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Crave

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101 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-586-0467
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Mediterranean grill & brasserie, healthy digest, fresh food. Gluten-free...
Mediterranean grill & brasserie, healthy digest, fresh food. Gluten-free menu available. Come hungry, bring your appetite, NO CREDIT CARDS.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Persian food with flare. My family and I went to this spot close to the end. I wish we went more than once. We were greeted by the owner who has it this place hopping. Incredible food. Impeccable service which one would receive in any top end restaurant. The presentation of the food and drink... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Fredericton, Canada
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Fredericton, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Persian food with flare. My family and I went to this spot close to the end. I wish we went more than once. We were greeted by the owner who has it this place hopping. Incredible food. Impeccable service which one would receive in any top end restaurant. The presentation of the food and drink was very unique. I recommend... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Crave is a little gem on the island of St Maarten. Ace and Maz have created something special. The food they prepare is from recipes from Maz's grandmother and it is sensational. Ace goes into detail on how the food should be tasted, along with some incredible wines. If you do not try this restaurant you will regret it.

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My friends and I had just enjoyed a sunset cruise around St. Maarten. We had read that Crave was one of the top rated restaurant in St. Maarten and made a reservation to complete the night. The margaritas I had were very good, and I consider myself a margarita connoisseur. We selected the sampler appetizer, a selection of three for... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Crave was a new restaurant for us this trip to St. Martin and we were so glad we tried it. Everything we had was delicious. The chicken was perhaps the most flavorful and moist I have ever eaten. The staff was very attentive and friendly. We ate there twice. You should definitely dine at Crave!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We got a nice hummus and eggplant cream, after a excellent kebab. The service was friendly and the place is nice and romantic. We will be happy to return next year.

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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

After several restaurants we have try this one came out on top. Starting with the way they treat us when we ask for a menu to see what they got to the way they explain every dish on the menu. This was even before we decide to eat there. Everything was explain to us and suggested also, from the drinks... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was our third trip to Crave in three years. We now make it a yearly stop. The food is incredible, one dish better than the next. The eggplant dip is incredible. We love the chicken with plums and apricots. One area they could improve is the vegetarian platter - it's mostly carbs with lentils the only protein - but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was one of the best meals I've ever had anywhere, and I'm from a suburb of NYC, lived in Manhattan for years and have also traveled a good deal. Everything was extremely fresh and was cooked and served with great care. The hummus, eggplant dip and kebabs were excellent. I don't normally like eggplant or tomatoes and yet devoured... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Excellent Mediterranean food prepared by a brother/sister team. A welcome change to BBQ and fried stuff. Restaurant is small but comfortable. Local artists are supporter there.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you are a foodie you will love this small, family run, gourmet restaurant. It was outstanding in every way. It's hard to describe but it's gourmet, with fine dining service delivered in a casual Caribbean way. One of our best meals in St Maarten/Anguilla. And that is a huge compliment b/c almost everything I ate on this island was... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Description

Mediterranean grill & brasserie, healthy digest, fresh food. Gluten-free menu available. Come hungry, bring your appetite, NO CREDIT CARDS.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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