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Zee Best Restaurant

Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+599 544 2477
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“crepes” (214 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful food with a large menu. Everything was delicious and fresh. We went back 3 or 4 times and it would be my first choice every time. They also have fresh and delicious pastries. I only wish they were open longer. They close at 2PM....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ElaineN927
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at the Atrium, which didn't have a breakfast option. Even the attached restaurant did not serve breakfast, so we set out in search of our choice for the week. It had to have good coffee and we found the place in short walking...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lox444
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little outdoor restaurant with freshly baked pastries and a wonderful breakfast menu. Everything is fresh and cooked well and very moderately priced. Not the huge, mass produced globs that you get at so many places. Well worth finding.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast yesterday. It was small and busy, but they found a seat for us quickly. Service was a bit slow - took around 20 mins just to get coffee, but coffee and croissants were very good. We both ordered the breakfast...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 916meredithf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zee Best has a great breakfast in Sint Maarten. The savoury crepe that I ordered was cooked perfectly and very tasty. Make sure to try the french toast. It is to die for.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Zee Best is just that, the best breakfast on the island. Fresh food, friendly staff, and one of the few places that serve breakfast until 2 for late risers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JimiG9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's pretty much our daily stop. Wonderful pastries...fantastic omelets...savory crepes. They do it all well. There's no place on SXM we go more frequently than Zee Best...which it is. But no dinner and no credit cards.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jared Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service and an easy walk from the resort Simpson Bay. Not too crowded and great croissants

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank livingalifeofvacas
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lox and bagel and Huevos Rancheros. Good food. Passion fruit mimosa... ok. Was like champagne with a hint of passion. Fruit. We were looking for what we considered local fare... came to the conclusion, local in st. Martin is French or Dutch. The island is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Oonna H
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We love it here. The food is delicious and the staff are friendly. We don’t go anywhere else for breakfast when we come to St. Martin.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sailorgirl1019
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OurDailyPastry
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +599 544 2477
  • E-mail
Description
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!
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