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Le Santal

40 Rue Lady Fish, Sandy Ground 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (15 reviews)
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French, European, Gastropub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
40 Rue Lady Fish, Sandy Ground 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first thing you notice is that the route to this restaurant is rather seedy, but once you arrive and let the valet park your car, it is a fantastic restaurant. We visited this restaurant with four friends who are locals in St. Martin. As...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were totally impressed with this restaurant. It didn't look like much from the outside but what a surprise this was! The waiter was awesome in suggesting a nice seafood combo in a frido shell. It was to die for!! The lobster bisque was awesome....More

Thank diverrocks
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I had two delightful dinners here during our week stay in St Martin. We generally always try to make this restaurant one of our first stops. It is really delightful, with an "old world ambiance", attentive but not intrusive service, and "over...More

1  Thank southernbelle007
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This was, by far, our most delightful dining experience in SXM. One has to persevere to find Le Santal, but your efforts will be well worth it. This is an elegant restaurant, the view is exquisite, and the service is perfect. The food was beyond...More

1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Sitting by candlelight overlooking the ocean in a fantastic restaurant. Scallops were perfect, dessert was divine, fresh baked rolls were phenomenal. The service is impeccable. Don't miss this beautiful gem off the beaten path.

Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 5 May 2017

One of the best, most romantic places we have ever experienced--fabulous place. Food was pricy but well presented and very good.

Thank lynnf659
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Le Santal is not especially easy to get to, as you need to wend your way through the narrow and cluttered streets of Sandy Ground to get to it. You may think you are not in the right place, but stick with and and you...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Once you get there its fine.The street is a little sketchy. once inside it is a lovely place.the people and service are lovely. I think its a family run business. order app salad and dinner as this is a french restaurant the the portions are...More

Thank Bettyann M
Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is our favorite place to eat. Every time we visit this Island we plan to go back again and again. The food and service are impeccable. You have to get the onion soup if for nothing else but the presentation. Always love the chief's...More

Thank JTTC
Reviewed 20 March 2017

French cuisine served on balconies overlooking the sea. Staff is attentive and the setting is very traditional. The food was superb--including the fresh red snapper, served flaming tableside. The lacquered duck was flavorful and accompanying potatoes made the meal. The wine, coffee, appetizers, and dessert...More

Thank cracklinob
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Looking 4 new restaurants for 2016 visit. We're staying@Horny Toad. What are your price ranges on dinner Thanks MiMaw
15 July 2015|
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Response from LAC21 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant came recommended to me by several different people. Its a must .. my husband and I had appetizers, individual fabulous entrees, dessert, coffee and two bottles of $50 wine and our bill with tip was under... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Rue Lady Fish, Sandy Ground 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Sandy Ground
  • Phone Number: 10590875348
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