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Front Street 44 | Opposite Catholic Church/Horizon Hotel, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-542-9635
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Pricey but very delicious upscale restaurant. Very quiet and quaint. We've eaten there twice and have always been pleased!! You have to dress a little nicer for this place but it's worth it if you're the type that appreciates a fine meal while on vacation. We always splurge on at least one! This is definitely the place to do it!!... More 

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Thank Juanita D
Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Really enjoyed my lunch and ambience of this lil restaurant tucked inside a passage of front street. Friendly wait staff. Took a little long to get our food, but it was good.

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Thank Elaine P
West Chester, Ohio, United States
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The food was well prepared and served with flair. The owner came by and talked about the food's preparation and made sure all was to our liking.

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168 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Try this restaurant hidden on the shop side of Philipsburg. It had a great menu cooked by a very good German chef. The food has quiet a different blend, such as pickle relish on top of snapper. He definitely has a southern flair.The waiter is attentive and is also the bartender. He recommended a great bottle of wine. The very... More 

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Thank Nanc8
Neath, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Visited Sheer on a May 2015 evening with colleagues attending a conference on Sint Maarten. It's located down a narrow side alley off the main road and is a hospitable establishment with helpful staff. It's clean and modern inside. We were treated to a buffet meal of grilled meats, pitta bread and humus. Good choice of wines, much more limited... More 

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Thank TonnaSteve
Westfield, in
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Found this place thanks to a handful of reviews & we are so glad we did! The service and food were both phenomenal. We called ahead for a reservation - a good idea - they are sometimes closed for private parties. We arrived shortly before they opened, thinking that the bar might be open, but it wasn't. However, our waiter... More 

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Thank OurDailyPastry
Flossmoor, Illinois
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

This was our last dinner in St. Maarten on our trip. We noticed the good reviews and decided to try it. The restaurant was not busy and we were greeted by the quirky and friendly waiter. Dinner was excellent! We had the lobster, shrimp fettuccine, as sea bass entrées. The sea food melted in our mouths. The portions were perfect.... More 

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Thank LivetheWay
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We were in Phlipsbug to catch a Windstar cruise in late febuary. spent the night in Philpsurg looking for a good place for dinner. We like to eat early, which is very un European. we walked into Sheer about 15 minutes before they officially opened. BUT the waiter was very welcoming. WE had a wonderful dinner and was pleasanty surprised.... More 

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Thank Eileen C
WA
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

The title really says it all. The food was quite good. The location is great. The facility was very pleasant surprise. The service was pretty lax.

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Thank baileyno6
Reading, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Didn't eat here - it has a prime location in town but we were put off by fact it was dead every time we looked in!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
French, Caribbean, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street 44 | Opposite Catholic Church/Horizon Hotel, Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Philipsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 721-542-9635
Description
Their chef, Matthias Fischer is ready to offer you an excellent selection of mouth-watering choices that will have you wishing for more. Having lived in the Caribbean for over 20 years, Chef Matthias has worked in the most exquisite resorts where he has built the reputation of "pushing the limits in cuisine". He's created the finest dishes for celebrity guests, such as Venus and Serana Williams, Richard Brandson, Bill Gates, Fidel Castro and Hugu Chavez. Now he is ready to welcome you to experience his European cuisine with its Caribbean and Asian twist. French and Italian dishes are revamped into surprising new compositions. Lunch 11:30am - 2:30pm. Air Conditioning. Dinner 7:00pm - 9:30pm Al fresco dining. Happy Hour 5pm - 7pm Valet Parking. AvailableMajor Credit Cards Accepted

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