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“Convivial”
Review of Il Nettuno

Il Nettuno
Ranked #36 of 68 Restaurants in Grand Case
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 23 April 2014

There is a bright and happy flair to Il Nettuno that surrounds you on entry. It is spacious and colorful, vibrant and uplifting. The airiness offers a beautiful view of the bay area of Grand Case as well. All this before you even reach your table.
Even seated, the conviviality continued with exuberant and helpful waiters and delightfully presented dishes.
The menu is weighted in order toward seafood dishes, followed by pastas, and a more compact selection of meat dishes, enabling the restaurant to offer superb treats for taste, smell, vision and spirit.
It was a bit pricey and didn't offer a fixed price option, but is worth the slight bit extra for "entertainment."

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Thank GettinOn
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

Hadn't visited this eating establishment for two years when we thoroughly enjoyed the Italian meals Very good service, food and atmosphere.

Thank 821eren
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

We are in St. Maarten every year for the whole month of March. This used to be our favorite restaurant. When we went this year, we were very disappointed! New owners, no more Raymond to meet us at the door and welcome us, no more Matteo to sing to us during dinner. Completely different menu and the food was not up to the standards of our previous visits. Will not be back here again.

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Thank vnyrdlady
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

El Nettuno has a great location with most tables having an unobstructed view of the bay of Grand Case. The night we were there, we could admire several sailboats and yachts anchored nearby. The menu is nice, and among other things they serve home-made pasta. They also have risotto if you're in the mood for that.

I had octopus-ink capellachis, which were stuffed with potatoes (it's actually nicer than it sounds) and served with seared scallops. The portions are very generous. This dish was more than enough for my appetite, but I had had the toscan delicatessen plate before, which was also meal-sized as far as I'm concerned, so i struggled to finish the pasta even as good as it was. My wife had a Caesar salad and the lobster strachis, my son the fried eggplants and the classic spaghetti with meatballs. Since we had chosen to go for the fixed price formula, we were also entitled to a dessert! We somehow managed to eat it all and we asked to be rolled back to our hotel...

We had a classic Chianti with that, nothing outstanding, just OK.

Service was nice and efficient.

If you're in Grand Case, you're very hungry and you feel like eating good italian food, head for El Nettuno and ask for the fixed price formula. You will enjoy it. Mind you, if you're not that hungry, you can go too, just be reasonable when you order!

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Thank mon_onc_steph
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

We spent the day in St. Marten while on a cruise and were not sure what to expect when we stumbled upon this quaint restaurant. Late in the afternoon we had the whole place to ourselves; the service was simple and quiet, but the view and the food was fabulous. My husband and I love mozarella salad, have had it in several different cities/restaurants throughout the world, and their version ranks at the top. Absolutely delicious. Watching the school-children joyfully playing on the beach as we finished our meal was the perfect end to a perfect lunch.

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Thank alexisgolden
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