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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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como
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377 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 651 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have to say at first that we've been on the island for ten days and this is the worse experience we have to face. This restaurant is located in Orient Bay Resort, within the Plantation hotel. At the entrance we saw big signboards with the events of the restaurant. We are really fond of fish soups, so we were... More 

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2 Thank lucoh99
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were with christmas with family and friends at this place. A very nice staff welcomes us. A starter with foie gras and a steak with foie gras. Excellent taste of all food! Very nice atmosphere, very good staff! Thats why this restaurant is in the top of the best restaurants on Sint Maarten.

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Thank aldertsxm2016
Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear aldertsxm2016, Thank you so much for your visit and your kind review. We hope to welcome you again very soon. Astrolabe Team. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has questionable business practices. We ordered an expensive bottle of champagne, the Laurent Perrier Grand Siecle (which is Laurent Perrier's top champagne) as this was a celebratory dinner for us. The server returned and told us that the restaurant was out of that champagne, but that he had another bottle from the same producer that wasn't on the... More 

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5 Thank Lietzlaw
Tarrytown, New York
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service is excellent. Food is delicious. Soft lighting gives a romantic feel. Prix fix dinners, surf and turf, Mon. night and lobster, on Fri. night. Jazz band on both evenings.

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

Dear LynnTed, Thank you for dining with us! It was our pleasure to have served you and it is great to know that you had great fun. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers, More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Words can describe the gastronomic please we experienced with our visit. We have visited many great French restaurants on the island and this was by far the best. The ambiance is warm and inviting without being pretentious. The pre fix menu delivers an exceptional value. This same meal in any North America city would be twice as much. The food... More 

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

Dear Roger B, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us, which we will continue to work hard so guests have enjoyable dining experiences. Thank you once again for choosing us and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Astrolabe Team. More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful service and all four in my family enjoyed their meals. Best dishes were lobster tagliatelle and raspberry tiramasu. We'd definitely go back. The host, Chris, was especially welcoming.

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Thank melwine1995
Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear melwine1995, Thank you so very much for your visit and your kind review. We hope to welcome you again soon. Astrolabe Team. More 

New York City, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While we have visited Orient Beach many times, this was our first visit to this truly wonderful restaurant. We made reservations for the Monday night surf and turf special based on all the terrific reviews. The setting and the service were impeccable. They served a complimentary dover sole soup with little sea scallops which was incredible. I suggest that you... More 

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

Dear Thomas D, Thank you for choosing us as your dining venue in Saint Martin. It is great to know that your dinner with us was your best dining experience when you were here. Cheers, Astrolabe Team. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was amazing and the atmosphere was so relaxing and romantic. Poolside dining. Reserve table early to get the best seat in the house at the head of the pool.

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

Dear Michael O, We're glad to know that you enjoyed your time with us at l'Astrolabe. Thank you very much for your visit and your review. Best regards, Astrolabe Team. More 

New York
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Beautiful setting, impeccable service, outstanding food! In our week visit to Saint Martin, we dined at Astrolabe three times! Can't say enough good things about the staff and food.

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

Dear mkostovski, Always a pleasure to welcome you at l'Astrolabe. Thank you very much and see you soon. Best regards, Astrolabe Team More 

Marlboro, New Jersey
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

We dine at L'Astrolabe every year. We wouldn't miss it for the world! Each visit is a spectacular dining experience from the serene poolside ambiance to the artistic plates filled with such subtle yet perfect flavors. The sun dried tomato tapenade with bread was yummy as was the intermezzo that all diners receive. This visit my husband had the artic... More 

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

Dear Lynn F, Thank you very much for your support year after year! We're also looking forward your next visit! See you soon. Astrolabe Team. 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, Seafood, European, Caribbean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?