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Zee Best Restaurant

Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+599 544 2477
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“crepes” (209 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a must stop for breakfast....delicious food..amazing crepes...friendly and helpful staff...excellent coffee

Thank aadiaz2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place on the island for breakfast. Great coffee and fresh croissants are a great way to start your day.

Thank Matthew T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've loved Zee Best for years, but post Irma, they are getting back on their feet slowly. We've eaten there several times since Irma (Nov, Jan, March) and it is not the same. Fewer baked goods, fewer unique offerings, but the omelettes are still very...More

Thank cafemom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed Zee Best at all of their locations. We stoped by the Airport Road location and picked up delicious made to order sandwiches along with homemade quiche for breakfast on the run!

Thank minscule
Reviewed 17 March 2018

pastry's done right and plenty is zee best.Dianne and Colleen is our two favorite waitresses.the crepes is wonderful and they provide doggie bags.

Thank Vals P
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoy our breakfast tradition of walking to Zee Best for the best every morning pastries. Very friendly staff and a nice way to start the morning off on this paradise island

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The location on airport road is a bit pricey but totally worht it! The pastries(ALL) are oh so tasty. Try the almond croissant!!!

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 6 March 2018

On a recent trip to St. Barth's we transited home through St. Martin and then Sint Maarten. On our way to the airport in Juliana, and early for our flight, we just had to ask the taxi driver to drop us off for breakfast at...More

Thank 3vista
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The prices are a little too high. Food is decent, but I don't see what really stands out. What you can get her you can get at other places as well.

Thank Wxe22
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Glad to see they are open after hurricane! Love their pastries, omelets, French toast! Great staff and good eats!

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15 March 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Most places on the island take credit cards. Zee best restaurant I believe, takes cash only.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +599 544 2477
  • E-mail
Established in 1983, Zee Best is a household name for vacationers and residents. Serving artisanal French Pastries freshly prepared in our bakery every morning, you will find as well, a great coffee selection, fresh juices, heavenly crêpes and everything you could imagine made with eggs from benedicts to omelets!The most important meal of the day can also be the most delicious. Open for the early risers or sleepy heads, St-Maarten best breakfast is served from 7:30 am to 2:00 pm everyday (Simpson Bay and Port-de Plaisance location). Voted best breakfast place in St Maarten / St Martin 7 years in a row, Zee Best also serves lunch from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Come in and experience what breakfast and lunch are all about!Open 7 days a week, Zee Best, and its friendly staff, is "Zee" place to befor breakfast and lunch in St Maarten!
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