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Sunset Beach Bar

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar
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#2 Beacon Hill Road, Simpson Bay 97150 , St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-545-2084
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St. Maarten-St. Martin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A different experience to watch planes arrive. Small beach services. Bar has been expanded to handle much greater crowds now. Chic bar and shops now.

Thank wallysfd
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu has changed. Previous menu was better. This waitress was very rude to me on several occasions. She was bothered every time I asked her a question and had a very nasty attitude. Poor customer service. I won't be going back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Eucha, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Planes, people, having a blast, beautiful bay, sunshine & bloody Mary's. Everyone should stop by & get ready to have nothing but fun & big smiles.

Thank Bill L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most famous views in aviation - the end of the runway in St Martin/St Maarten where jets land right over the beach! Prior to take off they come to the end of the runway and bring the engines up to full power, blowing sand, umbrellas and people into the water. Watching from the Sunset is safe, fun,... More 

Thank txwolfy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never been to such a heart warming place. Everything is to standard taste. They say first impression is a lasting one. I'm impressed.

Thank Yslande B
Pilesgrove, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location. Visited often due to proximity of incoming airplanes. Pricey food and drinks. Has a free parking lot. Has the schedule of airport arrivals and departures.

Thank Amanda W
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Never thought about eating at Sunset, but we tried it this vacation. Our burger was perfect and flavorful. Had a salad to and it was presented nice and tasty. Fries are good and service was good. Well worth the stop.

Thank 3boaters
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Airplane spotters this is your destination...a wonderful bar with lots of choices of drinks and foods...I love it

Thank Jacob V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a ATV tour and one of the stops was the fun and lively Sunset Beach Bar. It was a Thursday afternoon and it was jammed packed with visitors awaiting for a plane to fly over Maho Beach. We enjoyed our food and service. Music was good and vibes were cool. Service was quick and the food was delicious.... More 

Thank Mima R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The wood fired pizza, especially the KLM and the guacamole is a must try. Watching people get blown away as planes take off and the music make it an entertaining afternoon. They could probably use some more staff tho as they seem to be quite busy.

Thank Tonya S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?