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La Cigale Restaurant

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Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
0690719110
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18:00 - 22:00
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Alexandria, VA
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110 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We drove out to La Cigale from La Samanna for an off-resort dinner and were very happy with the experience, including some good fois gras.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra, thank you for your nice review. We hope you had a great stay in st martin. Thank you to coming, Warm regards, More 

Bethesda, Maryland
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

5 of us for dinner 2 of us + late teenage kids - we all loved it. The setting on the beach was awesome, the food - especially the salad and the goat cheese appetizer. All 5 loved their entrees too. But what really set's this place apart was the staff. Super helpful, very nice and appropriately attentive. Lots of... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Thank you for this amazing review. We were really happy to host you at La Cigale. We whishes you all the best, and a great time in St martin! Warm regards, More 

Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016

La Cigale experience was wonderful. The service was superb and the food was excellent. If your looking for a romantic dinner and sunset La Cigale is the place to go.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Aisha, thank you so much for your kind review. We are happy to see that you loved your romantic dinner at La Cigale. All the team send you the best wishes to you and your family for the end of 2016. Warm regards More 

Albany, New York
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I have been coming to SXM for twenty years. La Cigal has always had the best ambiance on the island. it had a rocky road when the original owner left, but it is back to it's glory. The fois gras is the best on the island. The staff are adorable and attentive!

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad to read your kind review. All the staff wishes you a merry Christmas and all the best for the new year coming. Warm regards, La Cigale team More 

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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I read a lot of good reviews on la cigale. I asked the concierge to make a reservation. This was one of the best restaurant I've been to without the dressing up and feeling uncomfortably overwhelmed with the entourage. The restaurant is located on the bay and beautifully decorated. As soon as we walked in, the staff was very helpful,... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Manager at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad to read your kind word and we receive it like a beautiful Christmas gift. Hoping to see you in the near future. All the staff wish you a Merry Christmas and all the best for the coming year. Warm regards, Dylan More 

montreal
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to the island for years. A couple of years ago this restaurant was mentioned to me but was very hard to locate. We did manage to try it this trip and were very pleased with the setting. Hard to beat when you dip your feet into the sand!! The service was great! If you like martinis this... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rick, thank you so much for your kind review. We were glad to host you at La Cigale. We definitly hope to see you again, Regards, La Cigale team More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have been coming to the island for 30 years and have always wanted to dine here. The restaurant is hidden down on the bay and so quiet and and a romantic setting. We dined with our toes in the sand under the palms and stars. The food was perfect. My date had the special of the night - giant... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are so glad to hear good things about your experience with us. We are waiting to see you again, We wish you all the best, La Cigale Team More 

Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Our favorite restaurant in Saint Maartin. You just can't beat the beautiful, intimate setting. incredible food and the service was amazing. This place really makes you feel special.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear customer, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad to hear that you had a special evening at La Cigale. We hope to host you again in the near future. Best regards, La Cigale team More 

Mt Kisco, NY
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

It's been a good 12 years since I last visited La Cigale, so I wasn't sure what to expect. The restaurant has changed -- there's no indoors, so make your reservation for after the sun goes down or you'll get eaten by mosquitoes -- but the view is gorgeous and the food is still five stars. I had a lobster... More 

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Customers, It was a pleasure to see you again since long time you've been to La Cigale. We are very happy to see that you were happy, 12 years later! We wish you all the best, and hope to see you next time you'll visit st martin. Best regards, La Cigale Team More 

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a bucket list restaurant you will enjoy. Waiting to hear about this restaurant expanding around the world.

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LaCigaleRestaurant, Responsable relations clients at La Cigale Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very nice review. Hoping to see you in the near future. Have a good stay in st Martin! Best regards, La Cigale team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$100
Cuisine
French, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route des Terres Basses | Nettle Bay, Baie Nettle 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Baie Nettle
  • Phone Number: 0690719110
Description
For the last 17 years, owner Stephane has welcomed you to the palm groves of the lagoon at Nettle Bay where, watching the sunset over the lagoon, you can enjoy the gastronomic, gourmet cuisine in an idyllic setting. Chef Malory Leroux offers daily specials sourced from the market's daily offerings, without forgetting the signature dishes: foie gras in truffle oil, lobster raviolis, Wild French sera bass. Mathieu Maini, the pastry chef, is constantly searching for new creations, such as the already famous strawberry macaroon. La Cigale brings a touch of delicacy which rounds off your meal with finesse. The wine menu, without doubt one of the richest on the island, will undoubtedly seduce you. If reservations are encouraged, it is because this corner of paradise, very busy during the season, is the ideal spot for a romantic dinner. (gift certificate - honey moon - weddings - Private Diner)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?