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La Kaz du Douanier

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84 Boulevard des Poissonniers, Deshaies 97126, Guadeloupe
00590690739798
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Southport, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner during our holiday. I had the entrecote and my wife had seafood risotto. The service was excellent, friendly and attentive. The steak was cooked perfectly and the risotto was also lovely, although it proved too large a portion. We also had the local drink of 'Ti Punch' and were shown how to prepare it.

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Lunenburg, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had three delicious meals at this restaurant during our stay in Deshaies. Hostess/server/bartender is delightful, gracious and very efficient. Food was a pleasure every time. Would go back and recommend without hesitation. Very reasonably priced for the quality of the food and service.

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Richmond, VA
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our week's stay. You'd be better off with reservations - the second night we pestered the one hostess/waitress (who does an amazing job and keeps everything in her head and is fluent in French and English) and walked around until there was a table at 9:30. Creative and tasty menu in a casual, friendly space.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Came for a drink here as it was Catherine's bar on Death in Paradise and then came back for dinner another day as food sounded good. Dinner didn't disappoint. Food was tasty and interesting, waitress was really helpful and friendly. Thank you, we really enjoyed our evening.

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Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had a great night here. Just one lady serving everyone, but she did a great job. We didn't have to wait long at all! English menu was a plus. Tasty food (risotto was a tiny bit undercooked, but still delicious; the duck was perfect), and very tasty cocktails. Great atmosphere and reasonably priced. Would definitely return - recommended!

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Thank Femic
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This restaurant came highly recommended to us by fellow travelers who had spent a lot of time in DeShaies. We ate at a table right on the sidewalk and could experience the street life on a Thursday night. They also allowed us to have our two labradors with us for dinner. The menu is varied and has some creative twists... More 

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Thank Carolyn G
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We came into town looking for dinner and were lucky enough to get a table here without a reservation. Great atmosphere. Our tuna tartare appetizer was fresh and light, as were the mojitos. The duck was cooked perfectly and had balanced flavors of ginger, lemon, and honey. The seafood risotto was no frills but equally delicious. The chef and waitress... More 

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Thank Marlene W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My wife ordered a seafood risotto which sounded tempting but the two seafood items were mussels and shrimp.Presented in a rather matter of fact way.

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Thank Martin M
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This unassuming little spot which is not even on the waterfront (as is MOST of its competition) was one of our absolute favorite meals of the trip. From the local pumpkin soup with prawns to the seafood and saffron risotto to the charming, old wooden structure to the friendly chef, we loved our dinner here! You should definitely visit this... More 

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Thank Idoniagaede
The Netherlands
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107 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We've eaten there twice in two separate years and enjoyed the food and decor. Seems like a popular place, as it's always very busy. Very good that they also have an English menu and have staff speaking English (as my partner is English) and they seem to have a good range of tourists. Best to book unless you're lucky like... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Boulevard des Poissonniers, Deshaies 97126, Guadeloupe
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Guadeloupe  >  Basse-Terre Island  >  Deshaies
  • Phone Number: 00590690739798

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