Creole Cuisine in Sint Maarten

If you've got a hankering for Creole food, you might have an opportunity to treat yourself. Even though you may find your options somewhat limited, you can still find a few places in St. Martin offering meals in this style.

With many options, from the very casual atmosphere at Mark's Place to the scrumptious breakfast, dinner and lunch at Butter Fish Restaurant, you could encounter a dish worth fighting over.

Before your trip begins, you can browse the small collection of Creole places that you may be referred to as you explore. For each of the options, click to get further details about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Skip Jack's

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-2313

Skip Jack's is found in the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay. Fresh fish and Creole flair make a nice pair at this friendly restaurant. 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.

Mark's Place

Saunders | (721) 543-2625

Mark's Place is located near Marigot; it's 1.3 miles to the northwest of Philipsburg. Tourists who are in the mood for barbecue will wholly like eating here during a visit to Saunders. 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 near the heart of Simpson Bay, Butter Fish Restaurant is located at Simpson Bay Fish Market, and is a good option worth considering if you're thinking about spending some time seeing this part of Sint Maarten. Lovely, mild seafood and Creole fare come together for some great dishes at this chilled-out restaurant atmosphere. 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, which is on the premises of St. Rose Arcade, is found in just beyond the the center of Philipsburg. If you're not looking to doll-up before tucking into a good plate of Creole food, remember this restaurant which has a really casual setting.

Similar Food

Le Bateau Ivre

If you seek even more options in this same genre, there are more options from this same flavor palette at restaurants like these:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location
Le Bateau Ivre (721) 526-2157 French 0.9 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette
Aura (721) 543-6700 French 0.5 mi. South of Central Oyster Pond
Moulin Fou (721) 545-5777 French 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette
Subway Philipsburg (721) 545-2632 American 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot
Caribisch Gastvrijheid Beheer (721) 544-2179 Caribbean 0.5 mi. West of Central Point Pirouette
Hard Rock Cafe Philipsburg (721) 542-7014 American 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg
Zee Best Port-de-Plaisance (721) 526-3097 French 2.1 mi. South of Central Marigot
KFC Cole Bay -- American Cole Bay, Central Sint Maarten
Jack Fish (721) 522-6575 Caribbean 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot
Yellowtail Restaurant (721) 555-6044 Caribbean 2.3 mi. South of Central Marigot

Sometimes, the most satisfying dining destinations in St. Martin are the ones that you find suddenly as you're out doing activities and seeing attractions. However, it doesn't hurt to learn about dining in a particular region in advance. To learn more details about the dining options available to you, check out this page.


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