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Pipiri Palace Restaurant

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Rue General-de-Gaulle, Gustavia 97133, St Barthelemy
+590 590 27-5320
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Best Profiteroles on the Island!

My husbands favorite dessert is profiteroles and every year he selects the best on the island. Over the last 5 years no other restaurant has come close to Pipiri. The restaurant is now under new ownership and food is still good as the same chef is doing the cooking. But what REALLY stands out are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
segoldb
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Boston, MA
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
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Clarksburg, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Every time we visit St. Barth's, we can't wait to return to Pipiri Palace! The chef is creative, the staff is wonderful and we love the setting, including the open kitchen. If you're in a hurry, go somewhere else. This is a place to relax and enjoy, not rush. Our foodie group have enjoyed many different dishes and especially love... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The wife and I were cruising for a spot to eat that day and we were glad we did. We enjoyed our food and the atmosphere. The servers were great and loved open kitchen and friendliness of everyone there. We will be back in the future.

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Eu, France
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259 reviews 259 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Good location in the centre of Gustavia, parallel to the Harbour. A little bit strange decor with a creole cuisine. It's not a fancy restaurant but it's a good bargain

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Boston, MA
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58 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My husbands favorite dessert is profiteroles and every year he selects the best on the island. Over the last 5 years no other restaurant has come close to Pipiri. The restaurant is now under new ownership and food is still good as the same chef is doing the cooking. But what REALLY stands out are the profiteroles!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Creole cuisine with french taste ! Amazing combination of caribbean and french ingredients creating delicious meals.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We went here for dinner and it took 3 HOURS! Restaurant was not busy, maybe half full. Food was OK, nothing great. Crab cakes were not good. Caesar salad was the best part.

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Bodrum, Turkey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were recommended Pipiri by a local bartender. We were looking for a non touristy place for my last night in St Barths. The food was fresh and delicious, the service was great and the ambiance was very laid back. We were a large group and tried most things on the menu and everyone was so impressed. The wine our... More 

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Placida, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We happened upon Pipiri after failing to find a non-touristy bistro or cafe on the Gustavia waterfront. The ambiance of their ourdoor terrace and their covered al fresco area were delightful, reminding one of shaded restaurants in the south of France. We had excellent salads and seafood and good French wine. A delightful find.

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New York
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94 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very tasty creole specialties. Loved the octopus stew that was an explosion of complementing flavors. The brochettes of chicken were tender and spicy. The ambiance is rustic but pleasant with inviting indoor an outdoor spaces. The service was very warm and welcoming. Pipiri is a nice change from the very upscale haute cuisine establishments that abound in St. Barth's.

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Washington, DC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The seafood wasn't especially fresh and the menu was not especially ambitious. However, the appetizer I had--a lobster salad was very tasty. I also had shrimp scampi with coconut rice. The rice was extremely goey, and the shrimp were probably frozen. This restaurant is over-priced and once it gets crowded the service plummets.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rue General-de-Gaulle, Gustavia 97133, St Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Barthelemy  >  Gustavia
  • Phone Number: +590 590 27-5320

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 39

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

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