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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 5 April 2016

Very good food at a reasonable price! Try the house specialty, manicotti! We went back a second time, it was so good! A 3 minute drive from Westin Dawn Beach Resort!

Thank Addie G
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Great food and good prices. Nice size portions. I ordered steak and eggs with potatoes for breakfast one day and had enough left over to take back to the room for the next day. Great view of the beach and ocean while eating. The barbecue...More

Thank ChiTownBren
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This was our 9th year here in Sint Maarten and this is the first year we have seen it fairly quiet at Busby's. It's a shame too because the staff there is fabulous. The beach was great the first couple of weeks of March but...More

Thank Leahsxm
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

The pizza was thin crust and had a good amount of cheese and other toppings. Things go downhill there. The top wasn't cooked enough, the cheese was barely melted, and each ingredient tasted like nothing. There was no flavor to the mozzarella or pepperoni or...More

Thank Aaron A
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Went there anticipating we would eat seafood or Italian. All 4 of us ended up ordering pizza and are we glad we did. We had eaten at Mama Pizza earlier in our stay and we all thought Mr. Busby's was a notch superior. The crust...More

Thank Jedibuffalo
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

It took us 45 minutes to get our appetizer and the meal took another 45 minutes. We had to track someone down to get the check. Awful experience.

Thank Leah S
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Different nights they have different performers - seemed kinda cheesy at first but the singer was great and it was a lot of fun. Food was good -especially enjoyed the creme brûlée

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is a decent beach bar/restaurant right on Dawn Beach. The food is basic and good but nothing outstanding. We went a couple times b/c it was close to our hotel. The servers were nice enough but the service was pretty slow.

Thank OshenBreeze
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

The food is great and not too pricey. You can eat inside or outside and it's about a 3 minute drive from Princess Heights. We've ate here every night and have yet to be disappointed. I highly recommend it.

Thank Marc R
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The food was overall ok. Had to wait 40 minutes simply for an appetizer and another 20 after the meal to get the check. Food came lukewarm. Server must have been part of the problem. It's ok for the captive audience but nothing to go...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups
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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