Mediterranean Cuisine in Philipsburg

While exploring St. Martin, you'll happen upon a variety of local eateries, vendors, and fine food. If you're admittedly obsessed with Mediterranean food, you should take note of the places offering this cuisine on the menu. Lucky for hungry guests, there's plenty of options that feature this cuisine.

With lots to tempt your palate, from the informal atmosphere at Paris Bistro to the inviting breakfast and lunch at Front Street Cafe, there's something in store for each traveler and any desired budget.

Before your trip begins, you can read up on the places at which to sample Mediterranean eats. For each option that interests you, click the name to learn more about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The Waterfront Café & Pizzeria

Philipsburg | (721) 542-2446

The Waterfront Café & Pizzeria, which is part of Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel, can be found in the western outskirts of Philipsburg, near Marigot. When it comes to specialty Mediterranean food, this potential favorite will recommend their best: pasta and pizza. <p>The menu at the Waterfront Cafe is as laid back as the setting, with sandwiches, burgers, salads, and pizzas all available during lunch. At night, the menu becomes aa Mediterranean and Italian feast.</p>

Front Street Cafe

Philipsburg | (721) 542-0342

Positioned toward the center of Philipsburg, Front Street Cafe is located at Great Bay Boardwalk, and is a viable choice for guests thinking about visiting this town and areas nearby. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Mediterranean creations and one favorite, pizza, but they're also good at sandwiches. <p>Wanting to invoke the the phrases "clean," "fresh," and "natural," the color scheme at Front Street is based around bright greens and steel silvers. The whole set up is quite modern, and the decor is sleek and industrial with a few whimsical touches like mirrors shaped like stars to soften it up a bit. Dining is available indoors on two floors, and out on the terrace, and all guests are welcome to use the free WiFi service.</p>

Le Bateau Ivre

(721) 526-2157

Le Bateau Ivre

Located 0.9 miles west of Point Pirouette, Le Bateau Ivre is on the premises of Porto Cupecoy Shopping, and is a popular choice for vacationers thinking about exploring this area of St. Martin. From the restaurant, Simpson Bay is two and a half miles (four kilometers) to the east-southeast. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Mediterranean cooking and their signature staple of salads, but wouldn't you know they're also known for sandwiches. <p>Dining takes place either inside the glass-encased boat-themed dining room with a view of the Portocupecoy Marina, or out on the deck. Whichever spot you choose, the live music on Friday and Saturday evenings sets the tone for a relaxed, romantic ambiance. There is also a fun Magician close up show on Sunday evenings. The restaurant features three tables outside where you can enjoy French-style tapas and a drink, eight tables inside and both a bar and lounge area.</p>

La Dolce Vita

Cole Bay | (721) 544-4311

La Dolce Vita, which is part of Princess Port de Plaisance, is located near downtown Marigot; it is about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) to the east of Simpson Bay. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Cole Bay if you're a fan of Italian cuisine, but particularly pasta. <p>La Dolce Vita has seating for 70 guests in a quiet and romantic dining room.</p>

Paris Bistro

Maho Reef | (721) 545-5677

Set in Maho Reef, in the same general area as Point Pirouette, Paris Bistro is on the premises of Maho Shopping Plaza. It is west of Simpson Bay. Seafood (of course) and Mediterranean panache both share the spotlight at this noteworthy dining option. <p>French cuisine with a focus on seafood is what is offered at Paris Bistro. Some can't miss menu items include the Seafood Vol au Vent, which is a puff pastry filled with shrimps mussels, and scallops, Chicken Cordon Bleu, and Chateuabriand, a tender marbled beef tenderloin.</p>

Mediterranean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Azul Mediterranean Restaurant 5.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Mediterranean (721) 545-3100
Front Street Cafe 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg Mediterranean (721) 542-0342
La Dolce Vita Cole Bay, 2.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg Italian, Mediterranean (721) 544-4311
Le Bateau Ivre 6.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg French, Mediterranean (721) 526-2157
Paris Bistro Maho Reef, 4.9 mi. West of Central Philipsburg French, Mediterranean (721) 545-5677
The Waterfront Café & Pizzeria 0.5 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Italian, Mediterranean (721) 542-2446
Top Carrot Simpson Bay, 3.1 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Mediterranean (721) 544-3381

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For something different in the same ballpark, there are similar flavors to be experienced at restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Bavaria (721) 544-2665 German 2.8 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
L'Escargot (721) 542-2483 French 0.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg
Pizza Hut Simpson Bay (721) 545-3211 Italian Simpson Bay, 3.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg
Domino's Cole Bay (721) 543-7374 Italian Cole Bay, 2.6 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
Carri Pizza (721) 542-6931 Italian Central Philipsburg
Zee Best Simpson Bay (721) 544-2477 French Simpson Bay, 4.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg
Calypso Pizzaria (721) 542-4552 Italian Central Philipsburg
Abu Ghazi Shwarma -- Middle Eastern 2.6 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
Pizza Pasta (721) 545-4034 Italian Lowlands, 5.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg
Antoine Restaurant (721) 542-2964 French 0.3 mi. West of Central Philipsburg

Some of the most unique restaurants in St. Martin are the ones you run into while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But, keeping at least a couple dining possibilities in your daily agenda, is recommended no matter the size of your group. To discover more details about the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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