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“Great Restaurant”
Review of Boca Marina

Boca Marina
Ranked #31 of 113 Restaurants in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Taste the authentic essence of the Caribbean at Boca Marina Restaurant & Bar. The only restaurant located in the lagoon. With a relaxing yet upscale atmosphere with breathtaking views. The idyllic and exceptional cuisines are all here, Live Caribbean Lobster, Great Seafood, Steaks and all varieties of Caribbean Specialties. Try our locally made rum that you can appreciate as a digestive for your great pleasure. We're open Monday thru Saturday for lunch and dinner and available on Sundays for private parties or functions. Ample, free and safe parking is available
Cranford, New Jersey
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great Restaurant”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We had wonderful seafood and a great atmosphere at Boca Marina. One of our neighbors at our hotel recommended it. He's been going there for years. It was right on the water and there were cool breezes everywhere. We recommend it.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Nancy L
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Neptune Beach, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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“One of the highlights of our trip”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Boca Marina restaurant in SXM was certainly a pleasure to experience. The atmosphere, the presentation, the quality of the meal, and certainly our service provided to us from our server, Soribel, was absolutely tops. We look forward to going back.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank lknole
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ChristopherChanMoon, Guest Relations Manager at Boca Marina, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Thank you for choosing Boca Marina for your dining experience.

We are happy to know that our cozy hide-away and our Soribel added to your vacation pleasures.

Looking forward to seeing you again. :)
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Louisville, Kentucky
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Outstanding Among Many”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Searching for a lobster dinner on St Maarten, one is spoilt for choice: there are so many restaurants offering lobster, how does a newcomer to the island decide? In our case we asked a local where he goes for lobster and Boca Marina was his answer. We followed his advice and we were more than pleasantly surprised, not least because we never would have headed there on our own being so near the airport as it is. Although we arrived at 4pm just as the kitchen was closing before dinner hour (starting at 6), we were invited to sit at the bar and enjoy excellent hand-mixed cocktails while taking in the entrancing view over the water and across to the hills. Our dining experience was equally great from choosing our lobster right up to finishing the last buttery bite. The waitstaff are professional and attentive; the sides were prepared with as much care as the main course and the beef (I had surf-n-turf) was tender and delicious. For added ambience, the floodlit water offered entertainment value as nature's own aquarium. Highly recommend!

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Vivian C
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ChristopherChanMoon, Guest Relations Manager at Boca Marina, responded to this review, 4 July 2014
Thank you for choosing Boca Marina for your Lobster dining experience, or should I say thank you to the Local for pointing you in our direction. ;)

It's music to our ears knowing that you've had such a wonderful time.

On behalf of the Chef, Bartender and waiting staff, we're glad to have added something special to your St.Maarten Experience.
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Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
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“Good food and good service”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We love going to Boca Marina because, outside of the good food and friendly staff we get to sit at the waters edge and enjoy the free show with the large fish trying to get the shrimps in the lagoon. We love it and our 15 month old loves to see the 'sish'.

The food is good I had the surf and turf and my partner had the rib eye. The price to portion is very good. The bartender did an excellent job with my long island ice tea. The waitresses are very nice although there were two that were excellent.

There is no menu for children they will give you a smaller portion of food for the same price. This was a bit disappointing to us since we do have a kid. They usually start you off with a small soup so be be careful if you order an appetizer and you do not have a big appetite or you may be taking food home. There are daily specials which are posted on the board at the road side. The good thing is that you can see the sign no matter where you are (even on the plane as you are taxiing to go to the terminal) so you can't miss it.

I think that, if you're into a nice laid back atmosphere and you like dining next to the water this is a great spot for you. It is located in a boat yard, but don't let that fool you. The ambiance is great, the service is good and the food is also good. The surf and turf is well worth the money!!!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank EnergyEvans
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Somerdale, New Jersey, United States
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best surf and turf”
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with friends on 6/25/14. My husband and I had the surf and turf.It was well done the sides were rice&peas delicious.i would highly recommend this restaurant.The service was good too.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Marcia B
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ChristopherChanMoon, Guest Relations Manager at Boca Marina, responded to this review, 7 July 2014
Thank you for choosing Boca Marina.
We are happy that you've enjoyed one of our popular dishes.

Hope to see you on your next trip to St.Maarten.
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