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Mario's Bistro

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Sandy Ground Bridge, Marigot 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
0590870636
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Favorite restaurant in SXM!!!

Mario's Bistro continues to be my favorite restaurant in SXM! We went there for our anniversary and had other wonderful meal! Lovely waterfront dining, excellent food, top notch service, parking right out front.....everything is perfect every single time.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
carolina_hurricanes
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Raleigh NC
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Raleigh NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Mario's Bistro continues to be my favorite restaurant in SXM! We went there for our anniversary and had other wonderful meal! Lovely waterfront dining, excellent food, top notch service, parking right out front.....everything is perfect every single time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is by far the best in st Martin, everything was excellent. Great ambiance, incredibly talented chef.

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Northampton, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is our "anniversary" go to restaurant in Saint Maarten. The restaurant is on the canal water front. The boats go by, the fish are swimming, the atmosphere is wonderful, the decor is great, the staff is friendly and the food is wonderful! As long as we return to Saint Maarten we will return to our "romantic anniversary" getaway!

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ocean city
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Had a late dinner here on April 11 on our last night in St Martin. I had the Shrimp w/ crab risotto and it was so good! The shrimp and scallops were cooked perfectly! Everything my companions had look good also and they were all pleased.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

A friend recommended this place to us and we weren't disappointed! It was the best meal we had on the island, we even bought Chef Mario's cookbook which contained the recipes of all the food we ate. The service was excellent as well!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I chose one of the appetizers for my dinner. The combination included a crab cake and a sushi item. Sorry, I can't remember the name. It was Asian/French fusion. The result was delightful. The surroundings were beautiful. Request a table next to the water. (reservation). Don't bother going if you are in a hurry. Service was slow.

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calgary
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We went to Mario's for dinner. I thought the food was good, but not great. The ambiance was pleasant with beautiful artwork and nice lighting. The staff were efficient, friendly and gave good recommendations. The appetizers were creatively prepared and visually appealing and large. However, my entree, the Sea Bass, tasted a bit off, which was a turn off. My... More 

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

On the French side of the island, Mario's Bistro is top notch. Can be compared to a European/U.S. four star restaurant - excellent service and great food. The restaurant has been around many years, which says a lot and is always crowded - so be sure to make a reservation as soon as you land on the island. Have been... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We sat near the water, the ambience was nice. Service was quick and friendly. Great dishes....excellent dessert. They had large tables for larger groups. They refilled the water glass constantly (good sign). We will dine there again, next visit.

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Lebanon, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I h ad the best tuna I have had in my life this year. This is a MUST when in St. Maarten. We go every year right before we leave to celebrate yet another wonderful trip to St. Maarten. Mario's is the best Restaurant on the Island. Make sure to get a reservation early and ask for a table by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sandy Ground Bridge, Marigot 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Marigot
  • Phone Number: 0590870636

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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