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Kakao Beach Restaurant and Bar

) #8 of 30 Restaurants in Orient Bay €€ - €€€ French, Caribbean,
Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-087-4326
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (133 reviews)
“pizza” (61 reviews)
“salads” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed yesterday

The menu and food quality at Kakao are great, and the location in the middle of Orient Beach can't be beat. Seating at individual tables with protection from sun and rain was comfortable, romantic and fun. Prices are a little on the high side, but...More

Thank SSwith3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite on Orient Bay. Great lounges, food and service. Beautiful beach, although there is a lot of seaweed this summer.

Thank Lteitler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had chicken and ribs with salad and fries. Our family liked all of the food! The staff was helpful and quick.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant as part of a tour to Orient Beach. Was very surprised how delicious the food was considering there were at least 100 people from our cruise there, they handled it all with ease ,speed and freshness. My husband had chicken I...More

Thank Vengel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was absolutely gorgeous and this beach bar/restaurant was the best. The beachside service was exceptional, the food was great and we had some awesome margaritas. Would definitely go back!

Thank virginia33
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A group of us from our tour landed at this restaurant. The service was mediocre at best and the prices are in French money. It took a while for the wait staff to recognize us and we had to flag them down at that. I...More

Thank tonyruth
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We ate at Kakao twice during our trip to St. Martin. We both favor "standard" beach fare for Americans at lunch (hamburgers and pizza). Hamburgers are cooked to order with the usuall condiments and French fries. For pizza, don't expect pepperoni & sausage, etc. They...More

Thank Gatorbone
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Came here few times already as the food and service is good. Usually get the Caesar Salad & Pizzas for the kids. Wait staff are pretty attentive as they come by to check on you.

Thank Brian_Kay123
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice restaurant. The food is good, they offer chairs and umbrellas, you can enjoy lunch and drinks while sitting at the beach. They have cool booths under the shade of pretty tropical trees.

Thank Papillon838
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch while on the beach. We weren't expecting much from a beach bar, but were pleasantly surprised. Service was great and the burger was one of the best I have had anywhere. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank Michael E
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2 February 2016|
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Response from chickiola | Reviewed this property |
2 people $25/30 to Orient Bay I'm sure there are more than one taxi drivers, ask a few before choosing your taxi.
1 November 2015|
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Response from Patti F | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 059-087-4326
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Dans ce cadre privilegie, le RESTAURANT vous offre un horizon sur la baie orientale et l'ile de Tintamarre et Cay Verte avec ses tables dans un jardin tropical toutes faces a la mer...Ici, vous pourrez restaurer ou simplement vous desalterer a l'ombre d'une paillote, le regard perdu devant ce spectacle de pure quietude, les doigts de pieds en eventail sur un transat, berces par un fond de musique.Le cadre y est soigne et discret avec sa deco tout en bois.Dans un environnement de verdure luxuriante.Beach bar / restaurant / massage / boutique / wifi gratuite pour nos clients !
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