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“Not to be missed!”

Little Jerusalem SXM
Ranked #2 of 114 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery
Description: Try it one time & I promise you come a second time. Look us up on Facebook for the full menu & don't forget to hit the like button LittleJerusalemsxmLittle Jerusalem
Worksop, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not to be missed!”
Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

It's so easy to overlook this place because of the very understated location but you'll be missing a real treat if you do. The food is fresh, filling and just fabulous. Run by a delightful family, it's a must visit location whenever we're in St Maarten.
Our recommendation: try the spicy mixed shwama

Visited November 2013
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Jimmy R, Guest Relations Manager at Little Jerusalem SXM, responded to this review, 30 December 2016
Thank you for choosing Little Jerusalem in Simpson Bay.
TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors every month plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read other people’s reviews before their visit. And we're always eager to hear what you liked and how we can improve.
Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon.
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Northern Virginia, Virginia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Wow!!! Understated location with awesome food”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Went here on a suggestion from a friend. Blown away by some simply wonderful Mediterranean food. I had the Shawarma combo and my wife had a Falafel. Both were great. The Shawarma combo came with a little side salad and potato salad, both which were surprisingly good while the Shawarma was an absolute sea of flavors. The owner was friendly and very interested in our enjoyment of his food. This was my first introduction to Shawarma and I cannot believe that it could get any better. Very highly recommended!!

  • Visited November 2013
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Jimmy R, Guest Relations Manager at Little Jerusalem SXM, responded to this review, 30 December 2016
Thank you for choosing Little Jerusalem in Simpson Bay.
TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors every month plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read other people’s reviews before their visit. And we're always eager to hear what you liked and how we can improve.
Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon.
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Quebec City, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Simply the best I had all week!!”
Reviewed 10 November 2013 via mobile

What else can I say, if you like middle eastern food, you will absolutely love this place. I should have come sooner, I waited until our last hours on the island to try Little Jerusalem. A sad, sad mistake. The owner is so friendly and he makes the best BBQ lamb on the planet. The other plates are as delicious, no doubt. Dont do like me, go there multiple times!!!

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Jimmy R, Guest Relations Manager at Little Jerusalem SXM, responded to this review, 30 December 2016
Abe said great food should not cost, it should only taste good.
his Philosophy is If good food taste good & cost plenty how will every one find Great food
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thunder Bay,Ontario
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Very good food”
Reviewed 3 November 2013

We found this restaurant on a non beach day.We were looking for something different and this fit the bill.It is definitely different from the high end places on the island,but you can't beat the quality of the food.OMG there was enough so you could easily feed two.It was very authentic and very good.The owner and chief cook couldn't have been more accomodatng.The beer was ice cold.and at $30 for two very reasonable.

  • Visited November 2013
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Jimmy R, Guest Relations Manager at Little Jerusalem SXM, responded to this review, 30 December 2016
Thank you for choosing Little Jerusalem in Simpson Bay.
TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors every month plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read other people’s reviews before their visit. And we're always eager to hear what you liked and how we can improve.
Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon.
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Tampa
1 review
“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

My sweetheart and I ate at Little Jerusalem tonight as a recommendation from a local resident of the island. We were extremely satisfied with the meal and the service. We each had the combo...shawarma sandwich. It was tasty and seasoned to perfection. All of the seasonings complimented each other, none overpowering the other. Simply delicious. We will definitely visit again before we leave the island. The cook came out and was chatting with us. He enjoyed watching us enjoy his cooking. He brought out potatoes (nice and hot...just cooked) that we didn't even order. The potatoes had a gravy that was amazing. We ate all of that too. The price was very reasonable, too.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Adnez B
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Jimmy R, Guest Relations Manager at Little Jerusalem SXM, responded to this review, 30 December 2016
Thank you for choosing Little Jerusalem in Simpson Bay.
TripAdvisor. It’s the world’s largest travel site, helping millions of visitors every month plan the perfect trip.
Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read other people’s reviews before their visit. And we're always eager to hear what you liked and how we can improve.
Thanks again, and we hope to see you again soon.
Thank you so much for your time & consideration, travel advice and comments like yours keeps wonderful people like your self coming & experiencing our business & Island. It was an honor & delight to have pleased you
We look forward to all your visits
Abe said great food should not cost, it should only taste good.

his Philosophy is If good food taste good & cost plenty how will every one find Great food
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