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Gutside Bar and Restaurant

Friar's Bay, Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+590 590 29-1992
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“snapper” (5 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
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Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Friar's Bay, Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Imagine an eclectic collection of license plates, carved figurines, t shirts stapled to the ceiling, with wood benches. Meet two very friendly lovely people who have been here for 22 years. Then taste the food. You will know why it is a must-do stop in...More

Thank fkg
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We thought the place looked very interesting outside with a stone figure of a mermaid, and other decorated areas. You get the feeling of going to eat at a friends' house, and sit on the porch to relax. The owner, Richard, greeted us warmly and...More

Thank DoriePt_Washington
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We'd meant to try this restaurant for years and finally went for dinner on our last trip to St Martin. So glad we did! Delicious food, modest prices, and first-rate hospitality from Richard. All of the dishes ordered by our party (garlic shrimp, conch stew,...More

Thank kayt177
Reviewed 15 March 2016

On our last visit to St. Martin, we decided to compare the Grand Case Lolo food to Richard's food at Gutside. We tried 4 different Lolo's. While Richard's menu looks similar to a Lolo menu, the taste is anything but. The flavor of every dish...More

Thank Clayton R
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My wife and I were in St Maarten recently and friends took us to The Gutside for a great meal. I must say, I found this to be a unique restaurant that represents great local fare. My wife had the chicken and I had the...More

Thank nsalphadog
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have chosen an ATV tour for the day with a local guide who obviously knew the best places to take the tourists who want to get away from other tourists. This place was amazing. Awesome setup, Super friendly service, and...More

1  Thank Kalie M
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We had driven by Gutside too many times to even count, but this time we decided to stop. We were greated by Richard. We were served drinks and great conversation ensued. Richard and his wife are fantastic people with great stories of the history of...More

Thank cmanatee
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Came here on a recommendation of a friend. We were greeted by Richard, the owner, who made us feel right at home. We also met Mango the pet pooch. I had fresh fish, and my wife the chicken. My fish was excellent, but although the...More

Thank Goody T
Reviewed 2 September 2015

While on vacation this summer, my mom took my sister and I to Gut Side. My mom has known Richard and his family for quite a while. When we arrived we weren’t quite sure if the place was open since we were the 1st to...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Now that Richard (owner) has "retired" , the Gutside is now open more hors. Nothing fancy here. Down Home island cooking. The chicken here was moist and very tasty, as good as any lolo. A simple pan fried red snapper was cooked to perfection. Both...More

Thank mahokid
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25 May 2016|
Response from nsalphadog | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I never thought to take a picture of the menu.
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Restaurant Details

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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Friar's Bay, Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Saint-Martin  >  Marigot
  • Phone Number: +590 590 29-1992
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