Caribbean Cuisine in Sint Maarten

Classic Caribbean fare is lovingly savored by people of island culture as well as visitors, perhaps because their dishes employ regional spice blends, produce from the land, and artfully prepared fish. Fortunately, there's an over-abundance of dining options for this style of food alone.

With options including everything from the very casual destination known as Lee's Roadside Grill to the intoxicating breakfast, dinner and lunch at Gingerbread Cafe, you are sure to find something you'll return for again and again.

Below, you can peek at the rather large selection of Caribbean establishments available. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to read the full article 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 found near Point Pirouette; it is 1.4 miles to the west of Simpson Bay. Not only do they have festive fare including Caribbean delights and particularly hamburgers, but wouldn't you know they're also fawned-over for another favorite, seafood. <p>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.</p>

Taloula Mango's

Philipsburg | (721) 555-7000

Located just outside the heart of Philipsburg, Taloula Mango's is located at St. Rose Arcade. Sure to please everyone, Taloula Mango's isn't just Caribbean themed dishes and of course seafood, but wouldn't you know they're also fawned-over for another favorite, tapas. <p>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.</p>

The Point Restaurant

Maho Reef | (721) 545-2115

The Point Restaurant, which is part of Sonesta Maho Beach Resort & Casino, is located close to Point Pirouette; it's a mile and a half (two and a half kilometers) to the west of Simpson Bay. This local establishment isn't merely Caribbean themed dishes and of course seafood, but we shouldn't forget they're also known for steak. <p>Seafood and steak with a Caribbean twist are highlighted on the menu at the Point.</p>

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 a logical choice for people thinking about exploring this part of Sint Maarten. It's worth noting that within the genre of Caribbean-inspired cuisine, this possible dining pick boasts about their barbecue and seafood. <p>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.</p>

Gingerbread Cafe

Little Bay | (721) 542-3362

Gingerbread Cafe, part of Belair Beach Hotel, is located near Marigot; it's a mile (a kilometer and a half) to the west-southwest of Philipsburg. This local establishment isn't merely Caribbean food and of course barbecue, but here they're also known for seafood. <p>One of the biggest draws of the Gingerbread Cafe is the beautiful view of the ocean. Diners relax in the open air setting, and every week this spot hosts two theme parties that invite guests to dine like kings, listen to great music, and dance te night away.</p>

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

If your preferences are flexible, you may enjoy the distinct yet similar flavor profiles at places like Jerk Grill Bar Restaurant which offers Jamaican preparations.

Some of the most unique places to have Caribbean cuisine in St. Martin are the ones that you didn't expect to find yourself craving while walking around during the day. Then again, you'll save yourself some stress if you know the names of particular restaurants ahead of time. To find out more information regarding the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.

 

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