Creole Cuisine in Sint Maarten

If, on your travels, you know you're going to want some Creole cuisine, don't pass up a chance to treat yourself. Though not incredibly abundant, there are a few restaurants in St. Martin serving this style of food.

From the very casual attitude at Mark's Place to the lovely smelling breakfast, dinner and lunch at Butter Fish Restaurant, you're bound to find something you'll return for again and again.

Use the list below to peek at the few Creole places you'll encounter during your vacation. Click on one of the options to see the full article about its hours, locale, and even nearby attractions.

Skip Jack's

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-2313

Positioned toward the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay, Skip Jack's is on Welfare Road. Fresh fish from St. Martin's coasts and Creole flair both describe the best dishes at this fun eatery.

Skip Jack's menu has a wide range of seafood entrees like grilled and fried snapper, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, and others, as well as steaks, chicken, and an assortment of appetizers. There is also a specialized lunch menu that includes smaller plates and sandwiches.

Mark's Place

Saunders | (721) 543-2625

Mark's Place is located near Marigot; it's 1.3 miles to the northwest of Philipsburg. You certainly don't want to pass up Saunders when you just can't help your cravings for barbecue.

Mark's Place features a small, but cozy dining room with Dutch decor offset by the colorful murals on the wall.

Butter Fish Restaurant

Simpson Bay | (721) 580-7351

Located just outside the heart of Simpson Bay, Butter Fish Restaurant is located at Simpson Bay Fish Market. Fresh fish from St. Martin's coasts and Creole flavors play nicely together at this colorful restaurant.

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.

Oualichi Beach Bar

Philipsburg | (721) 542-4316

Oualichi Beach Bar, on the premises of St. Rose Arcade, is located toward the center of Philipsburg. The overall atmosphere of this awesome bar and grill is 100% casual, and that means your whole group won't need more than comfortable clothes and a healthy appetite to dig into the scrumptious menu items.

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Shieka's Vegetarian & Caribbean Cuisine

Also worth considering if you really love Creole food, there are similar flavors to be experienced at local places like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
KFC Phillipsburg -- American 0.2 mi. East of Central Philipsburg
Yellowtail Restaurant (721) 555-6044 Caribbean 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot
Caribean Grilled Flavors -- Caribbean 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot
Greenhouse Philipsburg (721) 542-2941 American 0.5 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg
Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar (721) 545-4235 Caribbean 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette
Zee Best Simpson Bay (721) 544-2477 French 1.2 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette
Jack Fish (721) 522-6575 Caribbean 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot
Barefoot Terrace (721) 542-0360 Caribbean 0.2 mi. East-Southeast of Central Philipsburg
KFC Cole Bay -- American Cole Bay, Central Sint Maarten
Bon Appetit -- French 2.9 mi. South of Central Marigot

Sometimes, the most exciting places to grab a bite in St. Martin are the ones you casually come across while trekking the town of your choice. Although, you can't go wrong when you plan on visiting specific venues. To learn more regarding the culinary options waiting for you, check out this page.


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