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Mr. Busby's Beach Bar

# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-543-6088
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (230 reviews)
“lobster” (99 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed March 8, 2018

As I understand it, Mr. Busby's was demolished during Hurricane Irma. That's really too bad. I hope they rebuild. Good food, beautiful location.

Thank susiewach
Reviewed February 12, 2018

We're sad to lose Mr Busby's, but she has been washed out by Irma. It seems the Dutch and French sides are disputing the country line at Oyster Bay, and until that is settled, there are no recovery efforts at all in the area.

2  Thank LarryEls
Reviewed January 21, 2018

I have been coming to St. Maarten every year for the past 30 years. I stay at Princess Heights, which is just up the road from Mr. Busby's. NOTHING COULD HAVE PREPARED ME for this. The entire tourist area around Mr. Busby's is GONE! COMPLETELY...More

3  Thank 171jc
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is gone... Irma demolished that whole area. Very very sad! As well as Daniel’s by the sea and Island pizza.

3  Thank Alisson B
Reviewed September 18, 2017

My wife and I have been going to SXM twice a year since 1997. Mr. Busby's, it's great friendly staff, it's delicious food and dear friend owner Daniel are all very special to us and we are hoping someone knows of the health and welfare...More

2  Thank Edmund438
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Well, the staff was super nice and there was an awesome guy playing live music. It sits beachside but has NO fresh food? Every was highly processed or frozen. The food was not good and not worth the calories. ALSO, everyone in my party left...More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Do u like to go where the action is always happening? This place is always a good stop. The food is local and so is the seafood dishes. Looking for a great evening stop the music will lead you there Feel like dancing get up...More

Thank MsBeth2016
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Great place to be for food, drinks, beach chairs, surf and excellent views. The food is very good along with the service. Rosalyn is an excellent server and Gray is the best beach attendant ever. This neat place converts to Daniels By The Sea for...More

Thank TheWiseOwl-AZ
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

I must say if you are in Oyster Pond in the morning be sure to stop by Mr Busby's for breakfast. Just a good basic breakfast, friendly efficient staff, and good prices. Thank LuLu and other staff for making us feel right at home.

Thank James H
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

This is the local favorite and steps away from the villa that we stayed! Everyone enjoyed the food and drinks! Quaint and sweet! Rustic yet super comfortable!:)

Thank tiffanybrafford
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Maryann B
April 14, 2017|
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Response from MBAF174 | Reviewed this property |
During the day, no credit cards; at night they do take credit cards.
Steven W
March 5, 2017|
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Response from tibb307 | Reviewed this property |
American domestics and specialty beers. Wide range of choices! Caribe is a local beer.
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
I don't eat rice, bread, etc. and I was fine. Seafood and salads were staples. I did eat the fries with mayo, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
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, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6088
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