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Astrolabe

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Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
05-90-87-11-20
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • 154
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    Very good
  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Lobster Dinner

We made our first visit to Astrolabe last Friday night for their famed Lobster Night. Located in Orient Bay, the restaurant is inviting and romantic. A number of tables are around the pool and enjoy nice gentle breezes from the nearby beach. We both chose to do the prix fix menu - any appetizer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Ty J
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We made our first visit to Astrolabe last Friday night for their famed Lobster Night. Located in Orient Bay, the restaurant is inviting and romantic. A number of tables are around the pool and enjoy nice gentle breezes from the nearby beach. We both chose to do the prix fix menu - any appetizer, any entree (including the Friday night... More 

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2 Thank Ty J
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our resort was within walking distance from this restaurant. So it was a convenient location for dinner 10 days into our vacation. The setting and service are definitely 5 stars. The food is good, not great. It's almost not fair to compare it to the incredible restaurants in Grand Case. If you are staying near this restaurant and are feeling... More 

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Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and your review. Astrolabe Team More 

Rockville, Maryland
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not part of OB Village, Astrolable is located at the Esmerelda resort. This is fine dining in an elegant location, yet at a children-friendly restaurant. Definitely a 'special occasion' dining experience - even if in our case the special occasion was avoiding a major winger snow storm back home! Superb service, very attractive presentation, and the food! Innovative, delightful and... More 

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1 Thank Roadrunner32
Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. We hope to see you soon at l'Astrolabe. Astrolabe Team More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were hoping to go here for a B-Day dinner on Wed but they are closed on Wed. Glad we waited till the last day of our trip though because it was a really nice way to top it off. Friday night they had a singer who did an amazing job. Everything from Frank Sinatra to Willie Nelson and he... More 

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Thank Aran e
Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to the restaurant. We strive for creativity on our menu and appreciate your recognition. Thank you and we look forward to your return! Astrolabe Team More 

Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Astrolabe is a beautiful partly outdoor restaurant around a pool in Orient Bay. We dined on Lobster Nite and the food was superb.

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Thank William S
Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your review. We hope to welcome again very soon. More 

Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the visit, nice alternative from the mostly overrated Grand Case restaurants, value for money with their 47 Euro choose what you want menu.

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Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thanks for your visit and for taking time to leave a review on TripAdvisor. See you soon at L'Astrolabe More 

Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First class food in a first class setting. Saturday night is bouillabaisse night and we enjoyed this southern French favourite sitting by the pool. The service was attentive and the staff extremely friendly. The dish was plentiful and flavourful with all the traditional trimming. A real treat.

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Thank mchlchn
Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words! See you soon. More 

Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and just perfect cuisine. Come, relax, enjoy and certainly you will come back. Also the breakfast is great and just relaxing. Loving it. Will come back and recommend to my friends. Few visited and stayed already.

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Thank Ecki2015
Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you very soon again. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you've had enough of the advertised lobster thermidor across the island, and you'd rather have the full lobster flavor, then try out Astrolabe's Lobster Party on Friday nights (or the Surf 'n Turf on Mondays). My girlfriend and I went and got the prefixed three-course menu which you can get the lobster entree for only 48 euro all included.... More 

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Thank Chris F
Victoria C, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and your visit! We hope to see you soon again at L'Astrolabe. More 

Boston, Mass
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Oh Astrolabe, you were a beacon of outdoor fine dining during our first family trip to Saint Martin. Your delicious food - and lots of foie gras - was beautifully plated; we smiled as we downed our rum shooters in the twinkly glow of the lighted swimming pool. That first Christmas dinner endeared us and we have always eaten at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: 05-90-87-11-20

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  • Cuisine: French

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You already have a review about this restaurant on your site at http://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowUserReviews-g1606589-r70495745-St_Martin_St_Maarten_St_Martin.html.
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