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Vesna Taverna

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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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Mon - Tue 07:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sun 07:00 - 22:00
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Providence, Rhode Island
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yet another absolutely fabulous meal at Vesna Taverna. We have to stop at Vesna's at least once every visit to SXM and have never had a bad meal. This visit the chef made a wonderful Caribbean curry pot. The service is so attentive and Vesna herself talks to everyone to make sure they are happy with their dinner and service.... More 

Thank Lynnette S
Prince George, Canada
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite Americanized compared to other breakfast spots we've enjoyed on the Dutch side of st.maarten, but delicious none the less. Not a "must-go" for breakfast, but perhaps for dinner. *Great* service and a lovely breeze through the front "windows".

Thank Koverton
Missouri, USA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ate here three times in the last couple of weeks. Dinner twice and lunch once. Had a sandwich for lunch--Good. Dinner both times was pan fried Grouper. Best fish I've had on the island! Some other places were good, but this was the best. Wife had salmon once and said it was excellent. Service was very good and Vesna was... More 

Thank Duke63Missouri_USA
Philipsburg, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being the foodie I am, my Greek friends.and neighbors have forever spoiled me as far as "zee best" Greek food goes. That said this is the real thing done very well by real Greeks. Easy parking and access, good service. I admit I ordered the creole fishpot which was very good but I tasted everybody's abundant Greek treats. Dessert looked... More 

Thank John V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Vesna has some of the best food on the island -- certainly the best on the Dutch side. You really can't go wrong with anything on the menu, from the fish to the lamb to the Greek specials -- it's all amazing. Don't miss it!

Thank Fran H
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the greeting at the door to paying the check it was a superb evening. We had resercations and we're seated promptly. The owner came by and made suggestions which we followed. Our server was friendly, knowledgeable and on the spot in checking on us. Both of our meals were outstanding and the jigger of local rum tipped of a... More 

Thank carl a
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We highly recommend this restaurant. The food is great as well as the service. My husband loves the fish and I ordered a vegetarian plate and it was delicious. We went there a few times. Definitely recommend

Thank hellonj
Hartford, Connecticut
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Vesna Taverna on a recommendation last month and were not disappointed. Vesna was a great host and spent some time getting to know us and the couple we brought with us. Each course was excellent and we walked out with full bellies and smiles on our faces. My wife is a vegetarian and was accommodated no problem. With... More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2nd time eating here; the appetizer special of spinach tortilla chips and shrimp w guacamole was superb. Very generous portion. Escargot appetizer also very good . Dinner: shrimp creole , a little too much Bay leaf for my taste(I'd had once before and loved it but not as good this time- but still good). Husband had pan seared grouper -... More 

Thank Geryl P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most people miss this great restaurant on Simpson Bay. Wonderful dining at awesome price with the nicest hosts. Whether you choose the fantastic American breakfast with host Sally or an amazing dinner special with owner and host Vesna, you will thoroughly enjoy dining at Vesna Taverna

Thank Howard R

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
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?