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“Our very favorite restaurant in the Caribbean” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Calmos Cafe

Calmos Cafe
40 Blvd De Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St Maarten-St Martin
0590290185
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Ranked #16 of 58 Restaurants in Grand Case
Price range: $14 - $30
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Portola Valley, California
2 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Our very favorite restaurant in the Caribbean”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

For the past six years or so, our favorite restaurant on St. Maartin/St.Martin is Calmos on the beach at Grand Case, a hundred yards or so north of the lolos, the local ladies offering barbecued fish & chicken fare. There's a great beach with a wonderful view of the Caribbean at Calmos that's never crowded. Lunch there is a delight, between swimming and chatting with the group of friends we join every year. Words can't explain Calmos fully; you have to come and see for yourself.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Everything a carribean resturant should be”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Love this place, sit with your feet in the sand enjoying the view of crystal clear waters while enjoying a burger and a beer.
Sun loungers out front and shaded seating areas for those that want. Food is good nothing fancy just good lunch fare.
A must stop in Grand Case.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Teddington, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great location, food okay”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Came here for dinner with the family, the beach location is amazing you can literally eat on the beach which at sunset is something special. However our drinks took over30min to arrive and when the food came my fish was verging on raw. Although my parents and kids had the creole chicken which they all said was pretty good... I would recommend this place for cocktails on the beach and a "nothing fancy" meal.

Visited April 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
“The Embodiment of St. Martin!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Beach front real estate, tables in the sand, attentive wait stuff bustling around in barefoot, and a great list of drinks make Calmos Cafe the perfect oasis for a bite at lunch or a laid back evening of cocktails. Instant favorite. If you're looking to get a real feel for the state of mind on the French side of St. Martin, I recommend stopping by for a drink. You won't be disappointed.

Visited April 2013
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Simple but very enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Love coming here for a drink or 2 and get some tapas or delicious main course, served directly on the beach on one of the nicest and family friendly beach on Saint Martin.
Cool beer in the hand, check airplan flying over you just before landing and feel really relax.
Enjoy!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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