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Nowhere Special Bar and Restaurant

88 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
+1 721-544-2440
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“johnny cakes” (7 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International
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88 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed yesterday

My family just returned from a terrific meal at a restaurant that definitely does not live up to its name...this place is as special as it gets. We had conch fritters, meatballs, the Phillipsburger, Rasta Pasta, Mahi Maho, and the Grand Case chicken sandwich. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very good burger and fries at the airport. The fish sandwich was a little dry, but the burger was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate at Nowhere Special last night based on recommendations from friends. What a fantastic evening. The wait staff was over the top helpful. My wife had her heart set on the pumpkin soup but it was not available and our waiter couldn’t have been...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 7DaveS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small little place right before the bridge. Great view of the docked yachts. Prices are decent ad food is good. EXellent wait staff - can’t do enough for you. Delicious Johnny Cakes too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PrincessVahineMaui
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined there twice. Restaurant is in the back over a pier and facing the bay. The bar is in the front facing the street. Good seafood and nice cocktails.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank middletonclaire7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time at Nowhere Special with friends. The restaurant has a great vibe and live DJ spinning tunes into the night. I highly recommend the johnny cakes and scalloped potatoes. Order the tamarind sour as a cocktail for something different.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great lunch at Nowhere Special. We were the only ones there for lunch, however, the staff were in the process of setting up for a party of 30 people, and were quite accommodating. The food was delicious, the staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the Mushroom Chicken dinner. Service was great and the atmosphere was nice. The owner of the restaurant was very nice!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SusanR0ss
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We fined at Nowhere Special based on a recommendation by a friend and enjoyed our experience. The restaurant was opened by the owners of the former Turtle Pier and they have the same cooking staff. The menu is local food and is the food is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JeanfromPA
Reviewed 23 November 2018

You would not believe the restaurant is behind a street side rum bar. You sit on the water. The weight staff is very pleasant and helpful. Appetizers were excellent. Hot conch fritters and coconut shrimp were fabulous!! My wife had oxtails and I had a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Welfare Road, Simpson Bay, St Martin / St Maarten
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St Martin / St Maarten  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-544-2440
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Located right before the Simpson Bay Bridge. There's a new spot in St.Maarten, where locals can be proud of their local cuisine, where Rum enthusiasts can sip themselves around the world, one tumbler at a time; and where tourist can truly experience the a fun local ambiance, with an Carib-Eclectic decor, "Friendly Island" Service and waterfront Dining. The spot is "Nowhere Special".
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