Mediterranean Cuisine in Philipsburg

During your visit to St. Martin, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a wide range of places to sit down to a meal. Can't resist Mediterranean food during your holiday here? Guests should check out the places where it's always on the menu. Expect to encounter plenty of restaurants within this culinary category.

With many options, from the very casual attitude beloved by patrons of Le Bateau Ivre to the inviting dinner service at Azul Mediterranean Restaurant, it really is possible to find the dish worthy of multiple plates-full.

Before your trip begins, you can read up on the handful of St. Martin restaurants where Mediterranean food is dished out. You can click each restaurant's name to see more important info about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

The Waterfront Café & Pizzeria

Philipsburg | (721) 542-2446

The Waterfront Café & Pizzeria, a part of Sonesta Great Bay Beach Hotel, is located in the western outskirts of Philipsburg, near Marigot. Not only do they have festive fare including Mediterranean delights and particularly pasta, but it's also known for pizza.

The Waterfront Cafe is a large terrace offering alfresco dining with a view of the ocean.

Front Street Cafe

Philipsburg | (721) 542-0342

Front Street Cafe, which is on the premises of Great Bay Boardwalk, is found toward the center of Philipsburg. Though they're broadly known for food with Mediterranean flair, this visitor favorite is particularly known for its pizza and sandwiches.

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.

Le Bateau Ivre

(721) 526-2157

Le Bateau Ivre

Situated 0.9 miles west of Point Pirouette, Le Bateau Ivre is a part of Porto Cupecoy Shopping. It is 2.6 miles west-northwest of Simpson Bay. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Mediterranean goodies, which yes, includes salads, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for putting out great sandwiches.

Known for having some of the best escargot in St. Maarten, Le Bateau Ivre's menu is actually filled with International cuisine that has French touches. This bistro also serves tapas. Their most popular items are the sauteed snails with mushrooms and garlic creamy sauce, red tuna tartare with mango and tomatoes salsa, duck breast with mango sauce, beef filet mignon with mushrooms, surf and turf with beed filet mignon and sea scallops, and lobster tails with Armoricaine sauce.

La Dolce Vita

Cole Bay | (721) 544-4311

La Dolce Vita, on the premises of Princess Port de Plaisance, is located in the vicinity of downtown Marigot; it is about three quarters of a mile (a little more than a kilometer) to the east of Simpson Bay. Hoping to indulge a bit on pasta during your stay? Even if you're just out for the atmosphere, you should think of this place as a must-do item on your list.

La Dolce Vita has seating for 70 guests in a quiet and romantic dining room.

Paris Bistro

Maho Reef | (721) 545-5677

Paris Bistro, a part of Maho Shopping Plaza, is situated near Point Pirouette; it's to the west of Simpson Bay. The fresh taste of fish and Mediterranean flair are an outstanding combo at this noteworthy dining option.

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.

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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Pizza Galley

Also worth considering if you really love Mediterranean food, you're likely to enjoy similar offerings at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Moulin Fou (721) 545-5777 French Maho Reef, 4.9 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
Ocean Lounge Restaurant (721) 542-2572 European 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg
Pizza Galley (721) 587-1330 Italian Simpson Bay, 3.1 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
Abu Ghazi Shwarma -- Middle Eastern 2.6 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
Zee Best Port-de-Plaisance (721) 526-3097 French Cole Bay, 2.9 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg
Bacchus (721) 087-1570 Italian 1.1 mi. East-Northeast of Central Philipsburg
Daniel's By The Sea (721) 543-6828 Italian Oyster Pond, 2.8 mi. Northeast of Central Philipsburg
Tutta Pasta (721) 557-5162 Italian Cole Bay, 2.7 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
Pizza Pasta (721) 545-4034 Italian Lowlands, 5.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg
Pizza Hut Simpson Bay (721) 545-3211 Italian Simpson Bay, 3.3 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg

Sometimes, the most exciting dining options in St. Martin are the ones you run into naturally while journeying to and from your hotel. However, it doesn't hurt to know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To discover even more about the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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