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Le Santal

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Sandy Ground, St Maarten-St Martin
590-87-53-48
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Special occasion - special venue!

Now a tradition with friends who share our anniversary date - we treat ourselves to Le Santal! Already looking forward to next year. Service is unsurpassed, the food is a gastronomic delight! The grouper was done to perfection as was the souffle for dessert! Charming hostess, helpful table... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
31kathryneb46
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St Maarten-St Martin
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  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
St Maarten-St Martin
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Now a tradition with friends who share our anniversary date - we treat ourselves to Le Santal! Already looking forward to next year. Service is unsurpassed, the food is a gastronomic delight! The grouper was done to perfection as was the souffle for dessert! Charming hostess, helpful table service, perfect food. Still talking about it days later.

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Canton, Ohio
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stunning restaurant with beautiful ocean views. Delicious French cuisine. The staff went out of their way to provide my daughter who was graduating from medical school with a gorgeous chocolate cake. Highly recommend this charming restaurant.

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Long Island, New York
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

If you want a delicious meal at a very charming and romantic place this restaurant is a must!!! The tables are on little balconies overlooking the water. Best sunset ever! The food is amazing and so is the service. I had a veal chop with truffle sauce which was out of this world ! This place is very special !... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Lovely, elegant French restaurant with "bay seating" over the breaking waves which are softly lit. Exquisite food, service and ambience. Worth the extravagance - will go back every time I visit.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Though there was not one other person in the place - the service and food was amazing!! One of the best meals that I have ever had. The fish was fantastic - the details and sauces were exquisite. Would highly recommend it. Plus, it is right on the water. Romantic and quiet ambiance. Cannot say enough good things about it.

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was a bit disappointed. When I made our reservation, I told them that it was our friends 50th wedding anniversary. I asked about a special dessert. It was never acknowledged - even when I asked upon arrival. I wanted to go here for years and must say, I probably won't return. The food is well prepared and they had... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I loved this restaurant sooooo much!! The food is incredible and unforgettable. I ordered french onion soup, which was truly too tasty for words. Followed by a veal chop that melted in your mouth - yummy'o!! The closing act was my favorite Grand Marnier Soufflé . Words cannot describe the goodness of this dessert. I have to send a proper... More 

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My husband and I enjoyed dining at Le Santal. We had a balcony table and watched the sunset. It is a beautiful view of the Caribbean and the many boats moored in the water. Our dinner was delicious. We had escargots in a puff pastry as an appetizer which were very good, not chewy. We both ordered the special as... More 

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Palmerton, Pennsylvania
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Nada, the owner, is so friendly and warm, she makes your visit unforgettable. The food is top notch and the ambiance is spectacular. Situated on the water, you are seranaded by gentle waves crashing on the rocks. Staff is so nice. Nada's daughter is now working there and she takes right after her mom. The experience is definitely worth it.... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Le Santal outperformed again. We have dined here many times over the past years and totally enjoy the food, beachside ambiance and friendly service. The Chateaubriand is simple the best on the Island.

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Address: Sandy Ground, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: 590-87-53-48
Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Sandy Ground

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  • Address: Sandy Ground, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Sandy Ground
  • Phone Number: 590-87-53-48

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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