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L'Isola

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33 Rue Roi Oscar II, Gustavia 97133, St Barthelemy
590 590 51 00 05
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great break from French Food

Recommended by locals , and for a non french visitor this is a great Italian restaurant outside of Italy. After a week of almost continuos French food to know this place is in St. Barths is a "great break from only French". Highly recomended !

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Recommended by locals , and for a non french visitor this is a great Italian restaurant outside of Italy. After a week of almost continuos French food to know this place is in St. Barths is a "great break from only French". Highly recomended !

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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Based on the reviews, I think we had expected greatness. L'Isola fell flat of greatness but it certainly did not disappoint. The gnocchi was amazing; would order this again and again. The grilled calamari, scallop and shrimp appetizer was delicious but the risotto fell flat for my taste. The home made pasta with lobster was "good" and the lobster was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Lovely restaurant in Gustavia...prices comparable to the rest of St. Barth's - expensive! But unlike so many, it is totally worth it. Food was impeccable - fritto misto, red snapper tartare special, veal ravioli with porcini sauce, tarte du jour with chocolate and chantilly cream. Wines offered by the glass and cocktails very good. Service was wonderful until restaurant filled... More 

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Suffern
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We enjoyed our dinner here very much. The food was above average. My veal with porcini mushrooms was very tasty. My only criticism was that it could have been a little more tender. The service was excellent.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Every dish superb, beautiful ambiance, romantic, attentive service. We shared the artichoke salad, porcini ravioli, and snapper - each amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is just a nice Italian dinning experience with good food and good service there is nothing to dislike you will enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Ok forgive me but I'm a NY foodie who travels to Northern Italy every 4-5 months for work. L'Isola was the best meal hands down that I had all week and of all restaurants in the three times I've been here. The wine list had a beautiful selection of Italian wines from excellent regions. For a starter, polenta "fries" with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The food was amazing! The atmosphere was very romantic! My second favorite place on the island for dinner. It's not my first choice because of the price! The most expensive meal we had while we were there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went to L'Isola for dinner on our third trip to St Barts. For starters this place has probably the most elegant feel of all the dinners we have had in St Barts. Located downtown Gustavia in a really cool older building. Food was excellently prepared, and everything we had was phenomenal. The bartenders spent extra time preparing some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

it was authentically Italian and the atmosphere was intimate and sophisticated. The food was superb, some of the best Italian we have had period and we have lived in NYC and traveled frequently. The waitstaff is great as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Rue Roi Oscar II, Gustavia 97133, St Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Barthelemy  >  Gustavia
  • Phone Number: 590 590 51 00 05

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, French

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