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Pineapple Pete

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Simpson Bay East, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
544 6030
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Fri 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Jacksonville, Florida
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117 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stumbled across this today and we were really impressed!! The inside in really funky but very comfortable and the staff is outstanding. No great water views but very well done. Ordered the Conch Fritters, Lobster Escargots style, and were given samplers of the Lobster Thermidore and Crab Stuffed Shrimp by the owner to try. Everything was incredible. Our main courses... More 

Thank Rick B
East Meadow, New York, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't let the appearance from the street fool you. Excellent food and service. A true carribean restaurant. Try their lobster thermidor. Simply delicious. Also, they have live music every night.

1 Thank Holly T
Clinton, MD
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76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Caribbean vibe at Pineapple Pete. Love the atmosphere. Its the type of place you come to the Caribbean for. I had the Lobster Thermidore which is one of their specialties and it was absolutely delicious. It also has a sports bar with pool tables and TVs for entertainment.

1 Thank YDM425
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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351 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 809 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Luckily this local restaurant stayed open during off season and my wife and I visited it twice during our stay. The lobster thermador is a specialty and you have to try it. Have 1 split between both of you and ask for it to be cut with 2 plates and it is very reasonable. Had it both times. For an... More 

4 Thank EliteTravellers
Batavia, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't understand how this place doesn't make it higher on the list of restaurants on this island. The Pete burger I had was wonderful, I couldn't finish it all it was so big. The dessert was perfect, it was a coconut type of cake that was scrumptious. The live music was excellent, nice jazz guitarist that was great, perfect... More 

1 Thank koontzjlak
West End, North Carolina
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun yet relaxing atmosphere, friendly service and very good food. Loved the escargot and French Onion soup had a delicious flavor with lots of cheese!

1 Thank JetSetSandy167
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and polite servers. The crusted chicken parm. Was epic. The lounge side has a couple pool tables and you can watch any game.

1 Thank Josh F
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I return to this restaurant year after year and enjoy it every time. The food is good and I enjoy the live singer. The drinks are very good. The service isn't fast but I go to St Maarten to get away from the hustle and bustle and look forward to the slow pace of the island. The portions are quite... More 

1 Thank Julianne O
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amd I went back to Pineapple pete. The servers are fun, the party I was with had the lobster and they enjoyed it! I had the Ahi Tuna Salad and it was great!!! Love the saus. The salad is a bit too much on the big side but I don't eat a lot. Its local atmosphere and open airness really... More 

1 Thank Jeanthal
Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my daughter and her friend for an unconventional dinner during the week. We waited for 40minutes until they managed to bring our starters ( bruschetta) and 55 minutes for the main course (pasta and salad). The pineapple- shrimp salad was awful, shrimp was cold and tasted like gum, tomatoes were soft. The dressing tasted like pure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
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?