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Vesna Taverna

Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 5245283
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Ranked #3 of 71 restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
St Maarten-St Martin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Vesna is a great place for breakfast and lunch for the typical eggs, bagels, sandwiches, burgers, but when it gets busy the service is friendly but goes at a snails pace. as long as you aren't in a real hurry, I highly recommend the place.

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new york
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My fiance and I were very lucky to stumble upon this restaurant because we were actually looking for a different one. Vensa is a dynamic character seemingly born to host. Her staff are informative and foodies to be trusted. Her husband is the French Chief that make the most delectable meals! We ate there for dinner and lunch.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and I had the best falafel in the best wrap, ever. The superb service was topped off by a complimentary shot of homemade banana rum, which we liked so much we bought a bottle. Tonight we went back for dinner and again were extremely impressed. Mahi grilled to perfection, exquisite vegetables, tasty mussels, and superb... More

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I ate here with my brother and dad during the off-season. My dad had just been on the island a month earlier when he discovered the place and liked it so much that he brought my brother and I. I got some grilled fish dish and it was excellent; my brother got some fried fish dish which I actually liked... More

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New Providence Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great food, great staff...quick service! Have been in for sit down lunch with friends and also on the go just ordered a wrap to take in the car...was ready in minutes ... great location, scrumptious food, island-rustic chic decor and professional staff. The whole place is an indoor-outdoor seating so you get to feel the breeze and hear the palm... More

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Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very central located in Simpson Bay. Love to go there for breakfast or lunch,great food for good prices, nice and friendly atmosphere, extremly friendly and obliging service and for sure one of the best Bloody Marys on the island!!!

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Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We ate there on a Saturday night, which is "Greek Night". We had the sampler platter, which was large enough for 2, although you can probably add another kebab (we did) to make it plentiful. The kebabs were very good, she uses quality meats (chicken & lamb). The mousaka was absolutely wonderful! Vegetables & Greek salad were fresh. The quality... More

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews 90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was my favorite place on the island, recommended by a local shop owner. The people who own and work here are amazing. You feel like you are at someone's house having dinner. Desserts are homemade and decadent...go on Greek Night (Sat) if you love that kind of food. Their spin on Tsaziki was delish. The apertif after dinner was... More

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Vesna Taverna never dissapoints. Not in the food, not in service. I have been to this place many times and tried many things. All great! The one time that the clams in my seafood pasta were all empty, the waitress noticed it herself (I didn't say a thing) and she made sure I got an extra bowl of seafood. Also,... More

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Southlake, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This is a long overdue review of Vesna Taverna. We ate there our first and last dinner in St Maarten and a couple of breakfasts in-between during Spring break in March. The Nutella pancakes were delicious. We enjoyed speaking with the staff and the owner (Vesna). Go there for Greek food on Saturday evenings- prepared by the owner herself. Go... More

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