Contemporary Cuisine in Sint Maarten

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some contemporary cuisine, you might find yourself with an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a few places in St. Martin serving this type of food.

From the very casual attitude at The Oarhouse to the restaurants where beer and wine are just as important to dinner as the chef-prepared favorites, there's a menu suited for each visitor and every dining expectation.

The list below allows you to pursue the small set of popular contemporary places you could try during your vacation. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to read more about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Ocean Lounge Restaurant

Philipsburg | (721) 542-2572

Positioned near the middle of Philipsburg, Ocean Lounge Restaurant is on the premises of Holland House Beach Hotel, and is a logical choice for you to consider if you're thinking about exploring this town and nearby areas. Salty, fresh seafood and contemporary cuisine both describe the best dishes at this exceptional fine foods restaurant. The menu here is inspired daily by what ingredients are available fresh. The breakfast buffet allows guests to choose from hot dishes to simple (but delectable) pastries and fruit, while lunch and dinner is a la carte and blends Caribbean and European preparation styles for simple indescribably good food. If you can't decide what to get, try the three-course Chef's Sampler and let whoever is leading the kitchen that night choose for you.


Oyster Pond | (721) 543-6700

Ocean, which is on the premises of The Westin Dawn Beach Resort and Spa, is situated toward the southern outskirts of Oyster Pond. Hoping to have hot, shareable plates of food in a comforting, convenient setting? Then definitely don't miss the free-and-easy set-up and menu over at Ocean.

The Oarhouse

Simpson Bay | (721) 522-1639

Situated toward the center of Simpson Bay, The Oarhouse is a viable choice for vacationers who are going to spend some time exploring this part of Sint Maarten. In the mood for appetizers? No matter your expectations for dining, make this restaurant a done-deal, as far as your itinerary goes. Whether you're stopping in for a few cocktails and a appetizer or a full meal, the extensive International menu at the Oarhouse is full of options.

Some of the best places to dine in St. Martin are those that you run into naturally while walking around during the day. Of course, you can't go wrong when you have a few favorites on the itinerary. To read more concerning the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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