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L'Escargot Restaurant

Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
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“escargot” (82 reviews)
“duck” (22 reviews)
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French, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

A step back in time, with excellent old fashioned style hospitality, a time when visiting a restaurant was an experience, an occasion and when service is matched by culinary excellence. You walk in and are greeted by an explosion on your senses. The aromas from...More

1  Thank Ian A
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Quirky, eclectic and just fantastic is the best way to describe this place. Set in a building that’s 250 years old the decor defies description. It’s a crazy mixture of kitsch, old bistro chic and part museum. It’s a comfortable, cosy combination of mismatched soft...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed March 22, 2018

We were concerned that the historic building that houses L'Escargot might have been destroyed by Hurricane Irma, but it came through just fine and the restaurant's French ambiance is as gracious as ever. Everything is delicious -- my husband loves the escargot and I cannot...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I have been going to this restaurant for the last 20 years. Love the escargot. The menu is great and so r the owners. It is across the street from the beach. The restaurant itself it like typical French. I think it is the oldest...More

Thank MsBeth2016
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Visited here in February 2018 for dinner. The restaurant is located on Front Street (Dutch side) in an adorable, quaint 200 year old building that survived Hurricane Irma (September 2017) with very minimal damage. The decor is old and charming and decorated with a hodge...More

2  Thank TriniTraveller5
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We have been going to L’escargot for the past ten years in March and December. This past December is the only time we missed due to Irma. The food is absolutely delicious. For starters we always have the escargot. They have several different styles but...More

Thank SteveBond-NJ
Reviewed January 21, 2018

We had a nice mix of Escargot and French onion soup....a nice light lunch that we really enjoyed. The owners came over and chatted with us for awhile and we enjoyed trading stories. Was a great find.

Thank Don L
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

I just wanted a place to chill. Excellent service and considering they only just got open after hurricanes, it was great. Nice duck pate and a beautiful red. I’ll be back.

Thank Deadlyden54
Reviewed September 5, 2017

We stopped in at this restaurant to check out the menu, as we were planning on returning for dinner. The owner, a female, tall blonde, french accent, came charging out from the back and ordered us to leave.. I explained we were just there to...More

Thank lovincarib
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We ate in this Old Creole style house on a Friday night in late March. The restaurant was busy with couples, friends & families. We had gone there for the cabaret, but it was canceled that night. We had the escargot sampler appetizer, roasted goat...More

Thank kattriprevus
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February 10, 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!
January 12, 2017|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
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