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Le Bateau Ivre

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Porto Cupecoy Marina, Cupecoy Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-526-2157
10:30 - 22:00
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Wed - Mon 10:30 - 22:00
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank kywildcat74
Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

When you arrive at Le Bateau Ivre you will be seated by one of their friendly staff. This restaurant has a view of the marina, and quite often you will see large yachts parked out front. The wine selection is good, they have the best escargot on the island, and the creme brulee is one of the best I have... More 

Thank Kristina B
Athens, Georgia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

The atmosphere is wonderful and the food is great! A great place to sit outside and have dinner. Very good service from the staff.

Thank JaniceUGA
Taunton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

The view from this restaurant is great! The food was absolutely amazing and worth every penny! The staff were very nice and very accommodating - they went above and beyond what we expected!

Thank Lindsay S
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Great Food and service, but traditionally slow like everything on the island. High end prices with a good view of Porto Cupecoy Marina.

Thank snichols55
Bloomington, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

This was a highlight for us on our week long trip to St. Maarten. The restaurant service was excellent and the staff very friendly. The location is easy to get to and sits right on the edge of the marina...beautiful views. The interior has a cute ship/ boat-inspired decor. Although pretty pricey, the meal was amazing. Great food!

Thank Christine D
Sag Harbor, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We love coming here each time we go to St. Maarten for the Crepe lunch. They have so many options. We especially love the free homemade rums with tropical fruits after we eat. Would highly recommend.

Thank SagSailor45
Thunder Bay, Canada
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207 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to the escargots which some friends had raved about. The French onion had almost no onions in the soup. The escargots were good but not as good as we had hoped. Our waiters, Sarah and Sasha, were attentive and were great. Not as good as we had hoped and relatively pricey

Thank gordon m
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We were excited to be seated at our table next to the water the music was low and inviting. This trip we had brought two people who had never been to St Maarten with us and we wanted everything to be just right. We started with Flat Water and drinks around the table then on the the food. French Onion... More 

Thank ck68410
St. Maarten-St. Martin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This place has it all. Great food, exemplary service, and wonderful location. We live on the island and this place was recommended by a friend who had eaten there when they first opened. First of all let me mention, there are not too many places in St Maarten that value service. This place is not one of them. The staff... More 

Thank Merc1960

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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, Seafood
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
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: +1 721-526-2157
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?