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. When deciding how to dress for this restaurant, consider that the style of the food and service is very casual. The option to eat here is on the table during brunch, dinner, and lunch, so your family can sample their cuisine at almost any meal.


This restaurant is on the bay, located toward the center of Simpson Bay, Doctor Fish Restaurant is on the premises of Simpson Bay Fish Market.

Feel free to combine dining experience with excellent sightseeing options by visiting one of the many attractions in the vicinity, such as Sunset Theatre.

There are a number of adjacent outdoor activities to fill those energetic afternoons if you have space in your itinerary. Whether they are beginners or veteran golfers, travelers up for an outdoor challenge might wish to arrange an afternoon at the closest golf club, Mullet Bay Golf Course. After a long, hot day on the links, refresh at Kim Sha Beach, which is the most nearby beach and is only a quarter mile away. Also note those two attractions are among a few different options for beaches, golf courses, and outdoor sports nearby.

Nearby Restaurants

For diners hoping to find another restaurant in the area with some similar kinds of food or a similar price range, there is no lack of nearby dining spots to consider, including Butter Fish Restaurant. You can find it 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 provides an excellent selection of restaurant options that will suit the tastes of nearly any type of diner. For example, you can also try Caribbean cuisine at Jack Fish, which isn't very far away.

Cost and Hours

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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