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Ocean Lounge

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Front Street 45 | Holland House Beach Hotel, Philipsburg 00393, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-542-2572
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Ancaster, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never fail to go to the Ocean Lounge more than once, when in Philipsburg. The food is excellent and the venue is beautiful and relaxing. They have a great bar with a large seating area with trees and umbrellas for shade.

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Rochester, New York, USA
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent food and service. very relaxing atmosphere. we had a variety of seafood and pasta and sandwiches, all of which were outstand.

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Thank WJ60
Fort Worth, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Holland House restaurant is (was) a favorite of ours for lunch when we had a cruise stop in Sint Maarten. On our last visit in October, 2016 it was completely different than our several other visits. It took a long time to be seated and then was another long time to have our order taken. We waited about 45... More 

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Thank ilovemaui57
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 4 dinners in the Ocean Lounge during our stay at the Holland House and they were exceptional. The Petite Filet Mignon was our favorite with a salmon appetizer that was to die for. You could cut the Filet Mignon with a fork and only $27. Unbelievable! If you stay at the hotel, you get a get a complete... More 

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Sayville, New York
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

Just a bit down the beach fro the Sonesta Great Bay Beach, Casino and Spa, this restaurant has amazing food and a spectacular view! The service is a bit confused at times, but nothing too bad.

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Thank robin m
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Great Ambience, terrible management of the reservations, made a 7:30PM reservation 2 weeks ahead, didn't get sat for almost an hour, (clearly forgot us) after inquiring, we get sat in the back by the wait staff side station...by that point we asked to be moved! 2 hours later we finally got our food- not memorable! Over priced- mediocre food-would not... More 

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HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

Had lunch the other day at Ocean Lounge which is attached to the Holland House Hotel and it was beyond amazing. The Seafood platter for two has to be one of the best seafood towers I have ever had or seen. Literally overflowing with 1 1/2 pound lobster, oysters, sushi grade tuna, shrimp, salmon, king crab legs, it is to... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

The service here was soon slow that I got up, after waiting 40 min for the appetizer to appear and went up to my room and retrieved my laptop. Caught up on my emails for 30 mins, served a so-so steak and 1/2 a lobster for wife and then gave up on the dessert we had ordered after another 30... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2017

Had the very good tuna sandwich, which is really a sushi grade raw tuna on slices of toasted french bread. Excellent! Not cheap eats, upper price, but worth the good meal. Service, however, was pretty bad. Asked four times for water, my wine suffered from Oxidation and was really bad, had to go up to the bar to change it... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

A beautiful atmosphere - food delicious, service is fantastic and a great location - waterfront on the Boardwalk !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $37
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street 45 | Holland House Beach Hotel, Philipsburg 00393, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 721-542-2572

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?