Sint Maarten restaurants

Top Choice International in Simpson Bay

Karakter

Footsteps from the turquoise water, just behind the airport runway, this fabulous dilapidated bus-turned-beach bar serves breakfast (including fresh OJ and strong coffee), and gourmet salads, sandwiches and burgers …
Top Choice French in Philipsburg

L'Escargot

An enchanting traditional Creole cottage painted a rainbow of vivid colors, this charmer is even more inviting inside with sepia lighting, embroidered tablecloths and Édith Piaf recordings playing in the background.…
Gelato in Simpson Bay

Carousel

After you've deliberated over 30-plus ice cream and gelato flavors, and peeked through the glass windows to watch them being made, head out the back to ride this gelateria's beautiful old-fashioned carousel (aka mer…
Vegetarian in Simpson Bay

Top Carrot

Boho hangout Top Carrot serves up scrumptious, mostly veggie options in a chilled-out cushion-clad dining room adjoining a New Age shop selling crystals, candles et al. It makes its own Bulgarian yogurt, pastries su…
Seafood in Philipsburg

Ocean Lounge Restaurant & Bar

With a breezy terrace opening onto the seafront, the restaurant and bar at the Holland House Beach Hotel is a popular place for a sunset beverage or all-out meal of fish, gourmet burgers (including a lobster surf-an…
Fusion in Simpson Bay

Stone

Under the stewardship of Chef Johann Roebert, everything at this office-block-housed restaurant facing the lagoon is served on a sizzling slab of granite, which allows customers to finish cooking their dishes to the…
Brasserie in Philipsburg

Greenhouse

A favorite with cruise-ship passengers, this Philipsburg landmark has specials including all-you-can-eat ribs on Monday and Thursday nights, and barbecue lobster nights on Tuesday and Friday. At other times, it serv…
Brasserie in Philipsburg

Taloula Mango’s

One of the busiest beachside eateries, Taloula Mango's is a hit with cruise-ship passengers for its burgers and grills such as baby back ribs, barbecued jerk chicken, sirloin steak and grilled mahi mahi. Upstairs is…
Supermarket in Simpson Bay

Carrefour

This vast supermarket is the best place on the Dutch side to shop for groceries, with wide aisles filled with fresh and imported produce. Prices are posted in Netherlands Antillean guilders in large font, but also U…
Asian in Maho & Mullet Bay

Bamboo

Within the whopping Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Bamboo is decked out with life-sized Buddha statues, Indonesian sculptures and tropical hardwood furniture. Asian specialties include sushi, curries and noodle dishes; …