French Cuisine in Sint Maarten

During your travels through St. Martin, expect to be able to sample a savory selection of choices with regards to dining. French food lovers can't afford to miss the places offering this cuisine on the menu. And luckily, guests will have access to more than enough places that feature it on their menus.

With plenty of variety, from the very casual destination known as Le Bateau Ivre to the amazing dinner service at L'Escargot Restaurant, there's something special waiting for each person in your party and any style of vacation desired.

The list below allows you to preview this full list of French eateries in St. Martin. Click on one of the options to find out more about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Zee Best Simpson Bay

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-2477

Located toward the western outskirts of Simpson Bay, Zee Best Simpson Bay is a viable option for travelers who are going to explore this area of Sint Maarten. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for tucking into flavorful French food, come to this dining option where the vibe is very casual. Fresh baked breads, crepes, and eggs of a wide variety are prepared at the request of guests daily and paired with coffee ad juices.

Moulin Fou

Maho Reef | (721) 545-5777

Moulin Fou is found near Point Pirouette; it's a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the west of Simpson Bay. Though one might say the overall focus is French food, this visitor favorite is especially proud of their steak and sushi. At Moulin Fou dining is alfreso, and the atmosphere is chic and modern. Reds and blacks are the decorative colors of choice, and bright lighting keeps things going.

Antoine Restaurant

Philipsburg | (721) 542-2964

Located near the middle of Philipsburg, Antoine Restaurant is a viable choice for travelers exploring this town and its surroundings. Salty, fresh seafood and French style eats are made for each other at this friendly, fine dining establishment. A meal at Antoine is at once an elegant, romantic, and relaxed affair. The covered dining room features comfortable high end patio-style furnishings with bright blue linens and a view of the beach, while the walls are decorated with local artwork from Simone's Gingerbread Gallery and a collection of more than 30 pieces of Haitian artwork.


Oyster Pond | (721) 543-6700

Located in the southern outskirts of Oyster Pond, Aura is a part of The Westin Dawn Beach Resort and Spa, and is a smart choice for people thinking about spending some time visiting this town or nearby. As soon as you walk in, you're in for an over-the-top dining experience suitable for special nights and occasions; or perhaps just a break from less formal establishments.


Philipsburg | (721) 542-2483

Located near the heart of Philipsburg, L'Escargot is a smart choice for travelers thinking about going to this town and its environs. Fresh seafood and French food make for a bold combo at this informal place. In case the restaurant's name didn't give it away, fine French cuisine is what fills the menu at L'Escargot. There are several different styles of escargot on the menu, and seafood is an option as well. Try the award winning rack of lamb, and pair it with one of the numerous French wines that are available.

French Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Antoine Restaurant Philipsburg, Central Sint Maarten French, Italian (721) 542-2964
Aura 0.5 mi. South of Central Oyster Pond French (721) 543-6700
Bon Appetit 2.9 mi. South of Central Marigot American, French --
L'Angelus 0.5 mi. West-Southwest of Central Point Pirouette French (721) 545-3939
L'Escargot 3.9 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot French (721) 542-2483
L'Escargot Restaurant 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot French (721) 542-2483
Le Bateau Ivre 0.9 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette French, Mediterranean (721) 526-2157
Moulin Fou 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette French, Japanese, Thai (721) 545-5777
Oualichi Beach Bar 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, Creole, French (721) 542-4316
Paris Bistro 0.8 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette French, Mediterranean (721) 545-5677
Zee Best Port-de-Plaisance 2.1 mi. South of Central Marigot French (721) 526-3097
Zee Best Simpson Bay 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette French (721) 544-2477

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If seeking variety within the same genre, you might like distinctly different, but still related restaurants like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Butter Fish Restaurant (721) 580-7351 Creole 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot
Pizza Pasta (721) 545-4034 Italian 0.5 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette
Pizzeria Napoli (721) 545-2115 Italian 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette
Skip Jack's (721) 544-2313 Creole 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot
Carri Pizza (721) 542-6931 Italian 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot
Top Carrot (721) 544-3381 Mediterranean 2.4 mi. South of Central Marigot
Granduca (721) 545-2800 Italian 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette
La Rosa Italian Restaurant (721) 545-3470 Italian 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette
Pizzamenia (721) 545-2429 Italian 0.5 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette
La Dolce Vita (721) 544-4311 Mediterranean 1.9 mi. South of Central downtown Marigot

Guests often find that the best dining destinations in St. Martin are the ones you run into naturally while walking around during the day. That being said, that doesn't mean you can't have a few favorites on the itinerary. To discover more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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