Restaurants | Places to Eat

If you like variety in your meals then you are in the right place as Sint Maarten | Saint Martin has over 300 restaurants! With over 100 different nationalities inhabiting  SXM, this brings a wide range of cuisines and influences to your dish.

Caribbean | American | Canadian | Indian | Surinamese | Italian | French | Dutch | Lebanese | Chinese | Indonesian | Jamaican | Creole | Colombian | Venezuelan | Turkish | German | Peruvian | South African | Russian | Japanese | English | Mexican | Polish | Thai

From great food bars to fine dining restaurants, on St. Maarten | St. Martin we have it all. See our selection of the best places to eat!

This is what we like to call “The Melting Pot” of the Caribbean.

Best Restaurants & Places to Eat on St. Maarten | St. Martin | SXM 2020: For Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. Including Beach Bars. Visit the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean.

Best Restaurants & Beach Clubs
St. Maarten | St. Martin (2020)

Selected based on quality & service, with most of them using locally grown and organic products.
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Beach Bars & Restaurants (OPEN)

Da Waterhole Beach Bar & Grill Restaurant - Mullet Bay Beach

Gorgeous Mullet Bay Beach can now be a full-day destination! Da Waterhole Beach Bar & Grill offers a Changing Room, Shower, Toilets, and Lockers. Read more…

The Boon Beach Bar & Restaurant

The ultimate relaxing spot with Caribbean food, fresh cocktails, and music right on beuatiful Simpson Bay Beach. Tucked away inside Mary’s Boon. Read more…

Ocean Lounge Bar and Restaurant - at Holland House Beach Hotel by day. In the heart of Philipsburg, St. Maarten, this oceanfront restaurant is a quintessential eatery looking out to Great Bay’s crystal blue water.

In the heart of Philipsburg, you have the Ocean Lounge Beach with great food, comfortable Beach Chairs, Shower and, Moet ICE Champagne. Read more…

Restaurants (OPEN)

Lagoonies bistro & bar - Sint Maarten -Location - French side tastes with Dutch side friendly vibes.

Lagoonies in Cole Bay combines the delicate French taste with fun-loving Dutch side vibes. Intimate family-style venue & an authentic local experience. Read more…

RDVLounge Porto Cupecoy - French - Italian Cuisine

Terrace style dining located in a Mediterranean village Porto Cupecoy, Sint Maarten. Enjoy French & Italian cuisine prepared with only the freshest ingredients. Read more…

Loterie Farm - your escape to nature, Food, Drinks, Pool, Zipline and Hike

Escape in the mesmerizing nature of St Martin. Great food, with a French – Caribbean cuisine, top cocktails and the most beautiful pool you will ever find. A MUST VISIT. Read more…

Mario Bistro in Porto Cupecoy - traditional French restaurant with Asian and Caribbean influences.

Mario’s Bistrot located in Porto Cupecoy is a traditional French restaurant with Caribbean & Asian influences. Recognized as Warm, friendly and deliciousRead more…

Emilio's Food - Historical plantation Restaurant - Fine Dining - St Maarten, St Martin, Sint Maarten, SXM

Emilio’s is located on a historic 18th century sugar cane plantation. Chef Sidney brings a combination of high-end dining with classic Caribbean cuisine. Read more…

Toppers Bar & Restaurant Location, Simpson Bay - Karaoke, Food & Drinks

Topper’s Bar & Restaurant is set in a fun, air-conditioned, Caribbean cottage. This landmark eatery is serving guests for over a decade and known for Karaoke! Read more…

Alina Sushi - Maho - Restaurant - Japanese Fine dining experience

The best traditional Japanses Sushi located in Maho, Dutch St. Maarten. Alina is a One A Kind dining experience and Chef Ken will create a Culinary adventure! Read more…

Bamboo Location Simpson Bay, St. Maarten | St. Martin - Stylish, Modern Contemporary Latin & Asian cruisine, Sushi with Craft cocktails

Bamboo in Simpson Bay | Bamboo’s world-class chefs have been redefining Sushi in St. Maarten for over 15 years! Modern contemporary Latin & Asian Cuisine. Read more…

Palapa Grill & Lounge Food & Drinks : Simpson Bay - Palapa Village - St Martin - St Maarten

A side of Zen with your dinner. A splash of pizzazz in your cocktail. Multiple sensations for your mind. Palapa Grill | Restaurant & Lounge, more than “just dinner”! Read more…

Nowhere Special - Simpson Bay St. Maarten / St. Martin- Caribbean LOCAL fine dining at its best!

Nowhere Special in Simpson Bay – Locally owned and run, this place shows that you really can do fine dining with Caribbean food, drinks and service! Go Locals! Read more…

Zee Best Breakfast & Lunchroom | Location Simpson Bay and Bakeshop/Bakery Airport Road. Zee Bagel, Eggs, Ommelette, High Tea, Coffee.

Zee Best | Breakfast & Lunch Café: One of island’s favorite places for during the day with fresh pastries, artisanal breads and famous dishes such as the “Zee Bagel“. Read more…

Ocean Lounge at Holland House

In the heart of Philipsburg, this oceanfront Dutch | Caribbean restaurant is a quintessential eatery looking out to Great Bay’s crystal blue water. Read more…

Newa Chopstix Philipsburg - Himalayan Restaurant -Location Philipsburg - Front Street St Maarten - Lunch or Dinner in the Capital - Authentic Nepalese, Indo-Chinese, Newari, Thai.

Newa Chopstix in Philipsburg: Addictive Asian Fusion food with unique Himalaya mountain herbs and spices. Best Indian | Nepalese restaurant on SXM! Read more…

Sol e Luna - Number #3 French Restaurant on St. Martin - Top 3 Fine Dining on SXM.

Sol e Luna in Mont Vernon has been serving the most fabulous dishes in a romantic quaint setting for over 20 years. One of the best fine-dining on St. Martin. Read more…

L'Atelier Intro: Orient Bay Village Square - Fresh Steak & Fish Restaurant - fine dining

Gourmet french dining on the square in Orient Bay Village Square with world-class meats and locally sourced fish, paired with balanced Cocktails & Top Wines.  Read more…

The Hideaway inside La Vista Resort - Location Pelican Key, overlooking the Ocean and Saba

The Hideaway Bar & Restaurant welcomes everyone to Pelican. Serving Caribbean | International cuisine all day with pool seating overlooking the ocean! Read more…

Pollos Hermanos location Simpson Bay St. Maarten- South America-Venezuela influenced Restaurant: Best Rottiserie chicken, Wraps, Burgers, Enchilada, Patacones, Quesadillas, Cassave, Milkshakes, Desserts.

Located in Simpson Bay serves Rotisserie chicken and South American delicacies such as Enchilada, Patacones, Quesadillas, Wraps & Burgers. Read more…

Fat Tony's Smoke house & Restaurant - Location Cupecoy St Maarten

Fat Tony’s Smokehouse & Restaurant in Cupecoy | The only thing better than their southern family hospitality is the amazing smoked meats & price! Read more…

SNOOPY'S Simpson Bay - Colorful Caribbean Hang-out, Nightly Karaoke, Entertainment, Food & Drinks. Where the Fun happens.

Snoopy’s Bar & Grill is where the fun happens with Karaoke & Nightly Entertainment! Overlooking IGY Yacht marina serving delicious Caribbean food! Read more…

Double Dutch cafe - Breakfast & Lunchroom

Healthy fresh smoothies, rich coffee, and home-made baked goods inside Market Garden Supermarket in Simpson Bay. Meet up while picking up groceries! Read more…

A diverse and inviting Asian fusion food bar in Philipsburg. Fresh and inspirational dishes inspired by the far east, complemented with Japanese Saké. Read more…

Restaurants & Beach Bars

(Closed, until further notice)

JAX Steakhouse & cocktail bar Location

World-class Canadian Chef, JP Gorley gives a classic steakhouse a new attitude. JAX in Maho is a sexy fusion of taste & style laid out in mahogany and leather. Read more…

Buccaneer Beach Bar and Restaurant

Fantastic location with multinational influences, great food & drinks right on Kim sha beach. Buccaneer Beach bar & Restaurant can be lively or laidback: you choose! Read more…

Rainbow Café Experience - Grand Case Beach, St. Martin - Chic Beach Cafe, Restaurant, Lunch, Dinner, Bar, Lounge, Bueach chairs - Great for day and Night!

Rainbow Café offers a chic beach club atmosphere right at the water’s edge of Grand Case Beach. Serving define lunch & dinner paired with sunsets and cocktails! Read more…

INDIGO BEACH INTRO - Beach Bar & Restaurant - Secluded Indigo Bay, St Maarten, St. Martin, Sint Maarten, SXM

Looking for delicious, breathtaking, and away from the crowds & organized tours? Indigo Beach Restaurant & Bar, is serving the best creations of SXM! Read more…

Jamtillean Location - Simpson Bay - Jamaican Chef Damian Evans - Local Caribbean Food - Patois, Jamaican, St. Maarten. Authentic open fire grill.

Native patois and a little of Jamaica, cooked on an open fire grill. Chef Damian creates authentic Island food combining Caribbean flavours with Antillean passion! Read more…

Johney Burger - SXM Johney Cakes/Johnny Cake burger- Authentic SXM delicacy - Last Edible souvenir

Johney’s is obsessed with making the best burger in the Caribbean This burger is as unique as St. Maarten itself. Indulge in your last edible souvenir at the Airport! Read more…

Le Temps des Cerises - Fine Dining location on Grand Case Beach - Great views, super food and service.

At Le Temps des Cerises you enjoy Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner right on the beach of Grand Case! On a sunbed or in their stunning ocean front restaurant.  Read more…

Restaurants per Area on Sint Maarten | Saint Martin:

Best Restaurants Maho, Cupecoy - Alina, Mario's, Rendez Vous, Fat Tony's, JAX

Best Restaurants in Simpson Bay, Cole Bay and Pelican! Read more…

Best Restaurants Maho, Cupecoy - Alina, Mario's, Rendez Vous, Fat Tony's, JAX

Best Restaurants located in Maho and Cupecoy! Read more…

Best Restaurants & places to eat in theCapital Area - Philipsburg, Indigo, St. Peters, Dutch Cul de Sac.

Best Restaurants in Philipsburg, Indigo, Cul de Sac! Read more…

Best Restaurants & places to eat in Orient & Grand Case - French St. Martin - Cul de Sac, Mont Vernon

Best Restaurants located in Orient Bay and Grand Case area! Read more…

Loterie Farm - your escape to nature, Food

Best Restaurants located in Marigot and Nettle Bay area! Read more…

Others on the Dutch Side

Vesna Taverna – Mediterranean (+1 721-524-5283

Karakter – Beach Bar & Restaurant (+1 721-523-9983)

Shiv Shakti – Indian (+1 721 544 2205)

Dinghy Dock – American (+1 721 545 1706)

Mandarin – Pan Asian cuisine (+1 721 522 9159)

Melange Grill ( +1 721 526 4049)

Avantika (+1 721 584 1444)

Pineapple Pete (+1 721 544 6030)

IZI Ristorante (+1 721 544 3079)

The Palms (+1 721 554 2375)

Thai Savanh (+1 721 553 1204)

La Patrona (+1 721 544-2503 – Ext 5500)

Juliette’s (+1 721 544-2549

Others on the French Side

Le Telegraphe SXM (+590 690 52 0441)

Captain Frenchy’s (+590 690 88-4461)

Le Piment (Dinner, +590 590 52 43 12)

Mezza Lunna (+590 690 73 19 18)

O Plongeoir (+590 590 87 94 71)

SAO (+590 590 52 97 57)

Racho del Sol  (+590 590 51 12 12)

Yellow Sub (+590 690 14 30 40)

Chay’s Thai (+590 690 76 28 28)

Coco Beach (Lunch, +590 690 64 14 94)

Coté Plages (+590 590 52 47 37)

Fabulous Café (+590 590 87 93 16)

La Source (+590 590 27 17 27)

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