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Big Fish

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Emerald Merit Road, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6288
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17:00 - 23:00
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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to Big Fish and ordered the grouper , prepared 2 different ways. T he Fish was over cooked, dry , hard, and rubbery. We complained, but to no avail. These were not inexpensive meals, they were$36 and $37 ! I suggest that you go across the way to Canoa. My husband basically ordered the same grouper meal and... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the ambience. The restaurant had an open air concept. Beautifully decorated. We were seated by the owner, who was welcoming and full of information about the surrounding neighborhood. Situated on a bay we can see the most beautiful homes on the mountain. Cool nighy but the staff warmed our hearts. I was not feeling too well and the... More 

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Dorval, Quebec, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Five of us went to dinner at the Big Fish and we were so impressed with that we went back on the Tuesday for the BYOB. Food and flavours there are really delicious. Service is efficient and very friendly. The owner, Theresa makes you feel so welcome; like you're part of the family. We love sharing dishes to get the... More 

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East Wareham, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Dawn Beach last year and had several great dinners at Big Fish. Sometime when you return to a restaurant or a location, your expectations from your memory exceed the experience. This not the case with Big Fish. This was the first restaurant we went to when we returned this year and, if anything, it is even better... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It's been a while since I've dined at Big Fish, it is now by far my favourite restaurant in Sint Maarten (and I've been almost all over). Mike and Teresa (owners) are always pleasant to guests and the ambiance of the restaurant itself is delightful. They literally have the best grilled food ever..Literally. Thumbs up to the chef, cooks and... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal, great service. Friendly. Owner made trips to each table to be sure everyone was happy. Even have "early bird specials". Go!

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Richmond, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food so-so but ridiculously over-priced. We were seated in a covered area when it was pouring rain - no effort to move us - they just put a bucket behind my husband's head. Service very slow.

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Thank gannonbb
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu has choices for everyone. The quality of the food is excellent. We have tried the Sushi, Fish and Steak and all were perfectly cooked. The service is extremely friendly and attentive. The Owner's are fabulous! They really care about the Guest experience. Highly recommended. We have eaten here for 3 nights in a row and have not been... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ambience. More pricey. Good food. Works with food intolerances. Friendly staff. Nice bar. Tree frogs noisy and annoying.

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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was very convenient for us, actually a short walk, and looked inviting and had received good reviews. Worth an early week dinner, we decided. We went on a Tuesday evening, and lucked into a free corkage evening, so we went across the street for a few bottles of wine to go with dinner. The place is very nicely decorated,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Fusion, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emerald Merit Road, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6288
Description
***Under New Management*** South Beach meets the Caribbean - Big Fish is a hip, modern and upscale casual dining experience. The design is like nothing you will find anywhere in St.Maarten. The menu is diverse - with a focus on seafood. Many other options are available for the non-seafood eater including steak, chicken, pasta and vegetarian options. A kids menu is also available. Great sharing snacks, a diverse wine list with a variety of options by the glass and full bar. The service staff are attentive and eager to please. The Outdoor Patio is magnificent with a waterfall fountain, sexy lighting and cool music. The inside features a large comfortable bar and open kitchen concept where you can enjoy the "show". Come join us at Big Fish - don't miss out.

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