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Guy's Driftwood Boat Bar

Maho Beach, Maho, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-524-6799
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shawarma” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (79 reviews)
“ribs” (13 reviews)
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American, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza
Maho Beach, Maho, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want an amazing view of the planes landing over Maho beach this is the place to go. The drinks are amazing, service always friendly, and food portions plentiful. It can get very busy here when the cruise ships are in Port as buses...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wanted to come to Maho to see planes. This bar seemed a bit more laid back. When we walked up a guy was trying to get me to pay him $20 for chairs, just being cautious I wanted to go up to the bar to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank acardinrnbsn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the two beach bars on the famous Maho beach (where the planes land). We usually go to Sunset - but decided to try this one out. We tried to order two beers on a quiet weekday afternoon. After being ignored by...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Altius10
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

One of two places to relax and refresh yourself with a caribe beer or frozen drink while you wait for the planes to fly over the beach to land. Basic decent bar food and a few beach chairs. Smaller of the two bars. Looks much...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scott1102
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The food was okay , not bad but what you would expect for bar food . The view is worth it . This place to the place on the other side of the runway is a must do . Eat lunch and watch the jets...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anthony D
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Can’t lie, I really thought for a place that’s located so close to Maho bay, I figured they would be exorbitant with the pricing at this place but I ended up enjoying myself thoroughly. For $20, we got 2 beach chairs, an umbrella and 2...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Redux27
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We ended up at the Driftwood Bar on a day trip to St Maarten after a fruitless search for an ATM ( there are none at arrivals at Juliana Airport, and the one in Maho was out of order ). In need of a drink...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Tilly41
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Great Shawarma and the bucket prices can’t be beat. Low key restaurant great for a late night dinner and drink!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Christie R
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Located right next to the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, this quaint little restaurant & bar offers 2 lounge chairs and an umbrella for only $20/day -- and includes 2 drinks (beer, soda or water). Also, check out their fresh, local, whole snapper -- served with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank DeborahFL
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Driftwood Boat Bar is located next to the famous beach where you can see the planes passing by so low that can almost touch them. It's of course the main attraction of this place. Furthermore it's a fun place to drink and have a quick...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank andre s
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November 3, 2018|
Response from Tilly41 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, we were day trippers from St. Barths an walked from the airport...but I guess about 25 usd for all 3.
July 18, 2018|
Response from Donnie W | Reviewed this property |
2 or 3 dollars for a Carib beer, maybe 4 at most but it’s pretty cheap!
August 21, 2017|
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Response from 299christye | Reviewed this property |
My guess is it never closes down. Located across the beach from Sunset Beach Bar which is a major tourist attraction. This is more quiet & personal. . Located next door to a Maho Beach Resort. You will see hours vary in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maho Beach, Maho, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Maho
  • Phone Number: +1 721-524-6799
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