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Iguane Cafe

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1 Pointe des Chateaux, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 88-6137
Sun 12:30 - 22:00
Mon 19:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 19:30 - 22:00
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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343 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 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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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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 

Thank DanH2030
briarcliff manor, ny
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 

Thank Emporiactrics
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 

Thank Roger K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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 

Thank Discriminating_8
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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 

Thank Tracey H
Budapest, Hungary
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

My brother in law proposed to go there, because some years ago he liked it very much. It would like to be a gourmet place, but we were disappointed. The languste menu contained the same taste in three different dishes and some of them were really over sophisticated and not good taste. It was the most expensive place, so it... More 

Thank Gábor P
Arlington, VA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2013

My husband and I heard about this restaurant after several days in Guadeloupe in December 2013 and made a reservation. Beautiful restaurant and surprisingly not at capacity. We've eaten all over the world including both 2* and 3* Michelin-rated restaurants in France 2 months ago but l'Iguane was one of the best meals we've ever had! Delicious amuse bouche of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
19:30 - 22:00
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?