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“Just Ok”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Rancho Del Sol

Rancho Del Sol
Ranked #20 of 35 Restaurants in Orient Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A must on on your trip on sint martin!!
Greenwich, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Just Ok”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

The service was very slow as they clearly did not have enough staff. There was 6 of us and 3 of us enjoyed our food. My husband ordered a dish which was missing one of the items. They said it is coming and then when we continued to ask, they claim they ran out. Very poor communication. We probably would not eat here again.

  • Visited July 2014
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“Ate twice this trip and liked it a lot.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

First, note that it is closed Saturdays...hard to believe but that is an off-day for many restaurants. First trip had duck on skewers with mashed potatoes--both excellent and reasonable. Others had fish and liked it too. Second trip, went for the view and drinks, apps, and desert. The chocolate lava cake with ice cream was the best--and my favorite Grand Case restaurant doesn't have it anymore. Ask for details on the appetizers, you get more than you expect, and will want to order fewer--nuggets included fries, and we ordered onion rings too--great, but we would not have done both had we known. Good prices, good view, friendly locals.

Visited June 2014
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johann l, Responsable relations publiques at Rancho Del Sol, responded to this review, 23 December 2014
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Bonjour,
Merci de votre excellent commentaire,
Nous vous invitons à vous faire reconnaître à votre prochaine apparition dans notre établissement pour vous offrir un verre.
Un plaisir de vous faire plaisir.
Cordialement l’équipe rancho del sol.
Bonne année
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Grand Case, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Had a blast!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014 via mobile

Their pizzas are amazing and the view is excellent. Service was good but I hate the fact that there's a dog around.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Average food; spectacular views.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Food and service were average. However, we had lunch overlooking the beautiful Orient Beach and spectacular homes around the mountains. The pasta (as a side) was tasteless, however the potatoes, the chicken and the soups were good. i rated it as a 4 just because of the views and the Ok food. The menu is way overpriced.

  • Visited May 2014
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Middleham, United Kingdom
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“A pleasant find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2014

We wanted a good lunch. We got it. I usually try NOT to eat a different cuisine when on holiday, and so had quite low expectations of my chicken fajita. It was one of the best I have ever had! My wife had a Provencal duck salad, equally excellent. I bothered to have a look at what others were eating. The meat skewers looked outstanding, and I saw them disappear pretty fast too.

You can dine inside, on a surrounding veranda, or in a garden setting. The views of Orient Bay are excellent from several points. I would generally rate non-American service in St Martins as rather slow and not always attentive or engaged. Rancho del Sol was quite the opposite.Staff are genuine and friendly as well as efficient. The place was full of local Francophone diners when we went, which speaks volumes.

  • Visited May 2014
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johann l, Responsable relations publiques at Rancho Del Sol, responded to this review, 23 December 2014
Google Translation
Bonjour,
Merci de votre excellent commentaire,
Nous vous invitons à vous faire reconnaître à votre prochaine apparition dans notre établissement pour vous offrir un verre.
Un plaisir de vous faire plaisir.
Cordialement l’équipe rancho del sol.
Bonne année
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