Doctor Fish Restaurant

Chef Luis Felipe Dros always dreamed of owning his own restaurant, and in 2008, that dream became a reality when Doctor Fish Restaurant opened at the Simpson Bay Market Place in St. Maarten. Specializing in fresh seafood, locals know if you want it fresh, you dine at Doctor Fish.


With a name like Doctor Fish, you expect the fish to be great, and it is. The house specialty is the whole red snapper steamed with funchie and fresh vegetables, while you can order a variety of other fish pan fried, stewed, baked, and grilled. If you aren't up for seafood, you'll find chicken, steak, and ribs are also options. All full meal orders are served with a side of rice or country potatoes, sweet fried plantains, and a garden salad.

Doctor Fish Restaurant is a grill where they proudly serve their take on International cuisine. The setting here, as far as the style and level of formality, is very casual. This dining option is on the table during brunch, lunch, and dinner, so your family can sample their cuisine at almost any meal.


This restaurant is a part of Simpson Bay Fish Market, which is located toward the heart of Simpson Bay.

Vacationers can combine their restaurant visit with some local sightseeing possibilities by visiting one of the many nearby area attractions, like Sunset Theatre.

There are at least a few adjacent outdoorsy-type activities to fill your afternoons after you've finished you meal at Doctor Fish Restaurant. Whether they are golfers or not, guests who consider a day on the fairways relaxing have the option of spending time at this restaurant's closest located golf course, Mullet Bay Golf Course, which can be found not too far from Doctor Fish Restaurant. Other types of travelers are content napping on Kim Sha Beach, which you will find to be the most convenient beach and is only a quarter mile away. Remember, these two options are only a few options among a group of beaches, courses, and outdoor pursuits in this area.

Nearby Restaurants

For those looking for another restaurant in the area with some similar types of food or similar prices, there is no lack of nearby options to consider, including Butter Fish Restaurant. It is situated within traveling distance of the Doctor Fish Restaurant.

However, if you're in the mood for a change of pace, this section of the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten has an excellent range of food and beverage venues that will be sure to suit the tastes of nearly any kind of diner. For example, you can try Caribbean eats at Jack Fish, which isn't very far away.

Hours and Other Info

Doctor Fish is known for its affordable prices, where you can get a full meal for between just $5 and $16(USD).

Doctor Fish is open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. They are closed on Monday.

Contact Info

Location: Airport Road, Simpson Bay, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten

Phone: (721) 586-0313



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