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

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Italian, American, 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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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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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
Great dining choice

Visited the restaurants 2 times in last 2 years. The food is great and prices are very reasonable. The staff is very helpful and friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Ireg28
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New York City, New York
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  • Families with children
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English first
New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Visited the restaurants 2 times in last 2 years. The food is great and prices are very reasonable. The staff is very helpful and friendly.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Food is good. Liked the seafood. They also have lobster but it is pricey. $29 a pound. Good selection of wines. Seafood is very fresh, love the scallops, and fish. Head waiter is Alberto- friendly. Daniel's is the Formal Sit-down restaurant, while Busby's is the come-as-you-are eatery. Right in the same compound in Island Pizza- just so-so.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Went here for breakfast twice amd lunch once in a week . Food was very good you must try a breakfast sandwich on a Johnny cake. Very good! Sit in greys area he is the man ! All the staff was good .

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New York City
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36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Visit here each time we are in St Martin. They added space on the beach to eat. it was beautiful with the view of the waves. The service was good and the meal e Celentano even tho the place was packed. Had breakfast at Busbys good food also.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Whenever in Saint Martin I love to visit Mr Busby's/Daniel's by the Sea. Daytime pizza is great. Had some this visit and loved it as always. We went back for an evening dinner and we very disappointed. Not a very busy night but we felt invisible. Waited longer than typical "Caribbean time" for everything. Will find another place next time... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Must stop if in Oyster Pond. Monster cocktail strength. Awesome Johnnycakes! Must have! We met a couple from a nearby home state and told them about our monkey sighting. A day before we saw a dozen monkeys on our mountainside. We were told that natives of twenty years have never seen them Luck us!

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Busby's .. laid back beach food .. picnic tables .. 20 feet to the water .. really a chill spot for breakfast and lunch. Daniel's .. the beach transform to higher end food as the sun goes down, and despite my worries, it actually works. Worth the trip.

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Madison, Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Alberto was an amazing waiter. His suggestions were spot on and his service and congeniality helped to make our vacation special!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We met Daniel. He brought us our food & visited with us a bit. The food was so good we ate there several times during our visit on the island. Lunch & dinner, either way you can't go wrong.

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ct
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

had the pizza one nite - was ok with our free bottle of wine. ate there another nite for dinner. Nb had the linguine with shrimp full meal which was very good, but she would have the reduced portion the next time… that is a nice touch. I was not very hungry and chose the chicken breast ceasar salad. This... More 

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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, Barbecue, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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