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L'Escargot Restaurant

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Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 23:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Rochester, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like escargot or even a great fish plate then you should stop here. There is a small front porch to sit on or a unique dining area inside. The staff is very friendly and makes good suggestions. It's not listed on the menu but you can get an assortment of escargot with all their different styles. Keep in... More 

Thank WNY_Travel
Virgin Gorda
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Simpson Bay for the week and after cruising eateries on both the Dutch and French side, this was the highlight of the week! Management and staff extremely friendly, service great and the escargot accompanied by a Caesar salad to die for! Will definitely make a return trip!

Thank BeeVeeEye
Avon, Colorado
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic French Cuisine, perfect in every way. Great for lunch in Phillipsburg during a day of shopping.

Thank TabBon
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been to l'escargot on previous visits to st martin. This time specially wanted to do,the Friday Burlesque dinner. Booked ahead , checked on the Wednesday, everything ok. Arrived with four first time friends only to be told that there was to be no Burlesque show that Friday. Very disappointed! I have to say that Joel and Sonya were... More 

Thank hd19741
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

After walking past this quaint shack on Front Street, we finally decided to stop in for lunch. Service was terrible, manager (owner, I think) was arrogant and food was tourist mediocre.

Thank Richard B
Henrietta, New York
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44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Obviously my husband and I , we loved escargot, and the offer different options that I never tasted before, with mushrooms , tomatoes, profiteroles...hum !!

Thank Monica Telecki S
Orlando, FL
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412 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My wife and I had lunch here on a Saturday (NOTE: They usually are not open then, but they made a change as some cruise ships were in port, so you may want to call and see if they are open on Sat.) and had a great time. The building on Front Street is very cute on the outside with... More 

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Wonderful food (varied menu) and service! Joel and Sonya are long time owners but make everyone feel special, as do their staff. The selection of food from appetizers, through to main course and desserts is terrific! The interior is very french and fun! From their own internal designs through to the french music playing in the background there is much... More 

Thank Ron H
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The food was excellent from the escargots to the sole meuniere , as in the old tradition . Joel , Sonia and Vernon were great hosts. We loved the complimentary Grand Marnier at the end of the dinner.

Thank Livio B
West Midlands
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Not a place to be missed for lunch. Absolutely Friendly Service. Varied French menu and served excellent food. Guava berry drink. Refreshing. Conch salad, fresh caught fish, salad and fries. Delicious. Only wish we could be there on a Friday night for there weekly dinner show it must be fab. Looking forward to being there next jan 2018 if not... More 

Thank Justaway

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg

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