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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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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 3 days ago NEW 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 4 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saved the best meal for the end our of week. Located at Oyster Pond, 3 mins from the Westin, this is an incredible find. The restauranteurs are Toronto transplants who brought with them delicious and creative approach to the menu. The sushi menu was a little traditional mixed with local flavors. The menu has an Italian bent with seafood.... More 

Thank travelmaven2017
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the Grouper and Scallop dishes. Both were very good. Finished off the evening splitting a chocolate lava cake. Great night

Thank John M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Big Fish on the recommendation of a frequent visitor to St. Maarten. There was five of us in our party and we were seated right away with no reservation. (It is not their busiest time in April.) My daughter is allergic to peanuts and although we have not seen too many restaurants serving peanuts, Big Fish was... More 

Thank kkev25
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was very nice. The dinning room is covered but the front of it is open aired. Nicely set tables, some inside tables and a nice bar. We were a party of 6, we visited on two occasions. We ordered many apps. every one of them was delicious the sushi was a big hit. Our meals were plated nicely... More 

Thank justin s
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Fish was our last meal of the trip and a short walk from the resort. Wish we had gone in sooner. Mike, the owner was so friendly and welcoming. They have a great bar and serve upscale drinks. My husband and I shared a shrimp appetizer which was delicious. He had the seafood pasta and said it was his... More 

Thank carein
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114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not try the sushi and stuck with the local options (Grouper & Red Snapper) which were excellently prepared. Good wine list and other local cocktails options. Menu has non-fish options (lamb, steak) for those who prefer something other than seafood. Nice outdoor atmosphere-just be aware of loud tree frogs chirping in the evening!

Thank Skierz

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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
USD 10 - USD 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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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