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Grain De Sel

Route de Saline, Salines, St. Barthelemy
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (42 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Caribbean, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Route de Saline, Salines, St. Barthelemy
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on this place during a tour of the island with my husband, parents and young son. Really loved the vibe for lunch- relaxing and wait staff were so accommodating and personable. The creole sausage was unbelievably good, and the cod fritters had such a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 938brier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year for over 10 years we visited Grain de Sel, because it was my husband’s favorite creole restaurant in St Barts. So we once again visited a couple of days ago, but much to our surprise, it’s friendly and competent host, Emanuel was no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sofia126
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How bad can bad be? I did not know until tonight. Burnt lobster, missed appetizers, mahi mahi instead of red snapper, total chaos in the kitchen and in the front of the house. Worst of all, uncaring owner, untrained but friendly staff, depleted menu, all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank titoc
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch there with my friends after a morning in thé water. Everything you want, nice fish with fresh juices in thé shadow. I definitely recommend it for lunch !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gianmarcot757
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

The service was nice but the food was terrible. I had the goat “stew” which was essentially a pile of salty meat on a plate with a few carrots. My husband had the fresh grilled fish which was very average. With so many AMAZING restaurants...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jdub1234
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Must be one of my favorites on the island, a lot because is so low key and unpretentious with beautiful prepared food!! An extra nice feature is that it doesn't break the bank lunching here! As there are fewer restaurants open now, make sure to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank magnus l
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The island is a wild goat haven and here, wild goat stew is a speciality. The Resturant is comfortable and he service decent. No real views of anything but people seem to migrate here just for the food. Something from the special board is probably...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Glen P
Reviewed April 19, 2018

Food was great, good choices and local, a beautiful desert, mango coco, very friendly and efficient service, worth the visit

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank taisha1971
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Just next to Saline beach this is creole style restaurant. The food has always been amazing but the service not so strong. This year however the service has improved dramatically and the building has been totally rebuilt post hurricane Irma. A definite dining spot for...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Miles F
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Just returned from St. Bart. and played two Sunday brunches with the Tremendous Johnson Blues Band. The restaurant is always sold out with friends that come back to see us each February, and enjoy Chef Eddy's wonderful local cuisine in paradise. Hopefully we'll return next...More

Date of visit: February 2018
2  Thank FairallBaltimore
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March 28, 2017|
Response from Bubbygirl | Reviewed this property |
I google searched Grain de Sel Menu and was able to locate it. Not able to copy the link, sorry. I believe there are fries with a few different protein options but nothing like chicken nuggets, grilled cheese etc or items... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route de Saline, Salines, St. Barthelemy
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Barthelemy  >  Salines
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