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Temptation

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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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Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Verty tastyful food to share with friends. May not be food you eat every day but for special occasions. More upgrade restaurant and of course more expensive.

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Thank Jeannine C
Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an awesome restaurant. The Chefs mother was such a lovely lady. We mentioned we were here for our friends birthday and she reached over and hugged my friend, wishing her a happy birthday and how much she appreciated us being at Temptations to celebrate. After dinner they brought her a dessert with a sparkler and the piano man... More 

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Thank Lstephens201
Queens Village, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must go to restaurant when we are in St. Maarten. Food is always delicious, especially the french onion soup. We are always greeted with a hug from the chef's mom and a handshake for Jack his dad. Piano player adds a special touch.

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Thank asadia2017
Fort Myers, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrated a friend's Birthday here. A nice atmosphere with white tablecloths, great piano music, friendly and attentive service, delicious food. Drinks were nicely crafted and unique. The chef came out to say hello, and his charming mother was our host. A really nice experience for our party.

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Thank Luckyme1980
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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149 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017

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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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017

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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Thank BenBag
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $55
Cuisine
Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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