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La Cigale Restaurant

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Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-087-9023
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18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our favorite restaurant in Saint Maartin. You just can't beat the beautiful, intimate setting. incredible food and the service was amazing. This place really makes you feel special.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear that you had a special evening at La Cigale. We hope to host you again in the near future. Best regards, La Cigale team More 

Mt Kisco, NY
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's been a good 12 years since I last visited La Cigale, so I wasn't sure what to expect. The restaurant has changed -- there's no indoors, so make your reservation for after the sun goes down or you'll get eaten by mosquitoes -- but the view is gorgeous and the food is still five stars. I had a lobster... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Customers, It was a pleasure to see you again since long time you've been to La Cigale. We are very happy to see that you were happy, 12 years later! We wish you all the best, and hope to see you next time you'll visit st martin. Best regards, La Cigale Team More 

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bucket list restaurant you will enjoy. Waiting to hear about this restaurant expanding around the world.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very nice review. Hoping to see you in the near future. Have a good stay in st Martin! Best regards, La Cigale team More 

Mamaroneck and Nyc
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the wonderful cuisine on the picturesque beach so much that we came back two nights later. A beautiful spot on the coast with a serene Waterfront view - The waiters were so helpful and swift that we felt like the only table there. This is the best restaurant on the island for sure! Don't miss it....

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kies family! We were so glad to host you two time with us during your stay at la Samanna. We definitely hope to see you next time you'll be Bach in st martin ! All the team wish you all the best. Warm regards, La cigale team More 

New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This year was even better than previous years. Delicious food, a gorgeous view and excellent service. La Cigale just keeps on getting better ;-)

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We were so happy to host you at la cigale again. Warm regards, La cigale team More 

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While staying on St. Martin for a week, we visited La Cigale for dinner. It was our favorite dinner of the trip. The setting on a beach on a lagoon is magical. The food and service was also excellent.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, thank you very much for this lovely review. We are really happy to see that you enjoyed your dinner with us at la cigale. Hoping to see you in the near future. Warm regards, La Cigale team More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a double date to La Cigale, and it was nothing short of amazing. The food was delicious, the wine list was easy to navigate with a broad selection of varietals and prices and the service was amazing. We were the last table there but didn't feel rushed at all, they even cranked the music up for us... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bryan, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We were really happy to host you at la Cigale. It was a pleasure to meeting you. Hope to meet you guys in US! I wish you a good luck for your business. Warm regards, Dylan And all the staff More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Cigale was one of the best parts of our trip to St. Maarten. The food and wine was just amazing. In addition, the service was excellent. Dylan was very personable and helpful in navigating the menu and overall creating a truly memorable dining experience. Dining outside on the beach really takes the atmosphere to another level. Loved this restaurant... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Joe, Many thanks for your very kind review. It was an immense pleasure to serve you at la Cigale. We hope to see you next time you'll visit st martin. Warm regards, Dylan La cigale team More 

Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. Outdoor seating with a great view of the water.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear mr stitt, thank you so much for your lovely review. We were happy to host you at La Cigale. we hope you had a great time in st martin! Best regards, La cigale team More 

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recent visit on 11/7/16 was by far the best French meal I have had while visiting the island!!! The FoisGras soup and especially the Sweet Breads. I give the Chef and Dani a #2# Michelin Star! Next year we will visit more often. Forever Patron Michael(Sweet Bread Man) and friends

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Michael, thank you for your lovely review. We were so glad to prepare especially for you the veal sweetbread you were looking for. Waiting to see you next year, All the best and warm regards La cigale team More 

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$60 - US$100
Cuisine
French, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Baie Nettle
  • Phone Number: +1 059-087-9023
Description
For the last 17 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves of the lagoon at Nettle Bay where, watching the sunset over the lagoon, you can enjoy the gastronomic, gourmet cuisine in an idyllic setting. Chef Malory Leroux offers daily specials sourced from the market's daily offerings, without forgetting the signature dishes: foie gras in truffle oil, lobster raviolis, Wild French sera bass. Mathieu Maini, the pastry chef, is constantly searching for new creations, such as the already famous strawberry macaroon. La Cigale brings a touch of delicacy which rounds off your meal with finesse. The wine menu, without doubt one of the richest on the island, will undoubtedly seduce you. If reservations are encouraged, it is because this corner of paradise, very busy during the season, is the ideal spot for a romantic dinner. (gift certificate - honey moon - weddings - Private Diner)

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