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“Awesome Location, Great Food, Laid Back Atmosphere”
Review of Dinghy Dock Bar OP

Dinghy Dock Bar OP
Ranked #3 of 17 Restaurants in Oyster Pond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Dinghy Dock Bar is a true Caribbean dive bar. Situated on a historic marina in Oyster Pond, the bar straddles the Dutch and French line sitting over the water. It's a place where high and low, locals and tourists, rub elbows and party the night away. It was originally a place to get the rowdy drunken sailor's out of the finer establishments in the area. Sit at the bar and to hear stories told, some true and many not, from around the island and around the world. The "mix your own" happy hour is the best around. That's right, you get the bottle, glass, mixer, and make you own drink. This is also one of the best-stocked bars on the island, with the usual suspects, as well some unusual ones - even a selection of craft beers from the US for those missing a taste of home. The kitchen makes some of the best casual bar food around, lunch and dinner. You won't find better fish and chips, ribs, burgers, wings, or anything else on the menu. Daily specials vary from goat stew to jerk pork chops to blackened grouper. We open at 8am for coffee and fresh baked croissants. The kitchen opens around 11am and runs until you're stuffed. All are welcome - kids, dogs, iguanas, random dock critters, old and young people - provided, of course, they're up for a good time. Family friendly most of the day and night, late night is definitely more suited for the "big kids". You never know what will happen at this place. There is also live music every Sunday night and usually 2-3 other nights of the week. Sports fan? The game is always on at the Dinghy Dock. Whether it's NFL, NHL, NBA, Soccer, College, Pro, Olympics, you name it and we will like be watching. Stop by and yell at the tvs(that's right, more than one) with us. You are guaranteed to have a good time no matter what night you go, and once you've been there, you will be back. Maybe because you got so drunk you forgot your shoes, or maybe to do it all over again. Dinghy Dock Bar "The Peril of Oyster Pond"
Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I visited St Martin for our 25th wedding anniversary. In our guest house, we looked through the guest book to see what previous visitors had written. Dinghy Dock was frequently mentioned with positive remarks, so we decided to try it out. What can I say? Wonderful location right by the water looking out over Oyster Bay; incredible ribs and tasty fish & chips, and the staff was exceedingly pleasant. Our server, Kendall, took very good care of us and engaged in just the right amount of conversation. Although we have several other restaurants we want to visit, we will definitely return to Dinghy Dock before departing this beautiful island.

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Reviewed July 16, 2014

We had the best time at Dinghy Dock bar . Staff was very friendly. Kendall,our sever was super nice. She watched our dog, Coconut and gave him treats and water, while we did a 6 person Shot ski with new friends we met from our home town of Washington Pa. They were on their honeymoon. It is the place to be! You will see friends you met on the beach then make even more friends! Did I say the food was great! It is the best! Come for happy hour and pour your own drink. Very dog friendly. Just a fun place. We will go back!

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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great service, our server Alain was wonderful. The fish and chips were fantastic! The owner Seth made us feel welcome.

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Thank Dorie S
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very casual night with great friends and terrific service!! Alain was our spectacular bartender/server!!! Wonderful atmosphere at the marina. Breezes abound you!

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Thank mamalaura54
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Not really what it has been before. Food is good! Service left a little to be desired- party of five. Our food came out over time, 2 of our party was completely finished when the last one finally came out. Good fish tacos.

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Thank Lisa J
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