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Shieka's Bistro

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Back Street 50, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-542-0068
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 16:30
Fri 07:30 - 16:30
Sat 07:00 - 16:30
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San Fernando, Trinidad
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Follow the locals and you are sure to get the best tasting food . Rustic joint . Great good . Must try the Ox Tail . If you are hungry and need lunch by 1100 better grab a snack and return . We checked twice and food arrived from off site preparation at 1230 but it was worth the wait... More 

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Thank ameeral
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Whenever we visit St. Maarten, Sheika's was the perfect spot to grab lunch. I especially enjoyed their veggie options like the sweet potato and spinach pie. Unfortunately the taste and quality of the service in my opinion has declined, so we don't frequent there as much anymore. Really wish that they were able to be consistent with taste and service.

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Thank Taryna L
Orkelljunga, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a nice local place with plenty of dishes to chose from. We have eaten here three times and it's been really good all of the times! One of the girls working there knows what is in the food which is good for me as I'm allergic to some things. It has been safe and super proffessional every time!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Had a stack of pancakes and the megamuffins. Both were great and very tasty. The banana which came with the pancakes was not for me but I am probably more used to the Cavendish bananas. The coffee is strong and I like that, but it might not be for everyone. Service was great!

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Thank Freek C
Christ Church Parish, Barbados
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

A very local open air eating place is St Philpsburg. Always busy so the food is fresh and the jerk chicken is tasty.

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Garner, North Carolina
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This was one of our stops on a culinary tour. We tried the jerk chicken accompanied with mixed rice and a salad. The flavors were delicious and the portion size was plentiful. It's off the beaten path and frequented by lots of locals.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

We had difficulties finding a place to get vegan food. We stumbled upon Shieka's Bistro and return two days for lunch. The experience is truly rewarding and the food great. The staff is very courteous and accommodating. We highly recommend it for the great food for vegans and meat eaters.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We knew we were in the right place when we noticed the line of locals getting lunch here. The food was delicious and prices were great. I had the Oxtails with rice and peas and green salad. Hubby had the same and added some jerk chicken. Only cost us a little over $20!

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Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

We were lured into this place by the delicious smell and also because it was full of locals. The food was so tasty and fresh that we went there again two weeks later on our second cruise. We ate stuffed crabs and whole grilled red snapper paired with an amazing salad and rice. On the other occasion, we had jerk... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on the recommendation of a nearby shop owner. We stood in line clearly standing out as tourists amongst the locals. As we waited to place our order we watched as countless customers arrived and left with their food as we were ignored even though standing at the front of the line. We finally ordered and and got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:30
Thursday
07:00 - 16:30
Friday
07:30 - 16:30
Saturday
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Back Street 50, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 721-542-0068

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?