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Les Palmistes

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12 Av Du General Charles de Gaulle, Cayenne 97300, French Guiana
+594 594 30 00 50
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very crowd restaurant in Palmist Square. I ate a pizza vey taste and the price is fair. There was a local group playing, great!

Thank Wilson N
Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It says in the board it is open 7 days a week for early breakfast... not while we stayed there. Had lunch, service was painfully slow. Staff couldn't be any ruder. Food was just average. Location and building is nice.

Thank MyworldMimundo
Princeton, New Jersey
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114 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant serves great food and drinks...there is always a nice ambience and the restaurant has a fantastic location, definitely worth a visit!

Thank Engerdes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

I had a pizza Calzone there, which was quite okay. Service is efficient and it's a nice place to chat with your friends watch people go by.it's also nice in the afternoons to have a coffee. Their coffee is great but then again the French know their coffee. Prices in Cayenne are a little bit on the high side.

Thank henrivantilburg
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped off here for lunch as I was told it was a good place to eat I went for pizza it was ok not the best I've had here but still finished it off. One pizza and one beer 50cl came to €22.00 not to bad really

Thank J-Ashley-1
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The menu was only in French, and not too many choices. Luckily one of the waiters could speak English. I had their specialty burger with French fries and it was very good. A burger, fries, salad, and a mojito was about 25 Euros. By South America standards that is expensive. But this city isn't cheap for South America. I came... More 

Thank Rich A
Paramaribo, Suriname
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The location is great... the room i stayed was good... the first night was cheaper... so be careful.. they change the rate on you.. at least they give you suggestions of other places to go... food is not all that.. but there is Hippopotamus about 30 seconds walk... breakfast is the pits... a better breakfast would really be worth the... More 

Thank Rosmac211
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Situated in a nice old building right on the main square, Les Palmistes is a great people-watching venue. Sit on the terrace, but you will get the occasional beggar. Mostly a pizza place, we had the catch-of-the-day, which was very good. Hey, it's not a meal for the ages, but service is decent, prices are not bad for Guyane, the... More 

Thank Film G
Winnipeg, Canada
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822 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

The Palmistes is the quintessential bar/restaurant in Cayenne. Located at the edge of the massive square of the same name, this delightful colonial building houses a very fine bar, restaurant an, now a few boutique hotel rooms. The bar, however, is the place for visitors and for people watching; the restaurant is mostly a (good) pizza place, but being one... More 

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Rome, Italy
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Food is mostly for tourist and locals but pizza is not very good, very far from the italian one, while they have some good dishes, especially fish. However, if I could chose another one, I'd rather do it.

Thank Manrico_Sebastiano

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
French, Bar, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Av Du General Charles de Gaulle, Cayenne 97300, French Guiana
  • Location: South America  >  French Guiana  >  Arrondissement of Cayenne  >  Cayenne
  • Phone Number: +594 594 30 00 50

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