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La Baraqu'Obama

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Front de mer, 972, Sainte-Luce, Martinique
+596 596 62 59 46
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Albany, New York
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, as Americans, we came for the name. Definitely get there early - it was packed on a Wednesday! They have a 3 course grilled lobster meal that was about 40 Euro, which I ordered (based on other recommendations)! I had accras for my first course, and then the lobster came with a choice of sides - I got... More 

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East Kingston, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a typical waterfront restaurant with a sand floor. we were told that the lambi was the best in Martinique. I ordered it was reminded that I dont like lambi. Service was good, portions generous and service was pretty good.

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Thank cdfarmer
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

You can't book so if you want a good table next to the sea for lunch then try to arrive by 11.45. At twelve all the best seats will be gone. The main attraction is the grilled lobster but you don't have to choose the expensive set menu to get it. Just choose your lobster and you'll pay according to... More 

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Thank zipp2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I did have to take away a star because of the wait…but the food is worth the wait for sure. Be sure to get the 3 course meal and get the GRILLED LOBSTER! It was perfect! I also loved the ice cream. The staff is friendly, but English is limited. Bona petite!

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Thank KiaraDaisy H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

2 locals recommended this place. We ate here twice in a week. The have a Obama drink which is yummy. We had the $42 Euro lobster special which included an appetizer (codfish fritters) and ice cream (get rum raisin).

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Thank SassyTravelerDC
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Visited a few times over our stay and this restaurant offers consistent local offerings. Nothing out of this world but good quality at a reasonable price. For the area service is efficient and friendly which is definitely a plus. For appetizer, stuff crab was really good. All entrees and side dishes were on par with other local restaurants. Good place... More 

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Thank isabelle l
Wilmington, Delaware
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Set right on the beach, this restaurant/bar offers good BBQ and island food for a reasonable price. Service is a bit slow but the food is tasty and the beer cold.

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Thank Marco K
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide (Kalonji Taxi-he's excellent, look him up) recommended this restaurant so we went. It's right on the ocean with lovely outdoor seating. Very nice for a romantic dinner. There was no English menu so we used google translate the best we could. None of the waiters spoke English so we pointed to the drinks we wanted then they... More 

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Thank Christina H
New York City, New York
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223 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was a delight - food was good, staff friendly and such a treat to have our President honored this way in the lovely Martinique.

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Thank VacaCouple2014
Antwerp, Belgium
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

With a table literally on the beach it would be rude not to remove one's shoes and embrace the lovely local ambiance! The service was very friendly and we managed ordering very well through a mix of French-English and a dose of good humor. The meal was superb local fare. It's not fancy. More importantly its fresh, well prepared and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front de mer, 972, Sainte-Luce, Martinique
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Martinique  >  Arrondissement of Le Marin  >  Sainte-Luce
  • Phone Number: +596 596 62 59 46

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?