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Marina la Port Royale | 97150, Marigot 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
590877907
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    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
Most recent review
Exchange Rate Tricksters

Tropicanna is a good restaurant. The atmosphere on the Royals Marina in Marigot can be lovely. The cuisine is quite good...not the absolute best in St Martin...but very nice. My only negative observation is they tend to cheat on the exchange rate between euros and dollars. The usual way to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
RudesterSXM
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New York City, New York
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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469 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Tropicanna is a good restaurant. The atmosphere on the Royals Marina in Marigot can be lovely. The cuisine is quite good...not the absolute best in St Martin...but very nice. My only negative observation is they tend to cheat on the exchange rate between euros and dollars. The usual way to avoid this problem is to pay by credit card so... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant because the islanders recommended it. The food was very good and since one of us in our group had specific likes and dislikes, we were impressed that the chef made suggestions to improve what he was ordering. However, the portions were small and left us wanting more.

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Boston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We came here to celebrate my husband's birthday and were greeted by the charming and professional waiter Christophe. The food, the wine and the service were all great. We also enjoyed the live music performed from the marina by a local band, the marina view and the warm charm of Marigot in the evening. Will certainly return here! After making... More 

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We have been coming to St Maarten for 29 years and have eaten at all the fine resataurans on St Maarten,including L'Auberge, LA Testavin, Bistroi Carries and LA Villa and the Tropicana was number one.For someone to use the term "nazi" to dscribe a meal is totally objectionable to me an army veteran. The meal and the service was outstanding.The... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We had a reservation at the Tropicana Saturday night. We were excited to go because we had heard good things about the food. I have very serious food allergies. I asked for smoked salmon with no onions, allergic. And a grilled lobster plain no butter or seasoning again due to allergies to dairy and spices. My wife asked for snapper... More 

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Toronto
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92 reviews 92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Until this, our latest trip to St. Martin, we had never managed to eat at Tropicana - mainly because we failed to reserve. At last, we reserved for lunch following a successful shopping expedition on market day in Marigot. Located on the Marina, this restaurant is a favourite with locals, boaters and tourists alike, for good reason: the food is... More 

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Moneta, Virginia
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41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

St Martin has over 400 restaurants this may be the best . Our lunch today on the water with Christoff was terrific . They had 3 specials we chose the salad with sliced chicken and smoked duck . Out of this world . Had a nice Pinot Grigio , normal baguette but the service . Christoff managed the tables on... More 

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Moneta, Virginia, United States
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82 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Because of the many good Tripadvisor reviews we read and because a friend recommended it, we decided to have lunch at Tropicana today...oh my!! The setting is beautiful, the manager was most pleasant, helpful and entertaining and the food...best meal this week, this year...no kidding!! We ordered the salad special with roast duck breast, delicious potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, etc...definitely... More 

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Calgary, AB Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We visited Tropicana for lunch and for dinner during our visit and everything was excellent. It is a small restaurant that appears to place emphasis on the fundamentals and the superb food flows from there. My wife has a daily special of snapper fillet on a bed of stewed leeks in a mild curry sauce and loved it. I had... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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385 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Last night my wife and I and some friends dined at Tropicana, we've eaten there before, but this meal was special. Not sure why, was the atmosphere wonderful, was the service outstanding, was the fish extra flaky, was the meat more tender or the wine more delicious and was everything reasonably priced? The answer to these questions was yes, yes,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Marina la Port Royale | 97150, Marigot 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Marigot
  • Phone Number: 590877907

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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