Caribbean Cuisine in Philipsburg

Classic Caribbean fare is lovingly savored by newcomers and locals, perhaps because chefs use sweet and savory flavors, exotic fruits and veggies, and gorgeous seafood. When it's time to narrow the list, you'll find there's dozens of options for this cuisine.

From the pleasant, very casual setting of The Boathouse to the beautiful smells of dinner and lunch at Big Fish, you might come across a dish with just the right elements.

Take time to read more about the rather large selection of Caribbean eateries awaiting St. Martin's guests. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to discover the details about its style, hours, or even what the view will be like.

Cheri's Cafe

Maho Reef | (721) 545-3361

Cheri's Cafe

Cheri's Cafe is situated near Point Pirouette; it is 1.4 miles to the west of Simpson Bay. As part of their panel of Caribbean culinary creations, this local spot is especially proud of their hamburgers and seafood.

The varied menu at Cheri's includes seafood entrees including lobster and shrimp, grilled steaks, barbecued ribs and chicken, as well as several pasta entrees. Their most popular dishes are hamburgers, Mahi-mahi, and Mixed Seafood Pasta served with pina coladas. Nearly everyone will be able to find something they like.

Taloula Mango's

Philipsburg | (721) 555-7000

Located near the heart of Philipsburg, Taloula Mango's is a part of St. Rose Arcade. As part of a menu decked with Caribbean food, this place serves up an awful lot of seafood and tapas.

The restaurant is located within a Dutch style building, though inside the decor is bright and tropical. Dining is done indoors, though the restaurant is quite open to the outdoors, and the atmosphere is relaxed and carefree.

Lee's Roadside Grill

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-4233

Lee's Roadside Grill

Lee's Roadside Grill can be found along the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay. Though they're broadly known for Caribbean food, this potential favorite serves up an awful lot of barbecue and seafood.

Lee's has a undeniable laid-back atmosphere, and locals come here to dance the night away and unwind while sipping on drinks from the fully stocked bar. Overall, the restaurant and bar is known to be a relaxed and comfortable place to chill. However, Lee's is not all party, their food is also top-notch, and they have forty-seven tables for diners to enjoy their meal.

Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar

Simpson Bay | (721) 545-4235

Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar, which is part of Marys Boon Beach Plantation, is located outside the center of Simpson Bay. As part of their panel of food with Caribbean flair, this local spot is known for its sandwiches and seafood.

The a la carte menu is one of European and Caribbean tastes, and the wine list has 60 different international offerings.

Chesterfields Restaurant

Philipsburg | (721) 542-3484

Situated toward the center of Philipsburg, Chesterfields Restaurant is on the premises of Dock Maarten. Salty, fresh seafood and Caribbean cuisine both describe the best dishes at this completely casual restaurant atmosphere.

Chesterfields offers diners the choice of a variety of dishes, with the menu containing salads, meat and poultry entrees, seafood, and pasta entrees. Some of the most popular include the Filet Mignon, Creole Chicken, Stuffed Mahi Mahi, and the Catch of the Day.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Barefoot Terrace 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 542-0360
Beau Beau’s Oyster Pond, 2.9 mi. Northeast of Central Philipsburg American, Caribbean (721) 543-6040
Big Fish Oyster Pond, 2.7 mi. Northeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 554-3009
Bigwood Grill 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg American, Caribbean (721) 580-1191
Butter Fish Restaurant Simpson Bay, 3.2 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, Creole (721) 580-7351
Caribbean Blend 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 520-9669
Caribean Grilled Flavors Simpson Bay, 3.1 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean --
Caribisch Gastvrijheid Beheer Lowlands, 5.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 544-2179
Cheri's Cafe Maho Reef, 4.9 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 545-3361
Chesterfields Restaurant 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 542-3484
Gingerbread Cafe Little Bay, 1.0 mi. West-Southwest of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, International (721) 542-3362
Harbour Queen Simpson Bay, 3.5 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean --
Jack Fish Simpson Bay, 3.2 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 522-6575
Lee's Roadside Grill Simpson Bay, 3.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 544-4233
Mark's Place Saunders, 1.3 mi. Northwest of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, Creole (721) 543-2625
Oualichi Beach Bar 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, Creole, French (721) 542-4316
Shieka's Vegetarian & Caribbean Cuisine 0.3 mi. East of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 542-0068
Skip Jack's Simpson Bay, 3.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, Creole (721) 544-2313
Taloula Mango's 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 555-7000
The Boathouse Simpson Bay, 3.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 544-5409
The Point Restaurant Maho Reef, 5.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 545-2115
Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar Simpson Bay, 3.9 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean, European (721) 545-4235
Tides Restaurant and Bar Simpson Bay, 3.9 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 545-7000
Yellowtail Restaurant Simpson Bay, 3.2 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 555-6044

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If your preferences are flexible, you will find similarly satisfying flavors at restaurants like Jerk Grill Bar Restaurant where they're dishing out Jamaican cuisine.

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best offerings of Caribbean food in St. Martin are those that you casually come across while journeying to and from your hotel. At the same time, you'll save yourself some stress if you have a handful of favorites in mind. To discover more about the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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