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Mr. Busby's Beach Bar

# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6088
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (229 reviews)
“lobster” (95 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. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I had the pizza one night but mostly just a beer at the bar each night of my vacation. The lady who made the pizza was so sweet and it was very good. Bartenders were so personable and friendly. Highly recommend. Always crowded which is...More

Thank Europabound
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Great beach bar/restaurant with decent food. Pasta/fish was good, pizza OK and key-lime pie truly outstanding... service was great the first time, not so good the next time we went.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed March 26, 2016

Convenient location from Oyster Bay Beach Resort, limited menu, good location to view the surf and enjoy a cold beer and a sandwich. Also serve pizza but pricey for what you get.

Thank TejasVoyager
Reviewed March 24, 2016

The food was great! The setting off the beach was amazing. The service was a little slow, but they were extremely busy and you could see the staff really hustling to keep up. This place was a short walk from the Oyster Bay Hotel and...More

1  Thank Megan M
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Mr. Busby's is the best stop on Dawn Beach. It is right on the beach. The drinks are cold. The food is satisfying. You can't go wrong there for lunch. I did not eat dinner there but they transform the place and upscale the seating...More

Thank Cmehavefun
Reviewed March 22, 2016

this place was so great!!! our seat was right on the beach almost..with the moon shining over the ocean..so amazing.. the food was some of the best Italian food we have ever eaten!! hands down THE best tiramisu we have EVER eaten!!

Thank Kristen L
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Right on the beach, this place serves excellent food. The steak sub was the best I've had. Great sandwiches too and very good prices. Service was with a smile!

Thank paulbelanger
Reviewed March 21, 2016

The staff is nice, atmosphere is open and Caribbean and the "food average". That said the prices can be steep for some things and I had to wait 1 1/2 hours to get a cheeseburger and fries even put on the grille. I asked for...More

Thank Matthews H
Reviewed March 21, 2016

The restaurant has a great location and wonderful atmosphere, but the service was extremely slow and very inattentive. Several tables around us that were seated after us were finished before us. It took over 20 minutes to get a dessert menu that we asked for...More

Thank JG H
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Good prices, on the beach, food and drink great. Pizza excellent. Friendly staff. Afternoon visit. Stopped by around supper time, food looked great but just picked up a pizza to go.

Thank dwhill74
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Maryann B
Which credit cards are accepted here? Thanks
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
What are the beers you can drink on this island
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
The places near the ports have pretty much everything.
Do they serve gluten free meals?
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
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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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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