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L'Isola

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33 Rue Roi Oscar II, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthelemy
+590 590 51-0005
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Toronto, Canada
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is always great here. Crowded boisterous italian with a sparkly clientele. I love the carpaccio here and we had a lobster ravioli special that was unbelievable. They also do the staples well so I am hard pressed to not get the bolognese unless I'm distracted by one of the specials. Be warned, it is dark. Every table needed... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Being from NYC we've had our fair share of Italian food but I must say the food and service here was amazing. The staff were friendly and the dishes were made to perfection. Out of all the wonderful restaurants on the island this was by far our favorite.

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Louisville, KY
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Classic italian restaurant with a tropical flair. Not a terrible value for St Barts either. Pasta, seafood, steaks, lamb and a good selection of risotto. Very friendly service. Can't go wrong by eating here place...

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Richmond, Virginia
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at L'Isola. We started off with carpaccio di Manzo (beef) that melted in your mouth. For our entree's we ordered risotto scampi and veal ravioli di vitello - both were served hot and were filled with flavor to perfection. We shared the natural delights sorbet for dessert. This is a quiet restaurant with a great... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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309 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife is Italian so I have high standards for Italian food. I have to be honest most Italian restaurants on the islands are usually average at best. L'Isola however is excellent. Inside the restaurant you would think you were walking to an Italian place in New York City. We had a party of 6 and everyone loved their food.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at L'Isola tonight and had a very good meal. The artichoke appetizer is delicious - get your own and don't share. You will want to eat all of it! Fresh shaved artichokes with lemon and shredded parmesan cheese. The lobster spaghetti is a must. My husband ordered the spinach ravioli ..although very good I would order something different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this small Italian restaurant serves some of the best food on the island. It has a great reputation, and they earn it consistently. Wonderful, professional service. Delicious menu.

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Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Italian feel. Elegant, supperclub type atmosphere. Dressy. All the waiters are male and Italian. Food is top notch.I liked the salt crusted sea bass. Extensive Italian wine list. One of our top choices on the island.

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favorite restaurants on the island. It consistently has great food--favorite is the lobster pasta--and great cocktails. The restaurant is always bustling and fun. The staff is very nice and helpful with great recommendations. The portions are not huge but they definitely fill you up.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate dinner at L'Isola the week of Jan. 15, 2017. The restaurant is located in Gustavia and street parking is available nearby (valet parking is quite expensive). The restaurant is very pretty and the food was excellent. L'Isola was probably one of our best meals while we were in St. Barth. I had an excellent homemade... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Rue Roi Oscar II, Gustavia 97133, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Gustavia
  • Phone Number: +590 590 51-0005

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