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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (38 reviews)
“crepes” (202 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place used to highly recommended. Now the food is simply average. Nothing special. During my last visit we ordered omelettes. What we got was edible and that is about it. I could probably whip up better omelettes at home (and I am not much...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not was it used to be.. Service is horrible and food is.. disgusting. Many places much better around! Sucriere, cappucino.. or even go to burger king.. that would be better!

Thank niccoo59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last time my wife and I were in St. Martin 3 years ago we stopped here for breakfast and it was very good so we made sure that this trip we would stop again. They bring you a basket of assorted rolls before your meal...More

Thank badcr125honda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen so many reviews about this place that i honestly thought it was going to be a unique experience, yet to be honest it was a total letdown. The food is not good , the place is not good, the hygiene of the...More

Thank Ramzi H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horrible service, stale pastries, bland food. Ordered savory crepes; they were dry and taste of card board. Seemed like they were made in advance and just reheated. The service was extremely slow .

Thank JPMAC69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been having breakfast at Zee Best for 20 years. The staff is always cheerful, efficient, and friendly. Unique practice of placing a basket of delicious pastries on the table regardless of whatever you order. Of course you pay for what you take! My wife...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

After too many fruity drinks, their savory ham and cheese omelet really hit the spot. Good service as well.

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I was told by someone that Zee Best Restaurant was really, truly the best. So, we went for breakfast. My daughter and I ordered the french toast and it was made from croissant. It was a disgusting, wet mess. Neither of us could eat it;...More

Thank thriftytracy
Reviewed 12 April 2017

They have a great breakfast and great pastries, waitresses were very good and very accommodating. We went to Cafe Atlantico a few days before this, it was rated much higher we didn't care for them at all. My wife and I felt this place was...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed 11 April 2017

we went here for breakfast several times during our stay. Fresh pastries, croissants, and omelets. Attentive staff.

Thank Anthony S
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Do they take credit cards? In general, did you find that most places did or was it more of a cash only island? Just worry about carrying a lot of cash around. thanks so much.
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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!