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L'Escargot Restaurant

Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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French, Seafood
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Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

First day in Maarten I was attracted to this place. Looked very old and original from the decor and paintings out side. We went there the first night and the ambience was interesting, plus the staff were real characters and offered us great recommendations on...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to L'Escargot to watch the 1 May 2017 Parade celebrating Carnival SXM! Joel & Sonja were extremely hospitable and accommodating for our group of six persons, and we had the Best Seat in Phillipsburg as the revelers strolled by. We had to start...More

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like escargot or even a great fish plate then you should stop here. There is a small front porch to sit on or a unique dining area inside. The staff is very friendly and makes good suggestions. It's not listed on the menu...More

Thank WNY_Travel
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Stayed in Simpson Bay for the week and after cruising eateries on both the Dutch and French side, this was the highlight of the week! Management and staff extremely friendly, service great and the escargot accompanied by a Caesar salad to die for! Will definitely...More

Thank BeeVeeEye
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Classic French Cuisine, perfect in every way. Great for lunch in Phillipsburg during a day of shopping.

Thank TabBon
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We had been to l'escargot on previous visits to st martin. This time specially wanted to do,the Friday Burlesque dinner. Booked ahead , checked on the Wednesday, everything ok. Arrived with four first time friends only to be told that there was to be no...More

Thank hd19741
Reviewed 24 March 2017

After walking past this quaint shack on Front Street, we finally decided to stop in for lunch. Service was terrible, manager (owner, I think) was arrogant and food was tourist mediocre.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Obviously my husband and I , we loved escargot, and the offer different options that I never tasted before, with mushrooms , tomatoes, profiteroles...hum !!

Thank Monica Telecki S
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife and I had lunch here on a Saturday (NOTE: They usually are not open then, but they made a change as some cruise ships were in port, so you may want to call and see if they are open on Sat.) and had...More

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Wonderful food (varied menu) and service! Joel and Sonya are long time owners but make everyone feel special, as do their staff. The selection of food from appetizers, through to main course and desserts is terrific! The interior is very french and fun! From their...More

Thank Ron H
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JerryandJanetVA
Does L'Escargot have an email address? We'll be there next month and would like to make a reservation for a Friday dinner show. Thanks.
10 February 2017|
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Response from nsamb22 | Reviewed this property |
Links aren't permitted in this response ! The meme of the restaurant, lescargot, add the @ and then the server is caribeserve. It has net at the end ,not com. Hope this helps . Enjoy!
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hd19741
do you have to book ahead for the Friday night evening show and if so how is it done.
12 January 2017|
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Response from Kerry-Beth Q | Reviewed this property |
I would say it's probably best to do so. I would guess the best way would be to pop in before the night... maybe even Friday lunch time if you're only there for the day. Or call if you can find the phone number. We didn't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:30
23:30 - 15:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 15:00
Saturday
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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