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Zee Best Restaurant

Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
+599 544 2477
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Ranked #17 of 72 restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, French, Café
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
Description: Established in 1983, Zee Best is a household name for vacationers and residents. Serving artisanal French Pastries freshly prepared in our bakery every morning, you will find as well, a great coffee selection, fresh juices, heavenly crêpes and everything you could imagine made with eggs from benedicts to omelets!The most important meal of the day can also be the most delicious. Open for the early risers or sleepy heads, St-Maarten best breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm everyday (Simpson Bay and Port-de Plaisance location). Voted best breakfast place in St Maarten / St Martin 7 years in a row, Zee Best also serves lunch from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Come in and experience what breakfast and lunch are all about!Open 7 days a week, Zee Best, and its friendly staff, is "Zee" place to befor breakfast and lunch in St Maarten!
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Neptune Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

The service was expedient and the quality of the the breakfast was wonderful. They brought out a basket of fresh pastries withe the meal to enjoy. The pastries were made by them. Nice and pleasant experience.

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Rome, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Stopped for breakfast in that reviews talk about how great The croissants are. They are not great, they are not even good. Much better croissants in At Port Royal in Marrigot.

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Belmar, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

We discovered Zee Best late in our stay. The place is very busy and after you eat there, you know why. Everything from the coffee, pastries and dishes are excellent. Expect to wait but well worth it.

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Basseterre, St. Kitts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Yummmm absolutely perfect Iced Cafe Mocha and awesome french toast and croissants. This place is heavenly.

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Normally I am not a fussy person when it comes to customer service but I went to Zee Best with a friend of mine and her two children and I was very disappointed with the way that we were treated. I gave Zee Best an average rating, because of this. The food was great. If it was for the food... More

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Boston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What can I say about Zee Best but it's ZEE BEST! Fantastic crepes, both savory and sweet. DEELISH croissants, fantastic coffees, mimosas!

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Portland, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Yummy sandwiches and pastries! The sandwiches were huge and affordable and the cupcakes and cookies were delicious!!

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Waldorf, Maryland
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103 reviews 103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We ate here several times while in St. Martin. The food was terrific, especially the pastries served ala carte at each table (you can ask them to bring you a specific pastry, but otherwise they just leave a basket on your table and you pay for what you eat.). Service was generally attentive (but sometimes a little "island" slow) and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Zee Best DOES have the Zee Best Breakfast and ate there for the first time this June 2014 after going to St Martin for 12 years straight. I highly recommend Huervos Rancheros and a fresh croissant with powder sugar and almonds. Wow! From Dallas, Texas

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Orlando, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

After having read several great reviews the food was nothing of the ordinary. Portions were small and prices are insane. Very expensive. It's a place to experience only once

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