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Jimbo's Rock & Blues Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Southwestern, Bar
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Plaza del Lago | Simpson Bay Yacht Club, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-544-3600
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Orange, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all I love Mexican and was very happy when friends suggested it. But they love the ribs....and the nachos...and of course the drinks. Atmosphere is very pleasant...a must see in Simpson bay

Thank jhkruns
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here in March was not overly impressed with Jimbos. Hostess Was not very welcoming when we came in our server was better, had Fajitas which was yeas amazing but ordered a Cesar salad and because I didn't want jalapeños I basically got a bowl of Romaine lettuce with Cesar dressing no croutons no Parmesan cheese just a bowl of... More 

Thank homebody94
JimbosCafe, Owner at Jimbo's Rock & Blues Cafe, responded to this review

Hey there Homebody - I'm one too. Anyway, back to your review - I understand totally your take on the hostess and do apologize - she does get frustrated when its very busy...as far as your Caesar Salad, it comes in a crispy edible bowl, which is our version of croutons - should've had Parmesan cheese though - perhaps the... More 

Rochester, New York
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good. We have been there before and kids were hoping to swim in the cool river that goes through the restaurant....but it was broken and has been for a few months....so no swimming. Too bad it's broken bc it added to the atmosphere at night with the lights in the water. The shrimp fajita was very good.... More 

Thank Kim B
JimbosCafe, Owner at Jimbo's Rock & Blues Cafe, responded to this review

Hey Kim - thanks for the review! Sorry about the pool - its been down for about 3 weeks now...I am a renter, so I can only keep asking my landlord for it to be fixed...there is a major leak, so my water bill has been $3,000.00 per month for the last 4 months! We did not drain the pool... More 

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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Presentation, taste, portion, service, atmosphere ALL EXCELLENT! Margarita is large and awesome! Rodesa was our server and was not only on top of being there when needed but funny and courteous. You don't always get that on the island. The owner made a stop at our table to make sure everything was good, we shared with him that it was... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere. Great food. Service was terrific. Ordered the chicken fajita. Enough to share with someone. Plenty of parking nearby. Would return for sure

Thank anne b
alto mi
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place on trip advisor towards the end of our trip. We were looking for Mexican dinner. I don't think we would have found this place by driving by. It sits back off the road quite a ways. We had fajitas and anchaloda and taco salad. Everyone like their dinners and the waitress was great. Would recommend this place... More 

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Holbrook, New York
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was an exciting place...it was the place to go for happy hour and fantastic Tex-Mex...Staff excellent..owner stopped by to talk....fun!

Thank chumley_11
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I came here twice in one week! The drinks are delicious, the food is amazing, and the atmosphere is fun and romantic! We loved it. Jimbo makes his own tequila! It was delicious!

Thank Hilary M
Charlottesville, Virginia
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421 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by here for happy hour and to see if it was a place we wanted to eat. Like many places, they have 2 for the price of one drinks early in the evening. We looked at the menu, which is large and has many interesting things on it. But, what we couldn't get past, was it stunk there.... More 

Thank norskies
JimbosCafe, Owner at Jimbo's Rock & Blues Cafe, responded to this review

Hey there Norskies - its in the works, but difficult to find qualified people here to find a major leak in the pool - we have been treating the water however. Not sure what that smell was, but it isn't coming from the pool and it has disappeared, thank goodness! Hope to see you soon for dinner. Jimbo More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and service. Our first time to Jimbos after visiting St. Maarten for years. Definitely a popular spot with the tourists. Best to visit during non peak times.

Thank Roy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Caribbean, Southwestern, Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza del Lago | Simpson Bay Yacht Club, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-544-3600
Open air dining - restaurant surrounds a fresh-water swimming pool featuring two water-falls and beautifully lit palm trees. We are on vacation and closed from Sept. 1st to November 1st - see you then!!!

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