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“Gorgeous Beachfront view & healthy food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Karakter

Karakter
Simpson Bay Road 121 | Simpson Bay, Simpson Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
+1 721 5239983
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Ranked #11 of 87 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Dutch, Dessert, European, Diner
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Specialized in healthy and delicious food, Karakter offers only the best: the best smoothies, salads, wines, beers, cocktails, tapas and lunches. Our lounge chairs, wooden couches and lounge cushions, paired with amazing white sand and a perfect blue sea, complete the ultimate Caribbean experience. Karakter. Your total beach experience. Just relax and we will take care of the rest...
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Gorgeous Beachfront view & healthy food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Very casual & peaceful setting on the beach with casual and good healthy food and great service. You can make a day of it and stay on the beach with their chairs and umbrellas.

Visited November 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“Lovely bar with a lovely view, and a great staff.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Off the beaten path, this little hideaway was a great place to unwind after a grueling day at the beach. LOL! The drinks are wonderful, and the staff is cheerful and eager to please. I would recommend this bar to anyone!

Visited November 2012
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Oak Park, Illinois
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Our new Bar on St Martin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The Karakter Bus was highly recommended to us by people who live part of the year on St Martin. It is located on the beach close to the airport. You can be in your bathing suit and enjoy great drinks and excellent food! I think it is a well kept secret and a great relief from the craziness of the Sunset Bar and all the drunk cruise folks there. It gets its name from the old bus that his been converted to a bar of sorts..it's great fun. We were there during the day but they serve dinner and have music on specific nights. If you stay near the airport, it's easy to get to. It's a great place to hang out.

Visited October 2012
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virginia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Hard to find but well worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

It is located on the other side of the runway at the airport down a road that I have forgotten the name of..near Mary Boons. Beach is secluded and they have a bus that is converted into an eatery..so cute! Dutch owned and so gracious...sat in beanbags while enjoying the view with great food and drinks. There is music on certain nights so be sure to inquire!

Visited July 2012
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Massachusetts
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food on the beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Not very busy the day I went, so I can't say what it is like when it is crowded, but it was just delightful that day. Service was excellent, and the food was great (had coconut shrimp and crab cakes). Can't beat the atmosphere on the beach either!

  • Visited November 2012
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    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
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