Mayenne Restaurants & Bistros

From Michelin Star dining - Restaurants - Bistro- Creperie- to Pizza you will find plenty to tempt you in Mayenne.  Recommended and tested by us and guests. 

L'éveil des sens Restaurant fine dining

Michelin  Star 2011 - 2019

Chef Nicolas NOBIS 
429 Boulevard Paul Lintier 
53100 Mayenne

02 43 30 42 17 Tuesday evening to Sunday lunch

Review:  Book your table in a contemporary room designed to accommodate 25 to 30 guests, that the nobility of wood accompanies throughout a taste journey thought in every detail. Local Chef, with + 20 years of experience, awarded a Michelin star in 2011, offers a simple but inventive cuisine that puts at the heart of the plate local, seasonal products , pampered by regional and organic producers. 

Beau Rivage Restaurant

Recommened Michelin Guide 2020

AdresseRoute de Sainte Baudelle – 53100 Moulay

Téléphone   02 43 00 49 13


Our Review: 10min drive from l'Hotel de Hercé, restaurant on the Mayenne River, just out of town, a quiet beautiful place for lunch or dinner. Booking recommended. 

La Place des Assises Restaurant

Address 92 Rue Charles de Gaulle

53100   MAYENNE

Telephone for Reservations : 09 82 31 40 11

Open for Lunch and Dinner

4 min walk from L'Hotel de Hercé , and a welcome  additon to the Mayenne restaurants.   Well supported by locals for the great menu and contemporary atmostphere.  Situated in a unique historic location,  the premises of the former Mayenne court with a chic modern French decor. The contemporary French cuisine is based on fresh local products and presented with great style by the chef. You will appreciate  the sheltered terrace, under the large glass roof, suitable for year round dining. The food and services are highly recomended, the wine list can be a little pricy.

La Marjolaine Restaurant

Recommened Michelin Guide 2020

Adresse Le Bas Mont – 53100 Moulay

Téléphone   02 43 00 48 42

Our Review: 10min drive from l'Hotel de Hercé, restaurant is located in the grounds of a large hotel. Up market traditional French dining, evening set menu's from €43 .  We enjoyed the classic dining room and service, and the cheese trolly and deserts memorable experiences. Open all year round and booking is recommended. 

L'Aire de Famille

Adresse 35 Place Gambetta, 53100 Mayen

Téléphone   09 83 71 36 88

Open Tuesday to Saturday Lunch and dinner 

Our Review

5 min walk from L'Hotel de Hercé, reservations essential. L'Air de famille has been exceptionally popula since opening a year ago. A tiny is a crêperie located in downtown ville de Mayenne, with specialties of pancakes, pancakes, grill, salads and omelettes and good friendly service . A great restaurant with  good  varied menu  and great fresh vibe from its  owners you can see cooking away in the open style kitchen. A favourite of ours, very affordable prices and never dissapoints. Highly recomended 

Au Local Bistro 

2 Place Louis Hercé  

Bistro & Bar for a casual drink and dining for lunch & dinner. Featuring local regional produce. A small blackboard menu of  daily specials. 2 min walk from L'Hotel de Hercé, check opening days. 

 Our Review. A short stroll into the next square to find this petit bistro, we shared happy dinners here with our holiday stay guests this summer. With 4 choices per course on the menu so easy to decide what to order.

Le Petite Monde Creperie

 Village square


tél: 02 43 00 44 01

Our Review :  A great favorite with us & our guests, 6klm drive in to a picturesque village budget to med priced, very friendly and menu of regional savory Galettes & desert crepes. Regular menu to suit all appetites. Great wine list. The  most popular restaurant destination for our guests, we enjoy dining here often. 

Le Conti Brasserie

1 Place Georges Clemenceau


Our Review: Located in main market square open for coffee and  drinks all day and evening, lovely destination to drop in after a visit to the Saturday markets. A good meunu for lunch and dinner. A great local Brasserie for very friendly service from Luc and his staff. Very popular with locals and perfect for afternoon wine or beer. We are regulars. 450 walk from L'Hotel de Hercé 


25 Rue Chateaubriand

53100 MAYENNE -


Open lunch Mon - Friday

Our Review: arrive by 12pm to guarantee a table, YES its this popular

Just 2 min walk from L'Hotel de Hercé, a fantastic typical local restaurant for tradesmen to office worker at amazing prices. We pop in at least once a week for a home cooked meal. Blackboard menu of the day with two options. You will have a warm welcome from Sophie and Fabrice. 

€9.50 2 courses + drink 

€12.50 4 courses + drink

Rajasthan Indian Restaurant
Authenitic fine cusine


13b Place de Juhel

53100 MAYENNE 

tel: 09 84 34 08 32

Open 12 to 2pm  & 7 to 10.30pm

Our Review:

Popular local restaurant 6 min walk from L'Hotel de Hercé.

Thumbs up and highly recommended by our guest of Indian nationality, who now resides in Mayenne. Great range of authentic flavours, and spices enjoyed by locals and visitors.


La Tour de Pise
Pizzeria & Restaurant

10 Rue Jules Ferry

Mayenne 53100

Tel: 02 43 00 29 01

Open 12-2pm & 7-9 pm

Our Review: A popular local destination when you need a good Italian food, we really enjoyed our Pizza & the Anti Pasta entres looked fantatsic. Think thin crusts, fresh real Italian toppings cooked in a authentic Pizza oven. Enjoy!