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“Be Tempted!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Temptation

Temptation
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Ranked #1 of 39 Restaurants in Cupecoy Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$55
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Elegant dining, live piano nightly, creative , seasonal cuisine and cocktails featuring award winning ,St .Maarten born chef Dino Jagtiani, and award winning bartender Paul Peterson.
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Be Tempted!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Inside dining with a live pianist. Wonderfully entertaining. A little cold and only inside dining, but very accommodating. The food was superb. Worth a visit. Give in to your Temptation. P.S. Shane (waiter) was great and good looking as well. The girls in your party will love him.

Visited July 2014
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Katonah, New York
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Just as good as always”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Temptation is a MUST when in St Marten--no matter which part of the island you are staying on. Wonderful service & EXCELLENT food (carmelized French onion soup is best anywhere) & terrific drinks..especially the special martinis. Everything was so good we went twice during our 1 week stay & cant wait to go back.

  • Visited July 2014
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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great every time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

We visit St Maarten every year and we always make sure to have dinner at Temptation ( or Rare). This is a true gem in the middle of so many great dining choices. A great family run restaurant with the best of food. The steaks are excellent as well as the tuna and specials do not disappoint . The sea bass special on this trip was very good. We like to have our special night out at Temptation on our yearly visit.

Visited July 2014
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dino16, Owner at Temptation, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Dear Jppatchoski
Thank you for taking the time to share a few kind words about your dining experience with us. I appreciate your continued support over the years, and look forward to serving you again.
Dino
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CT
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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“OMG”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

I think this is the best restaurant we've ever eaten in! It was so good that we went back a 2nd time and plan on going back the next time we visit the island. The owners are so friendly and the chef is AMAZING. The food was incredible. You have to go here!

  • Visited July 2014
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dino16, Owner at Temptation, responded to this review, 28 July 2014
Dear Gizmo1. Thank you for taking the time to share a few words about your great dining experience with us. Returning for a second visit is the best compliment we could get, I hope to meet you personally on your next visit to St. Maarten. Kind regards Dino.
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“Temptation consistently delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

this was our second trip to Temptation the first being after our wedding on Mullet Bay beach. We wanted to revisit the location because it was so good and fun the first time. They didn't disappoint. Everything is delicious from entrée to dessert to wine. Our waiter was professional and attentive and the owners are friendly and very concerned that you are satisfied. Don't miss this place if you visit St. Maarten.

  • Visited July 2014
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dino16, Owner at Temptation, responded to this review, 20 July 2014
Dear Daveslady
Thank you for taking the time to post such a great review for us. Im so happy you enjoyed your dinner, and re visited us, after your wedding dinner. Hope I can meet both of you in person next time you dine with us.
Kind regards
Dino
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