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Kakao Beach Restaurant and Bar

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Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 059-087-4326
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Atlanta
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Caprese salad was fantastic. Chicken caesar featured fresh roasted chicken breast. The hamburgers are decent (on an island not known for its burgers). The service is island friendly. Remember, most bars and restaurants in Orient Bay follow American tipping practices - service charge is not included in the menu prices. But most bars and restaurants will not give you the... More 

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Thank Paul52Atlanta
Kristiansund, Norway
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach bar / restaurant is actually on and off the beach it can be entered from both sides front and back, covering quite a large area there must be at least a hundred maybe more sun beds and inside seating is spread around individual gazebos giving the real feeling of a tropical paradise with sand underfoot service is good... More 

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Thank Ray H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kakao is the place to be on Orient Bay. I go to Kakao all the time and I never get sick of the beach, the people on the beach, or there yummy food. The beach is super clean. Lovely ocean to swim in. The staff and service are really good and quick. To tie it all together they have a... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bus trip of the island and had lunch here. What a treat!!! Tomato and mozzarella salad beyond belief. We love this salad, have it lots of places, and this was by far the best. Then a Calabrese pizza that knocked out socks off. Would love to go back

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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch here was all we wanted it to be. Almost like being on the Med. Our server was very French, lovely and right in top of the service for our table. We sat right on the water but had shade, comfort, gorgeous breezes. The food was very good. Our entries were very good but we shared the appetizer platter to... More 

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Winchester Center, Connecticut
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent the day here and had a great time. Clean beach, good chairs and umbrellas, waiter service was prompt. Will visit again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was amazed to find such a top-quality restaurant right on the beach - it was a great opportunity to have an excellent meal in the middle of a cruise line shore excursion. The marinated seafood platter was truly excellent, and reminded me of similar meals in mainland France. The highlights of the meal were the Creole stuffed crab, and... More 

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Etna, California
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our toes in the sand, great tropical drinks and Fantastic Fresh Food. The fruits were sweet and juicy, the fish was perfect and the portions were just right. My wife and I are both Chef's and we give Kakao's our highest rating!

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Kansas City MO
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the best restaurant we ate at on the Orient Beach. Very good food and very good service. Great atmosphere. Would definately go here again.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of cruise package was lunch and was very happy with the food. Sure we weren't given the best meal but what we were fed was fantastic. Great place for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Bar, Seafood, European, Caribbean, International
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plage de la baie Orientale, Orient Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Orient Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 059-087-4326
Description
Dans ce cadre privilegie, le RESTAURANT vous offre un horizon sur la baie orientale et l'ile de Tintamarre et Cay Verte avec ses tables dans un jardin tropical toutes faces a la mer...Ici, vous pourrez restaurer ou simplement vous desalterer a l'ombre d'une paillote, le regard perdu devant ce spectacle de pure quietude, les doigts de pieds en eventail sur un transat, berces par un fond de musique.Le cadre y est soigne et discret avec sa deco tout en bois.Dans un environnement de verdure luxuriante.Beach bar / restaurant / massage / boutique / wifi gratuite pour nos clients !

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?