Creole Cuisine in Sint Maarten

If you're a big fan of Creole cuisine, don't pass up an opportunity to spoil yourself. Though not terribly plentiful, there are a couple of locations in St. Martin where you can try some.

With so much to try, from the very casual locale of Oualichi Beach Bar to the dives where drinks are every bit as important as the chef-prepared favorites, it really is possible to find the dish with just the right elements.

Use the list below to get a taste for the small handful of Creole restaurants you could be curious about during your getaway. See one that catches your eye? Click its name to see more important info about its specialties, style, and what you can do nearby.

Skip Jack's

Simpson Bay | (721) 544-2313

Skip Jack's is located toward the southeastern outskirts of Simpson Bay. Fresh catches from and Creole cuisine are a great pair at this laid-back restaurant atmosphere.

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 found in the general vicinity of Marigot; it is 1.3 miles to the northwest of Philipsburg. Tourists who are compelled to eat barbecue will particularly enjoy dining here during a visit to Saunders.

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.

Oualichi Beach Bar

Philipsburg | (721) 542-4316

Oualichi Beach Bar, part of St. Rose Arcade, is located toward the center of Philipsburg. For times that call for a laid-back atmosphere while tucking into some delightful Creole cuisine, take a look at this place where the whole vibe is very laid-back.

Similar Food

Le Bateau Ivre

When seeking variety that doesn't stray too far, you will find similar ingredients and influences at local places 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
Peg Leg Pub Steakhouse (721) 544-5859 American 2.0 mi. South of Central downtown Marigot
Jerk Grill Bar Restaurant (721) 543-2570 Jamaican 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot
The Boathouse (721) 544-5409 Caribbean 2.5 mi. South of Central Marigot
Tide's Beach Restaurant and Bar (721) 545-4235 Caribbean 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Point Pirouette
Burger King Philipsburg (721) 543-2515 American 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg
Cheri's Cafe (721) 545-3361 Caribbean 0.7 mi. South of Central Point Pirouette
Hard Rock Cafe Philipsburg (721) 542-7014 American 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Philipsburg
KFC Cole Bay -- American Cole Bay, Central Sint Maarten
L'Escargot Restaurant (721) 542-2483 French 3.7 mi. Southeast of Central Marigot

Guests often find that the best dining destinations in St. Martin are those that you find unexpectedly during your daytime travels. At the same time, you can't go wrong when you plan on visiting specific venues. To learn more information concerning the dining options waiting for you, check out this page.


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