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101 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-586-0467
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

First off I'm a NYC foodie. I love to eat everywhere and anything, especially ethnic foods. I've eaten at a multitude of Turkish, Greek and Mediterranean foods, and often times in the actual country itself. I order a smoothie which was basically a small portion of a fruit with ice mixed In a blender. For 6 bucks I could make... More 

2 Thank ricshi
Brooklyn, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This place was awesome. Our server was very knowledge about Gluten and needless to say. The food was freaking great. Ate here 2 times of out our 7 nights. The ambience is gorgeous as well. If you have a GF allergy. Don't miss out. We will see you again next year!! Leslie

2 Thank LESLIE D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Not only is the food delicious, but their customer service is great as well. I enjoyed the romantic atmosphere and will definitely go back.

2 Thank PurpleReviews
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Love the food ... Great place for dinner. a nice ambience. is out of this world the paitings on the wall. Try the chicken kabobs, grilled shrimp. Delicious ..Serve with some wine.. i honestly recommend it...

1 Thank jean i
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I ate here at this resteraunt while on vacation and it was DEFINITELY a 5-STAR dinner experience!!!!!..i mean everything from the hospitality on down to the food was CRAZY GOOD!..this is definately a " MUST EAT HERE " place while on vaction in this beautiful city!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New york
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Owner ace takes great pride in what he serves. Just his explanation of the various dishes is worth the visit. Cash only. Not cheap but a joy. Family has visited Crave every year for the last 4 years. Highly recommend. Quality not quantity. Good food prepared well !

1 Thank Andrew D
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Food is excellent along with the service will definitely be hearing from me again. At first didn't know to much about this place but once I got refer to it I've been hooked on it every since👌

2 Thank Eugene0316
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Loved the fact that the owners are also there working, and they are so friendly, and you can see they take pride in service. My family and I sat inside, but I think for next time we would like an outdoor table better to enjoy the fresh St Maarten breeze

1 Thank esco23
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Crave rocks! The Persian menu of family favorites with modern twists completely impressed us. The appetizers are delicious-try the green bites, the olives and the gazpacho. Our entrees were superb! Definitely include this on your restaurant list.

1 Thank Rick B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Probably one of the best restaurant ever! The meal was awesome! Different cuisine but loved it! We travel to St. Maarten every year & we will be going back there!!! Ace was extremely nice & informative about the food and his culture! Love it!! See you again Ace.. Chicken Kabobs are out of this world!!!!!

1 Thank Kimberly Wheele... P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $31
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?