Contemporary Cuisine in St. Martin

When the craving strikes for contemporary cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of locations in St. Martin specializing in this this type of food.


With many options, from the informal backdrop at Tastevin to the lovely dinner service at Mario's Bistro, there is a choice for every traveler and even for a memorable date night.

The list below allows you to read more about the small handful of contemporary restaurants you'll encounter as you're out on the town. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to get further details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.


Grand-Case | (059) 087-5545

Situated toward the center of Grand-Case, Tastevin is at 86 Boulevard de Grand Case. Fresh catches from and contemporary cuisine go well together at this unique place. Tastevin is at once elegant and relaxed, with a layout that promoted intimacy, but a decor that is bright and friendly. The restaurant offers indoor dining, as well as seating out on the terrace, but no matter where you sit you'll be surrounded by tropical plants and enjoy a view of Grand Case Bay.

Hidden Forest Cafe

(059) 087-7616

Hidden Forest Cafe

Hidden Forest Cafe, which is on the premises of Loterie Farm Nature Reserve, is found in the vicinity of Marigot; it is 1.6 miles to the south of Grand-Case. Thinking about contemporary food, and definitely need some sandwiches? Actually, either way you'll likely agree Hidden Forest Cafe could be the one thing everyone will harmonize over. The Hidden Forest Cafe is located within the Loterie Farm Nature Reserve, and complements its selection of natural food with the sights and sounds of the surrounding wilderness. Turning to the dining area, you will find yourself in a beautiful cabana featuring smooth wood tables, large ceiling fans, and hanging lights letting off gentle illumination. At night, the singing frogs provide an even more unique and peaceful ambiance.

Mario's Bistro

Sandy Ground | (059) 087-0636

Mario's Bistro can be found in Sandy Ground, in the southwestern outskirts of Marigot. Perhaps you could guess that this place is best known for contemporary themed dishes and of course pasta, but they're also good at seafood. 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.

Le Cadre

Griselle | (059) 029-1256

Le Cadre is located in Griselle, near the center of Orient Bay. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering contemporary goodies, which yes, includes pasta, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for putting out great sandwiches. This bistro-style restaurant is cozy, friendly, and just a little quirky as well.

Some of the most memorable kitchens, cafes, and dining rooms in St. Martin are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly while journeying to and from your hotel. However, writing down at least a couple viable options on a checklist, will prevent a desperate search for food. To discover more regarding the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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