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Yvette's Restaurant

Quartier D'Orleans, St Martin / St Maarten
87 32 03
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“dumplings” (19 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (53 reviews)
“snapper” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Quartier D'Orleans, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Even after twenty two years since we found this hidden treasure, Yvette's still delivers the best tasting Caribbean food in Saint Martin. The salt fish cakes, conch Yvette appetizers were delightful. The Johnny cakes are done right. We had garlic shrimp, stewed conch, fried red...More

Thank KJC93
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Air conditioning. Not to many choices and in the summer what a treat or any time to leave the crowds behind and have down to earth local cooking. The prices are fair,the service right on and the choices are difficult because one wants to try...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you want good, local, no fuss food this is the place for you. Try the snapper and the steak. No they are not 2 inch steaks, but they are cooked well and delicious. The coconut pie is definitely worth the calories And of course,...More

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food here. The only cons are that they open up a bottle of water for you, which you dont ask for or may not even want it but are still charged $2 for it. They also only take cash. We had...More

Thank vroom2
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have been eating at Yvettes multiple times on each visit for over a dozen years. It is local creole cooking that is our favorite spot on the island. Inspired by a master chef, Yvette, whose family (husband and children) carry on her tradition, the...More

Thank oysterbayboy554
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Wow I gotta tell you, friends of ours brought us here 7 years ago and we been going 2-3 times each visit!! The food is by far so spectacular home cooked and genuine! The flavors are so Devine and succulent. Walking in is like walking...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

It had been a while that we went to Yvette's, so when the invitation came to go there, we willingly accepted. We were there early, and only one table was occupied, but soon the restaurant filled up, and when we left, people were sitting outside,...More

Thank CaribbeanExperienced
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Best home cooked, local cuisine on the island! We visit Yvette's at least once every time we visit the island and are never disappointed. Love the Conch & Dumplings and the Snapper with Creole Sauce! The Johnny Cakes are to die for! We did buy...More

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I found Yvette's on trip advisor. Our hotel staff agreed that this was a great place. Quality food in great quantity! Everything was so good that we bought their cookbook! We went back a second time during our stay on the island.

Thank Kschwartz62
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Sometimes even a great restaurant misses the mark Our food was good but not great perhaps because it was Luke warm and not hot We realize that this can happen but We still sent friends to this place because of the overall rating by others

Thank Gary Y
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Questions & Answers
20 November 2015|
Response from Brilamar | Reviewed this property |
Last time we were there, they were closed on Wednesday.
11 November 2015|
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Response from MassillonMike | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but I don't think so. I also want to say they only take cash. It is well worth it at any rate.
20 February 2015|
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Response from Fawaka3 | Reviewed this property |
Reservations during this time of the year yes,it's a small restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quartier D'Orleans, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Saint-Martin  >  Quartier D'Orleans
  • Phone Number: 87 32 03
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