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Le Taitu

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Mont Vernon Lot 65, Cul de Sac 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-087-4323
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
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18:30 - 21:30
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New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

We have been to this wonderfull resturant many, many times over the years. If anything it just keeps getting better. Under the leadership of its owner Jean, the food is always fresh, perfectly prepared and priced correctly. From the simple creole dishes to the over the top steaks with blue cheese sauce you will never be less than satisifed. This... More 

Thank FallsDiane
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

Very good restaurant, excellent food, nice people, nice owner's story. Somehow hidden, but it is a treasure worth to be searched. It's like a piece of France cuisine in the Caribbean

Thank CarlosM35
Marseille, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

A must to expérience !!! Thank you for the wonderfull night. The créole platter and the tuna soy cream sauce were succulent. We will be back !!

Thank Nanousxm43
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013 via mobile

We were staying in Grande Casse and got tired of the crowds and expensive restaurants, so wanted to try something different. After a Trip Advisor search we ended up in Cul de Sac at Taitu. The food was fabulous - my catfish in coconut cream was criped just nicely at the edges & the coconut sauce didn't overwhelm the fish,... More 

Thank heyanita
East Norwich, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

If you want to eat the best of what the locals have in French St. Martin, try Taitu. The best is here and at a price you can afford but get Jean to explain to you what you are ordering. Some foods are different but always excellent.

Thank George P
New Hampshire
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013

We just returned from a wonderful week in St. Martin, where our greatest foodie find was Le Taitu, an open-air restaurant located in the hills of Cul de Sac on the French Side of the island. There were six in our dining party and each ordered differing appetizers and entrees. Every dish was splendid. The pricing was very reasonable compared... More 

Thank Montaukrider
Taitu449, Owner at Le Taitu, responded to this review

Dear client Thank you to share your experience with the trip advisor community. We were so glad to read that you enjoyed our place. Hope to see you again on your next trip. Best Regards JEAN More 

Salvisa, Kentucky
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013

My husband and I got "lost" on St Martin and found a great place to eat. The open air restaurant was charming. The owner was friendly, helpful(especially in explaining the specials that were in French) and the food was delicious! I had the Conch stew and it was wonderful. So glad we got lost and found this place!

Thank melbethie
Taitu449, Owner at Le Taitu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Now, you know how to find us ! So see you on your next trip. JEAN More 

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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2013

Restaurant with charme in Cul-de-Sac with good quality of Food and excellent Service from Jean..We like to come back once..or twice😉 Thanks to Jean and his Team

Thank Switzerland7376
Taitu449, Owner at Le Taitu, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. Hope you come back soon on St Martin, and in our restaurant !! JEAN More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

We have always eaten at least twice at leTaitu whenever [10+ years] we have come to St.Martin for a few days or a week. It has a relaxed open air ambience just off the beaten path. Intimate, the owner, John and his cook, provide both friendliness and very good food at very reasonable prices by St. Martin standards. His lunch... More 

Thank MorrisTaber
Taitu449, Owner at Le Taitu, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. You really understand how difficult the restaurant business is, so we appreciate even more your comments. Hope to see you next year. JEAN More 

Sayreville, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

My Husband and I were coming back from loterie farm, and stopped because we really wanted some authentic french creole food. What I really liked was the prices were reasonable, and the owner was very warm and welcoming. The food was good and the atmosphere is quaint. What i really like is speaking to the owner, he really took the... More 

Thank Leora G
Taitu449, Owner at Le Taitu, responded to this review

You make us feel good , with a review like that !! Thank you. JEAN More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
French, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
11:45 - 14:15
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mont Vernon Lot 65, Cul de Sac 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Cul de Sac
  • Phone Number: +1 059-087-4323
We are located on the road to Mont Vernon : At the Cul de Sac roundabout, take the road to Pinel Island ferry , Drive for 600 meters and take the first right, 100 meters more and here we are on your left hand side.Welcome to the TAITU. We are open every day lunch and dinner, except on Sunday : 11.45 Am to 2.15 Pm and 6.30 Pm to 9.30 Pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?