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L'Escargot Restaurant

Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (15 reviews)
“sampler” (20 reviews)
“garlic soup” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
French, Seafood
Front Street 96, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 5 September 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 20 June 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
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Came here yesterday, 5/29/2017. Monday night around 9pm. The restaurant was pretty empty, besides my friend and I there were only 2 other tables. The restaurant is cute, it looks like someone's grandparents house inside and out. My friend and I each got the escargot...More

Thank thecityraisedme
Reviewed 18 May 2017

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 2 May 2017

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 27 April 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
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!
12 January 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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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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