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Pineapple Pete

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Simpson Bay East, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
544 6030
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sudbury, Canada
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Forget fall off the bone....think 'no chewing required'! The menu was very reasonably priced - we had the Lobster Thermidor, Chicken Finger burger, Fish and Chips (grouper) and baby back ribs (there were six of us). The atmosphere is great - live music was amazing, and not so loud you needed to raise your voice to talk across the table.... More 

1 Thank leannelavoie
Woodbridge, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Didn't Meet My Expectations...but maybe I expected the wrong thing. I told our taxi cab driver that we wanted local island food. I suggested SkipJack's after reading their reviews but he convinced me that Pineapple Pete's had more variety. I listened. We ate around 8 pm and the place was quite empty. It started filling up shortly after we arrived... More 

Palo Alto, California
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123 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A local suggested Pineapple Pete and this restaurant is very good. The meal I had was excellent as I had the crusted ahi tuna. There was live entertainment which was nice. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful.

1 Thank ochump
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went for supper the night we arrived on St. Maarten. It was close by and we had been there on a previous visit. I had the salmon bisque. It was very good, full of chunks of salmon, thick, almost like a mousse in texture, very flavourful. My husband had ribs (pork back ribs, St. Maarten is... More 

Thank Michelle W
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134 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped after an activity to have early appetizers. Calamari was great - or so I was told. Had a salad with chicken - very good and plenty. Beer was cold for the boys.

Thank Janie R
Exeter, Rhode Island
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good local place to get a bite to eat the first day you arrive. Very good salmon and the tropical drinks my husband loved. The wine by the glass was affordable and good selection. They had someone playing the guitar as well that night. Very relaxed environment with good food.

Thank pat54074
Ancaster, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food, great atmosphere, good service and a tasty menu. What more do you need? This spot has been a tourist and local favourite since time immemorial.

Thank DragonSlayer1010
Syracuse, New York
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A few of my friends suggested that i tried Pineapple Pete's for dinner, so i did. I ordered the Fried Grouper...it was overly greasy. like it went from the fryer to my plate. i couldn't eat it. I asked the server for his recommendation- it was crab stuffed shrimp with rice & veggies. definitely better than the greasy grouper but... More 

Thank Nessa R
Whitby, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service and great food. Large portion, have leftovers for another meal. Waiters take their job seriously. Personal attention from owner. Would go back there in a flash. Highly recommended.

Thank sadmanz
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have made it our thing to eat here the first night we arrive on the island. Filled with anticipation we ordered appetizers and various fish dinners. The food was just not good. The tuna dishes were ordered med-rare and seared. The dishes were delivered a solid med and severely over cooked. The dish went back. The substitute fish dish... More 

Thank Anne K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Simpson Bay East, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: 544 6030

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