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The Palms Restaurant

25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 5542375
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (159 reviews)
“lasagna” (41 reviews)
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Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I must've been killed in a head-on while crossing the Simpson Bay Bridge because I clearly had dinner in heaven. The first time I ever saw Greg, he was helping my aunt, who has severe arthritis, exit the car she was in. It was a...More

2  Thank Turk282
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have been waiting all year for the shrimp curry with roti. Friends had spicy lasagna and cheeseburger both delicious. Great apps too especially spring rolls and pao. One restaurant we return to several times on our vacation. Give it a try won't disappoint.

1  Thank Auntmaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in July 2017. Had an amazing time dining great food and chatting with owners and locals. Strongly recommend you visit this great place. Favorite dishes : ribs and Shrimp Curry

3  Thank Hami B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food on covered outdoor deck right off street. Owner and server were very friendly. Highly recommend.

1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little restaurant with great food. The staff and owner very friendly and helpful with food selections. My favorite place to eat ribs. Cooked to prefection. My husband has order the steak and he loved it.

1  Thank esmith12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two things disappointed me on my trip to Sint Maarten, the abruptness of the locals on the so called friendly island, and the lack of Caribbean Cuisine. One diamond in the coal shed has to be The Palms Restaurant where a lovely selection of local...More

3  Thank edward c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been going to the island several times annually since 2009. I just completed my 23rd trip. Since the Palms open it has been on my must do list each visit. The staff are very friendly and wonderful people and are half the reason I go...More

2  Thank Scott_Smith6064
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heavenly Red Snapper! Well seasoned done to the bone. Super awesome and friendly service. Chicken in creamy mushroom sauce was delicious. The location was quite peaceful and cozy as well. Will definitely be going back.

Thank deidreorion
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the final day of a week long trip, a friend and I were planning a final crawl through the Simpson Bay neighborhood to cap off an amazing vacation. When we realized our initial destination was not open for Happy Hour, we meandered down the...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here during low season, the service was great and the food was awesome. One of our favorite meals in our week long stay here. It is in a great location and has an inviting atmosphere! The chicken with creamy mushroom sauce is AMAZING!!

Thank laurendonovan
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Debbie A
25 May 2017|
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Response from asadia2017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry wrong answer, I was thing of hotel in simpson bay not Maho. From Maho you must take a cab or public transportation.
21 March 2016|
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Response from ThePalmsSXM | Property representative |
Hi there! The product we are using is Saint Louis style spare ribs, a high quality of meat. We marinate them in whiskey herbs and spices for 3 days, slow cook in the oven for 5 hours then finish them on the BBQ with a... More
9 November 2015|
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Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
It would be about a 15 minute walk from Simpson Bay Resort and is completely safe as this is very much restaurant row in Simpson Bay. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
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11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 5542375
Our little Caribbean style restaurant has so much to offer: Laid back ambiance, great service, but the most important, delicious home cooked meals that will make you come back for more again and again. Like us on Facebook and be part of our community!
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