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Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
05-90-87-11-20
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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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
Very Good

Astrolabe offers good French food in a nice yet relaxed setting. Their price fixe menu makes dining a bit more affordable. Do yourself a favor and dine here at least once. I think you will find the food and service enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Randy P
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Astrolabe offers good French food in a nice yet relaxed setting. Their price fixe menu makes dining a bit more affordable. Do yourself a favor and dine here at least once. I think you will find the food and service enjoyable.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Someone did some clever photography for the Astrolab advertisements!!! This is a small hotel swimming pool with a few tables around the perimeter, and some clever lighting. The food was good, creative dishes attractively served, ...With a ridiculous price tag.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The meal and atmosphere were amazing. Can't say enough about the food. I was there with 7 people and all of them enjoyed their meal. Probably the best meal we had in St. Maarten and that is saying something because the food in St. Maarten is fantastic pretty much everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Since coming here for the first time 3 years ago we cannot stay away. We visit St Martin once per year and always have dinner here at least twice. Magnificent food, friendly service and an atmosphere that is wonderful. We love it. Thomas and his staff are the best. Can't wait until we visit again next year.

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

Thank you very much Carmen for your message and see you next year! Astrolabe Team. More 

North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The meal was fantastic! We started off with complimentary champagne cocktail and appetizer which was delicious. The main meal was presented beautifully and tasted awesome. Definitely would recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the island

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

Thank you Maureen for your kind message! More 

new jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We made reservations for a party of six around the pool and enjoyed a beautiful evening until dessert when it started to rain...no problem they moved us under the overhang and we continued on. The service was FRIENDLY and very attentive, we were not use to friendly service in St Martin. All our meals were excellant and the presentation was... More 

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Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for this awesome review! We hope you'll visit us very soon. Astrolabe PR More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Simply excellent French food. Nice intimate setting with indoor and outdoor serving. Superb service from staff. Very decently priced gourmet food. If "six stars" where available it would have received them all. Enjoyed trilogy of Foie Gras, then Rack of Lamb and ended with Chocolat Fondant. All heavenly prepared and tasting magnificently. Like taking a bite of France - highly... More 

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6 Stars? Now that's a real compliment! Thank you very much! Astrolabe PR More 

New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The beauty of Astrolabe is that you do not see this meal coming from any where and it knocks you off your feet. The restaurant is small and set in residential complex on Orient Beach. Once you enter you realize that you are about to pleasantly surprised. The staff if welcoming, attentive and warm. The attention given is enough but... More 

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Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and visit us again soon! Astrolabe PR More 

Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We had two great dinners at Astrolabe and will return again on our next trip to the island. Great food, presentation, service and a nice relaxed feel by the pool.

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Victoria C, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your moment with us. See you soon! Astrolabe PR More 

Indian Trail, North Carolina
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I made reservations for dinner prior to leaving the states. I received a very pleasant response almost immediately. We have been to many fine restaurant throughout the US and Carribean and always enjoy SXM for a few special meals. We would say this was one of the tops anywhere. We were greeted warmly and promptly and seated at a beautiful... More 

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Merci beaucoup! Thank you very much! Astrolabe PR 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

Price and Cuisine

  • 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. As we completely disagree with the review, we would like to make our own comments. Thank you for your attention!

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