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Sunset Beach Bar

) #21 of 91 Restaurants in Simpson Bay ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Vegan Options
#2 Beacon Hill Road, Simpson Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-545-2084
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (174 reviews)
“fries” (36 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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#2 Beacon Hill Road, Simpson Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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11 - 20 of 1,793 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was under staffed at the bar, bus loads come in, and they are overwhelmed. Beer prices are a little high.

Thank TonyM60
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very laid back atmosphere and good food. If you love planes this is so cool!! They have the flight schedule posted on TV screens so you know exactly when and what will be landing near you. :)

Thank michele44448
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good, drinks were cold and the view was fantastic! Very family friendly. 2 gift shops on site as well.

Thank jah915
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch. Good food. Reasonable for that venue. Then spent afternoon on beach swimming and watching planes land. Got great video but couldn't add to review. Went when no cruise ships in port so not crowded with lots of tourists.

Thank Lucian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If nothing else, go here for the Mud Slides, and being run over by really big Jets. If you want to join in the fun and be sand-blasted by the jet engine wash, be my guest, but watching all those lovely people do that, well...More

1  Thank fogsworld
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view of the planes landing @ SXM. Been there for lunch several times; good burgers and chicken sandwiches. Get to see the idiots hang onto the fence at the end of the runway so they can get hit by the jet exhaust from planes...More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burgers are huge and so good, so big my friend and I had to share the second time we went. Service was wonderful. Turns into the Black Lava Rock Grill at night, we loved it and went twice. You cook your own steak at...More

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never had such an experience as watching airplanes fly right over your head! They are so close! It's a sight to see! We didn't eat the food or have any drinks, but you must go here to see the planes.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a great spot for a drink or meal and enjoy the view. Drinks are a bit high priced but you can't beat the view of the beach and the planes coming in. It is an experience that you should not miss.

Thank Dallasdebs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check airline schedules for Air France, KLM and others that fly 747's and other jumbo jetliners into Princess Juliana Airport on Sint Maarten, Netherland Antilles, to experience a closeup encounter with these planes landing less than 300 ft. over your head when you are at...More

Thank wjmacia
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R0bW84
Is it wheelchair accessible?
28 May 2017|
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Response from jormiston48154 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is! It is right on the beach and they even have a pool that is walk in type without steps.
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naomilammar66
Do you have to make reservations for dinner
2 November 2016|
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Response from Neil H | Reviewed this property |
No not at all its a fast food restaurant but really good food
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litw
We were there several years ago, and they did not accept credit cards. Is that still the case? Thank you!
20 July 2015|
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Response from LiveMaho | Property representative |
Visa and Mastercard at a Minimum of $40 Purchase!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #2 Beacon Hill Road, Simpson Bay 97150, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-545-2084
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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?
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