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“We Wanted to Like It”

Bajatzu Bar & Grille
Ranked #85 of 337 Restaurants in Sint Maarten
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: This sexy restaurant, filled with classy downtown Tribeca ambiance can only be described as enchanting, mysterious and inviting. The food is outright delicious and packed full of flavor! Watch as the open kitchen entertains, excites and culminates into a great dining experience! Polite, energetic staff provide an exceptional fine dining experience and only add to the pinnacle of flavor profiles; drinks full of life and food full of love. Bajatzu serves only all natural Black Angus beef, aged for a minimum of 28 days. The seafood is brought in daily and mouth-watering. Bajatzu is for people of all ages and tastes, is the ZENITH of steak houses and is a definite NOT TO BE MISSED dining experience on the island of St. Maarten. Also, be sure to stay around after you finish dinner to mingle and enjoy drinks with all the beautiful people on the island, either in the late night lounge area or outdoor patio overlooking the Maho strip. See you soon!
Rockville Centre, NY
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“We Wanted to Like It”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

We always look for new restaurants when we visit St. Maarten, and we hoped this could become one of our favorites. It's pretentious (for St. Maarten) and pricey. We waited an inordinate amount of time for our order to arrive, sitting in a very smokey corner of the room in the 'burger bar', since you can only order burgers in this part of the restaurant - the remainder is a very pricey Grill Room. When it did finally come, my Kobe burger was not as ordered (more rare than the requested medium), and it was subsequently sent back 3X, for not cooked enough, not hot enough. The other diners at our table also endured eating food that was cold. The manger did the right thing upon my complaint and took the burger off our bill, plus an additional 10% off, but it was only after our complaints and the folks at the table next to us who were also waiting a long time, did he go in to the kitchen to see what was causing the delays in getting food out. If the wait staff is so overwhelmed, as our nice waitress appeared to be serving many tables, the restaurant needs runners to get the food out while still hot. I doubt if we will return next year.

  • Visited January 2013
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English first
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6 reviews
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“Excellent as always”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

Best place to eat in Sxm, always friendly and top notch food. Our favorite waiter took very good care of us as always he was a waiter from former restaurant in the old airport he always recognized us which is a great trait as we're only here once a year

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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Overwhelming smoke from cigarettes. Hated it.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

They need to clean up their act. Restaurants in the 21st century should not be smoky hell holes. Pity, but the food is excellent...they need to fix this disgusting problem.

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Savannah, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

We read the reviews on this restaurant and decided to book. I couldn't believe how bad the service was, it took an hour from first sitting down to get our starters, they forgot the sides with one of our mains and gave us the wrong sauces, twice! The steaks were cooked right and the pasta dish was ok but I would not eat here again. We were sad because this was a special celebration with friends.

  • Visited January 2013
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Toronto
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
“Yum!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

Great menu, fresh steaks, fish and seafood. We enjoyed the crabcake appetizer (you only get one), filet mignon, fresh fish and salads. The fries were really yummy too. The food was really good and we sat outside enjoying the warm breeze. Service was very good (friendly, helpful and attentive). This restaurant has really improved since our last visit a couple of years ago. We will definitely be back. The asian appetizers that used to be on the menu should make a come back. They were really good. Location in Maho is great. Reservations are a must in high season.

  • Visited December 2012
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