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Le Mabouya dans la Bouteille

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17 Salines Est, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 21-3114
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Rockville, MD
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114 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to dinner in Guadeloupe requires patience, but we were rewarded with a delicious dinner. The shrimp tempura was wonderful, the lamb shank was great and the catch of the day was wonderful also. The host, was pleasant and spoke english. We recommend this restaurant and will,return.

Thank Harletta
Amherst, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had a very good wine selection and the service was very good, The food was very good making the most of the local fish and fruit, we had shrimp appetizer and we had the filet and the Catch of the day. We recommend it.

Thank NHLarson
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cozy/charming setting; a good wine selection. The food was fresh and authentic- definitely a must-try in the city. It was recommended by our hosts and we were very pleased. We had the fish of the day with rice and veggie side dishes.

Thank 1Adea
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner here twice during our four-day trip. It was that good! Their wine list is great, the atmosphere is inviting, service is attentive, and the cuisine is outstanding. The tempura shrimp appetizer was some of the freshest, best shrimp I've ever had (I live in Louisiana, so I consider myself an authority). The sweet West... More 

Thank Lauren K
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a mixed review. The evening began deliciously with an amuse bouche of accra on the house. We ordered a shrimp appetizer that was out of this world, the flavors were fantastic and the shrimp was cooked perfectly! Then came the entrée. My husband ordered the catch of day and it and the accompanying pumpkin were quite good. Unfortunately,... More 

Thank CherylA41706
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

This is a glorious, elegant dining experience. Sit in the front for open air, but the restaurant is beautiful inside. The owner knows his wine, as well the pina colada is perhaps the best I had in Guadeloupe. Start with the crab ravioli. Then try the fish (local catch of the day) with passion sauce. Don't miss the vanilla lemon... More 

Thank TravelnWriter
Leesburg, Virginia
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

My friends and I stopped in this lovely little place for late evening drinks, so I can't review the food. However, I will say that the food being served at the table next to us looked inviting, innovative, and delicious. Good selection of wine and spirits here, and if it begins to rain while you are sitting out front, there... More 

Thank Nancee0
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited tonight. The food, service, and wine was superb. Faultless. What more can I say? Thank you so much for a fantastic experience.

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Brussels, Belgium
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016

The first time there we were 5 and everybody was more than happy with the food, it was duck, crab, lamb, tuna talaki and I cannot remember more because the wines were also very good. Anyway everybody was more than happy with the food. The service was attentive and pro. - We went back, only 3 persons a couple of... More 

Thank Marja W
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

We went into St. Francois to go to another restaurant, which was booked. WE found Le Mabouya walking around. Not the cheapest, but excellent food, beautifully served. Very French. They have a well stocked wine 'cellar' and their house wine was also good!

Thank Alexandra D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $68
French, Caribbean, European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Salines Est, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Grande-Terre Island  >  Saint Francois
  • Phone Number: +590 590 21-3114

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?