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All 72 Simpson Bay Restaurants

Crave

101 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
721-5860467
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Ranked #1 of 72 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

If you are looking for a quaint and unique dining experience, you should try Crave! Ace - the owner, host and waitstaff - first explained the menu and told us to be open minded. We tried the appetizer trio, and it was all delicious (the meatballs and the hummus are not to be missed). My husband also got the noodle... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My husband and I visited Crave quite by accident. We were headed to another restaurant in Simpson Bay that was closed (as so many are during September/off-season). We noticed Crave across the road and once seated quickly realized fate was on our side!!! Ace quickly,yet thoroughly, explained the menu selections and gave excellent recommendations. (Be sure to take them because... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Ace is a really dedicated and charismatic owner. I don't know how many times he explains the menu in a year but still does it for everyone and with details. The restaurant is a nice place to hang out and the food is simply amazing. YOU HAVE TO TRY THE CHICKEN KEBAB!!! Thanks Ace, and you'll definitely see us in... More

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I was seriously blown away with how great the food is here. Ace is a great host and his wife is an even better cook. We tried 3 appetizers (meatballs were our favorite but they were all great). There is an adventurous section on the menu and we tried 3 of the 4 things. Incredible. Simply incredible. The chicken with... More

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nj
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

food is always amazing. owner very friendly and attentive.i deducted 1 star because they don't take credit cards and the air conditioning tends to be under-utilized sometimes.

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Brick, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I did most of our dinners based on recommendations from local servers or bartenders. This place is was fantastic. The owner Ace was very enthusiastic about the menu and the whole eating experience and we were told to trust him and "go with the menu" We did just that. The food was exquisite right down to dessert.... More

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Saba
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I live on Saba and we go to this great restaurant every time we're in Saint Maarten. Every time we are there we get great service and very well prepared food.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I cannot say enough great things about this restaurant. We arrived in Sint Maarten on a Thursday afternoon, got settled, and realized we didn't want to cook in that night. Did a quick trip advisor search for a good restaurant close by and Crave popped up. We arrived around 7:30 and had one of the best meals I've had in... More

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Bedminster, New Jersey
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The owner Ace was very friendly and made some good suggestions. The food was very flavorful, we especially liked the eggplant appetizer. Everything is well seasoned and fresh. If you like Mediterranean food, you must try this place.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We heard a great deal about this restaurant before we tried it and all the reviews saying it was amazing were dead on. I ordered the chicken kabob with saffron jasmine rice and my husband had the fish kabob. The Mediterranean salad that comes with it was so delicious, we wished we could have had a completely separate order of... More

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