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Les Freres de la Cote

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Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 88-5943
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PA, USA
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At our hotel's recommendation we visited for dinner. It is not in downtown Saint Francois which made parking easy. The welcome was warm, the service was excellent despite the language barrier and the food was outstanding. Beautiful combinations of flavors, fresh and beautifully presented. We had wonderful food on our 7-day adventure, but Les Freres de la Cote tops the... More 

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Montpelier, Vermont
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had one dinner here while spending 3 nights in the area, and wish we had more. We weren't especially hungry but the server allowed us to share some appetizers -- seafood sampler, and a shrimp dish, that were excellent.

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Thank MRVTraveller
Paris, France
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here today based on the reviews on this site and it lived up to expectations, very good food and service, professional, welcoming, and efficient, never feeling rushed but without waiting too long either. Everything seemed freshly prepared and the chocolat fondant was a good finish.

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Thank MichaellW
Westmont, New Jersey
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Located in a restaurant row with two other places, Les Freres is probably the highest restaurant of the three. The night we ate there, the place was relatively empty but I understand that other nights, it's reservations only! Relatively smaller menu that other places but every dish we had was excellent.

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Thank Barbara V
Rockville, MD
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117 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The fish remoulade was tasty as a starter, but we loved the farandole. Four different kinds of fish with a sauce that you select. From creole sauce to a spicy sauce - we thought this was delicious. The ambience is lacking - perhaps they could turn the lights down a bit - but the service was friendly and helpful. Make... More 

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Thank Harletta
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Highly recommend the 'farandole' - a fish tasting plate. And the punch Planteur, served with a frozen pineapple to keep it chilled. Friendly service was a bonus. My favorite meal of my trip!

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Thank e.vill.
Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had an outstanding assortment of grilled fish called farandole de 4 poissons at that unassuming but lovely restaurant terrace right at the fish harbour of the little seaside town St Francis on the South Coast of Grande Terre. Every fish was fresh, tasty and cooked to perfection with a variety of delicious sauces. The friendly and attentive service was... More 

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Thank Thide
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

We ate outdoors, a few steps from the parking lot. So the setting may not be the most tropically luxurious. However, the food was excellent and the service even better. The waiter and waitress were helpful, knowledgeable, and charming. The smoked marlin is not to be missed. The dorade, a staple of the Guadeloupe cuisine, was very good. This restaurant... More 

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Thank Robert R
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

It's in an odd location overlooking a parking lot, but everything else is terrific. We went in the evening without a reservation and were just happy to find a spot on a Monday evening when many places close. The servers were both excellent, describing each dish in detail. But the main thing is -- the food was uniformly delicious. Smoked... More 

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Andover, Hampshire
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We came here as few other restaurants were open on a Monday night in June in St Francois. They put a blackboard outside with the day's offerings and they English speaking waiter helped us decide what to have. Their speciality is a dish with four different grilled fish and your choice of sauce which my wife had and according to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Grande-Terre Island  >  Saint Francois
  • Phone Number: +590 590 88-5943

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?