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St. Martin and St. Maarten Restaurants

La Cigale

  • 101 Laguna Beach Map It
  • Baie Nettlé
  • French
  • Fodor's Choice
  • La Cigale, Baie Nettlé

    very romantic place

  • La Cigale, Baie Nettlé

    welcome at la Cigale

  • La Cigale, Baie Nettlé

    the MACARON

  • La Cigale, Baie Nettlé

    the table on the beach....

  • La Cigale, Baie Nettlé

    for a birthday

  • La Cigale, Baie Nettlé

    the sunset

Updated 03/13/2015

Fodor's Review

On the edge of Baie Nettlé, this restaurant has wonderful views of the lagoon from its dining room and open-air patio, but the charm comes from the devoted attention of adorable owner Olivier, helped by his mother and brother, and various cousins, too. The delicious food is edible sculpture: ravioli of lobster with wild mushrooms and foie gras is poached in an intense lobster bisque, and house-smoked gravlax and salmon is garnished with a garlic cream sauce. For dessert, the house-made ginger ice cream with flambéd pineapple is a favorite.

Restaurant Information


101 Laguna Beach, Baie Nettlé, 97150, St. Martin

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. and Sept.–Oct. No lunch
  • Reservations essential

Updated 03/13/2015


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Jan 13, 2010

La Cigale Review

We went to La Cigale on our honeymoon and loved it so much we ate there twice that week. The food is a delicious seasonally changing menu of seafood and French dishes and the location is very romantic. Three things to note for the American traveler: reservations required, it is expensive (but excellent), and there are no "specials" (as the owner will cheerfully chide you, "everything on the menu is special!").

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