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Zee Best Restaurant

Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+599 544 2477
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“crepes” (207 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is always a must-do for us on our visits to St. Maarten. Excellent breakfast options including crepes, pastries, egg dishes, coffee drinks, and fabulous house-brewed iced tea. You simply can't pass up the basket of pastries placed on your table unless you're superman or...More

Thank cashburn
Reviewed 2 August 2016

love their ham and cheese croissants. they also have another location near the airport. always a line. wonderful breads and pastries

Thank llcooke
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The baskets of croissants and pastries at Zee Best are one of the highlights of our visits to St. Maarten! Ever since discovering the original Zee Best in Marigot many years ago, our breakfasts at Zee Best have been a must...and now, the first question...More

Thank Avjk
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Zee Best has always been one of our favorite breakfast places on the island. And it is still going strong! Reasonable prices and well- prepared favorites combine with good service for a very pleasing breakfast experience. Their menu is extensive and they still bring a...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Good food, good service, short wait for table. It is in a shopping center which makes parking tough. We had crepes and eggs. It was all good.

Thank Susan642
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here last week while on vacation on the island and can honestly say that they totally get customer service and their food was great as well. Our waiter was on top of things and made sure we were attended to at all...More

Thank MaxLopez
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Zee best has good food and pastries. The check for 6 of us was $113! They charge per pot of coffee (we had 2). Other than the usual breakfast fare, two of us had passion fruit champagne, which we thought would be like a mimosa...More

Thank Fabienne D
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We always have to stop here (at least once) during our vacation. It's pretty small so you may have to wait, but it's worth it.

Thank mgh564
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

One of the absolute best spots in St Maarten for Almond Croissants I will never visit and not pay a visit to this amazing spot

Thank TravelGuyNewark
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a small restaurant so I can understand how some people may have to wait, but a few minute wait is definitely worth it. We went around 9:30 and sat right down (party of 3). When you sit down you are given a basket...More

Thank JerseyKid_24
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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!
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