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Ocean Lounge

Front Street 43 | Holland House Beach Hotel, Philipsburg 00393, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 721-542-2572
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Ranked #13 of 66 Restaurants in Philipsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $37
Cuisines: European
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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85% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We loved it because it was indoors with an AC and the prices were decent. The food was great, We had the following: Vegetable Tempura and Spicy Tuna Hand Roll for Apatizers....both Awesome. I had the Island Burger and she had some Blue Ocean Salad. Both Amazing. Highly reccomend.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great environment, food, and people The food and meals are gourmet, the drinks are classy. The Music at the lounge is great as well. The surroundings are clean and crisp. We were so happy to have stayed in this first class Hotel whilst in St Maarten.

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Friends invited us to lunch and we had a great time. This has got to be nicest most relaxing place on the boardwalk . The menus has many great looking options. The tuna tartar was vey good as was the tuna sandwich, which was actually sashimi tuna served open face on nice crispy bread. Our hosts shared a seafood platter... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My friends and I ended up here by accident when we went to Front Street one evening and found everything closed. We were walking along the boardwalk and saw this place and were immediately drawn to it! The ambiance is completely high-end outdoor lounge and with it being the perfect night weatherwise, it was absolutely fantastic to just sit and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband and I stayed as newlyweds at the Holland House for 1 week...needless to say we had several meals there and the experience was always top notch! Each morning we had breakfast in the Ocean lounge, and it was delicious. We tried the omelettes, the pancakes, the french toast and pastries and fruit, even the cappuccino and espresso, all... More

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We had drinks and dessert. The atmosphere was very relaxing. The server was very prompt, but not intrusive. She gave a great wine recommendation. The desserts were wonderful and beautifully plated. The dessert tasting plate and the lemon pie were absolutely wonderful. Definitely worth going again.

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Was here yesterday for lunch and dinner. Lunch because when we do go to town we always have lunch here. The service is great, the view is beautiful and the food is delicious. My husband had the hamburger and said it is hands down the best burger in Philipsburg. I always have the tuna sashimi sandwich which I love but... More

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Morristown, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Service is sub par - if you're not Dutch. While the food was OK - the service was mind numbingly slow. The dutch clientele had service you would come to expect for the prices. Drinks not great and bartenders surly.

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Akron, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Philipsburg is on the leeward side of the island. That makes it hot even on a cool day. The boardwalk restaurants are sort of stuffy and smelly. This place is high end, has a breeze as it fronts on both the boardwalk and Front street and the food is fine. Sit at the bar, it is the coolest. If not... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Some of the best food I ate. I only wish the menu had more choices. I would have dined there every night. Great Ambience.

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