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“good” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Big Fish

Big Fish
Dawn Beach, Emmeril Merrit Road, Oyster Pond, St Maarten-St Martin
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Ranked #10 of 15 Restaurants in Oyster Pond
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: http://www.best-stmartin.com/detail.asp?storeID=5330&catID=6&typID= it's located in st.maarten, not shown under country list
Brooklyn, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Very Miami-like interior - loungy and white and stone - nice design. Very very pretty. Nice area as well. Food is great. Great selection of fish, prepared any way you like and very well. Highly recommend. Huge portions on huge plates - they don't believe in anything small there. :)

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Big Fish was an enjoyable meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

My wife and I are staying at the Westin for 4 days of R & R. Not wanting to eat in the hotel unless for convenience, Big Fish is near by and was recommended. Don't walk over the massive hill at night, not safe, take a taxi!! The fish was delicious, with interesting preparation, tasty sauce, and fresh veggies alongside.

Music and lighting, made the al fresco dining enjoyable.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Syracuse, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“If you don't like fish”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Neither of us like fish, so we selected meat dishes which sounded good on the menu, but obviously fish is what you should order here.

Visited March 2013
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Long Island, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“WOW ! One of the Best Restaurants Anywhere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Located at Oyster Pond near the Oyster Bay Beach Resort. This is the Best kept Secret in St Maarten. My wife and I have gotten accustomed to Fine Dining through out our years and this is one of 6 places where we said is the best meal we have ever eaten. Chef Renee has a Signature Dish which was on Iron Chef. This young lady can cook with the best of them. The staff are warm and friendly. The drinks aren't bad either. This is a MUST go to in St Maarten !

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Biddeford Pool, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Odor overshadowed dining experience”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Our party of six was seated outside on the patio. We immediately sniffed a terrible smell but ordered our meal. We tried to enjoy our last meal on the island but we were unable to ignore the
distinct odor of sewerage that hung over us. I suppose the food was good but we really found it
impossible to focus on the dining experience because of the awful smell.
Yes, we did tell the manager and yes they did comp us a bottle of wine and after dinner drinks however as a dining experience it was a disaster. No one can enjoy a lovely meal with a
horrible smell hovering over them.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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