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Skipjack's Seafood Grill, Bar & Fish Market

Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tuna carpaccio” (28 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The food and service were over rated. Simply adequate and average. This restaurant came highly recommended from several sources on the island. We ordered blackened grouper and the seafood platter. Neither were special in any way. All the sauces were mediocre. Sorry. Will not be...More

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Top notch seafood. Fun atmosphere. We had the Caribbean lobster out of the tank to split. We went back the next night and had the fresh fish.

Thank Grace R
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Kelvin and Tony took great care of us! They were happy to fill a request for mussels in garlic butter though it was not on the menu. They were so, so good. The blackened grouper was delish. The shrimp appetizer was okay; I'll try something...More

Thank louirv
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Located right on Welfare Rd in Simpson Bay....walkable from the Royal Palms. Happy hour from 4-6...2 for 1 bar drinks (nice selection), great grilled (and other preparations) seafood including huge Caribbean lobsters, nice steaks and large salads. The staff are friendly and helpful. We go...More

Thank KiaranL
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Skipjack's is a must every time we go to St. Maarten (2-3 times per year). The view is incredible of the lagoon and yachts. The seafood is the best anywhere on the island.

Thank suedare2016
Reviewed July 10, 2017

OK, so that's a pretty subjective title for a review - maybe it was the same last year, maybe it really was better. But based on our visit this year, it was only OK. Our waiter was pretty friendly, but I did find it a...More

Thank Tracey T
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Our experience here was purely awful! The seating was severely uncomfortable worn out director's chairs, sad drinks, sub-par food, but the worst part was the service. Here is just a brief list of all that went wrong... 1. No limes as requested for cocktails 2....More

2  Thank ILMNCtraveler
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff food was excellent service was great . Entire family had a great time . Easy to find on Simpson bay very good menu, lots of fresh fish,and both Caribbean and Maine lobster. Great steak, and stuffed grouper.

Thank William N I
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Looking for a very good dinner place? Well this one is one for your list!! We enjoyed the Caribbean Lobsters. We picked two 3.5 lbs lobsters and split them in half for the four of us. They were grilled to perfection!! Each of our large...More

Thank SVH4
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

We took our daughter, grandchildren and family friends there tonight. The servers were very friendly and incredibly good. The food was fresh and tasty. It is a little pricey but the food and views help it seem worth it.

Thank Steve7287
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September 16, 2015|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
You might try the Ital Shack, it is all vegetarian and is a Rasta restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cole Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: 544-2313
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