Louis XV opened close to 30 years ago and is a 3 Michelin-Starred eatery. Alain is renowned as a pioneer of Riviera dishes, creating expertly and precisely cooked local Mediterranean foods to really show off the beauty of wonderful, good quality local ingredients. With the focus being on the taste of the region, the menu has lost none of its vigor and excitement over the years and presents memorable dishes with the same intensity and sense of place and purpose as ever before.

The opulence of the hotel’s dining room and original Belle Époque style has been modernized to give the restaurant a chic, almost futuristic vibe with a huge chandelier and strong design features such as the central service area. The authentic dishes and translations of Mediterranean flavors include, ‘Provence garden vegetables cooked with black truffle”, to start, followed by mains such as,” Guinea fowl from Les Landes, girolle mushroom, sorrel condiment,” and dessert wonders such as, “Bergeron apricot and almond soufflé, currant sorbet.”

Reservation & Location:

Hôtel de Paris
Place du Casino
MC 9800 Principauté de Monaco

Tél. +377 98 06 88 64
Fax. +377 98 06 59 07
adhp@sbm.mc

 

Blue Bay

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© Blue Bay

While Le Louis XV is famed for its innovation of classic Riviera flavors, Blue Bay, awarded its first Michelin Star in 2015, is renowned for its creative sense of inventiveness and fun.  Chef Marcel Ravin, originally from the French Caribbean, captures the flavors of the Mediterranean and infuses them with a taste of the Caribbean to bring a refreshing and unpredictable change to the Monaco dining scene.

The Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort restaurant serves up dishes such as roasted saddle of lamb from Sisteron cooked in a banana leaf, served with a Madras curry, olives, and aubergine. Crunchy lobster is served with mullet fish eggs and comes with a hot mayonnaise with the flavors of Tamarind. The wonderful terrace and spectacular sea views add to the special dining experience, while the open kitchen gives the restaurant space atmosphere an extra buzz.

Reservation & Location:

Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
40 avenue Princesse Grace
MC 98000 Monaco

T. +377 98 06 03 60
F. +377 98 06 05 64

 

Le Vistamar

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© Le Vistamar

Elegantly poised in the exquisite Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, the menu at Michelin-Starred Le Vistamar utilizes the authentic flavors of the Mediterranean, blending the simplicity of amazing food with gourmet sophistication. The focus is on fresh, succulent, and local seafood and with its huge terrace and inspiring views over Monaco’s port the setting is nothing short of perfection.

The gastronomic seafood includes the soft yet intense flavors of bouillabaisse, as well as skilfully cooked John-Dory, blue lobster, burbot, and red mullet, with grilled octopus to start. The menu selection reveals a well-thought-out culinary master at work, and beyond the incredible dishes dining here is all about the setting, the dining experience, and living the Monaco dream.

Reservation & Location:

Square Beaumarchais
MC 98000
Monaco

T. (377) 98 06 98 98

 

Elsa

© Elsa

© Elsa

Set in the glamorous resort hotel of Monte-Carlo Beach, Michelin-Starred Elsa is an exciting addition to Monaco’s glittering array of gourmet eateries. With a contemporary menu, and an understanding of true French Riviera food tradition, chef Paolo Sari has created an organic food-lover’s gastronomic paradise. Defined as the leading certified 100% organic restaurant by Ecocert, all the ingredients are locally sourced with the restaurant seeking out the very best producers in the area.

The fresh honesty of the ingredients creates the finest quality. Added to this is the sophistication of each dish which demonstrates the creative culinary skills and strong sense originality in every menu. Giant langoustines are roasted and scented with verbena and served with carrots and ginger puree, while anchovies come in two services, scented with sweet and sour raspberries and also warmed with capers and herbs. With a terrace overlooking the water and a relaxed atmosphere, diners are served a menu with a real difference.

Reservation & Location:

Monte-Carlo Beach
Avenue Princesse Grace
06190 Roquebrune-Cap Martin

T. (377) 98 06 50 05

 

The splendid dining scene in Monaco is part and parcel of what attracts discerning luxury apartments and properties buyer looking for an extraordinary lifestyle, as well as those looking for exclusive second homes and buy-to-let apartments for the luxury traveler market.