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La Cigale Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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For the last 20 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves of the lagoon at Nettle Bay where, watching the sunset over the lagoon, you can enjoy the gastronomic, gourmet cuisine in an idyllic setting. Chef Malory Leroux offers daily specials sourced from the market's daily offerings, without forgetting the signature dishes: foie gras in truffle oil, lobster raviolis, Wild French sera bass. Mathieu Maini, the pastry chef, is constantly searching for new creations, such as the already famous strawberry macaroon. La Cigale brings a touch of delicacy which rounds off your meal with finesse. The wine menu, without doubt one of the richest on the island, will undoubtedly seduce you.
$35 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

The food! The staff! The presentation! The ambiance! All A++++ Yes, it is a little hard to find, but so worth the effort...an absolute must for exquisite dining

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kate y
Reviewed yesterday

The area where La Cigale is located was hit very hard and repairs and rebuilding to the restaurant and resort were only completed at the end of January. They owner Stephane and his staff are rightfully proud to re-open after being closed for 17 months....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robert_from_Windsor
Reviewed yesterday

Not easy to find but worth the search, La Cigale has reopened 17 months after the September 2017 hurricane. Located on the main road in Baie Nettle, look for the new road sign just installed last week. Tables are beautifully arranged right on the beach...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank john b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hello St. Martin Travelers, After 17 months rebuilding La Cigale has reopened. It is beautiful...better than ever. A most romantic setting on the lagoon with tables on the newly built inside and on the sandy beach. It is the most romantic restaurant on the island....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancè and I are here for my birthday dinner. They are newly reopened after hurricane Irma and everything was perfect. We dined with our toes in the sand and the warm glow of torches and candles. Dylan and Eric provided us with top notch...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Emily A
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear M Alto, thank you very much for your kind words. We were very happy to host you for your special night. It’s a honor for us to be choosed and welcome you. We will be happy to see you again. Say hello to Porto...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feet in the sand, on the water with boats moored 5 feet away, candles on the table. Sound good, just wait until the food arrives. MIND BLOWN. We are foodies and this place did not disappoint. If you like Foie Gras, you are in luck...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Andrew for your kind review. It was a pleasure for us to host you in La Cigale, and we are so happy to know that you loved our food. We sincerely hope to see you again, Warm regards, La cigale team

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We went here for happy hour and stayed for dinner. The food, atmosphere and staff were terrific. We going to now include this is one of our favorite restaurants to visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BigFoodFan
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

One of the best services we have experienced in a long time. Highly professional and friendly staff . You could see and taste that the chef had very high ambitions. Service and food like in a Michelin star restaurant. We cannot wait until the next...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and speaking with one of the owners was very open about provenance of food , no lying about it being local , he told us that they received fish 3 times a week from Paris in fact they had mussels from New Zealand...More

Date of visit: August 2017
3  Thank everhopeful2016
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review, we were happy to host you at la cigale. We hope to see you next time, Regards,

Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Cutest waitstaff... yummy food, great service and absolutely beautiful, quaint atmosphere. Would love to go again!More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank takemiaway
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It's important for us to have also the great feeling and not only the bad one. We were very happy to host you, say hello to Charleston! You can follow us on instagram! Kind regards La cigale...More

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Raymond J
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Nancy S
December 13, 2016|
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Trip advisor don't allowed to put some web links and email adress on reply!! So, please call us tomorrow at : +590 690 719 110. Warm regards, La Cigale team
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Nancy S
December 13, 2016|
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Dear Nancy, please contact us by email to finalize your diner reservation request for valentin's day. Warm regards, Hoping to see you soon. La Cigale Guest relation staff.
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