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Colombo

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La Coulee, Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
+590 590 88-4129
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I find this restaurant one of the best in St Francois. The outstanding dish is the grilled lobster, served with rice, salad and several dressings on the side. It is really delicious and also a very good value for money, we paid fixed price of 48 euro for 800 gr which is a good portion for 2 people. The menu... More 

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Thank Ilaria B
Towson
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is lovely, and the staff falls all over themselves to serve. Not one, but 3 or 4 servers stop by at various times throughout the evening to take another order, refresh drinks and drop off plates of food. Many like to pick a lobster from the tank, but someone at the table should def order the chicken -... More 

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Thank TravelnWriter
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got there early, right as the were opening and they were happy to seat us wherever we liked. The restaurant has a great ambiance and you can sit inside or outside. The waiter spoke some English which was great and not always the case in most restaurants we have been to. The portions are huge and also priced pretty... More 

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Thank Jessie W
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

It's worth booking for lunch time because is quite and not crowd . The lobsters grilled are amazing, tasty and unforgettable. All attendants were friendly.

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Thank gustavon844
Cresskill, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Colombo is a very busy restaurant with very good food! The staff was kept hopping by a very large group, but our service was efficient, and the hostess could not have been more pleasant, and the young chef (who grew up in the business, as I recall) stopped by to say hello and ask about our experience there.

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Thank Janshar123
Montreal, Canada
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food was quite good (snapper and chicken), and the side dishes were really delicious! Very Caribbean flavors: spicy, sweet and curry all mixed together. The service was slow but friendly, and the waitstaff is super patient with all the children in the restaurant. We went for lunch and there were many multigenerational families.

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1 Thank Christina C
Paris, France
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118 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The price for a lobster is fixed to 49 € for 800gr. It is served with rice and a small salad as as starter. Everything is perfect, you should not miss it. I highly recommend the lobster. I did not try anything else. You don't need a starter with the lobster, you will definitely not be able to finish. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Generally found it to be overrated. Appetizers were disappointing but the mains were very good. Seems everybody goes there for the lobster. Next time I will only order sea food there. Works for couples family, friends or any sort of group.

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Thank Jawdat S
Alexandria, VA
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch on the way back to town from the point and what a treat! Locals and visitors were both tucking in to some great food. The setting is not great - roadside and I was looking at a pile of debris, but the food made up for it. We had grilled lobsters and the lobster salad.... More 

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Hampton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We had the goat curry and my husband had an assortment of fish, both were delicious. The wait staff were very kind and worked very hard to make sure we had a good experience.

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Coulee, Saint Francois, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Grande-Terre Island  >  Saint Francois
  • Phone Number: +590 590 88-4129

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?