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Alternatives to Tropicana? #262035
08/07/2021 06:25 PM
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Hi everyone- I am traveling to St. Martin (staying on the French Side) and had hoped to return to Tropicana in Marigot for a wonderful salad I had a few years ago. However, I'm going in September and they will be on vacation. Can you folks recommend another place for a "fancy" salad? The one I had had cured salmon, shrimp and a couple more kinds of seafood. Bonus for a water front/view location.
Thanks!

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Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: BeachInertia] #262042
08/07/2021 11:38 PM
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Check Be Cool, right across the marina from Tropicana. Not sure if they have that type of salad or not...but the food there is absolutely DELICIOUS. One of the best lunches i think i have ever had.

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: BeachInertia] #262046
08/08/2021 07:04 AM
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You can also try Enjoy, next to La Main a la Pate.

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: BeachInertia] #262047
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Beach--First, welcome!! Please let me know if you have any questions about TTOL.

Although it is tough to know what ANY restaurant is going to do this year, due to the pandemic, I think you may find most of your choices on the French side may be closed in September, as they do traditionally close for the month of September for vacation. I would check the menus online for the big restaurants along Orient, like Waikiki, Bikini, LaPlaya, etc., and you could probably find something there, IF they are open. If you have lots of money and IF they are open, La Samanna probably would have something also. I have NOT been there myself, but it seems like perhaps something that Indigo Beach Bar would have.


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Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: wendyk] #262049
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Originally Posted by EdB
Check Be Cool, right across the marina from Tropicana. Not sure if they have that type of salad or not...but the food there is absolutely DELICIOUS. One of the best lunches i think i have ever had.

Originally Posted by wendyk
You can also try Enjoy, next to La Main a la Pate.


Yes, Be Kool is excellent.

Enjoy closed about 3 years ago.

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: bran] #262069
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Thanks everyone- seems I have a quest!

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: bran] #262085
08/09/2021 05:41 AM
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Actually, it was open this last winter with new owners (the owners of La Main a la Pate). It has a different menu and concept than La Main a la Pate.

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: wendyk] #262088
08/09/2021 08:18 AM
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Friar's Bay Beach Cafe!!!!


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Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: BeachInertia] #262094
08/09/2021 10:26 AM
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Indigo beach had a lovely lobster salad and is oceanfront dining. We had a superb lunch this past March

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: BeachInertia] #262097
08/09/2021 11:00 AM
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Don't know about that salad, but I will say the best lunch we've had since Irma was at Mario's located in The Cliff in Cupecoy. Beautiful view.


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Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: Carol_Hill] #262109
08/09/2021 06:05 PM
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Carol, are you thinking Wai Plage? I think Waikiki is gone?

Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: jeepers] #262114
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Oh, ok, could be!!!


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Re: Alternatives to Tropicana? [Re: wendyk] #262129
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Originally Posted by wendyk
Actually, it was open this last winter with new owners (the owners of La Main a la Pate). It has a different menu and concept than La Main a la Pate.



Stand corrected. Didn’t know that, haven’t been back since Dec 19


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