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

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Italian, American, Pizza, Barbecue, Pizza & Pasta
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# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 721-543-6088
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Upscale By The Beach

A nice upscale open air restaurant featuring a large walk up bar and fresh seafood and steak. The food, a little pricy, was excellent especially the phenomenally fresh fish. If your visiting Orient Bay and a little adventurous take the scenic and winding road to this establishment just few miles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
scott1102
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Top Contributor
307 reviews 307 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

A nice upscale open air restaurant featuring a large walk up bar and fresh seafood and steak. The food, a little pricy, was excellent especially the phenomenally fresh fish. If your visiting Orient Bay and a little adventurous take the scenic and winding road to this establishment just few miles up the beach. There was an odor from all the... More 

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Waco, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We ate here often on our week long honeymoon. Food was great, breakfast was my favorite. The drinks were strong just like we wanted.

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New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Daniel's never fails to disappoint in it's full service dining. We had an amazing dinner there on our recent trip. It's my husband's favorite restaurant on the island!

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Was very pleased with this restaurant. The food was fresh and tasty. The atmosphere is very nice as it is located right by the ocean. Would highly recommend it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Was there for lunch on a slow day. We had the only order into the kitchen and it was very slow. The pizza was pretty good, the conch salad okay, and the jerk chicken sandwich was below expectations. They were cleaning the seaweed off the beach with a front end loader and the noise and exhaust smell really took away... More 

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toronto
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We have become part-time residents on St Maarten and love Daniels , the staff if fantastic and the food very well prepared, lots of variety and when Daniel is there he will help you choose a very good wine.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We were headed back to the hotel and decided to stop by Daniel's by the Sea for a small bite to eat. We started with the calamari and the taste was fantastic, nice decision. Next, dessert was a nice piece of chocolate cake with flow of dark creamy sauce from the middle and vanilla ice cream on the side. It... More 

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Treasure Island, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

They have a nice breakfast menu and the bloody Mary's were good. Service is very very slow so not a place to go if you are in a hurry. Slow service is not really uncommon on St Maarten but as Americans we need to learn to slow down and enjoy the moment. Sits right on the beach. I had an... More 

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St. John's, Antigua
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The pizza is to die for be sure to try the spice olive oil. Cold beers. Great view of St. Barths. I dropped my licence and it fell into the decking. Grey wasnt my server but he managed to get it out with two knives. Everyone sitting in the surrounding area was so impressed that they cheered and clapped. Clean... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Beautiful beach, and delicious food and drink. Friendly staff and best breezes on the Island. Great location for Oyster Pond dwellers.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: # 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Maarten-St Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Maarten-St Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6088

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Barbecue, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children

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