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St. Eustatius
(599) 318-2934
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  • 3
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cosy place to eat, chat and drink a beer

Ocean View is a cosy restaurant right across Fort Oranje, with a terrace on the first floor overlooking the entrance of the fortress and the ocean. The dinner was good, for a reasonable price. The place is owned by a Dutch-Statian couple that runs this restaurant for almost 15 years. As far as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2014
Arthur K
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Groningen, Nederland
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Port Huron, Michigan
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We descended on the Ocean View with 22 people, with advance notice, of course. The staff handled our orders with precesion, and the kitchen somehow got out our orders very quickly. The restaurant is situated next to the Governors house, and is very picturesque. The owner is an extremely nice man, who just happens to look like Tom Petty!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The food was excellent. The service was very good even when they were full. And, the value of the meals were outstanding. Cash only but doesn't break the bank. During a week long trip, my group went there twice for dinner. And, check out karaoke on Friday nights there!

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

On our 1st visit we were told we could only order drinks as the chef was too busy preparing for a large order. One of our group asked for tea & they only had de-caf. On our 2nd visit the restaurant was full & the only waiter was far too busy. Our request to have an entire up-sized to a... More 

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Groningen, Nederland
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Ocean View is a cosy restaurant right across Fort Oranje, with a terrace on the first floor overlooking the entrance of the fortress and the ocean. The dinner was good, for a reasonable price. The place is owned by a Dutch-Statian couple that runs this restaurant for almost 15 years. As far as we could see, they really tried to... More 

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Knoxville
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 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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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Address: St. Eustatius
Phone Number: (599) 318-2934
Location: Caribbean  >  St. Eustatius
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: St. Eustatius
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Eustatius
  • Phone Number: (599) 318-2934

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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