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“Well Done Every Year”
Review of Karakter

Karakter
Ranked #20 of 118 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: European, Diner, Dutch
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, 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 April 24, 2013

Love to go back and relax on the beach and look forward to what is always a very nice lunch. Drinks are very reasonable.

Thank PPB_Tony
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

Went on vacation to St Maarten in March. Cute beach bar with both tables and beach chairs that you could be served at. The bar itself is made out of an old bus! The drinks are delicious--and strong! Order the frozen guavaberry cocktail, guavaberry liqueur is a St Maarten specialty. The coconut shrimp are to die for, but the crab cakes were just so-so. Service is good but sometimes a bit slow (island time!). Overall a good place to come for drinks and apps especially if you're staying nearby and can walk down the beach!

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Thank Julie372
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

We visited Karakter based on the TripAdvisor reviews and it proved to be a great day.

They offer free chairs & umbrellas if you are a customer (a good deal considering we paid 15 euros for the same at other beaches on the island). They have music playing that sets a nice ambiance on the beach.

The selection of food include tapas and snacks as well as full meals. We had nachos and a quiche with goat cheese & sun dried tomatoes. My husband voted it his favorite lunch of the week.

The service is prompt and friendly. I would highly recommend. The food and drinks were great.

One other high point is they have showers, so if you happen to be waiting for an afternoon flight and had to check out of the hotel, Karakter is a way better afternoon than wandering around town shopping.

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Thank Colleen W
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

We stayed down the beach at a condo - and it was so convenient to walk over (or swim) to this place. Great live jazz was playing, and we sat on a sofa kind of area right on the beach with tiki lights. They were serving Tapas style, and it was fun to try out and share. We even had a friendly beach dog come and visit us, while we looked out at the lights reflecting on the ocean.

Thank Artzgal
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Reviewed April 19, 2013

Everyday is great at Karacter, but on Friday nights they have a tapas menu that is spectacular and very reasonably priced for what you get. Also have llve music that is a little jazzy and always enjoyable. The atmosphere, embience and sservice is terrific. Definitely recommend.

Thank Sailormom65
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