Saint Barthelemy Restaurants

One of the exciting parts of visiting a new country is trying out the local cuisine. When choosing a restaurant, many factors come into play such as price, type of cuisine, health conscientiousness and kid-friendliness. Be sure to check the restaurant rating and any reviews from people who have eaten there. Reviews can give you an idea of the level of service at the restaurant and the type of food, but keep in mind that everyone’s palette is different. We’ve provided a list of some of the popular restaurants in Saint Barthelemy.

Top Local Restaurants

Restaurants in St. Barthelemy

- Au Port
- Buena Vista
- Eddy's
- La Case de l'Isle
- La Mandala
- La Route des Boucaniers
- Le Gaiac
- Le Sapotillier
- On the Rocks Restaurant
- PaCri Restaurant
- Restaurant l'Indigo
- The Sand Bar

Saint Barthelemy National Dish Recipe

Creole Sauce

Ingredients

2 tbsp butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 scallions, finely chopped 2 tsp fresh chopped thyme 2 tbsp parsley, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup ketchup 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp wine vinegar 1 tsp honey 1 tsp hot pepper sauce salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Add the onions, scallions, herbs and garlic. Cook over medium heat untio soft, about 3-5 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients with a ½ cup of water. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes. Serve with any type of seafood or meat dish. Makes 2 cups. Refrigerate remaining sauce in a clean jar.
Note: St.Barthelemy does not have a national dish. We have provided a popular recipe for Creole Sauce, which is the basis for many St.Barthelemy dishes.

Caribbean Spices

Settlers from all parts of the world have influenced the cuisine in the Caribbean. Popular elements of Caribbean cooking include spices such as pimento, ginger, nutmeg, garlic and cloves. Many of the Caribbean islands use spicy peppers such as the scotch bonnet, habanero and jalapeno peppers. Jamaica is most famously known for its spicy jerk seasoning, while Grenada is known for its use of nutmeg and Cuba is popular for it’s garlic and lime marinades.

Caribbean Beverages

Many of the islands produce their own brand of beer and rum, such as Red Stripe and Appleton Rum in Jamaica, and Banks in Barbados. Along with these popular alcoholic drinks, be sure to try these non-alcoholic drinks: mauby, Ting, ginger beer, carrot juice, Irish moss, coconut water, soursop, sorrel, horlicks, mango juice and guava juice.