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L'Effet Mer

48 bd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+590 690 66-4338
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish lasagna” (5 reviews)
“foie gras” (11 reviews)
“mango” (5 reviews)
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French, Caribbean, Cajun & Creole, European, Gluten Free Options
48 bd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviews (295)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my birthday last night at this quiet, peaceful restaurant in Grand Case. Had a nice drink watching the sunset right over the water. Very relaxing after a busy day at work. Then my husband ordered the scallops with mango sauce and scalloped potatoes,...More

Thank Cyndi Berglund R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good dinner at this lovely and intimate restaurant. With a nice table at the balcony overlooking the sea! Very friendly service by the owner Isabelle. The egg with foie gras is a starter to remember! The main courses were very good...More

Thank yowan64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant in prior years and were looking forward to another delicious meal. Our group of four was seated overlooking the beach - it was wonderful eating with the soft background noise of waves breaking near the shore with a Caribbean...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I wish that I could remember the details, but my wife and I agree that this was our favourite meal in Grand Case. The food was very good and presented with care and attention, the service attentive and informed, and our seat looking out over...More

Thank Grant163
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We dined here last year and were anxious to return and were just as impressed this year as last. The location, meal and service were outstanding. Don't miss this one on your trip to Grand Case.

Thank love2travel0226
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Hidden in the bustle of bigger names in Grand Case, L'Effet Mer is a special spot that truly epitomizes what a seaside French restaurant should be. Outstanding food, personal service, true warmth in the cooking and the attitude. Our family of five (including a few...More

Thank markznyc
Reviewed 14 April 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 30 March 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 27 March 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 21 March 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

3  Thank Jessica O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 bd de Grand Case, Grand Case 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  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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