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Skipjack's Seafood Grill, Bar & Fish Market

Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (118 reviews)
“crab” (39 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

This was a favourite of my husband and this first resturant we headed for on this trip because of their excellent fish dishes but alas GONE !!

2  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Had a nice dinner here, but it was after a long wait. Don't know if the wait is worth it except the food was very good. I hope this restaurant was not badly damaged in the hurricane.

5  Thank CaelynsNana
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

It’s too bad it’s still closed post Hurricane Irma but we frequent this restaurant for lunch and dinner. The lobster is always great. Full snapper and also their appetizers are a favorite.

3  Thank MessieAdventures
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Skipjacks was truly on our top 3 list of places to go. The views were beautiful, the service was exceptional and I can’t say enough about the food! The food was so good. We actually went twice and honestly, I would have loved eating here...More

1  Thank Connie G
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I needed to eat,I would not rave about this place as it's full of local barflies.Cheesy cheap decor and slow service you can expect from the Dutch side.Dine on the French side in Grande Case but please check before booking as there is still a...More

Thank prancingpony2002
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I really liked that restaurant, the lobster was really good and the brownie too, the price is right compared to the high quality

Thank chiaraz38
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Amazingly fresh seafood and great views on the water. Also purchased some seafood to cook at home from the market, and once again did not disappoint.

2  Thank Sune P
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Excelent taste . Good humor. Nice ambiance. Good location . Very good service . Good communication and flexibility with the staff was excellent

Thank Safieq S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We were in St Maarten last Saturday with Jimmy our tour guide who recommended this place for seafood. We had fish and lobster and the food was great! It's right on the water and the service was great too. Highly recommend the place if you're...More

Thank kenh4495
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Difficult parking but right across from my hotel so I just parked there and walked. I ate there 3 times during my stay.

Thank Williecmo
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17 September 2015|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
You might try the Ital Shack, it is all vegetarian and is a Rasta restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: 544-2313
  • E-mail
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