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Restaurant Le Karibuni

Beachfront, 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
0590 690 39 67 00
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (70 reviews)
“lobster” (55 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
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French, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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Beachfront, 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

It was quite an experience being on Pinel Island. The restaurant is as much a part of the charm of this little island. I enjoyed the occasional visit of the Bananaquit birds coming to the hanging birdfeeders near our table. Selecting my lobster not from...More

Thank nlitend
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Spent 4 wonderful hours at Karibuni. Sun was hot, the sand white and water multiple colors of blue. Irma destroyed all most every thing, but the rebuild is almost complete. Maybe a few weeks or a month or so. Limited selection of food but as...More

Thank Dexter H
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We made it to Karabuni on Day 2 of being opened since Irma. It was completely destroyed, but in four months time, they made quick work to rebuild. Everyone was so helpful, friendly and in great spirits! We love this place and can’t wait for...More

4  Thank Bill J
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Husband and I stayed at the Karibuni Lodge and used the complimentary shuttle to Pinel Island four times during our stay. We spent the morning on the beach then ambled up to our reserved table at noon for an extended lunch full of seafood. One...More

Thank dapurdon
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This makes for my favorite St. Martin day. This year, we were aptly taken care of by Yoann. From his chairside beverage service to lunch, we were incredibly well taken care of. This guy is a gem and really knows how to take care of...More

1  Thank Ken F
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great for grabbing a bite while on Pinel Island. You can eat right on your sunbed or go to the main restaurant area. The food menu is plenty for a beach spot and prices are reasonable considering that there is only one other place on...More

Thank 1109travel
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is one of the most incredible restaurants I have visited. It is located on Pinel Island and the only way to get there is by shuttle boat or if you are lucky enough to know someone who has a boat in St. Martin, like...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Great food, great service, AMAZING views! We had great seats right on the front "deck" of the restaurant. This allowed us to be secluded from most of the bigger tables so that we could just enjoy our food, wine, and beautiful views. I cannot wait...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We spend one day a year on Pinel Island, which is a tiny strip of land 5 minutes boat ride from St. Martin, and it's my favorite day of the year! The food & service, including drinks & snacks at the beach, are phenomenal!

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Stopped here for lunch with our boat charter. Our driver called ahead, made reservations. We docked away from the beach, they picked us up in a dingy, nice touch! The location is hard to beat, quiet little cove on Pinel island with comfortable seating in...More

Thank LaL7
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Susan K
29 March 2017|
Response from Dana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can call them ahead of time and make a reservation.
Kathy C
18 September 2016|
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Response from Dano1958 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Just saw this. Hope u were able to get in for lobster!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 60
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beachfront, 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Saint-Martin  >  Pinel Island
  • Phone Number: 0590 690 39 67 00
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Beach restaurant located on beautiful Pinel Island.
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