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Captain D's Roadside Grill

Welfare Road | Accross from Taste Factory, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peas” (12 reviews)
“jerk chicken” (12 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Barbecue
Welfare Road | Accross from Taste Factory, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

This unassuming little place on the road has the best ribs I've ever had in my life. We make at least one visit per trip to the island. Had he orgasmic ribs and asian pork on our last visit with rice and beans and once...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Stopped by this morning and could see grill was going with smoke everywhere and seemed like all was well. Brought meal home and realized they gave us what appeared to be reheated ribs from the previous day ? Did not find at the time we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank laughingirish
Reviewed July 8, 2018

We have been going to Captain D's since it opened. It has been rebuilt bigger and better since Hurricane Irma. The sign now says "Captain's", but the food is the same. It is in a parking lot across the street from what was Skip Jack's,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank thedramaqueen
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Ribs are soooo good! Ate there many many times - and ribs never disappoint. Inexpensive, fresh, large portions - one of the best take-out option in Simpson bay. And $1 Heineken!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank gene3s
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little roadside bit of heaven when were at Kim Sha Beach. First he gave us a sampling of almost everything. Instantly, we knew we had to eat here! We were savoring his amazing creations...mussels and shrimp in creole cream sauce, chicken...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank nicole a
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Note that Captain D’s is changing to Captain Ribs but Tripadvisor isn’t updated yet. We were done with the beach and headed to find some food. The music was blasting good songs but we weren’t sure if this ‘shack’ was for us. Some people sitting...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank stevethetraveller
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Don't let this little shack off Welfare Road scare you! They have some of the best chicken and ribs on the island! Easy place to get to go boxes, but there are also picnic tables there to eat at as well. If you're looking for...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BeachBum1789
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

It's a little booth in the parking lot with a big BBQ, maybe 3-4 stools. We passed it last night when it was surrounded by many locals, the smoky smell was so good but we already ate a big dinner. We decided to try it...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank AnhB_VA
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We tried Captain D's bbq rib as, asian pork and jerk chicken meals during our recent visit to SXM. They are all delicious, and we love their johnny cakes as well. They give you a very generous portion as a meal. Will definitely go back...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Thepaybas5
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Super quick, super good! They are easy to find ! They do "take away", if that's what you want. Plus, $1 Heineken beers!!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Paul S
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September 8, 2016|
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Response from Sxmjoe | Reviewed this property |
Taco Macho by the airport, very good and reasonable, also Sal and Pepe in Simpson bay service was a little off but food was very good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welfare Road | Accross from Taste Factory, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
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