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Bon Appetit

37 Billy Folly Road | Pelican Key, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-544-2503
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (81 reviews)
“escargot” (48 reviews)
“turnovers” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:30All hours
Pizza, French, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
37 Billy Folly Road | Pelican Key, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Located on a busy corner, this restaurant with "outside only" tables charges $6 just to sit. You will be reminded in not so friendly terms that this is not a tip! The traffic was non stop as were the loud conversations between the local drivers...More

Thank Tullis G
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The outside area is very dark at night. There are small string lights in each large umbrella canopy that used to be on, created a nice atmosphere, but aren't turned on now. I drive by every night and don't see the lights functioning. Service was...More

Thank George P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Wonderful food, love the lamb, pasta and lobster bisque! Great for breakfast too! Very nice staff. We always stop here 3 or 4 times during our visits to St Maarten.

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Bon Appetit is one of our favorite restaurants in Simpson Bay. Usually eat at Bon Appetit at least twice per our stay. Food is amazing. Great live music as well.

Thank aearias
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Always busy. Good service and great pizza and salads. We shared the meat lover's pizza and the house salad. Spouse had a so so glass of white wine and I had diet coke. Pizza was thin and delicious and salad was perfect with fresh mango...More

1  Thank DanielfromTremblant
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Have been there twice for breakfast. Good menu, prices OK, food less than exceptional. Noisy and unconcerned staff. Slow service. Could be a lot better.

Thank CATVAG23
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My wife and i ate at Bon Appetit. The restaurant has about 15 tables - all outside and under massive umbrellas. A few of the tables would be unusable if it rained but the umbrellas keep the people under them dry. The restaurant is at...More

Thank dmount2001
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Just landed from the airport and wanted a nice romantic dinner. A few couples were having candlelit dinner there as well. My wife and I ordered chicken linguini with a nice white cheese sauce. The noodles were perfect but the quick boiled chicken turned this...More

1  Thank willbeseeingusoon
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We have never eaten here, always take out bread and coffee. The French baguette is really wonderful, one of the best breads I have ever had.

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I am hooked on this lobster bisque! It is so creamy and rich. I had it 2 days in a row on this trip and about 3 times on my last trip 2 years ago. Go to the beach at Pelican Bay and then have...More

Thank judithbaynes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 29
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Billy Folly Road | Pelican Key, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-544-2503
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Bon Appetit is a beautiful little French restaurant located in the heart of Pelican Key in the Simpson Bay Resort. Located directly across the street from the Hollywood Casino parking lot and The Red Piano. Opened in December 2009 serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner Bon Appetit offers a wide variety of classic American breakfasts in the morning, gourmet sandwiches at lunch, and classic French Dishes and vibrant daily specials in the evening. The restaurant opens daily at 7 AM with fresh pastries, breakfasts, and coffees for dine in or takeaway. Breakfast is available daily until 2 PM. After a morning on the beach get out of the sun and come in for a light lunch and a refreshing cocktail. As the sun sets Bon Appetit is just getting started with live entertainment starting nightly at 6:30 PM featuring a wide variety of entertainers playing a great variety of songs perfect to complete the atmosphere for a fantastic dining experience. Every evening Bon Appetit offers a list of fresh specials from classic French dishes to Caribbean classics with a French twist. To compliment the food, Bon Appetit also offers a superb wine list boasting a selection of wines from all over the world. For the cocktail drinker Bon Appetit also features a fantastic specialty cocktail list. The cocktail list has many classic drinks as well as great house specialties like our Kettle One Mango Martini and our House signature French Champagne Martini. Come in and enjoy our fantastic food, entertainment, service, and ambiance right on your doorstep. Bon Appetit is open from 7 AM daily until at least 10:30 PM during the week and 11 PM on weekends.
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