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Skipjack's Seafood Grill, Bar & Fish Market

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Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't go wrong with this restaurant every thing is fresh. Great atmosphere with Water views. Been to Skip Jacks many times over the years and alway happy with my dinner. I enjoy checking out the live local lobsters in the middle of the restaurant.

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent excellent excellent the Caribbean Lobster was awesome much better then the Maine Lobster! We came here three times in a five-day visit and loved it every time

Goodhue, MN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I want to point out that I've never eaten at this restaurant, I've only purchased fish from the fish market counter of the place. My wife and I bought fish here three times to cook at our rented condo and I was very happy every time, and the prices seemed very reasonable. If you have space in your room or... More 

Thank mnvetguy
Reinbeck, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Got right in great atmosphere, great service great food, right on the water. Some fresh lobster came in from a boat while there

Thank dpdavisp
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The marina view is really nice. Food was good. Service was excellent. I would suggest reservations, as it can get very busy.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought fresh fish here a few times during our week stay and were very pleased with their selection. Not a huge selection, but just what we were looking for. The had Mahi, Grouper, Snapper, shrimp, crab, scallops and maybe a few others. Friendly service and good prices for fresh fish! Easy to find and would definitely recommend. Didn't have... More 

Thank Island_Soul_Annie
Wellington, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Skip jacks remains to be our first go to restaurant every year when we return to our favorite island of Saint Martin.. located near the Dutch bridge on the lagoon in Simpson bay .offering a unique dining experience with both Caribbean and Maine lobsters prepared with perfection... our favorite dishes are the cod au gratin --fresh baked in a classic... More 

Thank gourmetlu
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is relaxed with a great water view, the food is excellent, and our server, Kelvin, was fun, informative and very good at his job. We had scallops and ahi tuna and they were perfectly cooked. It was late when we left and had trouble getting a cab. Jimmy the manager stood outside and tried to hail a cab... More 

Thank mccannz1
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely great seafood, Right on the lagoon for a fantastic view. Lobsters from Maine flown in. Voted the BEST seafood place on the island.

Thank pedro10596
Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A large building dockside with its own dedicated dock so handy if you're moored in the bay or outside. We hadn't made reservations but managed to get a table early on and a good job too as it was full soon after and its a large restaurant! The bar was also busy - I suspect with waiting diners. Many of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: 544-2313

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?