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Vesna Taverna

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Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-524-5283
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant recommended by a friend. A very nice and romantic atmosphere. Melody, our server and the owner did take considerable time for explaining the meals. Great salad and nicely prepared entries. We did have a great evening. Wolf

Thank Wolfgang E
Lake Mary, Florida
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213 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Vesna Taverna has it all. Good location, beautiful decor, great prices, friendly, helpful staff and most of all delicious food. The menu has a great variety of offerings and there is also a board with daily specials. The three of us ordered completely different items and were thrilled with all of them. Everything is made fresh on the premises and... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our first stop upon arrival and our last stop before departure. Vesna and her staff put so much love into the food that they prepare. The breakfast is hands down the best on the Island. Our friend Sally is a true delight and knows how to run the place. Vesna and her talented husband have a great thing... More 

Thank RonCooper1
Reston, Virginia
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've tried to find a restaurant in Simpson bay with both atmosphere and quality food for many years. Vesna's certainly fit the bill for both! The location is ideal and the food is both authentic, and surprisingly reasonably priced. The same dishes that are offered at the other bars/grills we considered were twice the price and half the size (and... More 

Thank MGD1010
Putnam, Connecticut
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Party of 6 ,excellent service food and atmosphere . Owned by husband & wife team who aim to please . ! Tasty lamb shank on bed of mashed potatoes , brie baked pastry on a salad for an app and nice drinks . Too full for any desserts . Even the 2 picky teenagers were pleased .!

Thank CJ F
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was on the search for a nova lox on the island and found one at this restaurant. My husband and I were overly pleased with the atmosphere, food, and wonderful service provided to us! After having some bad experiences with service at our resort, this place welcomed us and made us feel right at home!

Thank Olivia G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We especially like it for dinner. Tree frogs outside the restaurant (unseen) add a nice ambience. The food is out of this world. Try the lamb shank if available. The curry sauce is to die for. Get it on the grouper. Delicious.

Thank Frank S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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304 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

American, French, Greek restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The menu includes dinners from each of the countries. Home-made desserts are delicious. They have complimentary home-made peach rum after dinner. Very friendly staff. We enjoyed our dinner so much we stopped for breakfast the next day on our way to the airport.

Thank 2010Escape
Trumbull, Connecticut
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us ordered lamb shanks and they needed salt. The fourth ordered chicken Milanese which made up for it. The chicken and sauce was very good. The Tsitaki didn't have much flavor and the Greek Salad was kind of bland. This year was a mixed bag but will try again next year. After dinner drink of banana rum was... More 

Thank cdeal12
Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Saturday night is 'Greek Night'. Just came back from an excellent dinner and if you like Greek food you've come to the right place. Full menu, however, if Greek is not on your list.. The menu is wide open and anything you choose will be excellent. Quick and friendly service. A 'must stop' restaurant in St. Maarten. We've been coming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
French, Greek
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-524-5283

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