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Au bon Vivre

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31 rue Jean Calot, 97137, Guadeloupe
+33 5 90 94 19 84
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PA, USA
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the NY Times article that featured Au bon Vivre I went with high expectations. In a word I found it to be "spotty". The service was okay, sometimes there and sometimes not. The food was good, but not VERY GOOD, based on other food we enjoyed while in Guadeloupe. I ordered a tuna steak that was served almost... More 

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ohio
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187 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very attentive staff. Food was excellent. The duck was awesome. Great ambience. We were a party of 9 and everyone was very happy with their meals. Loved this island, loved this restaurant

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Thank melissa m
Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The chef prepared a vegan feast for us made with all local products. It was magnificent. Cannot wait to go back!!!

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Thank J F
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Our meal was creatively prepared and beautifully served. The only issue was how warm the restaurant gets (unlike places right on the beach). But do not miss this wonderful spot in Les Saints

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Thank Luckystar2969
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here with a group of friends and everyone was very happy with their food. The accras were the best I had on this trip and the salade gourmande was phenomenal. Service was also excellent and the setting gorgeous.

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Thank Sara B
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Had a nice quiet family dinner here and had a wonderful experience, the chef was delightful, staff were friendly and very accommodating to our needs, the waiting time between meals was just right and the food was delicious. We had 3 courses each, water and wine and the bill was nothing more than what you would pick up at a... More 

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Thank Dajiahao
Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Good food in a lovely location just off the main road - we ate in the courtyard garden behind the restaurant. Fish and meat dishes were well cooked and well presented. As a vegetarian I had an interesting salad with vegetables to accompany - thank you to the chef for taking the time to talk through the options. Well work... More 

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Thank RuthSpencer
Jersey
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258 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Definitely within the top ten meals that I have ever had. As a seafood lover this is a little piece of paradise and I’m very pleased we spotted this place and booked a table for dinner in the evening. It is a popular restaurant, so if you want a seat in the outside area (back of restaurant) then it’s best... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We were cruising with friends on a catamaran and tied up at The Saints Island to discover a bit of Terre de Haut. This restaurant had been recommended but looked a bit locked up and bleak in late afternoon. When we returned in the evening, the doors were open to reveal a very stylish rustic dining room with a splendid... More 

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Thank RichardT870
Philadelphia
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278 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Approaching the picture-perfect harbor of Terre de Haut is a sublime experience. Once on land, there are many dining options in this small town. We had a very pleasant luncheon in Au bon vivre, a lovely restaurant with a backyard patio (where we sat). A trio of different fish dishes was the perfect starter - each preparation brought out the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Caribbean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 rue Jean Calot, 97137, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Iles des Saintes  >  Terre-de-Haut
  • Phone Number: +33 5 90 94 19 84

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?