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Astrolabe

Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #9 of 27 Restaurants in Orient Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Merrick, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

OMG! Beautiful setting, but the Food is just fantastic! The Dover Sole , lobster(surf & turf) were magnificent!!! Thomas and staff make you feel so welcome and are so very attentive! Don't miss this fabulous place for a romantic and delicious dinner! Breakfast is also delicious!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was at astrolabe last friday and it was wonderful and destressfull. The service with the blonde girl was just perfect and the lobster ravioli and then the dover sol was amazing. The boss Is So friendly and brings me for a tennis game. Thanks Thomas

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Astrolabe was recommended to us by Moune and Dominique from Cote Chic Villas... And what a fabulous recommendation it was!!! It is a very refined and chic restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere, coupled with an absolutely delightful cuisine. The dishes were surpurb - full of flavour with great texture and were very filling. The team were wonderful to deal with... More

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Bedford Hills, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We've been dining at the L'Astrolabe at the Esmeralda Resort for many years now. We will dine there the next time we go to St. Martin. It's just a great restaurant - no other way to describe it. The food is delectable, the service top-notch and the ambience, well, just down right "sweet" in the modern sense of the word!... More

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Merrick, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

L'Astrolabe is fabulous! The setting is so lovely and the presentation of the food is superb! Not only does it look good but it is also so DELICIOUS! The staff are wonderful and Thomas makes you feel so special! We just love it and so will you! Do not miss this for dinner!!

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north carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We have been coming to L'Astrolabe for about 10 years now. It is absolutely on our list of top 5 restaurants that we have been to...USA, Europe, Mexico and all over St. Martin. Thomas and Chris are masters at making you feel welcome and special. But, as cordial as they are, it's the delicious food that keeps us coming back... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

During our 10-day stay on St. Maarten we had many diners in different venues among most known fine dining restaurants in Grand Case. However, our diner in Astolable was absolutely the best experience on the Island of Sint Maarten. The service is really what you expect from such a restaurant. Food was great. Worth the ride for a cosy dinner!

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Philadelphia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are looking for some of the best French cuisine prepared to perfection, you will want to try L'Astrolabe. Poolside dining adds to the romance. The food is unparalleled and the presentation is fit for the highest level gastronomical publication. You won't be disappointed. The staff makes you feel like you are coming home. We know what we like... More

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I have probably reviewed Astolabe before as we frequently stay at Esmeralda Resort. This time we had dinner there on a Saturday night. All three of us had the boullaibasse. It was delicious and I would not hestitate to return to have it again. Astrolabe also does a surf and turf night (Fridays, I think) with live music by Shine.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

While some of the food was good, the portions were small and overall we were very disappointed. 200$ for two of us to have dinner. Not worth it.

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