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La Cigale Restaurant

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Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
0690719110
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18:00 - 22:00
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Kitty Hawk
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 at a table by the beach at sunset, which was just breath-taking. Our waiter was... More 

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San Ramon, California
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and ate at Le Cigale in March, and it was a very special evening. We had made a reservation and were given a wonderful table on the beach, with a view of the spectacular sunset. The ambience, the food and the service were all perfect! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a very romantic tropical... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the beach, epic food, great service, by candlelight. What more do you need? This was a dinner with my husband and me on our first night. Will be tough to beat!

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Thank R67lkris
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic, very romantic, excellent service, small intimate setting. Dine outdoors on beach with tiki torches. Highly recommend.

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Thank naptowner1
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner. The food was excellent, the staff is friendly and they don't rush your meal! It was very romantic having the tables by the beach and hearing the ocean waves! We can't wait to go back next year!

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Thank jeannieW9307IX
Rijswijk, The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We live in St. Maarten already five years, and we love fine dining. So, we visited quite a lot of restaurants. In our opinion La Cigale is the best. The kitchen is excellent and the seating is superb: on the beach of the lagoon, under palm trees. The very best place for a romantic diner!

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La Cigale s, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. we are glad to see that you enjoyed your experience with us. Best regards More 

Tampa, Florida, United States
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were a party of 6 and the service was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the beach setting was perfect for a quiet dinner with great conversation.

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La Cigale s, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We were happy to host you and we hope to see you in the near future. Best regards La cigale team More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My Husband and I had dinner here on our recent holiday to St Martin. The food was delicious and our waiter was very knowledgeable and patient when helping us choose some wine to accompany the meal. The setting was very romantic with tables on the sand overlooking the water. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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La Cigale s, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meeting you. We hope to see you in the near future. Regards, La cigale team More 

Topeka, Kansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017

La Cigale is one of our two favorite restaurants on St. Martin. The food and service are great here, and we make two or three reservations during our annual three week St. Martin stay. We have been fortunate to dine on the beach, a very romantic setting, all 14 visits. Also, Jeremy remembers us and our favorite wine each year!

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La Cigale s, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear sandy, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are always happy to see you every year, and we definitely hope to see you next time. We wish you all the best, Warm regards, La cigale team More 

ridgefield ct
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Very expensive, Actually, way too expensive for what it was but the food was excellent. Very pretty location on a quiet beach with seating outside. Good service. An overall great restaurant but for the price, I have eaten in some of the finest restaurants in the world. This was not.

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La Cigale s, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great rating. We know that we are a little expensive, because we import everything from France, with a higher cost from Paris. It permit to have to best products on our dishes. we hope to see you soon, Best regards More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$100
Cuisine
French, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Baie Nettle
  • Phone Number: 0690719110
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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