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Restaurant Le Karibuni

Beachfront, 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
0590 690 39 67 00
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (72 reviews)
“lobster” (56 reviews)
“ceviche” (10 reviews)
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French, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Beachfront, 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of two restaurants open on Pinel island - Both nicely rebuilt after Irma. We ate here on our last trip in 2016. Came last week with two couples new to St Martin and they enjoyed the Pinel Island experience the first time so much,...More

Thank athomas058
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't sure they would have the lobster after the rebuild after Irma. Not only did they have it, but, it is hands down the best we ever had. Period. We picked it straight out of the traps. We have enjoyed many lunches there over...More

Thank tropiclady27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of two restaurants on Pinel Island. We loved the food. I got the Mahi Mahi sandwich which was really delicious. One friend got a seafood salad which came served in a pineapple and presented beautifully. Another friend got a Greek salad, again...More

Thank slhannold
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great lunch here today. More relaxing & serene than the other option on this tiny island. Enzo was a great host - as were the other servers. The calamari appy was so tastey & flavourful. The BBQ ribs (shared) was just the right...More

1  Thank Altius10
Reviewed April 8, 2018

It was quite an experience being on Pinel Island. The restaurant is as much a part of the charm of this little island. I enjoyed the occasional visit of the Bananaquit birds coming to the hanging birdfeeders near our table. Selecting my lobster not from...More

Thank nlitend
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Spent 4 wonderful hours at Karibuni. Sun was hot, the sand white and water multiple colors of blue. Irma destroyed all most every thing, but the rebuild is almost complete. Maybe a few weeks or a month or so. Limited selection of food but as...More

Thank Dexter H
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

We made it to Karabuni on Day 2 of being opened since Irma. It was completely destroyed, but in four months time, they made quick work to rebuild. Everyone was so helpful, friendly and in great spirits! We love this place and can’t wait for...More

4  Thank Bill J
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Husband and I stayed at the Karibuni Lodge and used the complimentary shuttle to Pinel Island four times during our stay. We spent the morning on the beach then ambled up to our reserved table at noon for an extended lunch full of seafood. One...More

Thank dapurdon
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This makes for my favorite St. Martin day. This year, we were aptly taken care of by Yoann. From his chairside beverage service to lunch, we were incredibly well taken care of. This guy is a gem and really knows how to take care of...More

1  Thank Ken F
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Great for grabbing a bite while on Pinel Island. You can eat right on your sunbed or go to the main restaurant area. The food menu is plenty for a beach spot and prices are reasonable considering that there is only one other place on...More

Thank 1109travel
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Susan K
March 28, 2017|
Response from Dana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can call them ahead of time and make a reservation.
Kathy C
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Dano1958 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Just saw this. Hope u were able to get in for lobster!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $60
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beachfront, 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Saint-Martin  >  Pinel Island
  • Phone Number: 0590 690 39 67 00
  • E-mail
Beach restaurant located on beautiful Pinel Island.
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