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Zee Best Restaurant

) #12 of 89 Restaurants in Simpson Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, American, Cafe
Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+599 544 2477
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“crepes” (202 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Great items for breakfast and lunch. Basket of pastry set out for you and you pay for what you eat. The place is cash only so be prepared for that. The curry chicken crepe is a must try.

Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 2 May 2016

I arrived at the branch located near JULIANA airport, and there was only ONE client being attended, and TWO ASSISTANTS. Even though I am rather big (6 tall) nobody saw me until after 5 long minutes of waiting. One was giving me her back and...More

Thank Albert L
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This restaurant is located close to our resort and gave us a good breakfast. The staff was friendly and the food good. Eating outside was pleasant.

Thank Ruhlow S
Reviewed 1 May 2016

great coffee and brunch....service was a little slow but we were offered an extra cappuccino due to the wait..very helpful wait staff and owner

Thank kjog
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is one of the first places we go! Breakfast treats and good pastries for our suite. Fresh, different and good!

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We always come to Zee Best at least once every time we are on St Maarten. Great croissants and excellent crepes. Although when you sit outside, the view is of the parking lot and the street, the food more than makes up for it. Do...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We've been having breakfast at Zee Best for 20 years. The staff is always cheerful, efficient, and friendly. Unique practice of placing a basket of delicious pastries on the table regardless of whatever you order. Of course you pay for what you take! My wife...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We ate here most every day of our 10 day trip. We would go for breakfast of fresh pastries, crepes, and cappuccinos. During the morning rush service can be a little slow but were on vacation so just sat back and enjoyed the food and...More

Thank senorlatteoregon
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Went for breakfast. Out of six people, everyone enjoyed their meal with the exception of the French toast. the pastries basket was exception. They knew we were on a time crunch and served us quickly and efficiently.

Thank Rie760
Reviewed 16 April 2016

which I believe are $1.35 or $1.50 each per (you only pay for what you eat)...it is a sketchy road. The omelets in our group were lovely. Eggs benedict, not so, no Canadian bacon and I don't really know what it was (tasted like crisp...More

Thank Dancing2013
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Do they take credit cards? In general, did you find that most places did or was it more of a cash only island? Just worry about carrying a lot of cash around. thanks so much.
15 March 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Most places on the island take credit cards. Zee best restaurant I believe, takes cash only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +599 544 2477
  • E-mail
Established in 1983, Zee Best is a household name for vacationers and residents. Serving artisanal French Pastries freshly prepared in our bakery every morning, you will find as well, a great coffee selection, fresh juices, heavenly crêpes and everything you could imagine made with eggs from benedicts to omelets!The most important meal of the day can also be the most delicious. Open for the early risers or sleepy heads, St-Maarten best breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm everyday (Simpson Bay and Port-de Plaisance location). Voted best breakfast place in St Maarten / St Martin 7 years in a row, Zee Best also serves lunch from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Come in and experience what breakfast and lunch are all about!Open 7 days a week, Zee Best, and its friendly staff, is "Zee" place to befor breakfast and lunch in St Maarten!