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Cafe la Plantation

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C5 Parc de La Baie Orientale, 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+590 590 29-5805
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Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were actually staying at the hotel and ate only two meals here. We had dinner and drinks the first night we got in. The cocktails were not great, not very strong at all. The food was just ok (I had pasta with shrimp, of which there were only 5 small shrimp) and my husband got a burger. We had... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tapas very much, particularly the shrimp and chicken. The Monday lobster night was also good.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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247 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We visited this restaurant which was a short walk from our hotel resort. Kim our server explained the menu and based on her recommendations, we started with the Bruchetta followed by the Poulet and Taglitelle and finished with the apricot tart. All were excellent. We ate by the pool and had a very pleasant dining experience. Even though the menu... More 

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Thank Stephen F
St. George, Utah
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

we saw this place from the window of our room.. it was up on the hill overlooking the bay and marina. We drove up on one night only to find it closed.. we went back the next night and it was open.. We were surprised that there were only two other people in the restaurant, and it didn't change while... More 

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Thank Jeff R
Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great time,great chef,great service Dennis, loved everything about our experience, hope to taste and review more of you exciting offerings. Cheers

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Thank weemanont
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

A bit pricey, but the service is excellent by the pool. Had the risotto, which was heavenly. Romantic setting. Great wine selections.

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Thank Bill T
Hamilton, Ontario
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Friendly owner. Outdoor, covered restaurant. Great music playing. Delicious, home cooked meal. Excellent coffee. Yummy creme brûlée.

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Thank mmmHamilton_Ontario
Lehi, Utah
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We have eaten here every time we have been on the island. Always delicious, great lobsters on Monday night.

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Thank kandjbarton
Jersey City, New Jersey
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421 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Not the most pleasant walk from the Palm Court hotel and back: 20 minutes back in the dark on a dirt sidewalk used by dogwalkers. Poolside dining was pleasant: Salad with goat cheese and walnut honey vinaigrette; Scallops with leeks and quinoa; beef kebabs. 150 Euros with a nice wine. The only time in a week where a boisterous table... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Great service, great food, beautiful poolside restaurant✌️👍 under new ownership. Very French and very good. My husband always get the duck and I get the catch of the day, delightfully plated and presented. Great wine list as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Caribbean, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C5 Parc de La Baie Orientale, 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin
  • Phone Number: +590 590 29-5805

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