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Restaurant Le Karibuni

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Beachfront, St. Maarten-St. Martin
0590 690 39 67 00
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service; much fun

Our 4th time eating here and it was as good as ever. Our party of 10 loved sitting at the table over the water. Fabulous food and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Scenic view
  • Families with children
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English first
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 4th time eating here and it was as good as ever. Our party of 10 loved sitting at the table over the water. Fabulous food and service.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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198 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pineal Island was such a great experience - such a shame that one of the bartenders at Le Karibuni was so rude, The frozen margaritas were very good - we attempted to strike up a conversation - the other bartender, also a female was very friendly and engaging - the rude one - no way - she would have no... More 

1 Thank edenl
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lobster is amazing! It is not cheap but so worth it, very good food right by the water, you can't beat it.

1 Thank guayilandia
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of the 15 days we spend in St. Martin every year, 9 or 10 of those days are spent here. The views from the beach are amazing, the water is calm, relaxing and beautiful. Fabian runs the best beach on the island by far. The food is amazing. Ask about specials. The Mahi ceviche is amazing.

Thank kmm522
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous restaurant for excellent food, scenery and service. Hard to believe getting 5 star restaurant quality food on a beach, but in St. Martin, that's quite common and this is one of the places that achieve that with great success!

Thank SunMoreSun
Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

I've been to this French Creole restaurant on the water before and I've been blown away with the ambiance, friendly staff, fantastic à la carte menu and excellent food. Of course when I'm on the beach on the Frenchside of St. Martin, I go for last year's Rosé from the Côtés de Provence - I was excited to see the... More 

1 Thank Pegasaya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

I wanted to eat there today with friends, but the waiter was absolutely horrible, he did not serve us the way we were used to in the rest of the st maarten. He insulted us and ripped the menu out of our hands refusing to serve us while all we asked for was to order in two rounds as we... More 

1 Thank Joana F
Scottsdale, Arizona
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Reserved a lounge chair on the beach and spent the day enjoying the sun and drinks. Later sat at the restaurant and hand picked our lobster. Great relaxing day

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Madrid, Spain
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had lobster at a seaside table! The place is increadible. Relaxed informal feeling, yet top quality. You get to pick your lobsters from a cage in the sea!

Thank IffeFjun
New York City, New York
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134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Karibuni is located on a gorgeous little island and is one of two casual restaurants, beach bar service and tranquil water. Beach chairs for rent. Great freshly caught lobster. Friendly service. Easy boat ride or paddle board over from St Martin. I believe the last ferry returns at 4 or 5pm. We came in October when it wasn't terribly crowded... More 

Thank Saradish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Beachfront, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin
  • Phone Number: 0590 690 39 67 00

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children


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