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Le Pressoir

Le Pressoir (30 Blvd.de Grand Case, Grand Case, Saint Martin) – located on the north end of Grand Case’s restaurant row, and housed in a one-time 19th century beachside home, this is another fine French restaurant, serving dishes from Grilled beef filet-mignon in a camembert cheese sauce, to Grilled lobster tail with a light emulsion […]

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La Sucriere French Bakery

La Sucriere French Bakery (Waterfront – Marigot, Saint Martin & Welfare Road, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten) – for croissant and French bread lovers, this bakery (located on both sides of the island) will not disappoint.  Many French visitors have favorably compared this bakery even with those in Paris – no small feat, since the tropics are […]

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La Villa Restaurant

La Villa Restaurant (93 Blvd. de Grand Case, Saint Martin) – this is a popular restaurant that serves various French dishes, including a prix fixe (for 49 Euros per person) that includes a soup or appetizer, a main course and dessert.  Entrees include Seared Black Pepper Crust Tuna Steak, Asparagus Tip Risotto, and the Red […]

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La Cigale

La Cigale (101 Laguna Beach, Baie Nettle, Saint Martin) – located on the white-packed sand of Laguna Beach in Baie Nettle, patrons come here just as much for its grand view of the nearby lagoon as for its French dishes, such as ravioli of lobster with wild mushrooms and foie gras is poached in an […]

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L’Auberge Gourmande

L’Auberge Gourmande (89 Blvd. de Grand Case, Grand Case, Saint Martin) – located in the center of restaurant row at the Grand Case area of the island, this restaurant (housed in a 120-year French Antillean house, is a reminder that Saint Martin is French indeed, with selections from French onion soup to duck liver, Burgundian […]

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Hidden Forest Café

Hidden Forest Café (Loterie Farm, Route de Pic du Paradis 103, Rambaud, Saint Martin) – located within the Loterie Farm nature preserve, this restaurant, which serves that include fresh fruits & vegetables grown on-site – ranging from curried-spinach chicken with sweet potato, rice & mango chutney, to green curry coconut fish, Cajun-spiced Mahi Mahi fish […]

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Bikini Beach Bar & Grill

Bikini Beach Bar & Grill (Orient Bay, Saint Martin) — The menu features a full American breakfast, Tapas, tropical grilled shrimp salad, fresh seafood, black Angus steaks & paella Sundays. One can also order Tortilla Roll-ups & Pita Sandwiches to eat on the beach. The Fresh Squeeze, a new Fruit & Veggie Juice Bar with […]