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Simpson Bay Road 121 | Simpson Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-523-9983
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (76 reviews)
“bitterballen” (13 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (46 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Simpson Bay Road 121 | Simpson Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed November 4, 2015

The beach is beautiful, the sand is white and powdery. The water is pristine clear and beautiful as seen in those bounty commercials. The beach chairs are complementary. The cocktails are of average quality and they're above average island price. Beers are served cool but...More

Thank Lauricsxm
Reviewed November 3, 2015

Very good food - excellent atmosphere. Walked in from beach, with swimsuit and enjoyed the desk and ocean. Live music the night we were there. We were encouraged to take our time - no rush - island time ! Will definitely visit again if ever...More

Thank Movinonup42
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Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Love this place, great spot to hang out and enjoy the beach, drink a food, all in one, service is quick and the location is great! Food is ok, a little overpriced for the quality that you get, but that comes with the view i...More

Thank Eliska H
Reviewed November 2, 2015

Staying at Mary's Boon next door and came here twice. Once for drinks and once for an evening dinner. Lots of fun, good drinks, and really good food.

Thank Dasbeak
Reviewed November 1, 2015

wandered along the beach to this place for breakfast, and it was very pleasant. Good coffee, plus a nice spread of other stuff at a reasonable price.

Thank pirranD
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Amazing Beach parking can be a pain because it's usually packed full but the food is good and the service is ok

Thank Mike H
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Was here again, alone this time on a Thursday. Life music, great view, friendly staff, good glass of white wine (pinot grigio).

Thank EverardvK
Reviewed October 27, 2015

The food is Devine. We ate here 3 nights in a row it was that good. Entertainment on weekend was good too. Staff was fantastic.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed October 23, 2015

Good food, reasonably priced and right on the beach. We ate there on several occasions during our 3 day stay, it was that good.

Thank dlbrn
Reviewed October 20, 2015

They have a nice beach with cocktails served right too you. The food was very good and this beach is Pet friendly. Don't be surprised if there are woman topless here!

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Frank S
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We indeed can store your luggage. To get a taxi, just ask one of the waiters/waitresses and they will call you one. Mark, Karakter Beach Bar
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Han v |
Yes we still have tapas on Friday nights.. the only thing changed is that you also can order from the existing menu during the night
Karen C
January 31, 2016|
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Response from Lauricsxm | Reviewed this property |
Correct, the health inspection closed them for some infractions. However they worked hard to correct the situation and they are back in business! The best thing is that the health inspection now calls it the cleanest bar... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simpson Bay Road 121 | Simpson Bay, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-523-9983
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Specialized in healthy and delicious food, Karakter offers only the best: the best smoothies, salads, wines, beers, cocktails, tapas and lunches. Our lounge chairs, wooden couches and lounge cushions, paired with amazing white sand and a perfect blue sea, complete the ultimate Caribbean experience. Karakter. Your total beach experience. Just relax and we will take care of the rest...
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