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Mr. Busby's Beach Bar

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# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6088
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Portland, Maine
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We showed up with a group of 12 for lunch. No problem! Tables pushed together and menus handed out. Service was friendly and outstanding with food coming quite quickly. Everyone enjoyed their lunch! A wonderfully delicious seaside meal!

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Florida
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten at Busby's several time and on this trip went at night when it is transformed into a lovely dining experience. Our waitress was great and our food was full of flavor.

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Thank vacabound2016
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's really 3 different restaurants in the same location, Mr. Busby's Beach Bar, Daniel's by the Sea, and a pizza restaurant. The food was good but the service was bad. First time I went there the service was average at best, but the food was fantastic. The second time the service was truly terrible, and because it took the server... More 

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Thank Tom F
Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We go to Dawn Beach to boogy board/ride the waves and do some snorkeling. You just have to go when it isn't too windy. Get a chair/umbrella, then a drink from Mr Busby's. After some swimming and walking down the beautiful beach, we have lunch at Mr Busby's. Great outdoor, casual lunch. What a great day.

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Thank wineanddine32
Punta Cana
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Oyster Pond and we stumbled upon this great casual restaurant with an amazing view of Dawn Beach. Just a note that this restaurant doesn't take credit cards cash only. We ordered the Grouper Sandwich on a baguette and Conch Curry. These lunch portions were big enough to share. The food was fantastic. In fact we enjoyed... More 

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Thank Vanessa M
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends and my wife ate here one night. We mostly stayed around the resort because we didn't want to drive downtown at night so this place was a good option right on the beach. The food was good, nothing spectacular but we enjoyed it. We ain't there at night so it becomes another restaurant I believe it's called David's.

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Thank paul p
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really liked the location overlooking the beach! We ordered Italians dishes which were excellent! The service was great, waiter very attentive. We were with our teenagers and they loved the food as well! It was our last night in St Martin , it didn't disappoint!

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Thank shann0nchris
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the great reviews I expected the best island restaurant ever but must say I was I bit dissapointed. It's a decent island experience with deck on the ocean and everything but the food selection and taste didn't blow me away really. There are many similar ones on the islands, and some that are much better

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Thank Hans L
Ashland, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located steps away from the beach, Mr Busby's offers a great breakfast or lunch menu. Cash only. At night, it changes its name to Dan's Italian and offers a different menu. We had lobsters. Credit cards are accepted at night

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Eagle, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we ate a lobster dinner here, The food was mediocre the ambiance was great. I think there pasta dishes looked excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6088

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