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“Karakter has Character”
Review of Karakter

Karakter
Ranked #10 of 116 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: European, Diner, Dutch
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Specialized in healthy and delicious food, Karakter offers only the best: the best smoothies, salads, wines, beers, cocktails, tapas and lunches. Our lounge chairs, wooden couches and lounge cushions, paired with amazing white sand and a perfect blue sea, complete the ultimate Caribbean experience. Karakter. Your total beach experience. Just relax and we will take care of the rest...
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Spent a lovely day at Karakter, a beach bar and restaurant on Simpson's Bay, next door to Mary's Boon on St Maarten. It's actually a white school bus that got stuck there many years ago. nice sandy beach, a little surf, on south side of airport runway. The food is very gourmet and good, a little pricey tho. The service is excellent on the beach or in the table area. They let you use their umbrellas and lounges for free, but you cannot bring in food or drinks. I really enjoyed it, my husband liked it, especially when the young thing took off her top. You must expect some nudity on St Maarten, no problem for us!

1  Thank MaryTerye
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Reviewed July 11, 2012

Water is a little rough here and its noisy from the Airport, but other than that it is a great place to visit for a delicious meal and refreshing drinks. Free wifi is available, toilets, and showers!

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Reviewed July 9, 2012

unbelievably good food that comes out of a school bus!! I had coconut shrimp with a chili lime mayo, out of this world! My husband had a fabulous grouper special, and I also tasted my friends crab cakes, also delicious. They serve you right out on your beach chairs, with real glassware, tableware, and flatware. The beach was gorgeous, the drinks were delicious, the service was great. It's not cheap, but if you wanna splurge on yourself at least one day of your trip, go and you won't be disappointed. (But go early, chairs are full by 11am)

1  Thank herrmatello
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

We spent a lovely evening here on the last night of our holiday.
Wonderful atmosphere - live music, flame torches and attentive staff.
The food was great - had some fabulous prawns. All finished off with some lovely cocktails.
No hesitation in recommending this restaurant/bar on the beach.

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Thank Janet176
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Reviewed July 7, 2012

Loved the old school bus converted into a bar!
Service was great
Food was fresh and tasty

Thank jordansintheusa5
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