Michel Algrain

The island of Saint Martin offers many opportunities for restaurants, quality food, especially on the French side of the island. There is a wide choice for all tastes and all budgets.
We confine ourselves here to give you a few dining options coming out of the ordinary and reference you via the website of the tourist office of the list of all the restaurants


  • On the island, French side “lolos” especially at Grand Case, guests enjoy among others in an atmosphere of beach restaurant, the lobster on the barbecue for a very modest fee
  • beach restaurants, you are spoiled for choice on the Orient Bay from the East as well as the nearby beaches, such as the Pinel island and the beaches of Grand Case
  • Traditional restaurants, you’ll find toward Marigot and scattered on the island and the South Island side Dutch
  • Créole restaurants, for a food typical of the island and the Caribbean in general, they are also scattered between Cul de Sac, Marigot and Grand Case restaurants with a few very good addresses in Grand Case, whith the service, fine menu, wines, desserts and sometimes a romantic environment.
  • Specialized and international, can provide you food experience from Italy, Mexico, Spain or Asia

Possibilities overview

Mont Vernon – Cul De Sac
Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
Au Grain de Sel     Traditional Pizzas Meat Std opening
Restaurant Karibuni a Pinel – Saint Martin     Beach Bar Lobsters Midday
Yellow Beach     Beach Bar Fish & Lobsters
Le Sol e Luna     Romantic Classic cooking
Taïtu (Le)     Traditional French & Créole Cooking 06:00PM to 10:00 PM
Les 13 travaux d’Hercule     Créole Créole Cooking


Anse Marcel
Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
Calypso (Le)     Traditional French cooking
La Table du Marché     Specialties Poisson local, bouillabaisse


Baie Nettlé
Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
Le Chalet     Specialties French Specialties:
Raclette, cheese fondue, meat fondue broiled in oil, Special tartare (raw meat)
Japala     Bar Restaurant From 11:00AM to 15:00 PM and from 06:00PM to 10:00 PM
Layla’s restaurant     Beach Bar From Noon to 10:00 PM
Ma Ti Beach     Beach Bar French cooking, créole, Lobsters From 11h45 AM to 02:30 PM and06:45 PM to 22:30 PM
La Cigale     Gastronomic Restaurant & Romantic French cooking
La Samana      Gastronomic Restaurant From noon to 04:00 PM and 07:00PM to 22:00PM


Baie Orientale
Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
Le Coco Beach     Beach Bar From 8.00 AM to 09:00PM non stop
Le Côté plages     Bar
18h à 23h. Closed MO
Le Kakao Beach     Bar
From 11:30 to 05:00PM
Palm Beach     Beach Bar Midday Only
Mexicano (Le)     Beach Bar
Mexican cooking
Orange fever     Beach Bar Langouste
Le Papagayo     Beach Bar ,
Naturist beach
French cooking 7:30AM to 10:30PM Happy hour from 05:30PM to 06:30PM
La Playa     Beach Bar Open till sunset
Tropical Wave (Le)     Beach Bar salads, burgers, nuggets From 11h30 AM to 05:00PM
Le Bikini     Traditional
& beach bar
Delicate cooking and fast food
Rancho del Sol     Traditional Pizzas, burgers, steak house French Cooking Remote Delivery From 4:00PM to 6:00 PM
Cadre (Le)     Traditional Hot and cold Tapas From 05:00 PM to 10:00PM, Closed Sunday
Café Plantation     Traditional French & Créole Cooking,
langouste Mo Evening
Breakfast 7h30 to10:00AM Bar lounge  Midday 11:00PM Diner 06:30 to 10:00PM
Safari grill      Traditional Fish and meat, grilled Breakfast 7h30 to10:30AM

Midday till 11:00pm non stop

Waikiki Beach     Beach Bar
(Top class)
 Top Class
(langouste caviar…)
L’Astrolabe – restaurant d’Orient Bay     Gastronomic
Fine cooking Lobsters 7:30 to 10:00AM 06:30 to 10:30PM



Grand Case
Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
Zen It     Beach Bar eggs, boiled eggs, French Toast ,fruits, etc 08:00AM to 11:30AM
Le Calmos Cafe     Beach Bar
Chez Cherly     Lolo  Grilled fish & ribs Midday and evening
Au coin des Amis     Lolo Midday and evening
The Talk of Town     Lolo Evry day Midday and evening
Sky’s the Limit     Local from 11:00AM to 11:00PM. Except Mo.
L’Etage – Restaurant Bio     Restaurant
 Possibilities to take over Mo to Fri

09:30AM to 03:00PM & evening+every last Fri of month

L’Estaminet     Traditional French cooking 06:00PM to 11:00PM
Ocean 82     Traditional Nice French cooking  from 06:00PM
Mo to Sa
Restaurant LE QUINZE     Traditional French cooking Local Specialties 06:00 to 10:00PM
Ti Provencal (Le)     Traditional Nice French cooking
Le repaire du pirate      Traditional Grilled fish and meats Ecery evening
Restaurant du Soleil     Traditional French cooking, Alsacien Specialties,Fish, Meat… Every midday with exception of Su

& every evening

L’Effet Mer – Grand Case     Traditional Nice cooking
L’Auberge Gourmande, Saint-Martin (sxm)     Traditional Nice French cooking
Bistrot Caraïbes – Brasserie à grand case     Traditional French cooking, réservation conseillée
Le blue martini sxm     Traditional French cooking
La Brasserie des iles      Traditional French cooking, pizzeria, glacier
Le Sunset Café     Traditional Nice French & International cooking 07:30PM to 10:30PM
La Villa     Traditional Nice French cooking  evening 05:30 to 10:30 (closed all Mo during low season).
Le Shambala     Traditional Fish, Meat, Chicken, lobsters
Piazza Pascal     Traditional International Cooking pasta veal and  seashell 06:00PM to 10:00PM
Il Nettuno     Traditional Italian cooking
Antonio Pizza     Traditional International Cooking pizzas, pasta etc..
Spiga      Traditional Italian cooking
Tastevin (Le)     Restaurant gastronomique Nice French cooking Open 7d/w, Midday & evening
le cottage     Restaurant gastronomique 06:00 to 11:00PM

Excepted Sun

l’escapade – restaurant de grand case     Restaurant gastronomique
le pressoir     Restaurant Gastronomique 06:00 to 10:30PM


Friar’s Bay
Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
Friar’s Bay Beach Café     Beach Bar 11:30 AM to 21:30PM


Restaurant name Cooking Type Menu Opening Hours
La Croissanterie     Snack
Salads, sandwich & crepes Morning & Midday non stop.
Crousty-Bread     Snack
Breads, pastries, croissants Every day from 7:00AM to 05:00PM
Sarafina’s     Snack
Special breads
Best choice of pastries of island
# Brunch/lunch/snack Continental and American breakfast
Sorbet , Ice creams, Coffee
Every day from 7:00AM to 08:00PM
La Sucrière     Snack
Pastry, bred, croissants Every day from 6:00AM to 08:00PM
Le Colibri     Snack
Pastry, salads, snacks Every day from 7:30AM to 06:00PM
Le Bryan’s Place      Lolo
hot Stop     Lolo Local cooking Every day from 7:30AM to 05:00PM Closed Su
ô plongeoir     Créole Créole, various, spicy Morning Midday and evening.
Rosemary’s     Lolo Créole 09:30AM to 05:00PM Closed Su.
Sandy’s      Lolo Local cooking Grilled fish Every day from 09:30AM to 09:00PM Closed Su
Banana Café     Specialties sandwichs, salted and sugar crêpes, salads and different dishes of the day
Fry and Sat evening, Lobsters specials from  3,50€ & 4,50€/ 100 Gr.
Mo- Sat 07:00AM to 03:00PM
Every day Closed Su
Le Bridge     Créole Créole Cooking & grilled 06:00pM to 11:00PM Closed Tu.
La Maison Créole     Créole Créole Cooking Every day  07:00pM to 03:00PM  Closed Su
Grillade Antillaise     Specialties Local Cooking Every day 09:00AM to 06:00PM.
Enock’s     Specialties Grilled fish, soup lambi & other local specialties Every day 07:00AM to 05:00PM Closed Su
Marrakech     Specialties Oriental cooking Every evening de 06:30PM to 23:00PM. closed Su Annual Close July August
Cam Ranh Bay restaurant Vitnamien et Thaïlandais     Specialties Vietnamese and Thai cooking
Buffet every 1st Sat of month, in the evening: 26 € /person
Midday evening
11:00AM à 02:30PM& 06:00PM  to 10:00PM
Assouan     Specialties Italian Cooking
la Pitchounette     Specialties Pizzas Midday , evening
except Sat Midday et Su
Amandiers (Les)     Bar
Quick Service , dish of the day 7:00AM to 04:00PM. Closed Su
Arhawak (L’)     Bar
Ouassous, BBQ, Lobster Every day, Closed Su
Le Pain de Soleil     Bar
snack Every day, 06:00AM to 11:00PM.
Le Grand Saint Martin     Traditional burger, fish,dish of the day, sandwich Midday & Evening
Bistro de la mer Traditional Salads Fish, lobster, meat and BBQ 11:00AM to 11:00PM
Restaurant La Belle Epoque Traditional International 11:30AM to 10:30PM
Bellevue -Marigot (sxm) – restaurant     Traditional French cooking, Salads, Meat, Dish of the day
Brasserie de la Gare BDLG      Traditional French cooking Morning Midday & Evening
Le Hold’m     Traditional French cooking Every day  Closed Su & Mo
Tropicana (Le )     Traditional French cooking raffinée Every day, Midday & Evening
Vie en Rose (La)      Traditional French cooking raffinée Every day, Morning Midday & Evening Closed Su
P’tt Sablais (Au)     Traditional
Le corsaire     Traditional French cooking Breakfast, Midday Evening, 7D/W.
Le France     Traditional Fine French cooking Midday , Evening
Closed Su.
Brasserie La Fourmi Traditional Brasserie Midday
Little white House    
La main a la pate     Traditional French cooking, pizzas Morning Midday , Evening
Mini-club     Traditional French & Créole cooking
Every Wednesday seafood and shells buffet
Morning Midday , Evening
Closed Su.
L’Oizeau Rare     Traditional French cooking Lunch
11:30AM à 03:00PM
Diner 06:30PM  to 10:30PM Closed Su
Café de Paris     Traditional French & International cooking Midday , Evening
Le Chanteclair     Gastronomic Restaurant
Mario’s Bistro     Gastronomic Restaurant French Cooking adapted with Caribbean flavors
Reservation recommended
Evening from 06:30PM.
Closed Su
Le Santal     Gastronomic Restaurant French cooking, Reservation recommended 06:00PM to 09:30PM

The complete list and details of restaurants populated by the tourism office: