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Mr. Busby's Beach Bar

# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6088
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (229 reviews)
“lobster” (95 reviews)
“johnny cakes” (29 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, American, Caribbean, Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
# 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A taxi driver suggested this place. I'm a world traveler and like to do different places and things, but literally Breakfast, lunch and dinner was only spend here. I didn't want to go anywhere else. It was affordable and a HUGE menu. No one can...More

Thank Queenme85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch one afternoon. It had a nice feel- under the trees, overlooking the beach. The breeze felt wonderful! The food was simple, but good. We just grabbed sandwiches, which were nothing special... but they are just sandwiches! :) Service was good,...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hi. We come here a number of times during our wek stay at oyster bay. The food and service is always great and prices resonable. We are on island time right? Who is in a hurry except maybe to get back to OBBR for happy...More

Thank alanh45953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times throughout the year but this year it was not up to par. Staff was great, friendly and accommodating. Beer was cold the wine was good but the food was wanting. Fish was mediocre and pizza dripping with grease. Only had 3...More

Thank George M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right by Oyster Bay Beach Resort, you can get typical American food fare here. Food is decent and so is service. Been here at night too when the same place is known as Daniel's By the Sea, serving some Italian fare. Again, decent food, nothing...More

Thank Brian_Kay123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good staff. Crap food. It was supposed to be a romantic night but being decent cooks ourselves, we couldn't get over how poor the meals were. I suppose we should have had a better sense of humour.

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely view of Dawn Beach for breakfast or lunch at reasonable prices. From 11 to 4 they have Amstel Bright beer for $1.00. We had two lunches there. Food was excellent but service could be improved but who cares with such a view. Grilled grouper...More

Thank jackstras
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service here was very good.... and complimented by a fabulous view. Busbys by day...Daniels by night both have good solid menus and food that is well prepared and very tasty. If you like Caesar salad, heavy with anchovy....this the THE place.... otherwise ask...More

Thank ArmyPat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast there and it took forever. We were 4 people. It literally took and hour and 20 minutes from the time we sat down until we got the check. I know we are on vacation but really???

Thank Maddie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been eating at Mr. Busby's for over 10 years now. At night the name changes to Daniel's but the food and service are the same. Very good food with ample portions and reasonably priced. Chicken parm or linguini with clams & garlic sauce are...More

Thank Patrick S
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Maryann B
Which credit cards are accepted here? Thanks
14 April 2017|
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Response from MBAF174 | Reviewed this property |
During the day, no credit cards; at night they do take credit cards.
Steven W
What are the beers you can drink on this island
5 March 2017|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
The places near the ports have pretty much everything.
Do they serve gluten free meals?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
I don't eat rice, bread, etc. and I was fine. Seafood and salads were staples. I did eat the fries with mayo, though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: # 6 Emerald Merrit Road | Dawn Beach Oyster Pond, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6088
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