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.

Among other options, the menu features seafood, and a variety of diverse flavors, including influences from both Asian and Fusion cuisines. Guests celebrating a special occasion or planning a romantic date will love that this restaurant provides a fine dining experience. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy 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 a part of Starz City & Casino, which is located in Lowlands, a neighborhood close to Point Pirouette; it's two miles (three and a half kilometers) to the west-northwest of Simpson Bay.

Those who'd like to merge their visit to this restaurant with some local sightseeing possibilities should enjoy checking out Sunset Theatre.

There are a selection of convenient things to do outside to engage in you're eager to try something new. Any golfing guests ready to take to the greens can blow off some steam at the closest golf course, Mullet Bay Golf Course, which is located within traveling distance of Temptation. Though some guests will better enjoy a morning at Mullet Bay, which is the most nearby beach and is only a half mile away. Remember, those two attractions are just a couple of the golf courses and beaches in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

For those looking for another local restaurant that has similar types of food and/or a comparable price range, there is no shortage of nearby dining spots to choose between, including The Point Restaurant. It's located three quarters of a mile from Temptation.

However, if you're looking for a change of pace, this region of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten features an excellent list of restaurants that will suit the tastes of all types of diners. For example, you could also consider some different fare 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 these 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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