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La Cigale Restaurant

Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 690 71-9110
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and speaking with one of the owners was very open about provenance of food , no lying about it being local , he told us that they received fish 3 times a week from Paris in fact they had mussels from New Zealand...More

1  Thank everhopeful2016
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review, we were happy to host you at la cigale. We hope to see you next time, Regards,

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Cutest waitstaff... yummy food, great service and absolutely beautiful, quaint atmosphere. Would love to go again!More

Thank takemiaway
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It's important for us to have also the great feeling and not only the bad one. We were very happy to host you, say hello to Charleston! You can follow us on instagram! Kind regards La cigale...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Booked this restaurant for our last night in St Martin 8/8/17 - was highly rated AND recommended by friends that had visited previously. Saw the 8/6 review stating they ordered room service after their visit and became nervous. The setting is nice and the meals...More

2  Thank Jason C
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Jason, we are very sorry to read that you had a bad experience with us. We really don't understand this two very bad reviews on few days. We don't have this type of rate and complains during all the year with thousand customers who...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The setting here is above compare tables right in the beach under canopies strung from palm trees with a view of the boats in the lagoon and distant lights as the sun sets. The food however was really average . My foie gras appetizer was...More

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La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear Customers, We are very sad to read that your experience with us wasnt as good as you expected. However, let me answer you about your food complains: The foie gras is not "floating" as you mentioned. It's the first time that someone is not...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

wonderful on-the-beach waterfront dining. superb service, wines, dishes, desserts. inspired menu, talented chef, great ambiance, perfect to watch sunsets over a glass or bottle of fine french.

Thank Perspectech
La Cigale s, Directeur général at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you very much for your kind reply. We were very happy to host you. Waiting to see you again, Regards, La cigale team

Reviewed 12 July 2017

A dinner at a table on the sand at La Cigale is a terrific experience. The food is excellent and the staff is friendly and humorous. The salads are extraordinary as are the main seafood courses.

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I ate at this restaurant while on vacation with a group of friends. It's a little pricey, but the food is WONDERFUL, and so is the staff. We ate outside with a nice view of the water. Please be mindful that they do not split...More

Thank NicoleW726
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This little gem sits right on the beach.. it looks like it's behind an apartment building but don't let it fool you! Our waiter was very friendly and a delight! Everything I ordered was fresh and just listening to the water put me at peace.....More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at La Cigale. We sat on a small beach, which was lovely. The service was outstanding. And the food was exceptional. We could not have asked for a better evening. We enjoyed it so much, we went back on the...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I had seen a few reviews that said this place was not worth the price, but I have to disagree. My wife and I are big foodies, and La Cigale was our big splurge dinner while on our trip. We were not disappointed! We sat...More

Thank Jalapeno6
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Nancy S
14 December 2016|
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Trip advisor don't allowed to put some web links and email adress on reply!! So, please call us tomorrow at : +590 690 719 110. Warm regards, La Cigale team
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Nancy S
14 December 2016|
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Dear Nancy, please contact us by email to finalize your diner reservation request for valentin's day. Warm regards, Hoping to see you soon. La Cigale Guest relation staff.
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Dear customer, we don't do happy hours and the bar is just open for the restaurant in La Cigale. But, we have an other sister restaurant called La Terrasse, located in Marigot on the rooftop of the West Indies mall where... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 100
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Saint-Martin  >  Baie Nettle
  • Phone Number: +590 690 71-9110
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Description
For the last 17 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves of the lagoon at Nettle Bay where, watching the sunset over the lagoon, you can enjoy the gastronomic, gourmet cuisine in an idyllic setting. Chef Malory Leroux offers daily specials sourced from the market's daily offerings, without forgetting the signature dishes: foie gras in truffle oil, lobster raviolis, Wild French sera bass. Mathieu Maini, the pastry chef, is constantly searching for new creations, such as the already famous strawberry macaroon. La Cigale brings a touch of delicacy which rounds off your meal with finesse. The wine menu, without doubt one of the richest on the island, will undoubtedly seduce you. If reservations are encouraged, it is because this corner of paradise, very busy during the season, is the ideal spot for a romantic dinner. (gift certificate - honey moon - weddings - Private Diner)
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