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L'Escargot Restaurant

Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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“snails” (15 reviews)
“sampler” (20 reviews)
“garlic soup” (4 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
French, Seafood
Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed February 22, 2015

A darling little place that was built well over 100 years ago. Décor is great, the service is excellent. We got to know the owner, who sat and chatted with us while we waited for our dinners. Most fascinating gentleman. The escargot is, without a...More

Thank Peke47
Reviewed January 25, 2015

We end up in this restaurant due to the recomendation of a local shop owner. The atmosphere did not look much as a French, though we were suggested to have escargots, which we did. THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO if you are an escargot...More

Thank Jose Ramon B
Reviewed January 24, 2015

We go here most every year when we visit St marten - the place is small and adorable - been there for years - if you love escargot this is the place - we always get the sampler - the owners are very gracious and...More

Thank 501Marj
Reviewed January 23, 2015

Liked it so much, I went twice. Everything is made from scratch and is excellent. One night had the appetizer ravioli and the next night a few of us had various dishes, I had the snapper creole: absolutely fantastic and flavorful. The staff was excellent...More

Thank Pittony
Reviewed January 21, 2015

stopped for lunch on 19 January. Decor kitsch but ok. French owner condescending and arrogant. Food was average to poor. Pinot grigio bad and expensive $12 a glass! The bill for 2 salads, one glass of wine and a desert was more than $60

Thank jayjfm
Reviewed January 11, 2015

No, I didn't go for the escargots. I went for the fish. Not bad, but average if you consider the prices (comparable with Manhattan, in some cases, or worse). Also a bit too salty. Very kitsch decor, but that's what makes the place charming. The...More

Thank RSanz
Reviewed January 10, 2015

This eclectic restaurant in Phillipsburg St Maarten oozes charm and serves the most exquisite Escargot I have ever enjoyed. The Lobster Bisque is a winner too. The other things, meh. Go for lunch and gorge yourself on escargot and soup. For a fun, campy experience...More

Thank Patricia P
Reviewed January 10, 2015

We arrived at 6pm when the restaurant was supposed to open. They opened shortly thereafter. We had a leisurely dinner, but no one else ever joined us to dine in the restaurant. The food was fine but not particularly memorable. The wine wasn't great. The...More

Thank Monte T
Reviewed January 8, 2015

One member of our party of six had read a good review of L'Escargot so we decided to dine there one evening. I walked to the restaurant during the day to make a reservation and the decor was charming and I looked forward to our...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed December 16, 2014

We were just wandering the shopping area of Phillipsburg, looked over and there was L'Escargot! We were traveling on a cruise ship and have always enjoyed escargot, so we decided to drop in and see what it was like. They have a very nice seating...More

Thank nccruisin
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February 10, 2017|
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Response from nsamb22 | Reviewed this property |
Links aren't permitted in this response ! The meme of the restaurant, lescargot, add the @ and then the server is caribeserve. It has net at the end ,not com. Hope this helps . Enjoy!
January 12, 2017|
Response from Kerry-Beth Q | Reviewed this property |
I would say it's probably best to do so. I would guess the best way would be to pop in before the night... maybe even Friday lunch time if you're only there for the day. Or call if you can find the phone number. We didn't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
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