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101 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-586-0467
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had the meat lovers breakfast $12. It was very tasty, no need for seasoning which was great. The dinner can get very pricey ($25-$35) but it is good and the owner goes above and beyond to make sure the menu is fully explained and...More

1  Thank Driftingmorningwood
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended fr the lamb shank. My husband had it and he loved it. I had the tenderloin, it was to die for. They took excellent care, explained everything. Definitely a do over!

Thank draalina
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Hulya and I ate hear the other night and absolutely love the food. The suggestion Ace made to blend the foods together while eating them brought about an absolute reverie of flavor. Hulya states, "It is the most tender chicken I have ever had."The way...More

Thank Serdar A
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Recently went to St. Maarten for one week and had a wonderful time and went to many nice places and restaurants. However, this was the only bad part of our visit to St. Maarten. The food is severely overpriced, you get a tiny portion, it...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Crave is simply, unequivocally an excellent restaurant. We've been here at least a half a dozen times on four separate trips to SXM. The food is CONSISTENTLY spectacular, which to us, is the sign of a quality restaurant - exactly as great as you remember!...More

Thank jcz320
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Our dinner at Crave last week was outstanding from beginning to end. The meatball appetizer and the shrimp kabob and chicken breast in pomegranate sauce were delicious. And the dessert (a special sponge cake creation) was really good. But no review of Crave would be...More

Thank 770ajf
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

What a little gem of a restaurant the owner took the time to explain all about everything on the menu we had staters and mains and shared them to taste as much different food as possible it was absolutely gorgeous then the icing on the...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We "discovered" Crave while searching for restaurants near our hotel. I had never eaten Middle Eastern food before and did not know what to expect. The food was delicious, the service unreal, fun casual atmosphere our waiter/host/entertainer "Ace" made dinner an experience. Not a BYOB...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The passion behind their menu, the artful ambiance, the way the taste of all their dishes caresses your tongue, and not forgetting their exquisitely attentive service; all these are reasons why Crave is our favorite Mediterranean/Persian restaurant in St Maarten. Their oh-so-delicious appetizers give you...More

Thank ncspeedbird
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

You MUST try Crave if visiting St. Maarten. Great for date night or a night out with friends. The food and service are top notch. Ace remembers his customers and the entire staff offers service that can't be beat. Ive tried nearly everything on the...More

Thank Dee B
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Questions & Answers
14 February 2017|
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Response from Sanaz J | Property representative |
We do serve liquor and wine. But you can always bring your own bottle of wine , no corking fee. Kind regards
Carmen B
5 March 2016|
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Response from jlkg15 | Reviewed this property |
we just walked in but it was reasonably early. It is a small place so a reservation might be a good idea especially at a peak time.
7 February 2015|
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Response from bjorn5555 | Reviewed this property |
They may be all cash now? They couldn't take credit cards due to some bank issue in December. Casual dress, very good service and food. No specific children's menu. They may fix kids something but is better for adults.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$31
Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 11:59
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:59
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:59
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:59
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:59
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 11:59
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-586-0467
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Mediterranean grill & brasserie, healthy digest, fresh food. Gluten-free menu available. Bring your own wine NO CORKING FEE Come hungry, bring your appetite, NO CREDIT CARDS.
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