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“On the Beach” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Topper's By The Sea

Topper's By The Sea
6 Billy Folly Road | Flamingo Beach Resort, Simpson Bay 5995, St Maarten-St Martin
544.6002
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Ranked #47 of 85 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Cuisines: Caribbean
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“On the Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Right on the beach. You sit anywhere. There is not a lot of staff. Hamburgers are the cheapest. Salads over priced. Don't be in a hurry to get your food. Service is poor. We waited 40 minutes. The only good thing about this place is that it is on the beach.

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New York City, New York
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Never came to our table after waiting for 20 minutes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We never ate there the first day we sat down. We asked for a waiter and they said ok but, no one ever came to us and we waited for 20 minutes.
We ended up having breakfast there the last day. The pancakes were good and a pretty good deal for pancakes and bacon for $6.50

Visited February 2013
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Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Mediocre”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Well mediocre is the best we can say. Service was excellent, but the food was...well mediocre. Nothing bad enough to send back, but not good by any means. Grilled snapper seemed poached, as did the Kamikaze Calimari. The lamb was fine, neither good or bad, ordered medium rare and got more like medium well. Broccoli was cold. Rather overpriced, you can get far better meals in St. Maarten, don't waste one of your nights here. The view is lovely though.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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“Nice view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Toppers is the place to go if you want to sit outside and watch a beautiful sunset while enjoying good food. The seafood dishes were very good.

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Fort Ann, New York
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“Recommend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We stayed at the Flamingo and ate at Topper's everyday for breakfast and some dinners. Excellent food and never cold. Staff was wonderful: big Thanks to Stevie and Oliver for making our experience wonderful. I had hanging kabob one night as the special and loved it. I would say the prices were good considering that food anywhere on the island is expensive. Went to Skip Jack's one night and was terrible for price and tastes. Where can you set so close to the ocean and have a great experience: Toppers

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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