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The Palms Restaurant

25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 5542375
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (42 reviews)
“ribs” (309 reviews)
“shrimp curry” (17 reviews)
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Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stumbled across this restaurant during a 7 hour layover on St. Maarten. It was my first time on the island and I was not sure how to pass the time, given the unfortunate destruction from hurricane Irma. I got to the restaurant as they...More

Thank Rayann R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just visited SXM last week and were glad to see The Palms open and doing well. Jo and Greg are so welcoming and the food was awesome as usual. Everything is as good as it was before. If you are looking for a nice...More

1  Thank golfer6794
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have skipped for years with so many Island choices but this year after Irma we gave it a try. Small friendly family run spot in Simpson Bay, fresh fish, great burgers, but the surprise was the Trinidadian Curry with Roti a menu fixture. Was...More

1  Thank Bert H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with the family and was happy to see Greg, Jo and team safe and sound at The Palms after hurricane Irma. As usual, the food was delicious, the service was friendly and the value was great. Don't miss the Palms if...More

1  Thank Wyntravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends recommended this place... Joelle is a Montreal Canadiens Fan...Greg unfortunately is a Toronto Make Beliefs Fan.... The service is excellent, the food is delicious... A great time was had by all.... We will return...

1  Thank Arnold L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

had a brief dinner here by myself. it was busy and the guest are chatty so you never really feel alone. food is excellent and the service outstanding. good house wines and a great wine list. chef is creative with daily fresh ingredients and the...More

Thank Christian P
Reviewed November 15, 2017

The 'drunken ribs' are amazing. The meat just falls off the bone and the taste is great. It might be a bit expensive for ribs, but it is definitely worth it. The ribs come with two side dishes of choice. Great service with a smile...More

Thank Daphne v
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We saw the positive reviews on Trip Advisor, so we made our way to The Palms for dinner. I had drunken ribs and my partner had the jerk beef wrap. Our food was excellent (the ribs fell right off the bone and were so tender!)...More

1  Thank alungo12
Reviewed August 18, 2017

My dad and I have been regular visitors to St. Maarten in 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017. This is hands down our favorite of top dining experiences. During our stay we visited The Palms twice, once for drunken ribs and once for New York strip...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We hadn't planned on eating at The Palms, the place we wanted to try was closed. Let me tell you, we were SO HAPPY we ended up there. The food is out of the world, delicious, so good we went back again. ❤️

1  Thank joda816
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Questions & Answers
August 27, 2017|
Response from Cathy L | Reviewed this property |
It is to far to walk in a reasonably amount of time. I woul say about five miles over a couple of mountains. You can take a bus or cab to it.
Debbie A
May 25, 2017|
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Response from asadia2017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry wrong answer, I was thing of hotel in simpson bay not Maho. From Maho you must take a cab or public transportation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 5542375
Our little Caribbean style restaurant has so much to offer: Laid back ambiance, great service, but the most important, delicious home cooked meals that will make you come back for more again and again. Like us on Facebook and be part of our community!
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