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Mr. Busby's Beach Bar / Daniel's By The Sea

# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 721-543-6088
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Ranked #5 of 15 Restaurants in Oyster Pond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Italian, Pizza & Pasta
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

My best suggestion here, if you are at all hungry, is go across the street and buy something from the grocery store and make yourself some sandwiches, etc. Absolutely awful service, and barely mediocre food. Good heineken beer; of course they couldn't screw up a bottled beer.

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CT
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Our party of 13 walked into Daniel's by the Sea tonight not knowing what to expect. We were greeted by the friendliest hostess whose personality was warm and inviting. While we were being seated, I handed a gentleman setting up our table, a long laundry list of instructions of do's and don'ts (mostly don'ts) regarding my daughter's Celiac Disease, to... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Mr Busby's is a St. Maarten institution!! Fun place to hang out, arguably the best beach on the island, consistently good food that is moderately priced, outstanding breakfast menu, killer rum punch, and friendly staff. However, their credit card policy is all over the board. What I was told is this: no credit cards are accepted until the dinner service... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

great setting, yummy food! liked the fish, pizza, pasta and desserts. owner is on site and checking in with all tables personally. It shows

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Carefree, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

We have never been disappointed when we dine here. It is difficult to make a choice since the menu offers so many wonderful items and the daily specials on the chalk board are always great too. The staff is very friendly and David, the owner, always comes by the chat and make sure we are happy with our meals. The... More 

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Traveler1928, Manager at Mr. Busby's Beach Bar / Daniel's By The Sea, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review , my staff and myself appreciate the time you took in publishing your opinion , we try at all times to make it a pleasurable experience . Daniel More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Made a quick stop in here for an afternoon snack with the Misses. Pizza was tasty and was just the right size as to not spoil appetite for dinner a few hours later, after much deliberation we went with the hawaiin. Though we got there before happy hour the Bright beer (I think) was only $1 per bottle. The view... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We didnt want to wait to eat on our first night on the island and Canoa was close to 1 hour wait. SO we ate at Mr.Busby Beach Bar next door. We waited almost 15 min for water, then another 15 min to place the order. the menu looked nice, $$ but not outrageous. Our soup can out 20 min... More 

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Traveler1928, Manager at Mr. Busby's Beach Bar / Daniel's By The Sea, responded to this review

Hello i am truly sorry that nothing was to your liking that evening , and above all that you did not take the time to let me know your feelings as I would of definitely done my best to make it right , we try at all times to satisfy and should we fail there is always room to make... More 

Edison, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great american breakfast, Pankcakes and Omlets are the best! Came here 2x out of the 5 nights I stayed around here.

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NYC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was surprised, frankly, by the Italian menu. For some reason, my family thought it would be seafood based or more seafood based. It was very good Italian. The sauces were a bit heavy when creamy, but otherwise very good.

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Garnavillo, Iowa
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The server told me that some of the fish is frozen. They have fresh live lobster if you want. We ate a few breakfasts here. Service good and the food good as well.

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Additional Information about Mr. Busby's Beach Bar / Daniel's By The Sea

Address: # 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Maarten-St Martin
Phone Number: +1 721-543-6088
Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Oyster Pond
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Italian, Pizza & Pasta

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