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Tropical Wave

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Le Galion | Baie Embouchure Orleans, 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-087-3725
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Greenville, Texas
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is literally right on Galion beach. Eat there in your swimsuit. The service is great. It might take a little longer to get your meal because each meal is made fresh right there on the grill. Wide selection of beer & alcohol. Very relaxing great meal.

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Westbury, New York
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158 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic place to visit. Great food, reasonably priced. Great menu, COLD beer and WIFI. Good service However Sunday is not a great day to visit. It is a public beach and on Sundays different large groups (3 - 4) are using the beach and having trunk size loud speakers and it looks (sound) like a contest for the loudest... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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226 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a morning of hiking, snorkeling & kayaking at Le Galion beach (what a gem!), we took a seat at one of the picnic tables at the Tropical Wave restaurant. Unlike nearby Orient Beach, Le Galion is free of jet-skiers, pounding music, trinket vendors and hordes of cruise-shippers. Tropical Wave is a mellow place for lunch. They offer an affordable... More 

Thank cdub333
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293 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is everything you expect in a real beach restaurant: Right near the water's edge, tables on the white sand all under cover from the sun, friendly staff. We ate a lunch that was very reasonably priced. Choices: Tuna baguette (good), chicken baguette (beyond delicious), and a burger (very tasty), but would love to come back to try the fish... More 

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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Pat has always made sure his staff can cook up a storm. I have been to many afternoon parties here, and always pleased with the food. Reacently i just had to call in for cold beers and a lighter for the bbq we were having with family at the far end of the beach from here. Thats for saving the... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

great staff great food great drinks !! enjoyed it very much would keep going !!!very relaxed friendly !

Thank gemcag
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Spent a day with Pat at his restaurant and sailboarding rental back in 2011 on "St. Martin Day" of our cruise. The lovely wife chilled with a fruity drink while I tried my hand at sailboarding and the kids played in the sand. We all had a very nice time. Not sure what the rest of our fellow cruise passengers... More 

Thank Bullneck
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We've spent a whole day at the Tropical Wave at Le Galion beach. the bay is perfect for families with young children as the waters are calm and shallow. The food is good quality, the menu is not that long but is perfect for a lunch on the beach. Its also possible to rent kayaks, surfs, paddle boats

Thank Grazia Maria G
San Jose, California
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

The Good: Located on the beach with service directly on to the sand Chair and umbrella service available for a fee Fresh food made daily - typically fish Beer and wine available The Bad: Food is average beach food Food choices are limited

Thank Kimo_Leahi
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Did some paddle boarding here and people could have not been any nicer. Some food is available that we didn't try but maybe next time.

1 Thank jcball4

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Le Galion | Baie Embouchure Orleans, 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin
  • Phone Number: +1 059-087-3725

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?