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Dawn Beach, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6442
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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great find. Food and staff are excellent. We've been traveling to St.Maarten for years and just recently had the pleasure of dining at Canoa. One of the best restaurants on the island.

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Thank aearias
Cape Cod Mass
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great little restaurant. Service was excellent food was amazing and the deserts were out of this world. I had the key lime pie. My husband had the raspberry cheesecake. The stuffed grouper was excellent and the tuna was cooked to perfection.

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Thank travelingaraujos
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We love this place. Try the amazing Canoa Plantain appetizer. The description might sound odd, but it is delicious. The Jerked Double Center cut pork chop was probably the best thing I ate all week, seasoned and cooked perfectly.

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Thank Chad M
McMurray, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

one of the best in Oyster Pond. been here several times in last 4 years. Will be back. Highly recommend.

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate dinner here twice while staying at the Oyster Bay Beach Resort. The first dinner was fantastic start to finish for a group of 6 of us, second dinner with just my husband was only okay. Service wasn't as good as it had been the first time, and our entrees were just okay. Appetizers both times were fantastic, as was... More 

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Missouri
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The two of us enjoyed our meal here. The service was right-on and the food was presented beautifully.

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Thank knitparty
New York City, New York
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend who had been here before recommended this restaurant and did it blow our minds. We were a table of 9 and the staff was kind enough to seat us before restaurant opening time as we came a bit early. The food was fresh and staff was attentive. We had more than 15 dishes and they were all too... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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141 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful small restaurant is located in the dock and has excellent cuisine. The night we went they had music and it was much fun as well. The setting is unique being by the water and the service was great.

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Thank Andy M
Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Canoa is one of the best restaurants on the island. The service is great and the food is tremendous. It is a welcome change to the sometimes over-the-top French fare in Grand Case. The flavors are layered and complex, and the offerings are varied. Every person that I've taken to this restaurant (who knows food) loves it! Being a foodie,... More 

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Cottonwood Heights
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small, quaint restaurant on the water. The service was excellent but the food was as good as it gets - everyone loves what we ordered.

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Thank Kent T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawn Beach, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6442

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