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Big Fish

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Emerald Merit Road, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6288
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been going to Big Fish over the years. For a while it seemed their move across the road led to a decline in the food quality. Now it seems they've mastered the art of good food, great service and reasonable prices at the 'new' location. Highly recommend you checking it out.

Thank Steve H
Kure Beach, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its nice to come back to a restaurant and have the owners remember you from previous year.The food and service was excellent.

Thank Happy502016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been there several times over the last few years. The restaurant is very elegant the atmosphere is as romantic as you want it to be. I would not suggest bringing children it is definitely not inexpensive . Although I am sure children would not be turned away. The service is one of the best. The wine selection is very... More 

Thank MsBeth2016
Ceglie Messapico, Italy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had Thanksgiving dinner here with our 5 small grandchildren plus 6 adults. The owners, Teresa and Mike, and all of the servers were wonderful and couldn't do enough for us. We had two other dinners there with friends during our two week stay and again we were very pleased with the food and the entire dining experience. Would definitely... More 

Thank ShamokinMike
New Orleans
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81 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were excited to give Big Fish another try, as there are new owners since we were last there. The patio where we were seated had a lovely ambiance with a nice breeze. The staff were friendly, although the service was slow. We were so disappointed in the dining experience. The Hurricane Shrimp Appetizer was bland and not at all... More 

Thank WitchyMiss
Michael W, Owner at Big Fish, responded to this review

Hello WitchyMiss, I wish I could thank you for your review but it seems it was done in a "fit of rage" and was written more as an attack than constructive criticism! You clearly went to great lengths to make our food sound terrible in your review but failed to mention why if you were so dissatisfied with ALL our... More 

st martin
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Carol waited on us and was terrific. They take good care of you.Did not like being talked in a bottle of flat water. The medium size bottle was 6.00. Really !! Food was tasty and wide selection. Busy place so res suggested.

Thank islander88StMartin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped in to big fish as a last minute change and I'm so glad our previous plan fell through. We had the option of inside or outside dining and chose outside. Even with the warm night the fans kept us comfortable and I loved the atmosphere. The menu was sizable and there were a number of specials on top... More 

Thank Rachael K
Kansas City, Missouri
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long, hot day on the sea, we were hungery and didn't want pizza or fast food so we took our chance at Big Fish, While others were clean and dressed, we were welcomed warmly by the owners with our wind blown hair and fiips! The food was plentiful and the atmosphere was relaxing. The owner checked on us... More 

Thank island-sun-lovers
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Dawn Beach we hit several local restaurants. This place is across from Canoa's and has a bit more swanky feel to it. We had tem for dinner, this night primarily with the friends there for our wedding. They had no problem handling the size of the party and the food was pretty good, but not excellent. Compared to... More 

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

Excellent quality of food and service. Lots to chose from so we had several appetizers. Shrimp was awesome so was chicken meatballs in a Thai sauce (yes that's correct). Grouper cooked to perfection. Going back again tonight!

Thank MikeJ475907

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Caribbean, Fusion, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
***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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?