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“Good enough” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Topper's By The Sea

Topper's By The Sea
Ranked #35 of 111 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Lebanon, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Good enough”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2012

My fish sandwich was good, but the kids did not like their Caribbean steak sandwiches. Average pricing. You can do worse....nice and clean. Friendly staff.

Visited March 2012
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Pine Brook, New Jersey
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“Great prime rib”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2012

If you like prime rib, visit Toppers. Friendly staff, great frozen drinks.

Visited March 2012
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Cave Creek, Arizona
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“excellent casual dining with a view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2012

great drinks and free rum tasting. Good burgers and the mahi mahi reuben is fabulous! Dined here several times during our stay. Reasonable prices. Service is a little slow, but, hey, you're on vacation!

  • Visited March 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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89 reviews
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“Delicious food, gracious hospitality...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2012

Topper's in Simpson Bay loks like just another little storefront restaurant on the main drag of Simpson Bay, but it is certainly worth stopping in for the wide variety of food and the best rum punch in St. Maarten. The fish and lobster are fresh: At an early lunch one day, we had to wait for the just-caught lobster to be delivered to the kitchen so the chef could make my salad! Another specialty is the brisket. Yes, you can get really good brisket (sandwich or plate) on St. Maarten. If you want a bit more atmosphere, go to Topper's-on-the-Beach, which has an amazing view of the sunset, an even more extensive menu, and weekly musical floorshows. (And do try that rum punch.)

  • Visited April 2011
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
“Be willing to wait forever and enjoy non-creative offerings.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2012

Went for an evening meal and waited for an hour after we ordered. While waiting no waiters approached us for another drink or to provide status. Once received, the meal was sub-standard. I decided to give them a second chance the next day and try their self proclaimed - excellent cheese burger. Again, I waited close to an hour and was told they had only one chef on duty. Even the waitresses were frustrated. All of this while the owner sat next to me where he should have been back in the kitchen with the chef. He showed no concern whatsoever for his customers or his staff. Worst service on the island. The cheese burger ... frozen patty.

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