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L'Estaminet

139, Boulevard de Grand Case | across to La California, Grand Case 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 059-029-0025
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Ranked #6 of 56 Restaurants in Grand Case
Price range: $30 - $70
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: L'ESTAMINET...A French ,innovative cuisine ,combining spices of the word and amazing flavors...And frienddly atmosphere.....
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Baltimore
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went back roughly a year after our last visit. Summer menu was a bit less extensive and there were only two other tables that were occupied. What can I say it was August. In any case another excellent meal--hard not to have excellent service with so few other diners to take care of. As always, an interesting and innovative use... More

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New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Stumbled upon this spot after discovering the pizza place next door was closed. None of us had huge appetites but everything on the menu sounded great. Luke took great care of us and every little bite was clearly a well thought out dish. Nothing was over the top (although we were surprised to grill our own salmon at the table)... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The food is sophisticated and original. In a town where most of the food is good Must highly recommend this place.

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Tempe, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We heard interesting reviews about L'Estaminet and decided to give it a try. I've never seen or eaten food quite like this before! Everything was masterfully put together in an interesting and rather entertaining sort of way (thankfully, there is an explanation on how to eat your food). We ordered the daily special appetizer, which came in unique shaped bowls... More

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new york,usa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The lady chef is amazing ! From appetizer till dessert just a masterpiece ! The presentation ,the taste of every dish is amazing ! The service is top notch !!! Shame is on the end of the road and not so busy yet ! Make an effort and come ! We just love it every year !

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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was our first dining experience in Grand Case and we were not disappointed. The food was outstanding and the service even better. It was a quiet night and we were the only people in the restaurant. We had the shrimp fettuccini and the cod fish. Both were wonderful. Afterwards the chef came out to speak with us, made us... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were eagerly anticipating our dinner at L'Estaminet as this was the first time we were getting the opportunity to eat here. We had wanted to try it on previous trips but had found the restaurant closed for the season (most of our previous visits were later in the low season). We rarely make reservations on our trips to Saint... More

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NYC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Their menu is great. We were in Grand Case celebrating my husband's 50th bday with friends. When we were there 4 years ago we just loved L'Estaminet and it was a must on our return. I had a goat cheese and beet appetizer that was OUT OF THIS WORLD. Their famous chocolate dessert was great, too. I did think the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Carole and Ina are gracious hosts. The food is sophisticated and original. In a town where most of the food is good but very traditional, his is a breath of fresh air.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Once again Carole and Ina showed us what fine dining means. The appetizer was generous enough for us to share and then some. The entrees were wonderful and the sides were amazing. Each has it's own little special flair. We have been coming here for about five years now and are always pleased. This time Carole went above and beyond... More

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