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Emerald Merit Road, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-543-6288
17:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You have to check out Big Fish when you visit St. Maarten! The food was amazing, the staff and owners are friendly and very accomodating. The restaurant is beautiful. The whole experience was phenominal. We went back a 2nd time. Look forward to going back next year.

Thank Debbie L
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210 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While this is an expensive restaurant, the food was excellent. I had delicious crab cakes (which really were on the appetizer menu, but was enough for my dinner.My husband had an excellent fish dish. It has a lovely atmosphere.

Thank jwelhwel
Cleveland, Ohio
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128 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We, two adults and teen boy, made a reservation in advance and went to there at 6:30 pm on Sunday. When we arrived, there was no car in front parking, but some people were already in there. Our waiter was OK. We ordered Latin Roll for an appetizer, this sushi was not so good. We also ordered Seafood Pasta, Snapper... More 

Thank Shimo625
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband & I stayed at the Westin Dawn Beach & this area was closest to visit restaurants & bars. We stopped one evening for drinks & apps after a late lunch & had such a great experience we made a dinner reservation for another night. The owner & ALL staff are amazing! If you do not experience the food,... More 

Thank TracyMarie5
Bedford, New York
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the food and the staff. Definitely will be back. Try the raspberry cheese cake, it was excellent,

Thank Linjo42
Burlington, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice atmosphere, great food, excellent service. My wife and I are frequent travelers and we have never eaten at the same place twice in one week on vacation; but we did this time! The food and service was so much better than any of the other restaurants in the area, so we went back and celebrated our last night on... More 

Thank amr6281
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant 3 times over the five days I was staying at the local Westin with friends for a conference. Not directly on the water but the atmosphere is perfect. We sat outside and listened to the tree frogs. All the food was excellent, from their specialty cocktails to the desserts. Owners are a lovely Canadian couple who are... More 

Thank Erin T
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and ambience here are wonderful and the owners, Mike and Theresa, are lovely hosts!! Lovely seating inside and outside. Service is quick, which apparently is rare here in St Maarten. Highly recommend!

Thank Andrea M
Mount Holly, North Carolina
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613 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here with another couple on the first night of a week long stay at Oyster Bay and the experience was first rate from start to finish. The atmosphere was wonderful and it was a beautiful evening for dining outdoors. The four of us had wonderful meals and the fish was very fresh and perfectly prepared. This is a... More 

Thank Piseu
Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first trip to St. Maarten and heard great things about Big Fish. We tried to make a reservation had some trouble, but when we got to the restaurant we were seated with no problems. The owner Mike came up to the table and apologized for us having a problem making the reservation. Mike was truly a fabulous... More 

Thank DeAnn D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Caribbean, Fusion, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emerald Merit Road, Oyster Pond, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Oyster Pond
  • Phone Number: +1 721-543-6288
***Under New Management*** South Beach meets the Caribbean - Big Fish is a hip, modern and upscale casual dining experience. The design is like nothing you will find anywhere in St.Maarten. The menu is diverse - with a focus on seafood. Many other options are available for the non-seafood eater including steak, chicken, pasta and vegetarian options. A kids menu is also available. Great sharing snacks, a diverse wine list with a variety of options by the glass and full bar. The service staff are attentive and eager to please. The Outdoor Patio is magnificent with a waterfall fountain, sexy lighting and cool music. The inside features a large comfortable bar and open kitchen concept where you can enjoy the "show". Come join us at Big Fish - don't miss out.

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