Creole Cuisine in Sint Maarten

If you've got a hankering for Creole food, don't pass up an opportunity to satisfy your hunger. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a couple of restaurants in St. Martin where you can try some.

With many options, from the very casual attitude at Butter Fish Restaurant to the lovely dinner service at Mark's Place, you are sure to find something worth fighting over.

Before your trip begins, you can pursue the limited selection of Creole restaurants that you may be referred to as you explore. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to view the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Skip Jack's

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-2313

Skip Jack's is situated toward the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay. The fresh taste of fish and Creole flavors come together for some great dishes at this fun establishment. <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

Butter Fish Restaurant, which is on the premises of Simpson Bay Fish Market, can be found toward the heart of Simpson Bay. Fresh fish from St. Martin's coasts and Creole style eats make a nice pair at this relaxed restaurant atmosphere. <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

Situated on the southern part of Saunders, near Marigot, Mark's Place is on AJ Brouwers Road. If you're curious, Philipsburg is a little more than a mile (approximately two kilometers) to the southeast. Don't hesitate to pass through Saunders when you just can't help your cravings for barbecue. <p>Your friendly neighborhood barbecue joint, Mark's Place offers a selection of island classics like curries, goat stew, and oxtail with rice and peas; but its the all-you-can-eat ribs that really keeps locals coming back for more.</p>

Oualichi Beach Bar

Philipsburg | (721) 542-4316

Situated just outside the heart of Philipsburg, Oualichi Beach Bar is on the same premises as St. Rose Arcade. If it doesn't feel right to dress up just for grabbing some great Creole fare, choose this dining option where the setting is casual.

Similar Food

Le Bateau Ivre

If your heart's not set on this cuisine in particular, there are more options from this same flavor palette at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Jerk Grill Bar Restaurant (721) 543-2570 Jamaican 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot
KFC Phillipsburg -- American 0.2 mi. East of Central Philipsburg
Harbour Queen -- Caribbean 1.7 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette
Zee Best Port-de-Plaisance (721) 526-3097 French 2.1 mi. South of Central Marigot
Le Bateau Ivre (721) 526-2157 French 0.9 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette
L'Escargot (721) 542-2483 French 3.9 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot
Shieka's Vegetarian & Caribbean Cuisine (721) 542-0068 Caribbean 0.3 mi. East of Central Philipsburg
Lee's Roadside Grill (721) 544-4233 Caribbean 3.0 mi. West of Central Philipsburg
The Point Restaurant (721) 545-2115 Caribbean 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette
Tequilla (721) 545-3098 Tex-Mex 2.0 mi. East-Southeast of Central Point Pirouette

Oftentimes, the best places to try any cuisine in St. Martin are those you happen upon during your daytime travels. However, it doesn't hurt to make a list of specific places to try. To find out more details regarding the kinds of food awaiting you, check out this page.


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