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L' Esprit

Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
+590 590 52-4610
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“foie gras” (22 reviews)
“squab” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Anse de Grande Saline, Salines 97133, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Our friend at Les Ondines recommended this restaurant and said it was his favorite....and we know why. The food was excellent and the service was wonderful. The setting is open air (much like other restaurants in St. Bart's) and makes dining more enjoyable. We will...More

Thank Katherine F
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Excellent mostly straight forward French Cuisine with an innovative flair. Always a great meal in the beautiful garden of L'Esperit. Very nice cocktails and wine list. Superb fresh ingredients.

Thank 215josephs224
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Came for dinner with friends and left totally satiated by delicious plates of warm foie gras, diver scallops with more foie gras, stuffed ravioli (so delicate and thin skinned) with wild mushrooms and a massive roast shrimp on top, duck served in two styles -...More

Thank LCNS10471
Reviewed February 23, 2018

It seems they only do lunch on Sunday so we were lucky. There was a lovely informal ambience outdoors but shaded, and everyone was most friendly. And it was mercifully quiet - we walked past nearby Grain de Sel which was extremely noisy. Every dish...More

1  Thank john w
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We actually liked it so much we went back a second time , the owner / chef was so appreciative of our business and it showed , by far the friendliest and most engaging staff , which is saying a lot for St Bart’s ,...More

Thank kathleeno901
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Though there were ample servers the staff was frenetically speed walking the whole evening and avoiding eye contact. Created an air of urgency and also thudding on the raised board floor. Bizarre. No wine menu offered. Menu not clear so I accidentally ordered ravioli for...More

Thank NewAcl
Reviewed January 24, 2018

we also had dinner there last nite the food was just average the portions were quite small and the service was quite poor Overall a disappointing experience

1  Thank LNK1726
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We went there twice last holiday, once for Christmas' eve which was nice but a second time as I was on date night with my girlfriend and it was extraordinary! For us, simply, the BEST restaurant of St Barth. The food was overwhelming and the...More

1  Thank Jeuxnathan
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

L’Esprit’s cooking is the best on St Barth’s and service is friendly and efficient too. We had utterly delicious, light home-made mushroom ravioli with prawns, sweetbreads with langoustine, turbot and fruit tarts with home-made sorbets. All were wonderful and mostly unlike anything offered elsewhere on...More

2  Thank Timothy H
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Esprit is located at the Saline. The food is excellent and very creative. International and French cusine.

Thank Lutz R
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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 James W | 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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, 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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