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“LOVED the Dinghy Dock!”
Review of Dinghy Dock Bar OP

Dinghy Dock Bar OP
Ranked #2 of 17 Restaurants in Oyster Pond
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: Caribbean, Pub
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Dinghy Dock Bar is a true Caribbean dive bar. Situated on a historic marina in Oyster Pond, the bar straddles the Dutch and French line sitting over the water. It's a place where high and low, locals and tourists, rub elbows and party the night away. It was originally a place to get the rowdy drunken sailor's out of the finer establishments in the area. Sit at the bar and to hear stories told, some true and many not, from around the island and around the world. The "mix your own" happy hour is the best around. That's right, you get the bottle, glass, mixer, and make you own drink. This is also one of the best-stocked bars on the island, with the usual suspects, as well some unusual ones - even a selection of craft beers from the US for those missing a taste of home. The kitchen makes some of the best casual bar food around, lunch and dinner. You won't find better fish and chips, ribs, burgers, wings, or anything else on the menu. Daily specials vary from goat stew to jerk pork chops to blackened grouper. We open at 8am for coffee and fresh baked croissants. The kitchen opens around 11am and runs until you're stuffed. All are welcome - kids, dogs, iguanas, random dock critters, old and young people - provided, of course, they're up for a good time. Family friendly most of the day and night, late night is definitely more suited for the "big kids". You never know what will happen at this place. There is also live music every Sunday night and usually 2-3 other nights of the week. Sports fan? The game is always on at the Dinghy Dock. Whether it's NFL, NHL, NBA, Soccer, College, Pro, Olympics, you name it and we will like be watching. Stop by and yell at the tvs(that's right, more than one) with us. You are guaranteed to have a good time no matter what night you go, and once you've been there, you will be back. Maybe because you got so drunk you forgot your shoes, or maybe to do it all over again. Dinghy Dock Bar "The Peril of Oyster Pond"
Reviewed 27 June 2014

My crew of 15 and I sailed out of St Martin, was able to spend some time at the Dinghy Dock. Great people, food, drink, atmosphere! Everyone had a blast, the staff really made our time there worthwhile. I can't wait to get back for some shake pot!!

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

It is a Must !! to visit! They food is very Good! The service wonderful (people is Very Nice and the owners make you feel at home). It really is a great Place to enjoy yourself in many different ways!
I can hardly wait to go Back!!

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Great food, awesome people, and you can mix your own drinks for happy hour. This place has done a great job for the marina. The Dinghy Dock is a must for travelers. Well done!

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Thank Mbergstrom2011
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

We are in St. Maarten a least twice a year and never miss stopping by more than once a visit. Staff is great and always makes the evening a great time. The food is never disappointing. A must for happy hour!!

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Thank JudiArdsley_NewYork
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Coming from New Jersey, it was awesome to find such a great place with the best company on the island. Great food, humble and hard working people, and a must go to when visiting the island. I want to visit again just to be back at Dinghy Dock! And buy more t-shirts! Thanks Seth

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Thank BakerBaby24
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