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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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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed December 1, 2016

great casual restaurant and good food all day long on the beach! perfect for families, couples and groups.

Thank sabinomisciagna
st martin
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Kinda worn and and pricey for the style. Its a beach bar. So you go thinking its a beach place which it looks like, but its not. The menu is there to take the tourist.

Thank islander88StMartin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Busby's is a great place to hang out all day. The staff are friendly and remember you. Breakfast is great as is lunch. Dinner(Daniels by the Sea) is good and reasonable, but Busby's charm is it's location, their fabulous Rum Punches and beach. We first went 6 years ago and couldn't wait to get back this trip. So much so... More 

Thank John F
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We arrived by cruise ship and took a taxi to Dawn Beach because we read that it was peaceful and beautiful. We were greeted by Dudley at Mr Busby's and paid for two beach chairs and an umbrella....perfect. The tropical clear water had some waves and was delightful. Wish we had more time there! Great service!

Thank Lakehouse258
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

The view is what makes this place! We went twice. Once for breakfast. I had Canadian bacon and potatoes. My partner had an egg and sausage breakfast sandwich. I would not go back just for the food. I am picky, my spouse is not. He said it was was ok. If you just need sustenance, eat up! If you want... More 

Thank GR-Julie
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This restaurant is right on the ocean. We had Italian food and it was delicious. The service was good.

Thank AnnetteW30
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413 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2016

We h travel to SXM twice per year and always drive to Mr. Busby's in Oyster Pond area for an enjoyable lunch. Owner Daniel has become a wonderful friend over the years and his staff are fantastic. They greet us as family and are very attentive to our needs and to everyone who is there. Our favorite is the grilled... More 

Thank Edmund438
Lorain, OH
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Very nice place on the beach. Lots of friendly people and strong drinks. As we were leaving It was switching over to the dinner crowd when it's called Daniel's by the Sea. Will definitely go back another time for dinner.

Thank classyk
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Amazing lemon ice cocktail. Food was also very tasty, especially the tuna steak. Worth a visit with a beautiful location in the harbour.

Thank busjgh
Sacramento, California
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122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed November 22, 2016

This place probably has one of the best beach locations on the entire island. It's right on Dawn Beach. They also have beach chairs and umbrellas for you to enjoy your drinks in. When it comes to drinks though, you're probably better off with a beer or a glass of wine. The cocktails are pretty ho-hum... more ice than alcohol.... More 

Thank jun_r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?