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“On the beach...sort of” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sand Bar

Sand Bar
Baie de St-Jean - Hotel Eden Rock | Baie de St-Jean - Hôtel Eden Rock, St. Jean 97133, St Barthelemy
+590 590 29-7999
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Ranked #6 of 17 Restaurants in St. Jean
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Steakhouse, Bar, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Casual cuisine with a light contemporary touch will is served for lunch at the Sand Bar, perfectly located on the immaculate white sandy beach of St Jean and offering a flawless view of the turquoise sea. For simply perfect dinners the Sand Bar Night is the coolest spot right now right on the water's edge where guests are invited to enjoy Mediterranean cuisine with an inspired nod towards Italy.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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“On the beach...sort of”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Great food, albeit at sky high prices. But there's an oddity happening here. The Eden rock keeps shoe-horning more and more profit centers onto its limited footprint. This fairly large restaurant was shoe-horned onto their beach, using up much of what was already a small beach. Now, there's only one layer of chaise lounges between the restaurant and the water... And the umbrellas of those chaises largely block the view of the water from the restaurant.

Visited November 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tampa
1 review
“Average food and boring menu”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

I totally agree with Getulio, the menu is so boring. I sat at my table reading the menu again and again but could not find anything I felt strong for... In a Relais et Chateaux it is a big shame! Especially considering the prices... The former young lady chef Ann Cecile Legenne was not good but coming from this chef it is very dissappointing!

  • Visited November 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sao Paulo, SP
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“The food is good but the menu could be better.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

In my opinion the problem of Sand Bar is not the quality of the food but the choices you have in the menu. The salads are not very interesting, and you don't have many lighter options, ideal for a lunch in the beach.

Visited July 2012
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“Killer breakfast brunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at Eden Rock and had their breakfast brunch every morning. Couldnt get tired of it...Little quiches, smoked fish, cheeses, home made yogurts, home made jams, traditional bacon, eggs and potatoes and the best of all, little doughnuts stuffed with nutella and sprinkled with sugar....amazing!!!
As far as price, im not sure how much it was, it was included in our package. The service was very friendly and the view of St Jean beach and the ocean was awesome. Definitely have to try it at least once for breakfast...and youll prolly get hooked!

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New York City, New York
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“average food”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

save your money and eat elsewhere.
Poor menu selection for beach front hotel and very average food.

Visited June 2012
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