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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%
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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 January 1, 2016

I had lunch here last week with my daughter. Service is excellent, view and seating also very nicely designed place. Food was very good too. Daughter had a veggie pasta and I enjoyed the ravioli with goat cheese. Will definitely go back when I'm on...More

Thank MarjaRix
Reviewed December 27, 2015

We have been there several times during our stay. The service is attentive. The food is good with some outstanding dish choices. The 3 course menu has excellent choices. One of the best French restaurants in St. Martin.

Thank Hexagone6x6
Reviewed December 26, 2015

The restaurant was the only one open for breakfast. Apparently, in Grand Case, the culinary center of the Caribbean (at least St. Martin), no one eats breakfast. These guys were open. I have children, so they are monsters without food. We ordered and sat in...More

Thank vjolca
Reviewed December 25, 2015

Very pleasant cafe food with good service. Seating outside facing street with covered area on bar stools.

Thank JanT999
Reviewed December 24, 2015

Dinner at L'Effet Mer is really a treat for all of the senses. The restaurant is located directly on the water, overlooking bay at Grand Case...a breathtaking setting. The service was spot on...professionally, friendly, knowledgable without being stuffy or snotty. They're just really nice and...More

Thank DuncanTCH
Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Choosing a restaurant in Grand Case is hard, so many excellent places to dine. We found L'Effet Mer and while we were looking over the menu, Stephanie came out to explain it to us. We continued our way up the road to narrow down our...More

Thank Russell G
Reviewed November 22, 2015

This was one of the best Restaurants in GC! Wonderful dinner. arrangements with duck and lobster. just delicious. Very nice seating right at a balcony over the beach closed to the waves, very romantic! Service is excellent! We will return!

Thank spackel
Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is a very special place - one you might easily miss walking down the street as the entrance is quite subtle. There are, actually, only a few tables even in the back, nicely decorated amidst a colorful blue motif. Excellent lighting and decidedly zen...More

Thank Cristiano2474
Reviewed November 12, 2015

We ate at l'effet Mer after it was recommended to us by a local. We had walked by it for five nights and didn't even notice it. The door way is on the main road through Grand Case but the seating is in the back...More

Thank illaskidmore
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

A combination of welcoming atmosphere, intimate setting and excellent service combined with lovely presentation of deliciously prepared dishes from the creative menu all worked together to produce a terrific evening for our group of four. The restaurant is tucked away in a small inset off...More

Thank Marshall M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$40 - $80
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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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
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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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