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Kakao Beach Restaurant and Bar

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Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-087-4326
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Exeter, Rhode Island
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a day on Orient beach and entered through this restaurant. Everything about the experience was fantastic. We rented beach chairs and an umbrella for $20.00. They had a clean bathroom, lockers to rent if you wanted to take a walk on the beach, a shower and a private area to change. The highlight though was... More 

Thank pat54074
Montreal, Canada
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lazy Sunday morning in Orient Bay before hitting the road to explore the rest of the island. Ordered regular and decaf Café Lattés. Honestly the best coffee I have had outside of Europe. Watching people come and go, this seems like a very hip spot with a popular takeout menu. We walked along their umbrella-lined beach for a photo-op then... More 

Thank Robert L
Somerville, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as part of an island tour when we stopped at Orient beach. The best part about this place is the layout and the location. You get beautiful views of the beach, the water and the tables are interesting. Also we saw a couple of iguanas and cats that were cool to have hanging around. The food was... More 

Thank Jarred R
Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there as part of a shore excursion from the Oasis of the Seas. Lunch was excellent. Beach area was very well kept along with the beach chairs and umbrellas. Only problem was people trying to sell you stuff and massages but not the owners fault.

Thank isupportphil2014
Dacula GA
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Great location and food was fantastic!! We literally just wandered up off the beach and found this delightful restaurant !! I had a delicious seafood salad and my husband enjoyed a hamburger(typical manly food)! We also had some great local beer that was very cold! The seating was outdoors and shaded and was just lovely!! I would love to visit... More 

Thank BethSharpton
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We spent 3 days at Kakao. Some of us did parasailing with their people and others rode on Super Mable. We Had delicious lunches and fabulous drinks from the bartender in front of Kakao We loved sitting on the beach and then walking back to one of the huts for lunch . We bought quite a few items from the... More 

Thank judi5775
Reedsport, Oregon
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We stayed at a nearby hotel and walked over. Beach staff was great, place was neat and friendly. Prompt service and lunch was great.

Thank Terry P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This food was amazing! This food was the first best meal I had. We left our resort of Grand Case Beach Club and decided to visit Orient Beach and this restaurant. I ordered French vivaneau (chicken-sorry if its spelled wrong) So amazing after a swim in the harsh waves of Orient Beach. After we were done with eating, the waiter... More 

Thank Roshea1989
Paris, France
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Really kind staff, we've been here a few times for drinks and especially to lay on their beds on the beach. You can order anything from the bar and it will be brought to you. This is common to the other bars on Orient Beach, but for some reason we really like Kakao with its blue beach beds.

Thank Diego M
Cedar Key, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Of the beach restaurants/bars directly on the Orient beach this is one of the best. They seem more concerned with quality ingredients, presentation and preparation than the others on Orient beach. I doubt you would get a bad meal here. The ambiance is also very pleasant. Recommended.

Thank jel1228

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, European, International
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 059-087-4326
Dans ce cadre privilegie, le RESTAURANT vous offre un horizon sur la baie orientale et l'ile de Tintamarre et Cay Verte avec ses tables dans un jardin tropical toutes faces a la mer...Ici, vous pourrez restaurer ou simplement vous desalterer a l'ombre d'une paillote, le regard perdu devant ce spectacle de pure quietude, les doigts de pieds en eventail sur un transat, berces par un fond de musique.Le cadre y est soigne et discret avec sa deco tout en bois.Dans un environnement de verdure luxuriante.Beach bar / restaurant / massage / boutique / wifi gratuite pour nos clients !

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