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Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
10590871120
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18:30 - 23:00
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Thu - Tue 18:30 - 23:00
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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had surf and turf, which was the special on Monday night. It was the "prix fixe" or set price for one starter, the main meal and dessert. This made the meal more reasonable. There was also an added starter, as well as a shot of rum with hazelnut and vanilla after the dessert. The steaks were good, but the... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the plates are amazing! very original, incredible tasty options. I celebrated my birthday with my hushband and they served me a b-day cake, all perfect!

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Thank Romina K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picture perfect location. Wait staff was great. The food is very good, however maybe a bit too "French" for us (yes, I realize we are in a French country), although everything was super fresh, tastefully done and presented.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fixed price from the a la Carte, Fois Gras three ways, Pan seared with sweet wine, was my favourite! Perfect filet steak and gentle music from DJ Shine. We will return.

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Thank jbcwork
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing service and delicious food. Quiet and romantic setting. The highlight of dinner was the dessert. We will definitely be back

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make reservations and enjoy the experience. We enjoyed "Lobster Night". The proprietors are charming and know what they are doing. A dinner is a must.

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Thank mikegcomer
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

On our last night we went here for the lobster special on Friday. The food was very well priced for an upscale French restaurant. The service was impeccable. My husband is a picky eater and he said the chicken in chimichurra marinade was the best he ever had. He rarely eats his entire meal but he ate everything here! The... More 

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Thank Leah Anne C
Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your dinner at l'Astrolabe and we hope you will visit us again very soon. Thank you. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

By far the best restaurant on the Island and if your staying at Esmeralda you can walk. Let the Chef cook a degustation menu for you of the freshest ingredients available and you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Ken K
Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

It's a pleasure to read such a nice comment, thank you very much. We hope to welcome you again soon. More 

Curacao
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Worse waiter ever. Food was mediocre and prices were more in line with what I would pay for a superb experience in Paris.

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Thank CuracaoRavi
Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

We are very surprised to have such a comment and feel sorry about it. Could you please be more specific? When did you have dinner at our place and who served you? We always do our best to satisfy our repeated customers since 15 years so we would appreciate to be sure that you really visit our place and have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place is excellent, very romantic, quiet and very good food. Staff is limited in English but well worth the visit. You pay for good food.

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Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your time to express your reviews about us. The guest’s feedback helps us to improve our service so we are very happy to know we have achieved your full satisfaction. Looking forward to welcome you in the near future. Best Regard. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Caribbean, Seafood, European
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:00
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: 10590871120
Description
In a magical place in the heart of Orient Bay, you will discover L'Astrolable Restaurant with its thousand facets. Dinner by the pool, or in a tropical garden, everything that you expect will be there : Home, Service, Musical Ambiance, Of course, exceptional cuisine And also, organisation of events as wedding, banquets ...

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