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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
Open now
All hours
Sun 23:30 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
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Denver, North Carolina
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First choice but closed on Saturday, and the "weekend", even when ships coming into port! Had to go to what turned out to be a great alternative, Antoine's by the sea, where the escargot were in the shell and buttery and garlicy, with great additional menu choices.

Thank Bruce B
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have eaten there many times over the last 18 years. The food is very good Joel and Sonia the owners are very lovely people. Lunch or dinner is always good. Especially the ESCARGOT they have so many varieties it is a cottage like atmosphere with open shutters and friendly staff. It is a wonderful respite especially... More 

Thank MsBeth2016
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This little hidden gem had 6 or 7 versions of Escargot. Get the sampler and try them all. The owner is there and so engaging. He and his wife and a wonderful couple to chat with and please let them take care of you. I have never seen two people so happy to express their happiness through experiencing their amazing... More 

Thank Mike L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We went to L'Escargot on a Friday night looking for a nice quiet meal. Upon entering we were greeted by the waitress and the manager (Joelle) who gave us the last available table. We were informed there was a show on that night and a set menu, not initially what we were looking for but by the end of the... More 

Thank Kerry-Beth Q
Cumming, Georgia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We were given voucher for dinner at L'Escargot during our trip in May 2015. We enjoyed the experience enough to make a return visit during our November trip. The restaurant is small (like most of the restaurants in Grand Case) and the service is outstanding. My wife and I both had seafood dishes, and they were excellent. The owner and... More 

1 Thank Jerry M
new york
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

when you consider life is expensive l'escargot is cheap. when you compare it to the average tourist trap it can get dear. just go for it. it's you you're feeding. and this from an italian raving about a french restaurant.

Thank mortyd
Allen Park, Michigan
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162 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Its not much to look at from the outside but its full of great decor - great food and great owners on the inside. My wife and I frequent St. Maarten often. My Wifes Jeweler is on the Island and he recommend L-escargot while he was doing some work for us. The Food was absolutely great - first time i... More 

1 Thank Steve R
Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Good food, good show on Friday's, be aware they add in the tip! French décor. Be careful at night!!!!

Thank evergreen71182
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We ate at this romantic restaurant on our second night there and we where treated to an outstanding meal of Conch soup Onion soup lobster and the fresh catch of the day fish but it was our Escargot sampler that was the hit that started the meal off. Our water was the restaurants 1st employee and couldn't have been a... More 

Thank Anthony V
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Went to the show on May 6th. Only wanted to have ONE app & the show. The woman who owns the restaurant was EXTREMELY rude to both me AND her waitstaff. The escargot was mediocre at BEST. And when she told me her husband was French I asked if he was from France or Canada.

Thank Kathleen5863

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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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, 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?