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Les Pieds dans l'Eau

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Rue de La Republique, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
+590 590 88-6002
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had lunch in this restaurant with my husband on the last day of 2016. I wanted to try this place out since I was positively impressed by the reviews. It did not disappoint me :-) service is quick compared to the average standards in Guadeloupe and I have found a good balance between quality of food and prices. The... More 

Thank Ilaria B
New York, USA
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Les Pieds dans l'eau ("Feet in the Water") is a waterfront restaurant with views from several tables serving Creole and Caribbean style seafood and shellfish, as well as meats. Portions are plentiful and prices reasonable. All entrees are served with accras (codfish fritters), rice and vegetables. We ordered grilled lobster and lobster colombo (in a curry sauce) and were told... More 

Thank famdoc67
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very kind service, but unfortunatelly, the langouste (half of a lobster) was too salted and too seasoned - there was absolutely no sign of delicious taste of the gentle lobster flesh, only too much salt and spices, what makes me think that they maybe tried to cover that the lobster was not fresh .... Far from lobster as we know... More 

Thank Nataša P
Greater London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Firstly, don't use the Trip Advisor locator map to find Les Pieds – it is innacurate. Les Pieds is situated just in from the sea near the Old Port in Saint Francois. Much as we thought this restaurant good value as indicated by other reviewers, we were slightly dissapointed with the food. The Accas were very doughy and heavy, the... More 

Thank tedkins
Lecce, Italy
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

They took us in even if it was Easter and we didn't have a reservation. The food is good and the service is excellent. Great spot

Thank Maurizia-Ramzi
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

The first time we tried to eat at Les Pieds dans lEau, they did not have any fish left and we were told to make a reservation next time. We weren't sure where are we going to be, so next time we were in St.Francois, we tried again and were told without reservation we can only have Chicken Colombo. So,... More 

Thank Ray21521
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We drove almost two hours to eat at this incredible family-owned restaurant, they have the most famous grilled langouste (spiny lobster) on the island. It did not disappoint! Charly manages the front and his mom does all the cooking. Super friendly, excellent meal, beautiful memories. When you order ti-ponch, they just leave you the bottle of rum on the table.... More 

Thank Tachenka C
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Authentic Creole cuisine with a very accommodating waitstaff & charming hostess. Very good value if you stick to local specialities--try a ti-punch or a planteurs, not an imported wine. My simply grilled fish was excellent.

Thank CTtraveler1021
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We discovered this place at St Francois Port where the owner's son (Charly) was giving out flyers and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and authenticity of the food, but foremost the incomparable customer service which goes beyond serving food in the restaurant. Charly knows all the good places to visit in St Francois and neighbouring towns and was the... More 

Thank Reena J
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Nice,friendly place. Service very good as his the fish. The staff actually made you feel welcome. A cute place and a shot of rum while paying your bill.

Thank barrie s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue de La Republique, Saint Francois 97118, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Grande-Terre Island  >  Saint Francois
  • Phone Number: +590 590 88-6002

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