Named "Restaurant of the Year" by GultMillau and one of the Top 10 new Caribbean restaurants by Bon Appétit Magazine, Temptations is more than an eatery, it's an experience. Home of the first St. Maarten chef to have graduated from the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Jagtiani thrives on perfection and was even brought on as the personal chef to Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands when she visited St. Maarten. With this type of skill at the head of the kitchen, you know you'll be getting a meal you won't soon forget.


Temptations offers a variety of Internationally themed dishes that have all been fused to include Asian flavors, ingredients, or traditions, creating a unique cuisine that includes such dishes as Asian Beef Filet Mignon and Ginger Roasted Duck.

The menu features many good options, including seafood, and the influence of flavors can be intriguingly varied, including elements of both Asian and Fusion cuisines. Guests celebrating a special occasion or planning a romantic date will love that this restaurant serves fine foods that are as stylish as it is scrumptious. This dining option is on the table during dinner only, so don't miss their brief service.


The brightly lit Temptation takes its status as a gourmet restaurant seriously and offers an elegant atmosphere for dining. The tables feature fine linens, artwork with meaning, and decorative place settings.


This restaurant is part of Starz City & Casino, which is located in Lowlands, a neighborhood near Point Pirouette; it is two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Simpson Bay.

Those who'd like to combine their restaurant visit with some local sightseeing opportunities should enjoy visiting Sunset Theatre.

There are a selection of fairly nearby outdoor pursuits and other activities to engage in if you have some extra time. Travelers who've only dreamed about playing in such a beautiful location might want to hop over to the closest golf facility, Mullet Bay Golf Course, which is located within traveling distance of Temptation. And don't forget the beach towels, if you run over to Mullet Bay, which you will find to be the closest beach and is only a half mile away. And still, those are just a couple of the beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports within the region.

Nearby Restaurants

For those in the mood for an area restaurant with some similar menu items and/or comparable prices, there is no lack of nearby dining spots to consider, including The Point Restaurant. It is situated three quarters of a mile to the southeast of this restaurant.

However, if you're looking for a change of pace, this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten provides an excellent selection of restaurants, where you will find cuisine styles ranging from the familiar to the exotic. For instance, you can try some other types of food at Salsa Cafe.

Credit Cards and Other Info

The gourmet dishes at Temptation will cost diners between $36 and $42(USD) per plate. Many guests choose to order the Three Course Prix Fixe Menu, which includes you choice of one appetizer, one main course, and one dessert for $50(USD).

Temptation accepts the following credit cards: American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Temptation is open six days a week, Monday through Saturday, from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m.

Contact Info

Location: Rhine Road, Lowlands, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Phone: (721) 545-2254

Website: http://www.rareandtemptation.com/EN/temptation/


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