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Marie's Local Cuisine

Diamond Botanical Gardens Road, Soufriere 00124, St. Lucia
+1 758-723-5466
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“rice” (15 reviews)
“plantains” (8 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
Caribbean, Vegetarian Friendly
Diamond Botanical Gardens Road, Soufriere 00124, St. Lucia
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a local lunch by Marie's and it was fantastic, highly recommend that all tourists try the local food of the beautiful island of St. Lucia.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Aaron B
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Stopped by for some lunch. really good home cook food. Buffet style, A must try! The chicken and Fish was good, full of favor.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Leo_RP
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch at Marie's with our tour guide after visiting the mud baths and waterfall nearby. Though both of us are picky eaters, we both ate - and loved - every single dish on the buffet. We were in St. Lucia...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank coachjrut
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We called in here before our visit to the Botanical Gardens as they are next door to each other. We were welcomed and invited to the buffet table. We were served by a lovely lady who was happy to answer our questions as to what...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Dawn J
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We took a private island tour (I believe it was with Island Routes, Nick was our driver- he was so knowledgeable) and by the time we got to Marie’s it was around 4pm Sunday. She had the most amazing buffet! I’m not usually a buffet...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Sjesse2
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Great food and open air venue. The food was served buffet style and included plantain, breadfruit, chicken, fish and more. Sheldon from Treasure Tours took us there after Sulphur Springs and Toraille waterfall and it was a great choice. Thank you Sheldon! I took the...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank adventures4me
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Our private taxi tour ended here at Maire's for an authentic creole lunch. We were served from the buffet. The food was delicious and plentiful. The decor was perfect and the entire place appeared clean and well kept. We were glad to be able to...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Lakeview5
Marie E, Manager at Marie's Local Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thank you so much for this review. We are happy you enjoyed the meal and found the place very pleasant. We look forward to have you in the future. Thanks again, from Team Marie's!

Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Conveniently located by the Botanical Gardens. It’s main business is the tour busses serving the area. When we were there it wasn’t busy. Between tour groups. We had the buffet not sure if a menu option was available. The food wasn’t anything to write home...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Bonei
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Visited Marie's while out on a excursion on our lunch break. This is 100% true authentic St. Lucian food! Everything was delicious. Could tell this was home style cooking!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank ChaseCata
Marie E, Manager at Marie's Local Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thank you for taking time out to review Marie's. This is what we aim to promote; Local St.Lucian/Caribbean cuisine, a variety of tasty local cuisine, giving you a taste of St. Lucia! Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

We visited Marie’s on our way back from the Diamond Botanical Gardens waterfall. It was buffet style and we absolutely went up twice! The creole food was incredible - we would recommend the tuna and chicken. A lovely local restaurant, highly recommended! Thanks.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank siobhanharvey
Marie E, Manager at Marie's Local Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thanks for your review. We really appreciate it. Looking forward to your return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diamond Botanical Gardens Road, Soufriere 00124, St. Lucia
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Lucia  >  Soufriere Quarter  >  Soufriere
  • Phone Number: +1 758-723-5466
  • E-mail
Marie's Local Cuisine (formerly Rafters), is opened daily form 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We serve local, creole cuisine giving you a true experience of St. Lucia! We serve: breakfast Lunch: Creole Buffet or A La Carte Menu Dinner: by reservations Wednesday nights, the popular Wednesday night-Bang Style,open till 1:00-2:00a.m.dinner starts from 7: 00 p.m.,enjoy our delicious three course meal: specialty Jerk chicken & Fish. Drinks and cocktails on Special. Entertainment-acrobatic show, fire eating, limbo, dancing with the Magnificent Thunbirds of Soufriere! We also cater for private dinners, parties, weddings and other events! Marie's Local Cuisine for the best in St. Lucian creole cuisine!
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