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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” (209 reviews)
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French, American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Plaza Del Lago | Behind Scotia Bank, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

A wide variety of crepes, both savory and sweet. Friendly staff and great service. Open for breakfast and lunch. Highly recommend trying this place!

Thank Holly T
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I've been visiting the island for about 6 years now and ZEE Best (as the name implies) is always a fantastic spot for breakfast. To further tempt their guests, they place yummy fresh-baked pastries on the table -- enjoy at your own risk! Great for...More

Thank Trista G
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We enjoyed breakfast here, with fresh made omelettes and traditional breakfast options. The baked goods are delicious as well. I recommend the cheaters omelette, best omelette I've had in a long time.

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place has the best breakfast. The dishes are unique and absolutely fantastic. Free Wifi, great place to start your day.

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

zee best. Stop there every time we pass the airport....never for a meal...but, for chocolate pastries. We try something different (if there is something different) each time. It's ahead of every "pattiserie" (sorry for spelling, if it's wrong) we've tried on the island both French...More

Thank Bob U
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had to find Zee Best.. before we landed in St Maarten people were talking about this place. My husband and I had breakfast at the Plaza Del Lago location and I found why Zee Best was so popular. I ordered the spinach / goat...More

Thank GDUB58
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place. With outdoor seating and a cozy atmosphere - I was pretty happy. The pastries were yummy and the breakfast served quickly and quit good!!!! Definitely a go to place for breakfast!

Thank PeteNH
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This place served its purpose as a breakfast spot. It was highly recommended but unfortunately I was underwhelmed. The food was a bit bland. The service was excellent though!

Thank sonja2183
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We lived on St Barts for years and we know what good croissants are. These are not. Very breadie and the place is all counter service. Not impressed. Go to the pelican Bay Resort. On the water and better food and service.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Wonderful fun and service! The omelet was tasty as well as the fresh baked goods. Nice outdoors restaurant. You will not be disappointed.

Thank hsdirector
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15 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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 Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +599 544 2477
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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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