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Zee Best Restaurant

Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+599 544 2477
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (40 reviews)
“crepes” (207 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. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Most amazing crepes (and more) in St Marten!! They make true french pastries including an amazing chocolate croissant, omelets, sandwiches, and a full bar! Enjoy a bit of breakfast heaven on st marten!

Thank Bets918
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

As always, a must for breakfast! Love choosing pastries from the basket on the table. Recommend the omelettes and banana croissant French toast.

Thank JMRoss892
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Had breakfast here before our flight home. The waitress started by placing a basket of pastries on our table and mumbling something. My son had started to eat a croissant when I realized that they were not free, but rather pay for what you eat!...More

Thank Rudy Z
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a good cup of coffee and some delicious pastries, look no further. Quiet, quaint place will not disappoint.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a great place for breakfast. They have the best (zee best) pastries and delicious crapes both sweet and savory.

Thank Lillian L
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I thought it was strange that once our waitress put a Danish basket in front of us she quickly said "we charge for consumption" We all looked at eachother...ewww-do they just keep replenishing the baskets that are picked through.---just something that crossed our minds. I...More

Thank njtravelgirl03
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This restaurant would get much higher grades if not for the fact that it took 45 minutes to get an order of two eggs and a crepe. Even after the waite staff apologized for the delay, they did not go check with the kitchen about...More

Thank MEB1974
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is always a must-do for us on our visits to St. Maarten. Excellent breakfast options including crepes, pastries, egg dishes, coffee drinks, and fabulous house-brewed iced tea. You simply can't pass up the basket of pastries placed on your table unless you're superman or...More

Thank cashburn
Reviewed 2 August 2016

love their ham and cheese croissants. they also have another location near the airport. always a line. wonderful breads and pastries

Thank llcooke
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The baskets of croissants and pastries at Zee Best are one of the highlights of our visits to St. Maarten! Ever since discovering the original Zee Best in Marigot many years ago, our breakfasts at Zee Best have been a must...and now, the first question...More

Thank Avjk
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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, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  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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