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€€ - €€€, Asian, Thai
68 Welfare Road | Puerta Del Sol, Simpson Bay 00000, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-584-1444
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (70 reviews)
“drunken noodles” (33 reviews)
“crispy pork” (23 reviews)
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Wine Bar, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
68 Welfare Road | Puerta Del Sol, Simpson Bay 00000, St Martin / St Maarten
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Avantika
1. Thai Food
"excellent food, nice setting, reasonable prices. I had a great time"
Carl D
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2. Outdoor Seating
"Upstairs and has both inside and outside seating!"
Cheryl R
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3. Cocktails
"Great food, great drinks and great service"
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1 - 10 of 430 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Out for a evening w/ a Friend but wanted Ambiance & fine dining w/ flavor which was Avantika, the choice of my guest. Service was prompt, wait staff professional and the meal arrived hot and tasty in appropriate time. The presentation was nice and the...More

Thank Hans J
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

I love Thai food. Saw a sign off the road to ventured upstairs to see what it was like. It is beautiful. Lovely courtyard open air dining or a stunning inside area. We were met by Mark who is so knowledgeable and polite. He allowed...More

1  Thank stephen c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portions are huge here. Menu is good. Curry is good and very flavourful. Service is good also but a bit on the pricier end.

Thank MessieAdventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this upstairs venue to be beautiful, with friendly servers who were sassy and fun. We had the crab and shrimp Rangoon to start, followed by glass noodles with shrimp and fried tofu. My husband and I both like very spicy food, but found...More

Thank lkmilsom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great & friendly service. I would recommend this place any time. Diverse menu. Choice of A/C or outside

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Friday's if a great day at Avantika. They have 1/2 price appetizers and drinks from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. But the best part is the food is so good. Let Julio make the drink of your choice. Great bartender.

Thank Tutu-M
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This place is super. I’m not a lover of this type of cuisine but the quality of the meals is something else. We had beef fried rice, chicken fried rice and a jungle curry with chicken, along with spring rolls and chicken satay. Meals are...More

1  Thank James2007
Reviewed 28 May 2018

In advance of our trip to St. Maarten, we researched restaurants with "vegan options". Avantika was one with higher ratings, so we thought we'd give it a try. We found the atmosphere to be very modern and inviting, the service friendly, and the food fantastic!...More

Thank Philip367
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I made this discovery going with my wife at the Carita de Paris hair salon next to it. Waiting for my wife I took wine and salad and tuna. Everything was very delicious and the terrasse is very nice.

Thank Pamanseau
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Phenomenal service and food. Well prepared and delivered. Mark was great and one of the few pleasant servers we have had here. He was helpful with other restaurants to try and tips for where to go for the best beach experience.

Thank albacross
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Questions & Answers
15 April 2018|
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Response from Avantika T | Property representative |
HI Sorry Titi Doesn't work with us any more
Serdar A
30 June 2017|
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Response from Avantika T | Property representative |
Avantika takes visa, MasterCard, American Express, discover, and maestro cards
23 April 2017|
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Response from Sanford F | Reviewed this property |
No idea, but it's great.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Welfare Road | Puerta Del Sol, Simpson Bay 00000, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-584-1444
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Simpson Bay, AVANTIKA brings the exotic tastes of Thailand to Sint Maarten. AVANTIKA combines the freshest Thai cuisine in an understated chic dining environment. . With extensive culinary experience, our chefs bring Thai food to the island, the way it was meant to be-Fresh. Authentic. Traditional. Complementing your dining experience is an extensive wine list with wines from around the world, as well as a full cocktail bar. Open for lunch and dinner, with air-conditioned indoor and outdoor seating options, AVANTIKA hopes to be your choice for your next formal or informal dining experience. AVANTIKA Fresh Thai Cuisine & Lounge located on the 2nd floor of the Plaza del Sol in Simpson Bay, across from Toppers. Lunch served weekdays from 11-3 and dinner from 5:30. Happy hour specials from 5:30-7:00.
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