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Le Bateau Ivre

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Porto Cupecoy Marina, Cupecoy Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
(721) 526-01 41
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun 17:00 - 23:00
Mon 17:00 - 23:30
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best lamb chops I've ever had (I'm in my mid 60's). Spouse had a great scallops dish. Dessert was awesome! Nice ambiance, as it's sits on the harbour.

1 Thank Beverly A
Lincoln, Nebraska
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This place gave us a romantic evening with great food. The view is the bay and big beautiful boats. I had Red Snapper and jasmine rice my husband had Lobster . This restraunt is located in a newer part of the area and last night they had outdoor mucus under the stars. I would give this place 5 stars for... More 

2 Thank 68410
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We have visited this quaint french restaurant on the waters edge of Porto Cupecoy a few times. This restaurant only opened a few weeks ago under the management of the lovely Izabela. She makes everyone feel at home. The chef has consistently outdone himself. It just keeps getting better and better. My favorite ending to the perfect dinner is the... More 

3 Thank Cindi9557
Southampton, New York
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We came here as a party of 8, and had an excellent meal. The service was excellent, always attentive and helpful. The meal was even better!

2 Thank SH11968
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Ten minutes wait before seeing a waiter( ? ) on his second day on the job. Asked to order wine before ordering drinks. Stale bread supposedly just " out of the oven ". Extremely long wait between courses. Decent rack of lamb, everything else just average. Owner ( ? ) with an attitude. Stay clear if you can.

Thank efbracco
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is under a new owner. She is lovely and is trying very hard to make sure her customers are happy. However, as any new business- they are struggling with staffing. The setting is right on the marina, with beautiful views . Food was amazing! The best lobster bisque I've had and the best creme brûlée ! They only... More 

3 Thank ElegantTraveller18
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We have gone to this restaurant for years. It has always been one of our favorites. This year we found new owners when we arrived who had only owned the restaurant for about 10 days. The chalkboard with specials was gone. The friendly banter with the owner and servers was gone. The food was good but not as good as... More 

3 Thank kywildcat74
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Since new owners took the place it has changed a lot! Congrats to the chef who made a great french gastronomic menu, so we'll presented and so tasty, and very nice chill out ambiance right in front of the marina... Would recommend it to anyone with no doubt

3 Thank Nicolas W
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We visited this French restaurant at Porto Cupecoy. The food was amazing. We were served a complimentary size curry vegetable soup that was very flavourful. I had for an appetizer the French opinion soup and the beef tenderloin for an entree and my husband had the Mahi mahi. The food was delicious, The servers who worked there were very friendly... More 

7 Thank abbeylanepam
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We love this restaurant. It is so French, it is so unique, the food is wonderful, the staff is delightful, the setting is beautiful, all of which make for a wonderful lunch or dinner. It is fairly expensive but worth the cost in our opinion. We have visited SXM for the last 19 years and plan a special meal here... More 

3 Thank kywildcat74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porto Cupecoy Marina, Cupecoy Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Cupecoy Bay
  • Phone Number: (721) 526-01 41
On the edge of the MarinaFine restaurant, traditonal French kitchen, specials every night Lunch and Dinner Open every day except Tuesday From 10 AM to 10 PM Live music every week

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