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119 Front Street, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
001 721 542-2964
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 16
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most Beautiful Restaurant on the Island

I've been going to St. Martin once a year for almost 40 years (I'm 43 years old). One of the tough decisions (first world problems) during every trip is picking my 6 favorite restaurants to dine at during the week. There are at least 10 to 20 amazing places. The one restaurant that is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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New York, New York, United States
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English first
New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I've been going to St. Martin once a year for almost 40 years (I'm 43 years old). One of the tough decisions (first world problems) during every trip is picking my 6 favorite restaurants to dine at during the week. There are at least 10 to 20 amazing places. The one restaurant that is a definite each time, is Antoine's.... More 

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New York City, New York
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We split a salad, the dressing was to die for. For dinner we had the grouper & red snapper the presentation was beautifully plated and tasted even better. Wish our trip had been longer so we could have gone twice. Service was A+

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Yorkville, New York
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59 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We always return to Antoine's because it is a lovely place to enjoy a relaxing dinner. We had very good service and the owner was very friendly. The Lobster Thermidor was amazing and everyone enjoyed their dinner. Dessert was also amazing. Will return agiain

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I loved this place. Their lobster Thermidor looks amazing. I had the escargots followed by red snapper. Both delicious. My husband had the crispy 1/2 duck. I have never seen him enjoy a dish like this before. The staff was friendly and sweet and the ambiance was charming. Very romantic meal!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The food is delicious. The service, though, has gone to the dogs. I am actually surprised we got our food. I asked for another glass of wine when dinner finally did arrive and they delivered it with the desert menus. The whole island runs a little slower and a little more relaxed and that's great - this was beyond ridiculous.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Go somewhere else because you will be ignored!!! I wanted a quick bite to eat, so I stopped here. There was a large party having lunch & so I had to seat myself. After waiting 15 minutes without being greeted or acknowledged, I had to get my own menu. The owner, Jean-Pierre, was too busy to greet me because he... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This old style french restaurant is located on the dutch side of the island. Located on the lower end of front street over looks the beach and harbor. The truely French decor is relaxing and fun. From the time you enter and are met by the owner, you know that this will be an enjoyable experience. The menu is a... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

On Valentine's Day we visited Antoine's and once again greeted by the owner as an old friend and a table was found - service was as usual great and the meal wonderful. We would always recommend the escargot (preferably in the shell) and the duck as well as veal and the fish! How can one go wrong when looking out... More 

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Eden Prairie
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We just left the restaurant for the 2nd time this trip to St. Maarten and decided to write up a review because of how it guides so many choices to each. We began coming to the island 17 years ago and were directed by a friend to Antoines. We have never been disappointed in the ambiance (love watching cruise ships... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Our first night we went to Antonie's for dinner. It was so good we went back for Valentine's Day. The food was out of this world!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 119 Front Street, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: 001 721 542-2964

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  • Cuisine: French

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