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Le Santal

40 Rue Lady Fish, Sandy Ground 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Gastropub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
40 Rue Lady Fish, Sandy Ground 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't be fooled by the outer appearance of this place - it looks a little past its best from the outside, but the inside is lovely. I booked this restaurant for our wedding anniversary and I requested a table by the sea - well, I...More

Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the start of my annual gourmet write ups having downloaded several menus before I departed from some of the best places to have fine dining on St. Martin. Le Santal certainly has a beautiful setting with Anguilla in the distance and one sitting...More

Thank selecthotels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As other people have said, this place is hard to find. Despite being one of the top restaurants on the island our hotel staff had never heard of it and couldn't find a telephone number that worked and the taxi driver had never heard of...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Le Santal based on reviews we'd read and weren't disappointed. We had a table that was actually in a little area that jutted right out over the water. We started our meal with appetizers- the goat cheese wrapped in phyllo and the lobster...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed June 12, 2017

The first thing you notice is that the route to this restaurant is rather seedy, but once you arrive and let the valet park your car, it is a fantastic restaurant. We visited this restaurant with four friends who are locals in St. Martin. As...More

Thank RPS1971
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

We were totally impressed with this restaurant. It didn't look like much from the outside but what a surprise this was! The waiter was awesome in suggesting a nice seafood combo in a frido shell. It was to die for!! The lobster bisque was awesome....More

Thank diverrocks
Reviewed May 21, 2017

My husband and I had two delightful dinners here during our week stay in St Martin. We generally always try to make this restaurant one of our first stops. It is really delightful, with an "old world ambiance", attentive but not intrusive service, and "over...More

1  Thank southernbelle007
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

This was, by far, our most delightful dining experience in SXM. One has to persevere to find Le Santal, but your efforts will be well worth it. This is an elegant restaurant, the view is exquisite, and the service is perfect. The food was beyond...More

1  Thank Barbara C
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Sitting by candlelight overlooking the ocean in a fantastic restaurant. Scallops were perfect, dessert was divine, fresh baked rolls were phenomenal. The service is impeccable. Don't miss this beautiful gem off the beaten path.

Thank Courtney H
Reviewed May 4, 2017

One of the best, most romantic places we have ever experienced--fabulous place. Food was pricy but well presented and very good.

Thank lynnf659
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Response from LAC21 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant came recommended to me by several different people. Its a must .. my husband and I had appetizers, individual fabulous entrees, dessert, coffee and two bottles of $50 wine and our bill with tip was under... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
5:30 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Rue Lady Fish, Sandy Ground 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Sandy Ground
  • Phone Number: 10590875348
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