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WhitandTamra
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Happiest of Hours!
      #1740089 - 08/02/17 01:54 PM (71.100.123.44)

We will arrive on island this Saturday...HIP HIP HOORAY!!!
I'm looking for recommendations for the best happy hours, places and times. I haven't had luck locating the time for Dinghy Dock's HH. (Had the most delicious passionfruit Absolute there last trip!) Also, by the looks of it on facebook it appears that Lagoonies is on vaca (bummer because we were going to try it out on this trip). Does anyone know when they reopen?

Additionally, I love love (yes, more than one love) the ginger rum that Pat's Roadhouse serves. Any suggestions on where I can purchase a bottle of such deliciousness? I looked at the Marigot market last trip but couldn't find ginger.

Thank you in advance!


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pat
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: WhitandTamra]
      #1740091 - 08/02/17 02:18 PM (75.133.113.202)

W&T,

Don't know if they buy or make it but if I were you, I'd start there and ask them. Some places create their own (or have someone do it for them) and resell it to their patrons. Good luck and happy vacation.

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pat



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Carol_HillAdministrator
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: WhitandTamra]
      #1740092 - 08/02/17 02:30 PM (47.192.5.2)

As I recall, Ma DouDou used to make a ginger rum. They are available about everywhere.

I like the happy hour at the Greenhouse. 2 for 1 drinks and reduced price apps, every day. I think it's like 4-7 PM


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deputydog1157
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1740096 - 08/02/17 03:24 PM (199.47.253.145)

Is that in Simpson Bay?

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Maria_and_Steve
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1740098 - 08/02/17 03:28 PM (97.118.135.227)

We think the best happy hour is at the St. Maarten Yacht Club, next to the Dutch Side bridge. Best fresh bloody Mary's on the island. And where else can you watch multi-million dollar Mega Yachts come in through the bridge at 5 pm, along with a lot of other sailboats and catamarans while sipping a $2 beer???

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ruralcarrierModerator
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: WhitandTamra]
      #1740100 - 08/02/17 03:35 PM (24.209.195.61)

Pretty sure Pat's Roadhouse is history.

Lee's has a drink special every night.

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Carol_HillAdministrator
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: deputydog1157]
      #1740101 - 08/02/17 03:36 PM (47.192.5.2)

The Greenhouse is in Simpson Bay, yes. (Well, they have one in Philipsburg too, but I was referring to the Simpson Bay location.) Greenhouse is located right by the Atrium, on Billy Folly Road.

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islandgem
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: Carol_Hill]
      #1740102 - 08/02/17 03:49 PM (142.113.212.196)

The Greenhouse Happy Hour in low season used to be from 11-7. Can't beat that. I was surprised during the afternoon when the drinks were 2 for 1 and this is what they told me.

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SXMbeacher
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: WhitandTamra]
      #1740103 - 08/02/17 04:41 PM (76.178.251.99)

There's always the Perch, 2:30-3:30, 2 for one and hopefully Willy is there, mixologist extraordinaire!

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MotownTim
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Re: Happiest of Hours! [Re: Maria_and_Steve]
      #1740105 - 08/02/17 04:55 PM (24.128.232.95)

I second The Yacht Club. The bartenders are fun.

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