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Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-524-5283
07:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We stopped at Vesna's three times on our most recent visit to St Maarten. A lot of the mega-yachts order catering from here. Those yachts have their own private gourmet chefs but they still want food from Vesna! Vesna was super-charming (as always) and Yannick was working his magic in the kitchen - my wife LOVES his curry shrimp. On... More 

1 Thank Asumba
St. Maarten-St. Martin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We stopped at Vesna Taverna without a reservation. The owner, Vesna greeted us with a smile & found us a table. She was charming & made us feel very welcome. The food was outstanding. I had salmon which was cooked perfectly & my husband had the snapper special which he loved. We will definitely put this on our repeat list.

Thank Iris Z
Albany, New York
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

We have visited Vesna Taverna a few times this trip for breakfast. I highly recommend the blueberry pancakes and the homemade bagels. The service is always friendly and fast and the fresh squeezed orange juice is delicious too!

1 Thank ttkaiser
Sun City Center, Florida
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop by for a bite Lots of recomendations from friends @ the TOAD Service excellent. Owners so friendly & love to please customers Will be going back again on our return 2 SXM in may Plenty of options 4 a great lunch

Thank Mimaw-Cuyler
Oslo, Norway
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Great Food and friendly staff. This was our third visit to Simpson Bay, and having lunch and dinner at Vesna Taverna was once again one of the highlights of our stay.

Thank Si H
Aurora, Ontario, Canada
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181 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Although we have been coming to the Simpsons Bay Area for 13 yrs, this is the first time we tried Vesna. I must say...what a gem! We tried the Veal Milanese, the grouper, the red snapper and the beef skewer. Each meal was a 5 star. The service was a delight by both the waitress and the owner. Reasonable prices... More 

Thank Shelley R
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

I have visited this place for the past two years. One of the best restaurant's on the Island. The food is always great. the service is wonderful and the owner and her husband run a fabulous place. Have gotten to know her and she is kind, smart, friendly and funny. It's a small place which adds to the beauty of... More 

1 Thank Benjie M
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Centrally located in Simpson Bay, with attentive and friendly staff serving real good food in a relaxed partly open air restaurant. We loved the steaks and ribs. They have a good wine list as well.

1 Thank L L
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

We went to Vesna on a Saturday night, because we had read about the Greek night, and it sounded so yummy...it was! Vesna came to our table and walked through the entire Greek special and answered my one million questions. I started with a delicious watermelon martini - super fresh and yummy. I did have the Greek special, and my... More 

Thank Hill_in_WI
San Francisco, California, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Anyone who gives this place less than 5 stars is insane and should probably not be trusted to review anything ever. Some of the best Greek food I've ever had (even in Greece), and incredible service. Doesn't get much better than this.

Thank AHS85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
French, Greek, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-524-5283

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