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The Palms Restaurant

25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 5542375
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“carrot cake” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (161 reviews)
“lasagna” (42 reviews)
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Caribbean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner at The Palms! Husband had whole red snapper, daughter had wings and I scored with the jerk beef wrap - awesome! Was nice to spend time with a few fellow Canadians as well for good measure! Good meal, good value!

1  Thank Stephandcharles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is one of my family's favorites in St. Maarten. They serve a variety of meals, all of which have been nothing short of fantastic. The owner, Greg, is a great and very genuine person. Always has time to recommend a daily special and...More

Thank DavJendcmd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the best curried goat I have had. You can choose the spiciness of the curry, recommend it hot! Very decent portions that comes with 2 sides. Recommend the rice and peas with the vegetables. A friend had the Tilapia which was also very good....More

Thank Rosh145
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must've been killed in a head-on while crossing the Simpson Bay Bridge because I clearly had dinner in heaven. The first time I ever saw Greg, he was helping my aunt, who has severe arthritis, exit the car she was in. It was a...More

3  Thank Turk282
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have been waiting all year for the shrimp curry with roti. Friends had spicy lasagna and cheeseburger both delicious. Great apps too especially spring rolls and pao. One restaurant we return to several times on our vacation. Give it a try won't disappoint.

2  Thank Auntmaz
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We visited in July 2017. Had an amazing time dining great food and chatting with owners and locals. Strongly recommend you visit this great place. Favorite dishes : ribs and Shrimp Curry

3  Thank Hami B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great food on covered outdoor deck right off street. Owner and server were very friendly. Highly recommend.

2  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great little restaurant with great food. The staff and owner very friendly and helpful with food selections. My favorite place to eat ribs. Cooked to prefection. My husband has order the steak and he loved it.

2  Thank esmith12
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Debbie A
25 May 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.
21 March 2016|
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Response from ThePalmsSXM | Property representative |
Hi there! The product we are using is Saint Louis style spare ribs, a high quality of meat. We marinate them in whiskey herbs and spices for 3 days, slow cook in the oven for 5 hours then finish them on the BBQ with a... More
9 November 2015|
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Response from William A | Reviewed this property |
It would be about a 15 minute walk from Simpson Bay Resort and is completely safe as this is very much restaurant row in Simpson Bay. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Airport Road, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  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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