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Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-524-5283
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 07:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First, let me say the owner is great. We come about every 12-18 months we typically eat here once or two during the week. She is always kind and attentive. Today we had breakfast. The whole wheat croissant was outstanding. My son ordered a breakfast sandwich that's comes as a panini -- he loved it. The other breakfast orders were... More 

Thank Jen F
Albany, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and gracious host. Ate there a couple of times this year and every year for over 15 years or more we have visited St Martin. 5 Stars.

Thank psipperly
trinidad, TX
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82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic restaurant with great food, service, and personality. We had the crab cakes and a special called the Caribbean Pot and it was fantastic. Vesna, the owner, and her husband Yanic, the cook, and great. Very friendly and great suggestions.

Thank Dale H
Cleveland, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the food and service at Vesna Taverna. The staff was so attentive and the food was outstanding. We will definitely go back!

Thank klp007
Oakmont, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific moussaka and spanakopita!! Home made banana rum and hummus!!! This place was lovely and the owner was extremely friendly.

Thank Bobbi S
Ojai, California
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting St. Maarten 4 years ago and stumbled on this place. We loved it and went back twice during our visit. Of course, on this visit, we had to go back. They moved...this location has more room and is a little more elegant. What hasn't changed is the creative and exceptional food that could stand on it's own... More 

Thank Greekartist
Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there for breakfast many time, but really love thier smoothies when I have not time for breakfast, great power shakes

Thank Barbara G
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year when we come to St Maarteen we visit Vesna Taverna. The friendly atmosphere is wonderful, and you really feel welcome. But I must say that the quality of the food has been better. Sometimes it can be wonderful, but the next time it can be npt that good.

Thank MathiasStenhammar
Ottawa, Canada
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120 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't been to Vesna Taverna for a while, so thought we'd give it a try. The food is still very good; service was great and the owner as friendly as ever. We had the Normandie chicken with mushroom sauce and the Milanese chicken with mozzarella and tomato sauce. Both were served with a side order of rice and salad. There... More 

Thank Jean H
Flagstaff, Arizona
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about this restaurant. We loved the staff. They are friendly and fun. We had excellent food. Foi gras as the app, a Caribbean fish stew and a shrimp entree and a lemon tort that was out of this world good -- every mouthful was delicious. There is parking at the restaurant (a bonus in crowded Simpson Bay)... More 

Thank BlackdogJenny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
French, Greek, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Airport Road #9 Palapa Marina | St Maarten, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-524-5283

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?