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Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. #150771
12/31/2017 08:58 AM
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On Friday night we went to Emilio's Restaurant for my wife's Birthday. We were welcomed by Susan ; owner and Dino (Temptation Fame) head chef who then took us to Emilio's Terrace which was delightful. The restaurant was charming and music playing was appropriate for dining. Not blaring but perfect for the occasion. As expected the service by our waiter Arian; the son of their famous Mixologist was perfect. The view of the new Zip Line lift added to the ambiance.
Wine was served in very nice wine glasses and our meals were fantastic. The owners Susan and Norman visited our table and their 2 sons came over to make sure we were happy. A real family affair. Dino also came over and wished my wife a Happy birthday.

The restaurant is open all day as they serve lunch and Dinner. It is at the base of the new ZIP line park. Plenty of parking .

All in all I have to say we would put Emilio's at the top of the list as to must go too destination when you visit St Maarten. chef dine :

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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #150772
12/31/2017 09:11 AM
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Excellent restaurant . We have had Lunch and dinner their.

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #150773
12/31/2017 09:39 AM
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Thanks for the report! Of course, it can't be surprising that any restaurant where Dino is the chef has to be fantastic! Just exactly how do you get there??


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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: Carol_Hill] #150776
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Make a right after passing the Carrefour SuperMarket and go about five hundred yards. Can't miss it.

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: Carol_Hill] #150777
12/31/2017 09:52 AM
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i just looked up the location. Go to their website and under FAQs there are directions. It's near Emillio Wilson Park.

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #150778
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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: Kennys] #150780
12/31/2017 10:40 AM
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Make a right at Carrefour, coming from Simpson Bay?? So, down past Cost U Less?? Or, essentially go straight through the roundabout??

By the way, I note that Paul Peterson, master bartender, is there also. thumbsup


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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: Carol_Hill] #150781
12/31/2017 10:45 AM
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Up the hill towards St. Peters I believe. It is located near the New Rainforest Adventure Park that had many up in arms due to the destruction of certain areas around it.

Rainforest Adventure Park


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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #150788
12/31/2017 11:05 AM
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I guess I'll just have to go see for myself, as I don't know the area, once I get off the main road. Don't know where the Rainforest Adventure Park is.


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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: Carol_Hill] #150789
12/31/2017 11:11 AM
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Go up the hill where the Texaco station at the round-a-bout is across from Mark's Place.


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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #150790
12/31/2017 11:15 AM
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ok


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Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: Carol_Hill] #150795
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No just go through the roundabout and make a right pass the Gas Station.

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #150843
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If Dino is at Emilio's...is Temptation closed for good???

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: EdB] #150845
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I spoke to Dino and he is waiting to see what happens to Starz Casino where Temptation is located. Right now he is happy to be at Emilio's and also as celebrity chef on cruise ships.

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: ruralcarrier] #150847
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Originally Posted by ruralcarrier
Up the hill towards St. Peters I believe. It is located near the New Rainforest Adventure Park that had many up in arms due to the destruction of certain areas around it.

Rainforest Adventure Park


Several years ago I posted about our drive to St Peters and stop at Emilio's Park and the hundreds of colorful bird houses in the park. The view from up there is magnificent! Sounds like this restaurant will be a success.

Re: Emilio's Restaurant - a must go too. [Re: badbenni] #151023
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It opened when we were there in Dec. It is a very nice place. Inside and outside seating I think. We were outside. The staff was really nice. We might try the lift when we go in Feb. We are not going to do the zipline, however. We were told the lift takes about 30 minutes up and 30 minutes down.


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