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“Fun to watch the people and planes”
Review of Sunset Beach Bar

Sunset Beach Bar
Ranked #22 of 113 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Delivery
Description: 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?
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Fun to watch the people and planes”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Good food and maybe the only place you can watch people stand in the exhaust of jets. Its a 'must do' stop while on the island. We ate here twice.

  • Visited June 2014
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Cape Coral, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Noisy but food is good”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Our last day on vacation and everyone recommended Sunset. We wanted a nice quiet lunch on the water. What we found was a free-for-all on the water with out-door seating. So the food was good but due to the atmosphere and location it was very noisy and every other tourist on the island felt the need to line up (some in the restaurant) and take pictures of planes landing in St. Martin. Really, no airports in the states?

If you're looking for quiet - skip this place.

Visited June 2014
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Orlando, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Fun and unique”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

They are right there on Majo beach were you see the arrivals of the big jet liners and have great tropical local frozen drinks and great finger food .

Visited June 2014
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Saint Albans NY
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“The place to go to see the planes”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

We stopped at the Sunset Beach Bar to see the planes land and watch those crazy people who stand right at the gate to get blown off by the jet engines. The food and the service at the Sunset Bar were good I got the wings and fries and my wife had the shrimp salad both dishes were good. It was a nice change of pace and something you can say that you did.

  • Visited June 2014
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Granbury, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Ok food Nothing special.”
Reviewed 10 June 2014

Food here at sunset beach bar is ok nothing great. Great location if you stay in maho it's within walking distance. Great place to watch planes come in if you like that sort of thing. Prices about average for SXM.

Visited June 2014
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