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Iguane Cafe

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1 Pointe des Chateaux, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 88-6137
Today
19:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon 19:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waiter is friendly and speaks English which was helpful for us since our French is extremely basic. They had a good selection of wine and they gave us complimentary cold soup appetizer and duck pate. We ordered le supreme (chicken risotto), grilled duck, and lobster ravioli and they were all amazing! The ambiance is wonderful and you can see... More 

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Thank Jessie W
Belgium
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had diner with our 2,5 year old daughter here. Very nice restaurant with gourmet-style food. Even the kids menu is something extra. Starters were absolutely spot on. Mains were great. Maybe a little slow. Prices more than ok for the meals and service we got. Daughter loving the cloche (cover) over her meal :-)

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Thank Kristof S
mamaroneck
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here this evening . The restaurant is beautifully appointed surrounded by a garden and artistic touches. The food is very uneven, however. The amuse Bouche given as a complimentary starter was delightful a pumpkin mouse and tapenade of sundried tomatoes with toast , homemade rolls were also excellent . We started with a appetizer... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

After our amuse bouche, we started with the foie gras mousse which they split for us with excellent presentation. If you like foie gras it is divine, we have never had anything like it. For our main courses, I chose the lobster with vegetable tagliatelle and my husband had beef short ribs. The presentation and flavor were lovely. We drove... More 

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Philadelphia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The modest exterior belies a very elegant and well appointed spacious interior - a beautiful restaurant. The dishes, based on mostly local ingredients, reveal a strong classical French lineage and are mostly excellent, if not of dazzling originality. The marlin carpaccio, thin slices of impeccably fresh fish, was a winner, a light and tasty appetizer. A plate of seafood brought... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

We ate here on a weekday evening, having reserved a table for two at 19:30, the opening time of the restaurant. I reserved from the States, leaving a message at the restaurant, and I received both a phone call and an email confirmation. Out of all the places I left messages (hotels, sailing excursions, restaurants, this was the most responsive... More 

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briarcliff manor, ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Six of us ate dinner here last week. None of the reviews we read even begin to share the special experience of this lovely restaurant. It really compares to the nicest restaurants in the States. The setting is tropical and beautiful with lovely sculpture, table settings, lighting, etc. The noise level was so quiet. But the food and the service... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Almost all of the reviews here are in french, as it should be since most of the residents and visitors are french. We visited Guadeloupe in January 2016. We enjoyed almost all of the food we ate on the island, but this restaurant is a cut above most others. Excellent food and service and beautiful decor. I had very good... More 

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Thank Roger K
Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We ate here because it was close to our hotel and highly rated in Fodors. The atmosphere was beautiful. Open air old Caribbean house but imaculate with exquisite table setting. Our waiter spoke very good English which helped on this very French Island. Service started with crackers and an olive tapenade followed by an excellent amuse bouche. My wife had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We were recommended this restaurant to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It was a little more pricey than other restaurants in guadeloupe but for a special occasion well worth it (£100 per couple for a drink to start, two courses and a bottle of wine). We were well attended to and were even given a stool to put a handbag... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
19:30 - 22:00
Saturday
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pointe des Chateaux, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Grande-Terre Island  >  Saint Francois
  • Phone Number: +590 590 88-6137

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