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Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #7 of 28 Restaurants in Orient Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Lincolnshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Astrolabe is a charming restaurant in Ezmeralda Village. Seating is around the beautifully landscaped pool. Indoor seating is also available, but if you are escaping the cold of winter in the States, why be indoors? Friday night is Lobster Party night. It is a three course meal that has a wide range of appetizers and desserts to accompany the lobster... More 

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I've been to Astrolabe on each of 6 or so trips to St. Martin and up until this year found it to be the romantic, relaxed place others describe it as. Not so in 2015. First of all we chose to go on a Saturday evening because Saturdays are advertised as Bouillabaisse night with live music on Astrolabe's website, on... More 

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Ellisville, Mississippi
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The restaurant is easy to find in Orient Village. Parking was easy as we obtained one of six spots right outside the front door. The ambiance was nice. We dined by the pool and Chris, our server, was excellent. Tom, the owner, stopped by the table to greet us which was nice. I love that you can bring your pet... More 

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Rochester, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We became part of the family at the Astrolabe. We enjoyed many meals at the Astrolabe while staying at the Esmeralda Resort. Breakfast, dinner and late night drinks. The staff is gracious, the food is delicious and the ambiance moves freely from casual to elegant. We are looking forward to our return.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is my wife's favorite restaurant on saint martin and we visit each time. We went for the lobster night on Friday my hubby loves it and i always have the beef tenderloin, for appetizers we also alway get the « foie gras » delicious Overall another excellent meal. It is not easy to find restaurants that do it right each time... More 

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Calgary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My wife and I, along with our 2 children aged 12 & 14 enjoyed our Christmas dinner at Astrolabe. Thomas greeted us warmly when we arrived and from start to finish this was probably the best meal we had during our 7 day visit to St. Martin over the Christmas holidays. The service was impeccable, the food was delicious and... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

During our week long stay in St. Martin, we enjoyed two exceptional meals at the Astrolabe. The seafood is expertly prepared with the proper texture and seasoning. Our server, Chris, was exceptionally friendly and provided us with some helpful guidance.

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Fabulous meal last night here. We have never visited before, as we stay in Grand Case, with no car. It was recommended to me by Vic Toria and then our friends suggested we visit. Friday is Lobster night. My husband had the formula menu with Foie Gras to start, then Lobster, completed by Chocolate molten cake. Everything was fantastic! I... More 

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A choice you will not regret for an exquisite dinner in an elegant poolside setting, is L'Astrolabe, which is across from Reception at Esmeralda Resort, on Orient Bay. Your gracious host, Thomas, and his chef and staff, provide a delectable multi-course dinner, served flawlessly on white table-clothed tables. Each table has a view of the pool, which is illuminated subtly... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

One of the most memorable meals we have ever had. Service was terrific. The food was great. Sea Bass was delicious. Surf and Turf out of sight. We were there on a Monday for jazz night - perfect music - not too loud - perfect set up. Get a table by the pool if you can - very pleasant. Make... More 

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Address: Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
Cuisine: French

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