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Freedom Fighters Ital Shack

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Bush Road 7, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 721-542-0055
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best food on the island

All locally grown, vegan cuisine. I am not strictly vegan or vegetarian but The Ital Freedom Fighters Shack almost converted me. Beautiful, small, indoor/outdoor restaurant nestled in the side of a hill on the way to Philipsburg.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

All locally grown, vegan cuisine. I am not strictly vegan or vegetarian but The Ital Freedom Fighters Shack almost converted me. Beautiful, small, indoor/outdoor restaurant nestled in the side of a hill on the way to Philipsburg.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Any and everything! Ital is vital and the food here is absolutely the freshest. You can tell that the owners put their love energy into the food ,thus giving it positive healing properties for the soul. This is the real soul food! The menu changes daily which keeps things interesting and exciting. No matter what you select from the menu... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

St. Maarten imports just about everything that is consumed on the island, but Mr. Bushman actually grows everything they cook. The menu is 100% vegan and singular: There is only one plate per day. I gave it 4 stars because I'm not a big fan of root vegies, which was the plate of the day.

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Southwest MO
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Friendly, welcoming people. Excellent, healthy vegetarian/vegan food. Juices are fantastic. I try to visit here whenever I am in SXM.

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Knob Lick, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This has to be the best vegan place my wife an I have ever eaten at!! The owner is great and the plate of the day is what you get. No menu, you sit down and he brings you your plate of food. Talk about tasty!! Wish I could have eaten there more but there are other options on the... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Just south of the only stoplight on the island is a very special vegetarian restaurant, Freedom Fighters Ital Shack. After climbing up six or so steps from the road, you enter the most quaint beach shack, with beads on the windows and Bob Marley regalia everywhere. The windows are open and a nice breeze keeps things cool. The owners take... More 

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St Maarten-St Martin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Greatl spot in philipsburg for vegetarian meal and natural juices,on saturday evening drumming hour at sunset.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Amazing vegetarian food! So good and so nutritious. The best meal I had during my visit to St. Martin. Very friendly vibe too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

natural simple and lovely ... free spirit and upfull... if you want to go a pleace and have peace of mind is by the ital shack you have to be add..

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Milford, Connecticut, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

THANK YOU Ital for the best meal I had all week. I found you using my happy cow app, you were the only vegan shop on the island. If it wasn't for the $30 cab ride I would have eaten all my meals at your restaurant . Beautiful people, beautiful food. Thank you a million times for your nutritious food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bush Road 7, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 721-542-0055

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 15
  • Cuisine: Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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