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“A fun place!”
Review of Sunset Beach Bar

Sunset Beach Bar
Ranked #18 of 115 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery
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?
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Wanted to check this out since it looked like a lot of fun. We went around dinner time in the evening. Because it was September, the slowest month on the island, there weren’t many people there although I believe this place gets really crowded during peak season. We were able to see a few planes come and go, but because of the late hour and the slow season, we didn’t see any huge planes land or take-off – just a few medium sized planes. It was still very fun to be so close and see them arrive. We had some cocktails and a pizza, all of which were very good. And the sunset was gorgeous! Overall, it was a fun way to spend the evening.

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Thank lddcg
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Reviewed September 29, 2013

This is the best bar for one to sit and eat and drink and watch the planes landing and taking off from Princess Juliana Airport. The food is great, the service is quick, the staff is very friendly. They always have the arrivals and departures written on a surf board.

Thank Tonitzv
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

Basic bar food, nothing special, but the environment is excellent!
Day time is for watching the planes mostly, but Sunday is Funday there for most of the locals.

Thank D L
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

My family and I went here for lunch one day. The location is amazing. There's no place better if you want to watch planes take off and land. The food was surprisingly good. I didn't expect much, but the burger I had was very good. My wife had a pizza and it was great. The pizzas are probably the best deal on the menu. They are huge and can easily be split between two adults. Drink prices were comparable with other places I've been to on St. Maarten. They really have a draw here with the planes, so I was expecting higher prices and was happily surprised. This place was kid-friendly, too. I was worried about the noise, but neither of my kids had any issues with it.

Pro-tip: look up the flight schedule before going. Small island hoppers land all day, but the big jets from Europe don't. Seeing the big guys is really what makes this place. Make sure you know when they'll be coming in before going.

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Thank m a
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

Go for the view and the plane landings. Drinks and food are not cheap but you can't believe the landings and takeoffs. Girls are free if topless at the bar ( seriously )

Thank Anabella2U
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