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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch here one day while at the beach. I had a tuna sandwich on a baguette and my husband had a panini. Both came with either a salad or fries and we both ended up taking 1/2 of our meal back to the room to eat the next day. Very good and so were the drinks.

Thank LovetotravelDunbar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great little beach on the north coast of St. Maarten. Plenty of parking, nice restaurant and bar. This was an off-season trip for us, so your mileage may vary depending upon the crowds. Don't drive by without checking it out, this is one of the nicer beaches I've ever been on.

Thank nara78
Georgetown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We always come back here for a fantastic meal when we are visiting Orient Beach. Amazing Pizzas & Drinks

Thank MFULTON_02
Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Food was very cold, it took a while to be served , they serve you like you are enemy like they are not happy with what they do. Bad experience. I wouldn't recommend it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We popped into Kakao to watch the Euro Final and had a great time. It was MOBBED with the crowd, but once we ordered, the bartender was prompt. We didn't eat, but the food looked great, especially the pizzas. Despite the French loss, the crowd was lively and fun, ordering Magnums of rose and playng football (American kind) on the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Food was ok, but cold. Terrible customer service, they treat you like an annoyance. Waiter never came back to offer another drink. When you thank them they don't respond. Avoid this place.

Thank lyndapp
Orkelljunga, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We came here to celebrate solstice and danced and had a few beers. We had a great time and they played salsa and semba. A great night on the beach!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, European, International
Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
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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