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Temptation

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$$$$
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Lowlands | 103 Rhine road, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-545-2254
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6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best if not the best restaurant on the island. Have eaten there for over 10 years and if you want fine dining go and enjoy.

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Thank Dennis G
Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed more than I can say. As longtime strict vegetarians it is usually quite a challenge to find a nice meal apart from the always served pastas. We started with the caramelized onion soup and the Hot n Cold Soup Chilled gazpacho together with Cuban black bean soup in the same bowl with goat cheese empanada which was quite... More 

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Winston Salem
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard a local speaking about this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing and the piano player made the night. The service was perfect. We don't mind paying the higher price when the food is so good!

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No Caldwell, NJ
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A warm, and intimate surrounding, with the central focus being a piano player! The food was genuinely good, prepared in a kitchen only a few yards from the tables. (it's quite a small restaurant, but deservedly loved by many locals, who are all greeted as old friends. The staff was the only weak point, running around like confused bees. But... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

While we've frequented this restaurant (along with its predecessor Rare), it has never failed to hold up to our expectations. Always delicious and always the best service. A piano playing as you eat. You must order the rare tuna and filet. Always a special treat to eat here.

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Thank victoriaann77
Roslyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Have eaten there a few times. It is a pretty place but if you eat outside you are looking at a parking lot. the food is good but expensive.

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Thank susuberk
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

Fine dining every step of the way. Fabulous service. Best filet best ceaser salad and great wine. We makeastop there every year.

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Thank r0semaryzimmerman
Brooklyn, New York
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We had a wonderful meal here. Don't miss out on the onion soup. Amanda was amazing, she helped us get a cab and was very welcoming throughout the meal.

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Thank Nathan Y
Vancouver BC Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

One of the best dinner we had in St Maarten, portions were just right, my filet was fork tender, and dessert was delicious.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

All I can say is pick up a cookbook by the world renown chef before you leave. This is a place we visit two or three times each time we visit this island. It's a family owned restraunt and the Mother of the chef greets you every time you visit. My favorite starter is the hot and cold soup you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $55
Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowlands | 103 Rhine road, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Cupecoy Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-545-2254
Description
Elegant dining, live piano nightly, creative , seasonal cuisine and cocktails featuring award winning ,St .Maarten born chef Dino Jagtiani, and award winning bartender Paul Peterson.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?