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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 26 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. Great sandwiches and very good service. Salad was fresh and bread was perfect. We bought a couple croissants. Wow those were good.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

As stated, absolutely fantastic crepes! That's what I get when I go there, and haven't tried other things on their menu. Others that I've gone with have, and they have always praised whatever it was that they ordered. Nice outdoor cafe setting, and the service...More

Thank mike6410
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Zee Best has great fresh pastries in a quiet location. Nice place for a leisurely breakfast or lunch. Wifi is available too!

Thank amdqm
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Wonderful Food, Lively atmosphere. Great Bakery! Got my birthday cake there....YUM Also had breakfast there a few times, all very wonderful!!

Thank mikejmn
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We just got back from St. Maarten and stopped by Zee Best for some yummy french Pastries!! Definitely try the Chocolate Coissant and the Coconut Lemon Bars!! They were fantastic!!!! Its a nice clean place with delicious food!!!

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Enjoy great food here, one of our favourite breakfast spots. Food and service is excellant. From basic breakfast to typical French style, its all here!

Thank veesxm
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The bring you a basket of fresh pastries to start and tell you that you only pay for what you eat out of the basket, but each pastry is a different price, so it's hard to tell what your bill will be. Also, no credit...More

Thank Shelly F
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Stopped here one of the days we went island exploring for some much needed nourishment and was not disappointed. A basket of fresh pastries and rolls/croissants is brought to your table and you only have to pay for any you eat. The service is a...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The parties are good but it is overpriced and the service is slow. We gave them a second try and the service.was even slower and they forgot one of our orders. (Second day in a row).

Thank Tabatha M
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Most amazing crepes (and more) in St Marten!! They make true french pastries including an amazing chocolate croissant, omelets, sandwiches, and a full bar! Enjoy a bit of breakfast heaven on st marten!

Thank Bets918
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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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