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Le Bateau Ivre

Porto Cupecoy Marina, Cupecoy Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
(721) 526-01 41
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“escargot” (14 reviews)
“crepes” (9 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Porto Cupecoy Marina, Cupecoy Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 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.

2  Thank Beverly A
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...More

2  Thank 68,410
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...More

3  Thank Cindi9557
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
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...More

Thank efbracco
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...More

3  Thank ElegantTraveller18
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...More

3  Thank kywildcat74
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...More

3  Thank Nicolas W
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...More

7  Thank abbeylanepam
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....More

3  Thank kywildcat74
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T.S. B
just went there today and it was completely shut down. is it closed during certain months? I know we're just past peak hurricane season. would really like to visit here during our stay this week
30 October 2016|
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Response from Kristina B | Reviewed this property |
I tried calling and got an answering machine so I assume they are still closed for the low season. The ownership for this restaurant recently changed hands, but the chef and wait staff should be the same. Not sure when they... More
how do i get there where do you park coming from maho area
19 May 2015|
Response from Didiersxm |
After Maho going to french low lands, the entrante of Porto Cupecoy is on your right on the first roudboat. Park your car on the parking lot le bateau ivre is downstairs on the edge of the marina see you soon Valérie
where exactley is this thanks nancy
19 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, 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
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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