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

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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Still a very good choice 4 years after my first visit

Made it a point to go back to this establishment as I remember the great food and views from this "outdoor seating" only restaurant. Generous portions of very good Italian food, extremely casual and fabulous views of the Oyster Pond area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Made it a point to go back to this establishment as I remember the great food and views from this "outdoor seating" only restaurant. Generous portions of very good Italian food, extremely casual and fabulous views of the Oyster Pond area.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Picked out a nice live Lobster and beer. Great atmosphere of a tropical beach bar. Massive amounts of pelagic sargassum have bee washing up on the nearby beach but is far enough away it stink as much as directly on the beach.

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Bel Air, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

One of the best dinners and view on island . Great staff and atmosphere. The same staff for a long time. Daniel the owner is great

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Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Their view is outstanding, of Dawn Beach. The breakfast is very good. The egg sandwich is very American. Fish lunch very good and the Philly steak sandwich is a real plus. Yum. The Italian seafood pastas are surprisingly excellent. Evening dining with the waves hitting the beach. They take credit cards at night but not during the day when they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere accompanied by a delicious meal! Family friendly. We were able to let thekids play on the beach when they were done so the adults could finish their meals.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food and service was just OK. The ambiance is nice and everyone is friendly but our dinner was cold.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Never tried this place during the day, (for all I know it could be worlds better), but by night the menu is oversized and full of subpar dishes. ATMOSPHERE: Absolutely delightful. Plenty of seating, but all with a good view of the gorgeous beach! Very airy and breezy, this restaurant just drew us in. And when it rains, they draw... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a great place to have breakfast or lunch! The prices are unbeatable and the food quality is really good. I went for breakfast here almost every day during my stay at a nearby hotel and lunch tow or three times. I kept returning because you couldn't beat the price or the view. Directly on the beach! Service is... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

WE stayed at the Westin so Daniels is literally down the street. If you have a car then drive because it is very steep hills. This beach restaurant is all open air and right on the water. It is called Mr. Busby's Beach Bar by day and then it turns into Daniels in the evening and has an italian menu.... More 

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Oyster Bay, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Stumbled upon this great little place while staying at Oyster Bay Beach Resort. I had the crab sandwich and my husband had a burger both of which were excellent. The view of oyster and dawn beaches were spectacular. Amstel Brights for a $1 between 11 and 4 can't be beat! Staff was super friendly and we will definitely go back.

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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  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza, Barbecue, Pasta

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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, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children

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