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Pirates in Paradise

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Boardwalk, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in here for a drink when in St Marten. An excellent place for a drink stop off.Next to the cruise terminal.

Thank Johnlobster
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice place to eat just a few steps up from the sidewalk and you have a wonderful breeze to sit and enjoy your meal. Don't be in a rush and sit back to visit and enjoy the scenery while waiting for some great food. I had the Mahi Mahi grilled fish and it was such a large serving... More 

Thank DonnaSue24
Brantford, Canada
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch here was incredible... Food was delicious!!!!!!! great location over looking the beach. Atmosphere is cool, was crazy busy when we were there. Staff hustled and did a great job serving everyone. Try the jerk chicken and ribs when you visit! They are the best! FYI: They only accept cash as a form of payment.

1 Thank Karen H
New River
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

A perfect way to spend an afternoon on the Island. Michael, the owner, is great along with his staff. Sophie will go out of her way to make your order the way you like it. Fish, shrimp, chicken, burgers and ribs are all good and come with a variety of sides. Full service bar and prices are reasonable for the... More 

Thank SallyB2982014
Lebanon, United States
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Every time I visit Sint Maarten I go to Pirates to relax and enjoy a bucket of ice cold beer while people watching. The food is pretty darn good too. The ribs are excellent and the shrimp are also good. A good guy named Micheal runs this place. He's got a great staff that is friendly and work hard to... More 

Thank Frederick G
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Very cool looking restaurant right on the beach. I had the jerk chicken with rice and beans. The food is okay. My chicken was a little over cooked but not too bad. My friends had burgers and ribs. The beer is cold! Great location!

Thank dsw
Erie, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We arrived in St. Maarten on a local holiday and all the stores were closed, so we were looking for somewhere to chill out. Came upon this great place, owned by an Ohioan who winters in St. Maarten. Super nice guy with super nice employees! Very laid back. Good prices. We didn't eat but the drinks were great!

Thank Nancy D
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

When I come to St. Martin I always set up @ with Steve. He gets our beach chairs, umbrellas and always takes care of bar needs. The price is GREAT! Go Buckeyes!! 🏈🏈

Thank Lisa27712016
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

As you can tell when you walk by this place, it's nothing fancy. Mostly sandwiches and the like. The beer was pretty reasonably priced (but we didn't get any). We stopped because we were ready for lunch and this is where we were. I had the jerk chicken wrap and my husband had the sandwich. Both were good but a... More 

Thank Michelle J
Madison, Ohio
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Great place to relax & have a bucket of beers and hot wings to chill out while people watching on the boardwalk on Great Bay Beach. Micheal Reams from Columbus, Ohio has added a great OSU Buckeye feel to the place with street signs, jerseys & other Buckeye Nation items!

Thank Ed B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boardwalk, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?