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Barnacles Greek Bar & Restaurant

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46 Airport Rd | Portofino Marina, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 5817697
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Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Scenic view

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Happy Hour!!

We went to Barnacles while visiting my little sister who lives on the island. Best Ribs!! (fall off the bone) on Friday ( only for lunch). The owner came out and talked to us about the ribs being from St Louis. Later we went back for happy hour and dinner. I had the pina coladas, which I think are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Donna G
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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Scenic view
  • Late Night
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We went to Barnacles while visiting my little sister who lives on the island. Best Ribs!! (fall off the bone) on Friday ( only for lunch). The owner came out and talked to us about the ribs being from St Louis. Later we went back for happy hour and dinner. I had the pina coladas, which I think are the... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We enjoy Barnacles so much we go there for drinks and dinner at least 3 times a week. They have a great happy hour and we almost always order the calamari, we think it is the best around. We recently went to our friends birthday party at Barnacles and it was awesome, great food and superb service. It is obvious... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Because of our experience, we have chosen Barnacles for our last meal before we left the island (it looks like many people do that, because it is close to the airport and you can have a quick lunch and then catch your plane to Europe or whereever else). Because our favourite meal was the Gyros platter, we couldn´t have anything... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Very great experience at Barnacles greek bar. There food is excellent. I was pleased with my meal. The staff is very friendly and I would recommend this place to all my friends :)

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Caribbean
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122 reviews 122 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We came for lunch. There was no-one there when we arrived so we were seated promptly and our order taken. 45 minutes later our food had not been served. Others who came after us were already eating. When we asked why, we were told they had ordered online??!! In any case our server said, our food was coming right now.... More 

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Trenton, NJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My friend and I just had dinner at Barnacles and probably won't go back. I had a pork gyro, from which I removed all the pork because it was so fatty. That left a very good fresh pita with lettuce, bland tomatoes, onions and very good tzaziki sauce and good french fries. My friend had the Greek platter, which consisted... More 

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Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

If you like authentic greek food you will LOVE the place. My personal favourite is the Lamb-Gyro...Very good and friendly service, the staff always makes you feel like a part of the family! Love the atmosphere, even if you just stop by for a couple of drinks at the bar...its worth every minute you spent of your time!

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Florham Park, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

When you walk in you right away feel the Greek vibe! The view is beautiful. The service and owner so friendly and you can tell they work hard at the food they prepare. (For those who posted the service is slow, it's because you are getting fresh food cooked in an authentic style by a person who puts pride in... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I went to Barnacles 3 times during my stay in St Maarten and always had great service and food. also it has a really nice atmosphere and happy hour has very good deals! really recommend.

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Cupecoy Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We live in Sint Maarten and frequent here at least once a week. I've never had a bad meal here. The moussaka is excellent, the chicken philly is my husbands favorite. I highly recommend it!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 46 Airport Rd | Portofino Marina, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 5817697

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?