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Zee Best Restaurant

Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+599 544 2477
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“crepes” (207 reviews)
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7:30 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

Pros - nice staff - great Coffee - Conveniently located with decent parking Cons - claim everything is freshly made - what about the Mcdonald style hash browns!! - totally outrageous prices for 2 eggs and hash browns for $7.50 USD - order their specialty...More

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Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Huge menu, fast service and great food! Best French onion soup on the island. Visiting this place, you can't go wrong! Two location and have been to both. Prices are right.

Thank deb b
Reviewed January 28, 2016

Been going there for years since we come here for January - February and on 26 January 2016 the servers seemed untrained and even rude. Sorry maybe we'll try again next year or maybe not.

Thank Jack B
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Ended up eating here for breakfast 3 times in the week I was here. Its a nice little shop with patio dining, not many seats. I mainly had eggs and fresh croissants...along with Irish coffee!! They had a number of tasty looking sweet rolls but...More

Thank Oildog77
Reviewed January 25, 2016

Zee Best is one of the best places on the island for breakfast. The best almond croissants you'll ever put in your mouth...ever. A Sint Maarten experience.

Thank travelandyoga
Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

Prepare to wait a while for any service at Zee Best. Coffee need refilling? Too bad, it's going to be a long wait for a second cup. The pastries were the best part of this breakfast, but they come in a basket that has been...More

Thank Sooner-explorer
Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

We had originally stopped at the bake shop not knowing there was no seating there. The nice worker there told us how to get to the restaurant from the bake shop, which was around a 5-7 minutes drive into Simpson Bay. The restaurant is located...More

Thank Annie L
Reviewed January 22, 2016

They have a good breakfast great pastries but have not had any lunches there but great omelets and a wide varieties

Thank themmsquad
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

The best crepes anywhere on the island . They bring a basket of French pastries to the table and you take what you want. The almond croissants are so delicious .

Thank Marzfam
Reviewed January 21, 2016 via mobile

We love this place! We ate here for breakfast the majority of our stay. The omelets were great, as were the crepes. Additionally, the pastries are superb. If you get a chance, make sure to give it a try. I am sure you won't be...More

Thank Sean G
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March 15, 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Most places on the island take credit cards. Zee best restaurant I believe, takes cash only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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