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Zee Best Restaurant

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Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+599 544 2477
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7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's always very busy that speaks volumes itself. Breakfast and baked goods, how an you go wrong. Staff is friendly.

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My friend bought us sandwiches from Zee Best for a day at the beach and they were delicious. The bread is uber fresh along with the contents. We had the turkey/cheese/bean sprouts with some sort of mustardy dressing and it's now our favorite sandwich .... so far!

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Plainwell, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for a quiche and wifi usage. Sitting out under the canopy enjoying a cup of coffee with fresh pastries was amazing. I was surprised to see not only the French pastries but also Huevos Rancheros on the menu as well. Service was quick and attentive. If I had the time I would have liked to come back and... More 

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New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to this place for many years so we were so suprised to have the worst service than at any place on the island. Usually the owner or manager is welcoming....not even a hello or a smile. The lemon crape that my wife had was just ok...my crepe the same...it kills me to write this but have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go here. Just do it. The pastries were some of the best I ever had and I wish I bought some to eat at the airport. The breakfast was awesome, best breakfast we had on the island. I got the breakfast crepe. Perfect mix between savory and sweet. I wish we would have went more while we were there. One... More 

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a definite go to restaurant for a delicious breakfast. Seating is outside under cover. A basket of fresh pastries is put on your table as soon as you are seated. The menu offers many options for a finicky diner. My wife had the bacon and eggs and I had the huevos rancheros. The huevos rancheros were the best... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our favorite Breakfast spot in Sint Maarten. The service is great and so is the food. Hard to try any other breakfast spot when you've already had Zee Best!

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new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has a wonderful breakfast. Relaxed atmosphere. The pastries on the table are a nice touch (you only pay for what you take). My omelet was served piping hot which is so rare when ordering eggs. It was loaded with spinach and was wonderful. We ate here several times and visited the counter location on Airport Road, a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time within a decade-long span that our family has visited the island, and this is an excellent breakfast option that is hard to beat. Many options for any kind of breakfast and love the basket of pastries. The crepes are delicious. Relaxing vibe. Easy parking. Highly recommended.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy food, great service and reasonably priced... The best breakfast in town!! Their savoury crepes are top notch..!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
French, American, Cafe, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +599 544 2477
Description
Established in 1983, Zee Best is a household name for vacationers and residents. Serving artisanal French Pastries freshly prepared in our bakery every morning, you will find as well, a great coffee selection, fresh juices, heavenly crêpes and everything you could imagine made with eggs from benedicts to omelets!The most important meal of the day can also be the most delicious. Open for the early risers or sleepy heads, St-Maarten best breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm everyday (Simpson Bay and Port-de Plaisance location). Voted best breakfast place in St Maarten / St Martin 7 years in a row, Zee Best also serves lunch from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Come in and experience what breakfast and lunch are all about!Open 7 days a week, Zee Best, and its friendly staff, is "Zee" place to befor breakfast and lunch in St Maarten!

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