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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is warm and welcoming. Very paired down menu being post Irma but, diverse enough and stacked with Jean Claude’s classics. Very nicely done and delicious first courses and main courses cooked and presented with perfection. Wine list well well curated.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with my husband last night was lovely. The staff is extremely attentive and friendly. The food was excellent. I’m a vegetarian so had a few different sides of vegetables and mushroom ravioli appetizer. My husband got the flank steak, and as a guy that...More

Thank Brenna M
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a must-stop if you are heading to the Grande Saline. We stayed at an inn/resort within walking distance to the restaurant and dined there twice—wish we had more time to frequent it. The cuisine, ambience, and service was superb. It is pricey for...More

Thank Phoenix224
Reviewed September 4, 2017

One of the top places to eat in St. Barths. You enter the dining area and are transferred into a beautiful semi-exposed outdoor space. The service is outstanding and the 65 Euro prix-fixe menu (while pricey) is definitely worth it for the type of fine...More

Thank Katrin S
Reviewed August 20, 2017

One of my all-time favorite restaurants in St. Barth, L'Esprit always hits the high mark. I go for the duck nems, my favorite, which I am always able to pair with the perfect glass of red. The fish is always good, fresh, and, when it...More

Thank Milex5900
Reviewed July 18, 2017 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 July 13, 2017

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 July 12, 2017

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 July 1, 2017

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 June 24, 2017

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
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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
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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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