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“Excellent Lobster Thermidor!”
Review of Antoine by the sea

Antoine by the sea
Ranked #16 of 106 Restaurants in Philipsburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed January 2, 2014

We didn't have reservations, but called before we arrived just to make sure they were open. Many places were closed New Year's Day. We walked right in and were seated immediately. The owner was very friendly and welcoming. We went there specifically for the lobster Thermidor based on recommendations. It was absolutely delicious, melt in your mouth! The service was a little lacking, seemed bored and had an I don't care attitude. Maybe too much partying from NYE :) All in all, Dinner was great and we would definitely return to Antoine's for the lobster Thermidor!

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Thank V26ness
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Reviewed January 2, 2014

Yes, I understand its a French restaurant, but the service was very slow and poor. The waiter didn't even offer us any refills, so we got up ourselves and got our own water until he realized. Won't be back.

Thank Zach M
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Unfortunately we won't well received. They said that we couldn't enter because that we didn't have a table reserved with a lot of free tables. The waiter didn't care to reserve another day for us. We had a dinner on another restaurant and later when we passed by, they still have a lot of free tables. Totally unfriendly.

Thank diegonery
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Our first visit to this restaurant was in March 2013, and when we returned in December, we were anxious to return because of the beautifully prepared food, personal service, and great view. We went for lunch, and after ordering waited more than an hour for our meal. The server, not the very cordial owner, virtually ignored us but finally said that the meal was almost ready because the lobster required an extended preparation time. The second time around, the food was good, but not great, the service was awful ( in addition to the time it took for the meal to arrive, it took another 15-20 minutes to get the check after it had been requested), and the atmosphere and view were adversely impacted by a singer, and I use the term loosely, directly under our table who belted out inappropriate songs at maximum volume for the duration of the meal. Really disappointing, but if we ever go back to the island, the buerre blanc just might be worth it all.

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Reviewed December 29, 2013

We had the special snapper of the day which was fantastic....as were all our dishes, and the view was to die for. Friendly, personal service and fresh unique food. Great place!

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Thank AndreaDee79
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