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Hilmas Windsor Castle

Main Road | Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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  • Very good6%
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“salt fish” (21 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (22 reviews)
“patties” (5 reviews)
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Caribbean, Soups
Main Road | Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I must have driven past Hilmas dozens of times over the years without noticing it. It is in a small trailer nestled next to a bank. Hilma is there every day making fresh Johnny Cakes, some with eggs, some with fish. She makes great hot...More

Thank Paulrob2012
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Although we were staying at a 5 star all-inclusive, it did not stop us from venturing out in search of a great meal several times during our trip. Hilma's was on my "must visit" list of places to visit for my most recent time in...More

Thank jando24
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Had to visit Hilma's on our first visit to the island. Ordered the Ox Tail Soup and the Salt Fish on a Johnny Cake. WOW!!!! That says it all. To top it all off is the opportunity to sit and chat with Hilma herself, this...More

Thank Northerngolfnut
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Driving by, you'd barely even notice this place, unless you were really looking for it. But if you're visiting St. Maarten, you absolutely need to find it. HIlma's is a little, four seat bar at the end of an old trailer tucked away next to...More

Thank illini737
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We found Hilma's after watching an old Bourdain show about the Island. At 10am we fell in love with the Johnny Cake sandwiches. I had the pulled pork and my sweetie had the chicken curry. We added a piece of fried chicken for good measure....More

Thank StephanieEhrlich
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Had to try the johnnycake sandwiches - I had herring and husband had salt fish - perfect lunch. All posts about Hilma are bang on - what a hard working personable woman!

Thank Patty C
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

So an Anthony Bordaine show from 10yrs ago shows him going to Hilmas for Jonny Cakes. Well Hilma is still here making some great Jonny Cakes. I ordered mine with ham, egg, and cheese enjoyed her company. I then took back 4 Jonny's to my...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Being big Anthony Bordain fans, we had read lots about Hilma's before coming to SXM. When we got to the island we asked a couple cab drivers about it and no one seemed to know what or where it was by any name. We spotted...More

Thank Abbey H
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Visited Hilma for lunch while staying on the Island. Her place isn't much to look at - definitely one the locals visit often, but the food was amazing! Tried the salt fish, rice & potato salad with no regrets on any of it. The price...More

Thank Erin P
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I found out about this local spot from reading other people recommendations for a local breakfast. The recommendations were right on point. Hilmas food is so tasty. Good way to start of the day. The saltfish and Johnny cakes were amazing. The saltfish patties were...More

Thank theman792000
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26 May 2017|
Response from Patty C | Reviewed this property |
It's a trailer in the parking lot beside the Royal Bank in Simpson Bay. Not a restaurant, just a place to pick up excellent johnnycake sandwiches
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten
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