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Terre de Haut, 97137, Guadeloupe
+33 5 90941984
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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
Worse meal we had in Guadeloupe

Had been recommended this restaurant by sail boat captain and reservation made for us. Menu not really to our liking, but went for small rib eye steak . Took ages to arrive and it was so dark at our table difficult to see what we were eating. The steak was all gristle and could not be swallowed. It... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Maureen S
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Had been recommended this restaurant by sail boat captain and reservation made for us. Menu not really to our liking, but went for small rib eye steak . Took ages to arrive and it was so dark at our table difficult to see what we were eating. The steak was all gristle and could not be swallowed. It was expensive... More 

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San Francisco
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63 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Although we had made reservations, it was not possible to sit in the garden, which would have been advisable on a warm evening. Servers were certainly affable but not very professional, e.g., not pointing out that sancerre could be a red wine, which was opened, in addition to the white that we had expected (and also on their wine menu).... More 

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Peterborough, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We enjoyed our evening here very much. The interior is tranquil and cool. Each course and the drinks were all superb. The staff was efficient and helpful. We were never rushed but never ignored. Kudos to the whole team at Au Bon Vivre for a job really well done. Highly recommended.

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Weston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Au Bon Vivre is a delightful spot. The staff was very accommodating about changes to the menu and could not be friendlier. All meals on the table were presented well and were delicious. The service was a bit slow but overall, a most enjoyable meal.

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Chambery, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were lucky enough to reserve a table here for Christmas Dinner, it was superb in every way. The ambience is exceptional as is the service and the novel approach to dishes. I enjoyed guinea fowl with a conch sauce which sounded different and it was, but delicious. I can't recommend this restaurant highly enough. Quite superb.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We ate here on several night whilst sailing throughout the Caribbean. Excellent food, wine and service. We will certainly return next year

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Milano, Italia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

we had our Christmas dinner at "au bon vivre". A real world class experiance in the middle of the Caribbean. Excellent food and service. I suggest to reserve in advance: is open every day except Wednesday and Saturday. (evening only) phone: 0590 941 984 mobile: 0690 378 619 Gianluca, Francesca and Pietro from Italy Restaurant ouvert tous les jours sauf... More 

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Mayreau
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

My husband and I just had the most amazing meal at Au Bon Vivre, in The Saintes. We have been sailing and island hoping in the Caribbean for a year and a half and this is unquestionably one the best restaurants we've experienced. All aspects were great from the delicious food, to great ambience and service, to the gratuitous pineapple... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

the chef is from Toulouse and he takes you on a wonderful journey through the tropics and back to his home of foie gras and duck breast. I had a wonderful foie gras with pineapple and red snapper coconut sauce and all of our party of 14 was elated with he food here, I will come back here on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Terre de Haut, 97137, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Iles des Saintes
  • Phone Number: +33 5 90941984

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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