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First Restaurant

cnr Royal & Corderie Sts, Chinatown, Port Louis, Mauritius
+230 212 0685
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good55%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (12 reviews)
“peking duck” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
cnr Royal & Corderie Sts, Chinatown, Port Louis, Mauritius
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Choosing a restaurant in Port Louis is like opening a catalog of food choices from the entire world. Everything from Hamburgers to exotic African cuisines is to be found. Chinese abounds, but there are many tourist traps as well First Restaurant is well known and...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Place is ok. Need to make some renovation. No parking. Food is nice with a good variety of typical chineese food.

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I went there twice. The first one was on the recommendation of a friend and food was okay. The second time I went for lunch was mainly to eat dim sums accompanied by fried rice and 1 side dish which led me to the conclusion...More

Thank Sneha S
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The entrance of the restaurant made me question the place, but as soon as we tasted the food it was absolutely yummy! I had one of the best Chinese meal there

Thank Amithraj M
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I've been there many times, I like the food not cheap but affordable, nice service, decoration and variety of dishes... Well situated but unfortunately can be a bit painful for elderly or those having difficulties to walk since there are many stairs and no elevator.

Thank Shemida
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Finally an authentic Chinese restaurant as it should be. Superb food, great service and such a good choice of dishes. The Peking Duck was a highlight .

Thank Stuart505
Reviewed 12 September 2016

the momos are excellent, specialty the seafood momos. They do have veg option also. budget friendly, gets crowded during lunch hour

Thank gagatourist
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Recommended in Lonely Planet as a decent place for lunch in Port Louis, this is a reasonably priced Chinese restaurant with some interesting Mauritian influenced spins on popular classics. Don't let the dingy doorway put you off.

Thank CampingJames
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

There are blogs on this restaurant and many Internet articles suggesting it's the best yum cha in town ...... gosh you have to be kidding me?!?! Anyway it's a bit unfair for me as this has been the only chinese restaurant I've eaten at on...More

2  Thank AlanChu1980
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Very good dim sum ever...good chinese food...Quick service and average prices. A place that you need to try if you are in Port Louis...Note: Dim sum are available for lunch.

Thank Bhav B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: cnr Royal & Corderie Sts, Chinatown, Port Louis, Mauritius
  • Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Port Louis District  >  Port Louis
  • Phone Number: +230 212 0685
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