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The Original Jerk & Roti House

Back Street # 88, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-542-5492
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“goat” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly
Back Street # 88, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for both tourist and the locals to come. The food was tasted very good, the staff were very nice, smiling and joking with us. We will definitely go back there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Santossen
Rajin S, Owner at The Original Jerk & Roti House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review. Always try our best.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice and tasty,original island lunch. Plenty of food,and kind and helpful staff. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jens V
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I was in Sint Maarten for a few hours while waiting for my flight back to the UK, the airports is undergoing major reconstruction and repair following Hurricane Irma last year so there was little to do while waiting to check in. I therefore decided...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MartinAdrien
Rajin S, Owner at The Original Jerk & Roti House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit. We appreciate your business and do enjoy serving our customers to the best of our ability. Looking forward to your next visit with us. Coming soon to Derby England with a location.

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We went into town to get a sun dress, and try some roti....which is a Caribbean dish with curry. A local lady from our resort was telling us about it. My husband and decided on The original jerk and roti house. It is delicious!!. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ayse_7
Rajin S, Manager at The Original Jerk & Roti House, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed . Please do return and thank you so much for the review.

Reviewed October 6, 2018

2nd time we have hit this place separated by >2 years while on a cruise. Quaint remains high. Steam table curries - all good. Meat and vegetable pies also good.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank R P
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Found this gem on our quest for “local food”. They were almost closing and so had limited selection left - we had the jerk chicken with rice and my bf had the stew chicken. They were delicious! We went back a couple days later and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shri_baby
Reviewed June 27, 2018

After being on the island for a week, we decided to give this place a try. Also after reading reviews it seemed to be a great place to eat. Very clean inside and neat. Even though their menu has a hamburger listed it is not...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bamamargo
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We loved this place and on a two week vacation we have returned four times. The service is great and the food even better. It must be great as many locals show up to this place to enjoy the food. For cruise-takers and time-sharers, this...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank drpbaxter
Rajin S, Owner at The Original Jerk & Roti House, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2017

thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to take care of our cutomers.

Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I made purposeful trip back to this restaurant for take out. I had gone there last year and it was simply wonderful. What a difference a year makes! I don't know what happened. It was horrible. Actually unedible. The rice and beans tasted like dirty...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Frances M
Reviewed March 26, 2017

A great Caribbean menu. Good prices. Courteous and helpful serving staff. Friendly and engaging hands-on owner, always available to answer questions. Varied menu changing daily. Always available WiFi, just ask. I had the Oxtail stew with pigeon peas and rice, steamed vegetables, green salad, the...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Ebbie S
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August 23, 2016|
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Response from Rajin S | Property representative |
Good afternoon and sorry for the late reply. Just saw your question. You can get roti with veggies or with callaloo and saltfish if you eat saltfish .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Street # 88, Philipsburg, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 721-542-5492
  • E-mail
We're located in one of the oldest building in Philipsburg. Specialized in Caribbean cuisine. Our oxtail and curry goat are a must amongst the wide variety of other meats offered. All our vegetables are fresh . Three different rice offered daily alongside Mac & cheese and scalloped potatoes.
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