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La Cigale

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Route des Terres Basses, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 069-071-9110
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view
Description: For the last 17 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves...
For the last 17 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves of the lagoon at Nettle Bay where, watching the sunset over the lagoon, you can enjoy the gastronomic, gourmet cuisine in an idyllic setting. Chef Malory Leroux offers daily specials sourced from the market's daily offerings, without forgetting the signature dishes: foie gras in truffle oil, lobster raviolis, Wild French sera bass. Mathieu Maini, the pastry chef, is constantly searching for new creations, such as the already famous strawberry macaroon. La Cigale brings a touch of delicacy which rounds off your meal with finesse. The wine menu, without doubt one of the richest on the island, will undoubtedly seduce you. If reservations are encouraged, it is because this corner of paradise, very busy during the season, is the ideal spot for a romantic dinner. (gift certificate - honey moon - weddings - Private Diner)
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    Very good
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Lovely open beach dining

All fish consumed while we dined was done to perfection each with its own special light sauce. A special evening. Ending with their Iin house macaroni dessert melts in your mouth. Penny Culverson

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5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All fish consumed while we dined was done to perfection each with its own special light sauce. A special evening. Ending with their Iin house macaroni dessert melts in your mouth. Penny Culverson

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Dear Penny, thank you very much for your nice review. We are waiting to see you again, and wish you all the best, La Cigale Team, More 

MONACO
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best food experiences we have ever had in the Caribbean. Picture postcard setting, relaxed yet attentive service, and unpretentious, beautifully cooked food. Absolutely faultless.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thanks to share your experience with us. Hope to see you again in the near future. Best regards, La Cigale team More 

Milton Keynes
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our best meal of our week , not just the food which was excellent but the setting on the beach and the waiting staff. It was definitely a special evening . We were spoilt for choice on the menu and a difficult decision. The restaurant was a short walk from our hotel. We would have loved to return... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We are so glad to hear that you had your best meal of your week at La Cigale! Hoping to see you again in the near future. All the best to you, Best regards, La Cigale Team More 

Shelburne, Ontario
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant will blow your mind. The setting is fantastic, candle lit dinner by the ocean side. The food was excellent and the service was just as good. The waiters have excellent presentation. Small restaurant, very personal service. If we make it back to St. Martin we will absolutely revisit La Cigale for another romantic dinner!

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you to share your experience at La Cigale. We are glad to see your beautiful review. Hope to host you again, for another romantic diner with us. All the team wish you all the best, La Cigale More 

Montreal, Quebec
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WOW GREAT EVENING with friends and family. Dylan, you are the best, thank you for your great service

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review!! It was a pleasure to give you the best service we can do. We really hope to see you again in La Cigale. Warm regards, La Cigale Team More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Cigale is definitely a must do in Saint-Martin, you can not skip it! A few tables right on the beach, under the coconut trees, with the tikki torches... and only a few meters from the sea. What else ? Oh yes, the food is just outstanding (wish I could eat it all) and the waiters are all professional, attentive... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you very much to share your experience with us! It was a pleasure to host you in La Cigale, and we hope to see you again in the near future! Warm regards, La Cigale Team More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

La Cigale is our favorite restaurant in St. Martin's . The setting , the service and the selection of food is outstanding . Without a doubt ,you will enjoy a wonderful evening at La Cigale .

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Thank you for your nice review. We hope to see you soon in La Cigale. Warm regards, La Cigale team, More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent! Goat cheese croissant appetizer fabulous. duck Fragua out of this world. Scallops? You wish you knew how to make scallops like this. The staff is into it too! from the chef to the waiter to the receptionist, its like they are all partners in the business of serving excellent food. Impress your lady, bring her here! Indoor/outdoor... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. Hope to see you again with us! All the best to you! Have a good stay in SXM. La Cigale Team More 

Clinton Township, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, great food and great wine. I would highly recommend this place. Definitely will be back next time we are in St. Maarten!

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you very much to share your experience at La Cigale! It was a pleasure to host you. We sincerely hope to see you again, and wish you a good stay in St Martin! Best regards, La Cigale team More 

Buffalo, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As annual visitors to St. Maarten, we enjoy fine dining every evening. Always on our agenda is dinner at La Cigale. The service, presentation and quality of food is consistent and never disappoints.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Dylan, Manager at La Cigale, responded to this review

Thank you to share your experience with us. We are waiting to see you next year. All the best for you, Best regards, La Cigale Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route des Terres Basses, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Baie Nettle
  • Phone Number: +1 069-071-9110

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 100
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view

Description

For the last 17 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves of the lagoon at Nettle Bay where, watching the sunset over the lagoon, you can enjoy the gastronomic, gourmet cuisine in an idyllic setting. Chef Malory Leroux offers daily specials sourced from the market's daily offerings, without forgetting the signature dishes: foie gras in truffle oil, lobster raviolis, Wild French sera bass. Mathieu Maini, the pastry chef, is constantly searching for new creations, such as the already famous strawberry macaroon. La Cigale brings a touch of delicacy which rounds off your meal with finesse. The wine menu, without doubt one of the richest on the island, will undoubtedly seduce you. If reservations are encouraged, it is because this corner of paradise, very busy during the season, is the ideal spot for a romantic dinner. (gift certificate - honey moon - weddings - Private Diner)
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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