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Temptation

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Lowlands | 103 Rhine road, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-545-2254
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18:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 18:30 - 22:30
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were a group of twelve and were graciously accodated including hugs. Chef visited the table. The menu selections were excellent and the bartender is equally as superb. Live piano music. A great evening on all counts.

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Thank Robert H
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've visited Temptation twice and we love it! The hostess who is the chef's mom is so warm and welcoming, the drinks are great and the food is delicious! Don't miss out on the flower pot desert. We can't wait to go back.

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Thank mrsb070712
Boston
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the island. Put this restaurant at the top of your list to go. The food is great with flavors that just make you want more. I have been coming to Temptation since it opened and have not been disappointed yet. I make it a point to go for dinner at Temptation every time I... More 

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Thank hipntrendy
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food and service were great. Only complaints were that it was very hard to find -- in the back of a casino with no signage out front -- and there were windows to the entrance of the casino, which gave the experience a somewhat mall-like atmosphere.

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Thank David1623
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had trouble finding restaurant as we stay on the french side and are not familiar with cupecoy area-there are NO SIGNS saying Temptation restaurant-after asking several people and passing casino 2 times we were advised its actually in the casino. Glad we found it, by far one of the best dining experiences on the island! The foie gras was delish... More 

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Thank Gatcat
dino16, Owner at Temptation, responded to this review

Thanks Gatcat, for sharing a review about your experience with us. I appreciate your feedback about our restaurant not being easy to find, especially for someone who does not live here. Will look into sign options for the main road. If we have the pleasure yo serve you again , please ask for me personally, so I can say hi.... More 

L.I., NY
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at Tim Tatian last week. The onion soup, which we have had before is outstanding as is the attentive service and the choices of wines and cocktails. Unfortunately we ordered an entrée of eggplant with meatballs and were told the meatballs went into the special of burgers that night. We asked if another meat could be substituted such... More 

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Thank wavewatcher
dino16, Owner at Temptation, responded to this review

Dear Wavewatcher Thanks for taking the time to post a review about your experience with us. We are glad to know you are a repeat guest, and hope you wont let one experience with one dish , change your plans to dine with us again in the future.. I have shared this review with my team, this is how we... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've only been to temptation once but I had a very pleasant experience. The food and the service both exceeded my expectations, by a lot. One thing to be aware of however are the high menu prices. This is more of a special occasion than a night-out type of place

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Thank Doublea1572
Ellicott City, Maryland
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had made reservations last night through open table only to find that the restaurant was closed for the Super Bowl. While we were disappointed, because of the great reviews we decided to try again. The food was wonderful as was the service. Anna (we think?) was a great server. Very attentive with great recommendations. At the end the lovely... More 

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Thank cherev65
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been there on my last visit to st Martin (Jan 2017) but the last time I was there was last year and their menu as well as their food is impeccable ! Great wine list also!

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Thank alessandra f
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to St Maarten many times. Typically stay in Maho. Several better choices on Maho without the $5 per person taxi ride to Cupocoy. Octopus appetizer was awful- chewy and poor flavor. Filet was good. Lobster paella was over cooked and over priced. Would not recommend this establishment despite the very friendly owners and staff.

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Thank Phil T
dino16, Owner at Temptation, responded to this review

Dear Phil I appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback, and mentioning how very friendly our staff and family are. We value this feed back , as this is the only way we can prevent this from happening in the future. I sincerely apologize that your table did not enjoy the lobster paella, and octopus. Unfortunately, we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$55
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 22:30
Monday
18:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:30 - 22:30
Thursday
18:30 - 22:30
Friday
18:30 - 22:30
Saturday
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lowlands | 103 Rhine road, Cupecoy Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Cupecoy Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-545-2254
Description
Elegant dining, live piano nightly, creative , seasonal cuisine and cocktails featuring award winning ,St .Maarten born chef Dino Jagtiani, and award winning bartender Paul Peterson.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?