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The Taste Factory

76 Welfare Road | Sint-Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-544-2550
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (68 reviews)
“sandwiches” (94 reviews)
“eclairs” (8 reviews)
Open Now
06:45 - 19:30All hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
76 Welfare Road | Sint-Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Unfortunately we drove past this place our entire stay and decided to finally stop on our last meal before going to the airport. Everything was very good. We loved the place and the service. It's a shame we didn't stop days earlier as we loved...More

Thank nikkis
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We make sure to visit the Taste Factory every time we are on the island. The location is a perfect place to grab a bite before heading on any of the various boat tours that leave from the Simpson Bay Area. The pastries and made...More

Thank scwellman221
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good restaurant with wide range of foods. The gallettes where good as were the the omelettes. The only drawback is the price range -- a bit high for a breakfast

Thank drpbaxter
TASTESXM, Manager at The Taste Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. On your next visit, try our Bistro Lunch Menu with a nice glass of wine and let us know your thoughts. Hope you'll enjoy it.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had coffee and breakfast several times during our recent trip to St Maarten. It was a very good experience. We had a late flight out on our last day and stopped by for lunch. The burgers were very good.

Thank Stan G
TASTESXM, Manager at The Taste Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good afternoon Stan, We appreciate your feedback and the fact that you enjoyed having breakfast with us while visiting St Maarten. We wish you a safe trip back and hope to see you again soon on your next visit.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great omelettes, croissants, pastries, crepes and coffees. We tried other boulangeries on both sides of the island but this one was our favorite by far.

Thank Philippe S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They have an awesome breakfast and lunch and you must try the croissants my favorite is the almond croissant. They have American coffee which is the very good. The spinach quiche is out of this world. Have many pastries and cakes there. The bread is...More

1  Thank Ruth1562
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They have a sale in the evening before closing--buy two, get one free. Went back for breakfast, hubby loves galettes, wheat crepe with eggs, ham or other versions and we have found these are good---and it is air conditioned!

1  Thank Marty R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for bakery items. We arrived around 10:30 AM so the selection was fairly limited. The items we had were very good though and the food people were eating looked amazing.

Thank Teach027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The presentation was very nice; however the service ruined it. A special that starts at 17:00, we could not use at 16:59; which we understood and laughed off. But then it was annoying. Had to wait a while to pay my bill, they did not...More

Thank Pooja V
TASTESXM, Manager at The Taste Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Pooja, Your feedback is important to us and we do pay attention to it. What you experienced a couple days ago was unfortunately out of our control but we do apologize for it... GEBE's constant interruptions recently have caused for the computer system to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate breakfast here several times during my vacation during April 2017. The croissants are really good as well as the cappuccinos and lattes. I also ate lunch here and had a crepe.

Thank blairkk25
TASTESXM, Manager at The Taste Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and for your feedback. We hope to see you soon again for our new Bistro Lunch Menu and more new creations and additions to our services.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:45 - 20:30
06:45 - 19:30
06:45 - 19:30
06:45 - 19:30
06:45 - 19:30
06:45 - 20:30
06:45 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Welfare Road | Sint-Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-544-2550
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The Taste Factory offers the unique blend of an Artisanal French Bakery, Pastry and Viennoiserie with the comfort of a French Bistro for food lovers in the heart of Simpsonbay.

From crusty baguettes, melt in the mouth croissants, eggs and omelettes, savory crepes and buckwheat galettes or just takeaway sandwiches to the colorful display of pastries, the Taste Factory has something for everyone either to take out or to enjoy in the comfort of their air conditioned lounge style café, accompanied by an equally delicious range of freshly brewed coffees, teas, juices or any beverage of your choice.

Breakfast meetings, corporate lunches, cocktail receptions, or birthday parties can all be catered to here and tailor made cakes and pastries can be ordered for that special event, birthday or wedding as well as special or large orders is offered to all marinas – yacht provisioning of frozen items available.
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