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“An unexpected surprise”
Review of Karakter

Karakter
Ranked #12 of 113 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: European, Diner, Dutch
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Specialized in healthy and delicious food, Karakter offers only the best: the best smoothies, salads, wines, beers, cocktails, tapas and lunches. Our lounge chairs, wooden couches and lounge cushions, paired with amazing white sand and a perfect blue sea, complete the ultimate Caribbean experience. Karakter. Your total beach experience. Just relax and we will take care of the rest...
Chicopee, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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“An unexpected surprise”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We heard about this beach from a local and thought we'd try it out. To our surprise, we found this to be a real diamond in the rough. It's great for taking a nice walk, it's clean, the water is fairly calm so you don't get pounded with waves and they have one of the most unusual restaurants.......an old school bus that they've converted into a bar/restaurant. The menu was not what you'd expect either. Not your usual burger and fries, but wonderful tapas, dinner fare and also breakfast. They have refreshing smoothies and all the great tropical drinks you'd expect from the Caribbean. I think, eventually, they'll have to get more beach chairs and umbrellas as more people are going to find out about this place like we did. Oh, and you get to watch the planes land and take off.

Visited November 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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“St Martin beach and great food.”
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Beach chairs, drinks and water. Shade and friendly staff.
Long beach with white sand next to airport. Great fun. A wonderful place to send the day. Free chairs with drinks or food.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank Peterhs
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Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Unique Beachfront”
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Great little food bus (yes, bus) wedged inbetween the beach and the runway. Have lounges on the beach for you to use if you order something from them, as well as tables and chairs just off the beach. It is all outdoors. The drinks and food are good, but a bit pricey for the quantity. The staff is friendly. Went there during week and it was fairly quiet. Saturday afternoon was very busy, as to be expected. It is worthwhile to make an effort to find and visit Karakter.

Visited November 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
83 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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“Great eats on a beautiful beach”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Had a wonderful day here. Drinks served to you on the beach. Shared the coconut shrimp, cheese tray and toasted our vacation with a glass of champagne. Beach is gorgeous. Chairs and umbrellas are free if you order a drink. Free parking as well. No complaints. Will be back.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Erin S
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Middle Island, New York
2 reviews
“What a great way to spend a day at the beach”
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Really great food not what you would expect coming out of a revamped school bus. Everything was wonderful from the coconut shrimp to the nachos were even fabulous. Drinks were super yummy too!!!! Staff was very friendly and helpful we really enjoyed our day at the beach and all of the food we had at Karakter

Visited October 2013
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