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“Great views, good service, but terrible food”
Review of Sunset Bar & Grill

Sunset Bar & Grill
Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Maho
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

We came here to check out the sunset and the planes landing/taking off, and on that point, the place delivered. The setup is nice, the views are amazing, and contrary to a lot of reviews, the service actually wasn't too bad. But ultimately what failed us was the food. We ordered a tuna tartare and a guacamole plate. The guacamole was OK, kind of old avocadoes, but not surprising. But the tuna tartare was one of the worst I've ever had. It was definitely frozen before and the texture was like chewing gum and it was flavorless. To add insult to injury, the prices are ridiculously high (even for someone from San Francisco) that the quality was just nowhere close to matching.

To be fair, the manager came by and we gave him the feedback and he honestly was concerned and asked a lot of good questions. He even comped us 2 drinks to apologize for the incident, so kudos to good service and a good manager.

Ultimately, I won't ever go back again for food. Next time I'll probably just go for the view and some drinks.

1  Thank Kryzak
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Spectacular place to get a great meal, drink, and get out of the sun for a bit without missing one landing! They have a surfboard up with postings of every flight landing and departing that day! You can plan your fun and not miss a thing!

Thank JT03
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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Good music, food, drinks. Has a pool and delivers food and drinks to the beach. Has a schedule when the planes are coming in.

Thank Terri C
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Crazy, fun, loud, fun place to watch the planes, the people AND have a seat with a cocktail and a hamburger!
This is a once in a lifetime event. Have been to the island a dozen times and kept talking about this trip many times. Finally did it!
Takes about 30 minutes from cruise ship dock, the traffic is heavy, but worth it.
Google the plane schedule the day you go.
We found that 12-2 pm had a mix of arrivals and departures of large and small planes to watch.
It was fun to hear the roars of the engines, the people being pushed down the beach to the water, and the squeals of those being tossed!
DJ pumping music, all ages sitting at bar and tables....
Fun time to be in the midst of the action.

Thank Lorraine F
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Great place at Maho beach, slow service, but most of the customers wants to stay for a couple of hours at least, to see the airplanes landing. Delicious pizzas, get the beer bucket, if you like beer. It has a small pool for 5 dollars a person, that seems nice if you have small children, for satefy reasons. Bathrooms are clean, rustic and the store a little pricey.

Thank eunicehb
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