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“Great evening out”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Tropicana

Tropicana
Ranked #1 of 88 Restaurants in Marigot
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Greenwich, Connecticut
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great evening out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2014

Friendly service and good food. Loved the homemade banana/vanilla rum. Desserts were beautifully presented. Fish dishes were good. The only thing we didn't like was the burnt french onion soup.

  • Visited December 2013
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Reston, Virginia
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“Not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2014

We went to Tropicana on our last night on St Maarten, mainly because it was close to our villa in Terres Basses. We are so glad we ate dinner there, as it was a wonderful way to end our holiday vacation. The meal was amazing - from the service to the food, it was really excellent!

Our server, Melanie, was French, but spoke quite good English, so communication was not much of a problem. She was very personable, and helped make our meal enjoyable. She even suggested that if we wanted to try their Grand Marnier Souffle for dessert, she would put in our order early so the wait would not be so long.

The food was excellent, and the chef obviously takes great pride in his presentation. Everything was as lovely to look at, as it was delicious to eat.

The location is on the marina in Marigot. The restaurant is totally open to the outside, so it really doesn't matter if you are seated indoors or outside along the water's edge.

  • Visited December 2013
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Temecula, California
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241 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Don't miss Tropicana”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

I've been coming to St. Martin for over 20 years and always put Tropicana on the top of our list. We dined again on Friday night and Nadi was wonderful, the service impeccable, the cuisine consistently worth the five star rating AND a good value with wine and tip. In fact, it now beats out RARE and Temptation at half the price and twice as nice. Please tell them Cap'n Tar sent you!

  • Visited December 2013
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Rockville, Maryland
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013

We have been coming to St. maarten for years, and don't remember eating at this restaurant for a long time. It will be one of the first ones we make a reservation for next year! It was suggested by a local friend and it did not disappoint! This was amazing! The food( everything) and the service, the owners etc...all AMAZING!!! You must eat here!!!

  • Visited December 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Good Food and View!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2013

We went into Marigot in search of a boutique recommended by someone back home and asked the owner where we should have a meal in the area. Well, we walked about 50' and entered Tropicana. The staff was very friendly and even though the server spoke French, she did a good job of communicating what she needed to say. I ordered the mussels in a mushroom cream sauce, the portion was very big and the taste was fantastic. We had a beautiful view of the marina and mountain from our table. After a very satisfying lunch, the owner offered a complimentary rum drink which was yummy! The rum was infused with banana (& another fruit) and put a perfect end to a great lunch experience.

  • Visited December 2013
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