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120 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great sandwiches, lattes and a very good selection of pastries too. We went for coffee and fell in love!

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Thank Joe T
Caracas, Venezuela
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Among the options for breakfast around the Simpson Bay area this is by far the best place. It offers a varied menu to choose from as well as fresh pastries. The staff is friendly and the place is spotless. Prices are about the same as the other places yet you get more for your money. Will be visiting again during... More 

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Thank Ramzi H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great assortment of French pastries, I tried the tarts,almond croissant and they were very good

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Thank John B
Elkview, West Virginia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in here several times. They had the best pastries ever! We had the chocolate eclair (my favorite), the chocolate croissant and the chocolate almond croissant. YUMMY

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Thank rosed781
Toronto
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Every morning, I'd go for a run and hike up tough hills, then run down to the Taste Factory for my chocolate/almond croissant - heavenly bliss,.

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Thank karadiver
Newport News, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The taste factory has a nice selection of pastries and if you go in during happy hour they are only 6 for $6! Makes for a quick breakfast the following morning. I also purchased a sandwich to eat on the plane and it was delicious.

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Thank Leslie M
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best decent salad on Dutch side. Service gets better if they know you. Unfortunately got overcharged $10 on my card. Order the same thing every time and price changes every time.

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Thank Glassrunner
Wisconsin
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All of the French pastries and breakfast meals are great. Freshly make at a reasonable price, especially late in the day. An easy walk from major hotels.

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Thank rwk2
St Martin
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been going here for many years, eat in and take out. The food is consistently excellent in quality with a wonderful selection for a bakery. Ambiance is chic/contemporary and chill. Service varies from great to not so much as staff change over is high. But hey it's not fine dining!!

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Thank K s
Turner Valey, Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to choose from that your taste buds will want everything. Their tuna sandwiches are made with real, not canned tuna and are excellent. Their ham & cheese panini is good. The desserts speak for themselves. I always have to stop at least once on our trip. They also have another store in Cupecoy called The Little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay

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