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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” (154 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 5 days ago

I Have enjoyed great breakfasts at Zee Best, but I could live on their Almond Croissants and never be tired of them. This place is consistent with great food and friendly service. A MUST stop everyday in St.Maarten

Thank islandgirl5of63
Reviewed 30 September 2017

good place to start your day. service is good and staff is helpful. it can be very busy at times so be patient, they'll come. omelets are great, yoghurt and cereal is awesome, pancakes are super and coffee is good. do not get the cappuccino...More

Thank Christian P
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Best omelette on the island. Then take some awesome pastries for the next morning. A must breakfast stop while on vacation, you will not be disappointed.

Thank James H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

If you love breakfast french pastries and plate of food for breakfast visit this place. I recommend to pay for the pastry basket, yum! I had the breakfast baguel, i had everyone on the table drooling for my plate after their food arrived! Totally worth...More

Thank Grecia J G
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast Good service small place seating inside and outdoor Family business makes the customer at home

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Lots of people recommended this place and we had breakfast here one day as a result. Decent coffee and pastry. However staff a bit surly; coffee not the best; overlooking a dull square, furnishing dowdy; rather expesive. There are just so many nice coffee shops...More

Thank Jangala
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We ate at Zee Best based on recommendations and we loved it! They bring a basket of six different beautiful French pastries to the table and earn you that you will be charged for whatever you take. That didn't stop us from eating the entire...More

Thank Licia P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been here multiple times during our vacations in St. Maarten. The pastries are the best part of this restaurant and highly recommend the crepes! This place is a must when in St. Maarten.

Thank Sandy72639
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I loved it! My husband and children felt it was very average. The pastry basket is awesome! I had the omelette and thought it was very good my family had the French toast and did not care for it....

Thank Welove G
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a breakfast place to eat at during your visit in Simpson Bay this would be a great choice. Prices are reasonable, selection for breakfast is good and the quality of the food was good.

Thank Ron S
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16 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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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