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“Love this bar!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sunset Beach Bar

Sunset Beach Bar
Ranked #20 of 111 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Description: Fasten your seatbelts for fun in the sun! Sunset Bar & Grill is St. Maarten's most popular beach bar and it's easy to see why. We are right on a beautiful white sandy beach, but also right at the end of the runway of Princess Juliana International Airport. Where else can you enjoy an ice cold beer as a huge KLM Jumbo Jet soars right over your head?
Charlotte, North Carolina
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“Love this bar!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

Great food and good views of planes landing. Try the tuna steak.....awesome! Average service, but good atmosphere!

Visited August 2013
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wanna drink free?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

Unique fun and great food, Sunset is the place to go to watch airplanes land over the beach just yards away. There's a party atmosphere all day long and topless women drink free at the bar, so beware little ones! You can avoid the bar however and the place is full of families as it's casual and great fun for kids. Bacon cheeseburgers were the best we had on the island.

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Brasil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Formidable”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

The best sunset of Caribe, good music, amazing landscape, beautiful people and right prices!
The planes arriving at airport very near from beach it's another show !

Visited December 2012
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new jersey
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“" the real thing...more than the hype"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

we have seen hundreds of videos of this bar, but its nothing like being there. the bar is roomy with lots of different areas to hang. i have to say no one bothered us for stuff. you know like locals like to sell you things.
the flights are posted on the surfboard.....usually any where betwen 12pm and 1:30 you will see the jumbos like air france or klm. i really could sit there all there either watching the plains.....takings a dip in the crystal clear water in front of the airport, or even watching the drunks hang on the fence as the plains blows sand all over them.
the food is your basic run of the mill bar food from burgers to wings. it was tasty and came out pretty fast.
its really is a must if you are in st. maarten, i thinks that is one place in the world where you can see planes up close like no other.....you may want to cover ears as it passes because its loud.

Visited August 2013
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“noisy but good hamburgers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

A unique place watching the planes land and take off.
The food is ok, but the music on top of the airplane sounds is annoying and could be more adjusted.

Visited August 2013
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