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L'Effet Mer

48 bd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 690 66-4338
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish lasagna” (5 reviews)
“celery soup” (2 reviews)
“mango” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, Cajun & Creole, European, Caribbean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
48 bd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

a variety of flavors! and the price is right. Not as expensive as other places! the ice cream is freshly made and there are a lot of flavors to choose from. There is also seating.

Thank alliebish
Reviewed March 29, 2017

This restaurant doesn't make much of an impression from the street but that changes the second you walk through the door. The beach side setting is romantic and you can hear the waves slapping at the beach throughout dinner. My fish lasagna was excellent, the...More

Thank Mike1000001
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We found this restaurant to be one of the best in Grand Case (our third meal there after going to two other restaurants first). They began by giving us a small bowl of leak soup (for a person who is not entirely fond of soup...More

Thank swansonmks
Reviewed March 21, 2017

My husband and I had a table up against the porch railing overlooking the ocean. Music from a live band in the neighboring establishment wafted over us. Our dinners began with a cup of silky smooth cream of broccoli soup on the house. Our main...More

10  Thank Jessica O
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We saved our vacation departure evening meal to experience grande cuisine in Grand Case, St. Martin. After parking on the outskirts of restaurant row, a charming walk ensued to the northern-most location and seaside-situated L'Effet Mer. The name says it all for what we were...More

Thank Patrushka-2010
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

We have visited Grand Case four times and this was our first visit to this restaurant. We went for lunch and had a wonderful view of the beach and ocean. The service was impeccable and the menu varied. My husband ordered the burger and said...More

Thank Arlene S
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Excellent restaurant in Grande Case. Perfect menu, good wine list. The new owners are very friendly, and the service excellent

Thank IbyH
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Marvelous food, beautiful view, excellent service, best meal in St. Martin thus far. There's no tropical-style theming here. The restaurant's design is serene and somewhat spare, for it's all about what's most important: high quality ingrediants, beautifully balanced flavors, and of course, that view of...More

Thank Solerics
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely delicious (we thanked the cook!), the view was superb, the waitress was lovely, it was very pleasant. Prices are a bit high of course for this gourmet address.

Thank Marie-ClaireCM
Reviewed February 21, 2017

We stopped here for lunch and enjoyed the fresh salads (Caesar and duck confit) with a glass of white wine. We were seated at a table with a view of the beach. Service was excellent.

Thank Nick P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $80
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 bd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Saint-Martin  >  Grand Case
  • Phone Number: +590 690 66-4338
  • E-mail
The Restaurant L' Effet Mer in the heart of the village of Grand-Case, called "the gastronomic capital of the Caribbean" is the new place to be to discover a sophisticated and refined cuisine.
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