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L' Esprit

Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
+590 590 52-4610
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a previous reviewer wrote - " why isn't this place #1?!?". My family and I had an amazing meal at this magical outdoor location. The food is what you would find at a high end French restaurant in a beautiful outdoor casual setting. The...More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many incredible places to eat in St. Barts but L' Esprit is a culinary experience above the rest. Chef Jean-Claude Dufour creates succulent flavors that are to die for. The wait staff is super attentive, professional and friendly service that can't be found in the...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there May 2016, and we were no joke the only table in the restaurant! Maybe we were there on an off night. The service was amazing though...especially since they had no one else to look after! lol Despite the empty feel, the duck...More

Thank cwalker1222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

L'Esprit is an exceptional restaurant in a beautiful setting, offering top quality cuisine, creatively presented. The staff is consistently welcoming & most attentive to the client's needs. The current summer menu is incredibly good value, attracting both visitors and residents. I'm already looking forward to...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was only one waiter and service was not good. Food was fair, nothing spectacular. We were told the chief came from The Rock, which we thought would be excellent. Very disappointed for our last meal on the island.

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We have been to L'Esprit numerous times and we always leave happy. I had the tuna and my husband had the mahi mahi. Both dishes were well prepared, beautifully presented, and tasty. The highlight of the meal was the raspberry napoleon. I wanted to lick...More

Thank nqh1223
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

After a week of fabulous dinners the bar was set high, but this meal was the best by far! Magical ambience of twinkle lights, singing tree frogs, a garden of trees, and amazing food! The shrimp and scallops were amazing, as was the grilled octopus...More

Thank CarsonsMommy
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

I like this spot for dinner. I like this part of the Island, which is slightly bohemian. Tranquil, but Nothing is really tranquil on St. Barts. People come out to be seen. Dress expensively or you will be sorry. It's just the Way it is...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Our party of six agreed that L'Esprit was the best of the 6 restaurants we visited in St. Barth's My app, tuna tartar was creamy, citrus bright and fresh. My main course was the tuna from the menu (yes I love tuna) was cooked to...More

2  Thank IluvSIC
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Attentive and warm service...I think the term that is no problem was used several times (even when we accidentally showed up 15 minutes before they opened). The food was a lovely marriage of ingredients and the wine divine. The setting was casual outdoor/garden chic. A...More

2  Thank NYC_Southerner2013
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August 1, 2015|
Response from Lynton R | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open for lunch and it is very pleasant sitting out side.
August 1, 2015|
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Response from Equity007 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the one to ask. You need to contact the restaurant
January 22, 2015|
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Response from IvanSalazarS | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I'm just a regular customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Salines
  • Phone Number: +590 590 52-4610
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