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Johnny B's

Welfare Road, Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #47 of 68 Restaurants in Philipsburg
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Description: On Simpson Bay Lagoon in Sint Maarten.
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English first
Arlington, Virginia
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Johnny B's is a great place to get barbeque . . . ribs, chicken, goat, conch and the most amazing langostino (lobster). It's definitely a shorts and tee shirt place and has apparently moved its location from where it was in years past but it nearby to that place. You'll be mixing with native St. Maarten people and the staff... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I don't know what happened to Rick, but we've been eating at Johnny's for years, and have never had a bad meal. This trip, we ate there twice. My wife had the chicken twice; I had the Conch stew first time, and the chicken and ribs the second. We don't go there for the prices, although they are very reasonable.... More

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

after being to the island a few times we were determined to visit some of the small locally owned places to see if they were as good as people keep saying they are. we were told the original johnny b's under the tree was now in simpson bay right by the bridge. and we did find the location in the... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Visited the Simpson Bay location after developing a slight addiction to lolo restaurants. (For reference, the restaurant is located in the Simpson Bay Market on the left side of the road, just before you cross the Simpson Bay Bridge heading toward Philipsburg.) We tried to visit the "Under the Tree" location first, which is closed for the season. I'm happy... More

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

No long dress or black tie required only those who want off the chains food, beer and lots and lots of fun and laughs.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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164 reviews 164 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2011

we used to go here all of the time; food is excellent- WARING, do not eat there at their outdoor area,, we saw rats last time and well, I won't go back. Also we used to see Jonny B cooking and it seems he now has employes. Perhaps a great take out place for BBQ. WE prefer to drive into... More

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