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Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
10590871120
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18:30 - 23:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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95 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant on the island. On a whim, my husband and I decided to try this restaurant because it was across the street from our hotel. We tried to walk in but it was lobster night and they were full but the restaurant looked so good we made reservations to come back. The decor is beautiful, the... More 

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1 Thank cmm218
SXMCustomerService, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear cmm218, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience following your visit. We look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, L'Astrolabe Management More 

Huntington, New York
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Where do I start? This restaurant has always been a staple for us every time we visit the island. The food presentation is the best I've ever seen and frankly, the most delicious! The owner Thomas is always there to welcome you like family and Chris is the finest server there is! They are all so accommodating and incredibly nice... More 

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1 Thank karen v
SXMCustomerService, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience following your visit. We look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, L'Astrolabe Management More 

Easley, South Carolina
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For several years now my husband and I have enjoyed lobster night at L'astrolabe. The food has always been good; however, the service was less than expected for the past two years. On our latest visit, we made requests that were ignored, got the wrong drinks, and a desert order was completely omitted. The waiter's attitude was unpleasant and unapologetic.... More 

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1 Thank Donna M
SXMCustomerService, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear Donna M, Thank you for taking time to give us your constructive feedback. We sincerely apologize for this unsatisfying experience you had with us that night. We hope to welcome you again and we will give you the service you deserve. Kind Regards, L'Astrolabe Management. More 

Mattoon, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten many times at Astrolabe and it keeps improving. From the always uplifting greeting from the BarTender to the welcoming from the Manager, Astrolabe sets the table for a fine dining experience. We have 6 favorite restaurants in St Martin and Astrolabe has moved up each year to now it's our Favorite Restaurant. Food is impeccable, service is... More 

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1 Thank Illinijd
SXMCustomerService, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear Illinijd, Thank you for your kind comments, glad to know you spent a nice time in our restaurant, and thank you for choosing us. We hope to see you soon, Best regards. L'Astrolabe Management. More 

Homer Glen, IL
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137 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one restaurant we never miss when we come to the island. We have been coming here for about 27 years. The food here is absolutely wonderful. I have never had anything I didn't like. Not to mention the extremely beautiful atmosphere. The tables around a nicely lit inground pool. The owner Thomas, is always on board and running... More 

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Thank CherylhHomerGlen_IL
SXMCustomerService, Responsable relations publiques at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear CherylhHomerGlen_IL, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience following your visit. We look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, L'Astrolabe Management More 

wellesley
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for breakfast and had the most pathetic french toast meal I have ever had. You would generally need a magnifying glass to identify the microscopic pieces of french toast on my plate. Add insult to injury, they were completely dried out. All in all, I suspect that basically they hate Americans, and that led to my poor... More 

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Farmington Hills, Mi.
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romantic & Stunning setting at the same time (Excellent food), but not cheap. Good/attentive service. Better know your way around if you go there at night.(If you are nearby, say Grand Case, take a day time "Scouting" run). It's in the Orient Bay complex of Hotels, Resorts & Beaches. Easy to get lost. Not visible from the main road, but... More 

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1 Thank wizard39
SXMCustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments, glad to know you spent a nice time in our restaurant, and thank you for choosing us. We hope to see you soon, Best regards. L'Astrolabe Management. More 

Vermont
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent one month on the island this year. Had dinner at Astrolabe eight times. Always Friday nights so we can hear "Shine" what a great voice he has and enjoy the baked lobster it's awesome! Monday nights we enjoy the live jazz such a wonderful and relaxing location sitting around the pool. Thomas, Chris and the staff are amazing.... More 

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1 Thank MrBVermont
SXMCustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you for your continuous support! We are delighted that you appreciating the dishes and friendly service you received and we look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards, L'Astrolabe Management More 

Gastonia, North Carolina
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With many mediocre yet equally expensive choices on Orient Beach, Astrolabe is an excellent establishment, only a short walk fro the beach. Very French, pace yourself if you are not entirely accustomed to rich food. Soup bowls are huge, delicious, and filling. Had duck the first night and sole the second. The 3 course meal is ideal for a big... More 

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1 Thank lltowery
SXMCustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments, glad to know you spent a nice time in our restaurant, and thank you for choosing us. We hope to see you soon, Best regards. L'Astrolabe Management. More 

Fairfax, VA
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK. Let me just say this place was awesome! We stayed at Hotel Palm Court and easily walked there in 15 minutes. We had our hotel make reservations for the Monday night Surf and Turf. There is a small covered dining section and tables around the pool. The restaurant was buzzing but were seated right away. The food was exquisite!... More 

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2 Thank SH
SXMCustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Astrolabe, responded to this review

Thank you for your top rating and for your encouraging feedback. We are glad to hear that you really enjoyed your dining experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Best regards. L'Astrolabe Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European, Caribbean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 23:00
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esmeralda Resort, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: 10590871120
Description
In a magical place in the heart of Orient Bay, you will discover L'Astrolable Restaurant with its thousand facets. Dinner by the pool, or in a tropical garden, everything that you expect will be there : Home, Service, Musical Ambiance, Of course, exceptional cuisine And also, organisation of events as wedding, banquets ...

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