Izi Pasta Lounge

Not only is Izi Pasta hip, modern, and fresh, but it is known around the island for having the best Italian fare in St. Maarten. Since it opened in 2009, its popularity has soared, and most would recommend that this be the one spot you make sure you hit before you return home.

Food

Though Izi Pizza is an Italian restaurant, there is a lot that sets it apart from others of its kind. To start, the menu is separated into four color categories: red, white, blue, and green. Red refers to four homemade tomato based sauces; white is the sauces of that color like alfredo, carbonara, and formaggi; blue sauces are sauces that mix offerings from the sea such as mussels and calimari; and finally, green sauces are based in oils and herbs like pesto, aglio, and olio.

Once you get beyond the sauces, you will find that there are 12 fresh pastas, homemade lasagna that is known around the island, and several seafood and meat options as well. You can also create a pasta of your own by choosing a sauce, pasta, and protein, and go from there.

The specialty at Izi Pasta Lounge, is pasta served Italian style. When it comes to the level of formaility, the setting here is informal. Diners are welcome to come by to enjoy dinner only, so don't be shy about checking them out during their limited operating hours.

Ambiance

Bright white walls and furnishings are contrasted by a bright red accent wall, pink lighting fixtures, and an Asian style bar. Chic and ultramodern, Izi Pasta is a trendy spot to dine on Italian fare.

Location

This restaurant is part of Paradise Mall, which is situated 2.7 miles south of Marigot, a city in Saint Martin; it is 1.0 mile to the southeast of Simpson Bay.

Consider merging your restaurant visit with some excellent sightseeing opportunities by checking out one of the many attractions nearby, such as Megaplex 7.

There are a few adjacent outdoorsy-type activities to fill those sunny days you're eager to try something new. Golfers who wouldn't mind showing off on the links can improve their games at the nearest golf club, Mullet Bay Golf Course. Also, consider bringing the flip flops for Kim Sha Beach, which you will find to be the nearest beach and is only a half mile away. Also note those are just a few of the beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

For those looking for another local restaurant that has some similar menu items and/or comparable prices, there is no lack of nearby places to consider, including La Dolce Vita.

But then again, if you want a change of pace, this part of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten boasts an excellent selection of restaurants, where you will encounter all kinds of flavors and cuisine types. For example, you can try Fusion cuisine at Fusion, which isn't very far away.

To start, you'll spend around $12 to $15(USD) on an appetizer, then for pasta you will spend between $12 and $25(USD) depending upon if you order organic, semolina, or "special" noodles, and a meat or fish dish might run you up to $34(USD).

Contact Info

Location: Welfare Road, Sint Maarten, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Phone: (721) 544-3079

Website: http://iziristoranteitaliano.com/

 

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