Contemporary Cuisine in St. Martin

If you're a big fan of contemporary food, don't miss out on an opportunity to treat yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a few locations in St. Martin where you can sample some.


With options including everything from the informal favorite named Tastevin to the lovely dinner service at Mario's Bistro, you could encounter a dish that suits your taste - and budget.

The following list allows you to read up on the few choices for contemporary restaurants you'll run across during your getaway. For each restaurant, you can click its name to get further details about its location, style, and more.


Grand-Case | (059) 087-5545

Tastevin is found near the middle of Grand-Case. Fabulously fresh fish and contemporary flair both describe the best dishes at this crazy tasty restaurant. <p>Tastevin prides itself on offering a menu of French fare that is unique without letting go of tradition. You'll find dishes like foie gras in Armagna cause and duck breast in banana-lime sauce truly exemplify this.</p>

Hidden Forest Cafe

(059) 087-7616

Hidden Forest Cafe

Located 1.6 miles east-northeast of Marigot, Hidden Forest Cafe is a part of Loterie Farm Nature Reserve. If you're wondering, Grand-Case is a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the north. Thinking about contemporary food, and definitely need some sandwiches? In any case, you might discover that dining here is the easiest decision you'll make all day. <p>The cafe seeks to keep and all natural menu, and diners looking to eat here should expect a menu heavy on the vegetables and low on the trans-fat and frying oil. They do serve meat though, mainly chicken and fish, and always with fresh and local vegetables like sweet potatoes and spinach, as well as fruits including mango and raisins. Some of their signature dishes include Spinach Chicken Curry, Duck breast, and of course a real Saint Martin delicacy, Accras for starters. The salads are all a meal in themselves and quite fabulous.</p>

Mario's Bistro

Sandy Ground | (059) 087-0636

Mario's Bistro is located in Sandy Ground, toward the southwestern outskirts of Marigot. Sure to please everyone, Mario's Bistro isn't just contemporary food and of course pasta, but it's also good at seafood. <p>Mario's offers a variety of dishes inspired by classic French cuisine, though updated with the modern techniques and ingredients found in contemporary cuisine. As such, you can expect to find plenty of tender steaks, fresh grilled fish, and a number of delicate pasta dishes, all prepared by the expert chefs in the kitchen.</p>

Le Cadre

Griselle | (059) 029-1256

Le Cadre is found within Griselle, in the heart of Orient Bay. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for contemporary creations and one favorite, pasta, but we shouldn't forget they're also good at sandwiches. <p>This bistro-style restaurant is cozy, friendly, and just a little quirky as well.</p>

Visitors often find that the best kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in St. Martin are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while out visiting attractions and tourist hubs. But of course, that doesn't mean you can't plan ahead. To learn more information about the culinary options available to you, check out this page.


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