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Rancho Del Sol

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Orient Bay | Les Griselles, Orient Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-051-1212
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Chapel Hill, NC
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather americanized in some ways, with large portions, inexpensive meals, variable service (at times quite good, but limited by the environment). The food is on the low end of average but certainly better than say, a fast food joint. We ate there once but with so much variety on the island we're not likely to make it back anytime soon.

Thank FuzzyCouple
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Awesome meal, good service, and a beautiful view for our mid-day lunch. We highly recommend this place!

Thank George O
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This was our second trip to St. Martin, and we've eaten here now multiple times. The place is relaxing and the view is amazing. We've stopped here for both lunch after a day at the beach, and dinner. The environment is casual enough to show up in shorts and flip flops in the afternoon, and nice enough in the evening... More 

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Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very nice ambiance! Looking over the hill with their villas. Very good food and a lots of choices. Service is excellent and all the people and guests are happy!

Thank Meesterproever2015
Farmington, Utah, United States
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We should no better than to order Tex Mex at a restaurant in a French part of a Caribbean island. I had the burrito. It was dry chicken inside a tortilla with a little avocado. My daughter had the chimichanga which was ground beef inside a fried tortilla. Wow. It was not good!!

Thank Rob R
Airdrie, Canada
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this restaurant beside the highway on the French side overlooking Orient Bay. Food was great, fantastic view and friendly staff. Loved the homemade complementary flavoured rum.

Thank Harv W
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We ordered from their take out menu on the recommendation of the hotel staff. The best take out food ever! The fish stew over linguini was exceptional and was enough for two meals for two people, one of whom is a big eater. The salads were fresh and delicious. The meal was served with French bread at no extra cost.... More 

Thank tedeb527
Wendell, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We had driven by this restaurant for years and never stopped to dine. It seems to be a favorite with locals but we did not enjoy our meal at all. I had the beef kabob and it was the end pieces of steaks which was tough and chewy. Nice location and attentive staff but our meals were not enjoyable.

Thank Sandra H
Triangle, NC
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Rancho del Sol is an interesting restaurant in that by the name a signage one could assume that it was a Tex-Mex establishment peculiarly located on a French Caribbean island. However, the largest section of the menu is pizza! No matter, whatever you select the food is always good (we have been half-a-dozen times over the years), the view is... More 

Thank R-n-P_in_NC
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have to say the meal we had wasn't the best on the island. The waiter and service were great. The view is spectacular.

Thank Janie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Orient Bay | Les Griselles, Orient Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 059-051-1212
A must on on your trip on sint martin!!

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