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Chez Ernest

42 B Quartier Anse Caffard, Le Diamant 97223, Martinique
+596 596 67 86 83
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“rum” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Caribbean, European
$$ - $$$
42 B Quartier Anse Caffard, Le Diamant 97223, Martinique
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Started out with high hopes based on reviews here. The place was charming and right on the beach, but the food was overpriced and the staff (1 person) was quickly overwhelmed once more groups arrived. They did bring shots of rum at the end of...More

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife enjoyed pasta with shrimp and I enjoyed the Lambi (Conch). Desert was rum cake with rum and raison ice cream. The food and atmosphere was great as was the ocean view. Many restaurants in Martinique will deliver a shot of rum to finish...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stopped in mid afternoon due to sudden thunderstorm and stayed until late evening. Even with language barrier we had a great time and the food was great. Ernest was there himself and he is quite entertaining. We were given a bottle after we asked for...More

Thank mearh
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Table simple mais excellente. Service extremement sympathique. À deux pas de la plage. Ernest is an amazing restaurant and the best of the two at this location (by far). The owner, Ernest, propose a simple menu of high quality at very reasonable price. We tried...More

Thank crew347
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Chez Ernest feels a bit like being invited to your French neighbor's house for dinner. The house is a bit run down but in a well-loved way, with old jazz records playing in the background. The chef came out to see how we liked our...More

Thank Idoniagaede
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Chez Ernest We have been vacationing on Martinique for thirty years. This is the best restaurant on the island for food, location, service and atmosphere. The music played in the restaurant is jazz or opera and fits in with the beautiful setting. The food is...More

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Stopped there on lazy afternoon as perfect setting on beach in Le diamant.had great cocktails and owner was very friendly.Went back next day and he was totally different person.Place was empty but we werent allowed to have drink,only dinner.what a waste of a perfect location.cannot...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time at chez Ernest for dinner tonight. Both the waitress and Ernest himself were incredibly welcoming. Even with our limited French we were able to figure out the menu with our waitress' help. We had a little pre- meal amuse Bouche...More

Thank amandarez
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

It's hard to state the quality of a restaurant in which you're treated like the enemy. If you're not perfectly introduced to the French language, forget you'll become a friend of the rude owner and cooker, Ernesto. Some How... You can also feel like if...More

1  Thank valeriaanna1981
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Great location right next to New Cap. Great old building. Ernest speaks enough English to get you what you want, even if your French is as bad as mine, He really is a cool guy. As for the food, the Boudin was outstanding, the crabes...More

1  Thank fonyats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 B Quartier Anse Caffard, Le Diamant 97223, Martinique
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Martinique  >  Arrondissement of Le Marin  >  Le Diamant
  • Phone Number: +596 596 67 86 83
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