Caribbean Cuisine in Sint Maarten

Caribbean culinary preparations are cherished by newcomers and locals, particularly for using a myriad of spices, exotic fruits and veggies, and beautiful seafood. Luckily, there's an enormous pool of restaurants for this cuisine.

With so much to try, from the very casual atmosphere at Jack Fish to the inviting dinner and lunch at Big Fish, there's a menu suited for each guest and style of vacation.

Take time to read more about this full list of places serving Caribbean cuisine available. Click on one of the options to view the full article about its ambiance, food, and what's located nearby.

Taloula Mango's

Philipsburg | (721) 555-7000

Situated near the heart of Philipsburg, Taloula Mango's is on the premises of St. Rose Arcade, and is a viable choice worth considering if you are going to be visiting this town and nearby areas. This enigmatic eatery can show multiple sides, so yes they're offering Caribbean delights and particularly seafood, but wouldn't you know they're also known for putting out great tapas.

Taloula Mango's specializes in food that is easy to eat and tastes good too. You will find varied items that include hot wings, conch fritters, pulled pork, falafel, burgers, and mahi mahi. You are sure to find something you like on this inclusive menu.

Cheri's Cafe

Maho Reef | (721) 545-3361

Cheri's Cafe

Cheri's Cafe is situated near Point Pirouette; it's 1.4 miles to the west of Simpson Bay. Sure to please everyone, Cheri's Cafe isn't just Caribbean cooking and their signature staple of hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also fawned-over for another favorite, seafood.

With entertainment every night of the week, Cheri's is one of St. Maarten's favorite spots for nightlife. Cheri's features an tropical theme, with island-style decor, and even patio furniture provides seating indoors. Plane spotting is a favorite activity among guests, and is possible just around the corner at Maho Beach.

Lee's Roadside Grill

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-4233

Lee's Roadside Grill

Located in the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay, Lee's Roadside Grill is at 84 Welfare Road. This is one local eatery that's enjoyed, not merely for its Caribbean food and barbecue, but they're also known for seafood.

Owner Lee Halley is a prominent St. Maarten fisherman, and supplies his grill with some of the freshest seafood out there. The grilled mahi mahi, fresh lobsters and ribs are most popular, along with cold tropical cocktails.

The Point Restaurant

Maho Reef | (721) 545-2115

The Point Restaurant, on the premises of Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, is located in the vicinity of Point Pirouette; it's a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the west of Simpson Bay. Not only do they have festive fare including Caribbean food and seafood, but it's also known for putting out great steak.

Seafood and steak with a Caribbean twist are highlighted on the menu at the Point.

Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar

Simpson Bay | (721) 545-4235

Situated near the heart of Simpson Bay, Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar is on the premises of Marys Boon Beach Plantation, and is a logical choice worth considering if you are thinking about spending some time seeing this section of Sint Maarten. As part of their panel of Caribbean cuisine, this place is particularly 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.

Caribbean Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Barefoot Terrace 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 542-0360
Beau Beau’s 0.3 mi. East of Central Oyster Pond American, Caribbean (721) 543-6040
Big Fish 0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Central Oyster Pond Caribbean (721) 554-3009
Bigwood Grill 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg American, Caribbean (721) 580-1191
Butter Fish Restaurant 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot Caribbean, Creole (721) 580-7351
Caribbean Blend 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 520-9669
Caribean Grilled Flavors 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot Caribbean --
Caribisch Gastvrijheid Beheer 0.5 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette Caribbean (721) 544-2179
Cheri's Cafe 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette Caribbean (721) 545-3361
Chesterfields Restaurant 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 542-3484
Gingerbread Cafe Little Bay, Central Sint Maarten Caribbean, International (721) 542-3362
Harbour Queen 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette Caribbean --
Jack Fish 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot Caribbean (721) 522-6575
Lee's Roadside Grill 3.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 544-4233
Mark's Place Saunders, Central Sint Maarten 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 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot Caribbean, Creole (721) 544-2313
Taloula Mango's 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg Caribbean (721) 555-7000
The Boathouse 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot Caribbean (721) 544-5409
The Point Restaurant 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette Caribbean (721) 545-2115
Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette Caribbean, European (721) 545-4235
Tides Restaurant and Bar 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette Caribbean (721) 545-7000
Yellowtail Restaurant 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot Caribbean (721) 555-6044

Similar Food

You may crave something slightly different, in which case perhaps you'll want the familiar flavors at restaurants like Jerk Grill Bar Restaurant which serves Jamaican food.

Despite your dining plans, you may find the best Caribbean restaurants in St. Martin are the ones that you wind up near unexpectedly while trekking the town of your choice. But of course, that doesn't mean you can't plan on visiting specific venues. To find out more details concerning the types of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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