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“Great spot, excellent food! Go there!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Karakter

Karakter
Ranked #12 of 111 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Caribbean, Bar, European
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Good for: Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Drinks, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
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...
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
1 review
“Great spot, excellent food! Go there!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

I've been there with my cousin a couple of days ago and we were really surprised. The employees were Dutch, so this was quite easy for us but we honestly didn't expect the food to be this great. My cousin is a vegetarian and he was also very pleased! He leaves next monday, but we will definitely go back before! Go there, you won't be disappointed!! Right on the beach and a great setting with a old bus serving as a bar! :-)

  • Visited May 2013
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Brick, NJ
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168 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Drinks were great and the food very good. Would go back again but early in the day to get a decent parking space. Drinks were a little pricy but worth it

Visited May 2013
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alabama
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126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Hard to find, pricey, descent food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2013

Even with research and knowledge of where it was, I had to get directions from a local to find the road to get me to this place. It has a nice location on the beach, but we ate a late dinner, so didn't get to enjoy the view. I had grouper and some bland rice and wasn't that impressed. My GF had bacon wrapped dates and plantains. She was impressed, so I guess it was a success. I left with a dent in the wallet and wanted to stop at Burger King on the way home though.

Visited May 2013
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Unique little spot on the beach.....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

Great spot on the beach to grab some drinks and great food, loved the atmosphere and music. It's a fun, quirking great spot for anytime......not to miss!!!!

Visited May 2013
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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews
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“Best beach day ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2013

Really refreshing atmosphere at Karakter. Nice staff and not pretentious. Have a great day on the beach with loads of cocktails, food and friends. Beach chairs etc are complimentary and the location and character is great. See planes land and take off while you order drinks out of an old converted bus. Just plain cool..

Visited May 2013
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