Creole Cuisine in Simpson Bay

If you're a big fan of Creole cuisine, don't miss out on an opportunity to spoil yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, there are a couple of restaurants in St. Martin serving this style of food.

With lots to try, from the very casual destination known as Butter Fish Restaurant to the lovely dinner service at Mark's Place, there is a choice for every guest and every dining expectation.

The following list allows you to browse the few delicious Creole restaurants that you may be referred to as you explore. On each restaurant's name, click to learn more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Skip Jack's

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-2313

Skip Jack's is located in the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay. Beautiful seafood and Creole fare are a great pair at this super casual restaurant atmosphere. <p>As you might expect, Skip Jack's boasts a maritime theme. Swordfish, a collection of national flags, and other boating equipment decorate the wall, and the architecture reflects that of a fishing boat. The vibe is cool and relaxed, making it a great spot for a family meal or to kick back with a beer.</p>

Butter Fish Restaurant

Simpson Bay | (721) 580-7351

Set just outside the heart of Simpson Bay, Butter Fish Restaurant is on the same premises as Simpson Bay Fish Market, and is a logical choice worth considering if you're going to spend some time exploring this part of Sint Maarten. Fresh seafood and Creole food both describe the best dishes at this colorful restaurant. <p>Butter Fish Restaurant prepares all different kinds of dishes, though their focus is without doubt fresh seafood. Several non-seafood entrees are available as well, especially at breakfast time, and you will have no problem ordering food like pulled pork and grilled ribs.</p>

Mark's Place

Saunders | (721) 543-2625

Located on the southern part of Saunders, near Marigot, Mark's Place is a good choice for vacationers exploring this neighborhood or the surrounding area. In case you're wondering, Philipsburg is a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the southeast. Here's one sure-fire reason to visit Saunders if you're a fan of Caribbean cuisine, but particularly barbecue. <p>Mark's Place features a small, but cozy dining room with Dutch decor offset by the colorful murals on the wall.</p>

Oualichi Beach Bar

Philipsburg | (721) 542-4316

Located just outside the heart of Philipsburg, Oualichi Beach Bar is a part of St. Rose Arcade. When it comes to the atmosphere, the vibe at this awesome bar and grill is considered casual, which means patrons should feel relaxed as they come to enjoy the tasty food here.

Similar Food

Cheri's Cafe

If you don't mind changing things up a bit, there are other categories to tackle, including restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Subway Philipsburg (721) 545-2632 American 3.5 mi. East of Central Simpson Bay
KFC Daisy Road (721) 590 87-1732 American Saunders, 2.3 mi. East of Central Simpson Bay
Harbour Queen -- Caribbean 0.1 mi. South West of Central Simpson Bay
Greenhouse Simpson Bay (721) 542-2941 American Pelican Key, 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay
Subway Airport Road (721) 545-2632 American 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay
Bon Appetit -- French Pelican Key, 0.8 mi. South-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay
Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar (721) 545-4235 Caribbean 0.4 mi. West of Central Simpson Bay
Hard Rock Cafe Philipsburg (721) 542-7014 American 3.6 mi. East-Southeast of Central Simpson Bay
L'Escargot Restaurant (721) 542-2483 French 3.5 mi. East of Central Simpson Bay
The Boathouse (721) 544-5409 Caribbean 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central Simpson Bay

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best places to try any cuisine in St. Martin are those that you didn't think you'd ever wander into while walking the streets near your hotel. But, jotting down the names of a couple of intriguing establishments on a checklist, will keep your mind at ease. To find out more regarding the kinds of food waiting for you, check out this page.


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