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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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Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We only visited once this year, and we chose breakfast. It was great! One of the best we've gotten on island. There is a large selection. The restaurant sits on Airport Road and the interior is nicely done and very comfortable. The service was outstanding.

Thank MamaFuji
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and well presented, The environment was relaxed and our hostess Sally was very friendly. Even though she was doing double duty took the time to explain the menu and helped us with our choices. My experience encouraged me to try them for breakfast and I was not disappointed. It will be one of my go-to places... More 

Thank seva W
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for casual dining and great food at an affordable price. The hostess is superb and provides friendly services.

Thank cpa9
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

There was a corner table where i and my one year old daughter could set up camp and explore the delights of sitting in a new place and sharing a plate full of food. Thank you for a wonderful calm experience, a wonderful brunch and outing for mama and daughter.

Thank t t
South Portland, Maine
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Wonderful restaurant from the time you walk in the door till you finish a delicious meal freshly prepared, beautiful plate presentation and impeccable service by Sally. Sally knows how to make you feel at home and her attention to detail and menu knowledge, WOW! Lunch is our favorite, try the fresh Mahi or spinach pita or a hot Stew.

Thank ronm34145
Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

The food here was very good and we really liked the service we received -- but we were the only ones in the dining room. Not sure why they have located their kitchen on the lagoon side, leaving the diners with a view of the road. The homemade rum served complimentary at the end of the meal was very nice.

Thank Kelli L
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great menu, great staff, good drinks! Try the cocktails and their homemade banana rum. For breakfast they have amazing bagels, also I recommend the homemade yoghurt with fruit and granola! That bowl will fill you up with deliciousness For lunch and dinner make sure to order something from their specials, but leave some room for desserts! Best one's on the... More 

Thank Sophie_Lop
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I have tried just about every restaurant on the Dutch side, & Vesna Taverna is by far the best! Take it from us we're quite the foodies. Warm and friendly service accompanied by delicious food makes for a wonderful evening. My fiancé had the steak which was mouth watering. I had the cassolete de st. Jacques with... More 

Thank KarinaOTRL
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited St Maarten for the first time and were lucky enough to find this gem! From the atmosphere to the food to the service, EVERYTHING was great! The waitress we had treated us like family from the moment we walked in; she was extremely warm and welcoming, explained the menu, their specials, giving us her recommendations... More 

Thank Tom K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

I'm not really a review writer but after consistently getting great service from warm and loving island people year after year I feel like I have to. The food is AMAZING, they get it right every single time! Please don't waste the meal with a soda, their fresh smoothies and juices are always extremely delicous as well. Very flexible staff... More 

Thank Boeka_Marie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
French, Greek, Mediterranean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Dining on a budget, Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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?