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La Cigale

Laguna Beach | - Route des Terres Basses, Baie Nettle, St Maarten-St Martin
+590 590 87 90 23
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $60 - $100
Cuisines: French
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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87% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

The cooking , the setting , and the staff were all in perfect harmony at this romantic beach side ,dinner only,quiet and simple ,elegant restaurant . The food was so delicious and true that no overly designed and unrelated " sides " adorned the plate , a current serving style that ,in my mind detracts from the major ingredient. My... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

La Cigale is a romantic and delightful place for dinner in Saint Maarten. The food is fabulous and the staff was wonderful. We sat at a table right on the beach and the quick rain shower that moved through did not dampen one bit of the evening! The filet "Rossini" was fantastic and the Foie Gras Cigale is not to... More

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Bozeman, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Having dined at numerous places on both sides of the island and Anguilla this was without a doubt the best meal we had! Impeccable service, food with amazing, candlelit toes in the sand atmosphere. We'll worth the price and taxi. Highly recommend.

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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

atmosphere was romantic, service was very good. Appetizers very good ( not excellent) - we had foie gras and escargot. Main courses were poor- sea bass and scallops had no taste, lamb tasted like old mutton. Vegetables were overcooked and risoto was mushy. Dessert: Grand Marinier Soufle was served with chocolate sauce so it overwhelmed the liquer taste. The molten... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We had several wonderful dinners during our vacation in St. Maarten/St. Martin. La Cigale is at the top of the list. The staff is fun and helpful and the food is fabulous! Our group of four enjoyed the specials offered including the mussel appetizer that was over-the-top-baked with cheese and delicious. The veal chop was made perfectly as was the... More

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Westchester, NY
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38 restaurant reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I take no joy in giving a restaurant, especially one that everyone this is great, a bad rating. And unlike most bad review this doesn't have anything to do with service, which was great. The atmosphere was also very nice. But the food... ugh. Such high hopes for this place. You cannot advertise salmon carpaccio on a menu if the... More

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South West London
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12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Not the easiest of places to find when your not familiar with the area but well worth the visit. We so enjoyed our visit on the second night of our stay on the island we had to go back there for our last night as well. The food is out of this world, the staff are excellent and the setting... More

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Atlanta, GA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

No need to drive all the way to Grand Case for excellent food. Only minutes from Marigot, La Cigale offers an intimate, gourmet dining experience in an unexpectedly atmospheric setting. Approached from the front of an apartment building (don't let that scare you), the restaurant is situated on a quiet bay with tables located both on a beautiful patio, and... More

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New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

We just returned from a week in St Maarten. As we have done in the past- we returned to La Cigale! What a treat! Our waiter, Dylan, was a doll and very helpful. The restaurant is right on the beach and beautiful. The food is not to be believed. This is a must do when in St Maarten.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We love La Cigale its one of our favorite restaurants in St. Martin. The Ambiance is wonderful and the food amazing and service is always great. We have had dinner here for the last 5 Christmas Eves and plan on going back next year. It's a bit hard to find but well worth it once you get there.

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