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Ocean View Terrace

St. Eustatius
(599) 318-2934
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Knoxville
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

A nice hike up the huge hill from the Gin House, across from the fort is the Ocean vie Terrace. Ok, you don't really have an ocean view (or not much of one). The food is nice, but the place is beyond slow. The locals say you should go an hour before you get hungry...2 hours might be better.

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Cody, Wyoming
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Incredible food, wonderful staff, and perfect atmosphere! Make sure you bring cash!!!! And, if you are in Statia on a Friday, stop by for local karaoke!

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Texas
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Walked up the hill and had lunch at Ocean View between dives one afternoon. The location is very nice, with a wonderful view out over Fort Oranje and the Caribbean. Given the high marks here on TA, I certainly had somewhat higher hopes. We tried it out for lunch just to see if it might be worth the hike back... More

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Philipsburg, St Maarten-St Martin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Good choice of local dishes (meat or fish) in a wonderful setting (18th century monument) with a stunning view of the fort and the Caribbean sea. Service was good and the prices really friendly!! Everyone in our party (6) ordered something different and yet it all arrived at the same time. And it tasted good too. Overall a very nice... More

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North Collins, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We loved the island cooking and went back time and again to Ocean View. It sits in historic Oranjestaad, just across from the old fort, with all the ambiance you could ask for. The owner and his wife serve and cook all the food, and are so congenial. We would go back again in a minute.

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Erpe, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Owner René is dutch. He has simply the best steaks in Statia. Great place to eat. All the other things on the menu are delicious too. Super resto.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho, United States
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94 reviews 94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Walked in without reservations and unfortunately there were already two large parties of 10 or more seated. The food was good but the service was very slow. I think it would be different if there were not so many people. It has a small kitchen. But good food.

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Herndon, Virginia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Our experience there was not positive. We were there on a Sunday night. It was not real crowded although became more busy as the night went along. When we arrived there were probably six empty tables. By the time we received our food, all of those tables had been filled (with locals), served, paid their checks and gone. We were... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Great value compared to other restaurants and owner is hospitable. Great fruit juices.

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Boston
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80 reviews 80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

I enjoyed a huge plate of very good curry while watching the stars come out over the fort and ocean. My understanding is the local wife cooks while the dutch husband serves. Both performed admirably. The two pre-school kids were entertaining as well as they wandered around trying not to get into too much trouble. Call me a whiner but... More

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