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Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side #231140
07/31/2020 09:35 PM
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DougK37614 Offline OP
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We have friends who are going to St. Maarten on the Dutch side who will have a rental car. Does anyone know what restaurants or attractions will be open on the Dutch side August 2–12? They have done their testing, filed their results online, and will bring a print copy.

Thank you for any help.

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Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231142
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Wow, 1 day turn around for the test results, where did they get them done? At the moment I think most restaurants etc are open on the Dutch side

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231143
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Can you find out what type of test they took that did not have the Emergency Use Authorization printed on the results?

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: wilsonck] #231144
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I have been watching the The Daily Herald so advised the they needed tests. They took their test early this week as one works at a hospital.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231146
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Hope they have proper test report and proof of medical insurance too. Or what ever Gov desides to implement between now and then.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231148
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ya scuba, gess u cud say it is a fluid situation to say the least

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231157
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Most are open , except Buccaneer Beach Bar and Nowhere Special.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231161
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Doug--as Lesley said, most Dutch side businesses are open. Please do post here once they arrive safely, as things seem to be such a crap shoot these days.


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Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: Carol_Hill] #231163
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Yes Carol,thanks.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: wilsonck] #231186
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FYI - The University of Wisconsin Health clinic started a Covid testing program yesterday out side their building having people spit into a test tube and had the results in about three hours. This will be great if this can be done on a mass scale.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: Kennys] #231188
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Enjoyed our dinner at Nowhere Special last year, I hope they come back!

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: crsxm] #231192
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Originally Posted by crsxm
Enjoyed our dinner at Nowhere Special last year, I hope they come back!


Ditto! It was awesome. wink


"It is good to do nothing all day, and then to rest" wink
Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: crsxm] #231200
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Yes they will be be back. In the meantime her Nephew Kyle has opened a Taco Food Trunk in her parking lot.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: Kennys] #231201
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Wow, sounds good to me--we were fans of Taco Macho and heard that has closed. I hope they do well and we'll definitely give it a try if we get a chance to travel in October.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: crsxm] #231209
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Yes Taco Macho got completely broken down and I have heard that his Taco is very good. It's him and his girlfriend that's a qualified Chef.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231210
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Will let you know when we try them.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: Kennys] #231217
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We have heard very good reviews of the tack truck too Lesley!


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Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: BillandElaine] #231225
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Thanks Elaine and they use to work for Kyle Father and Mother at Emilio's Restaurant. Tuesday's is $ 2.00 per Taco , wow. Please let me know if you beat me to it lol. Have a nice week-end.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231234
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We spoke to our friends today. They had the correct test and got the results in 2 hours. Submitted their results online and received an email back from the government almost instantly.

The took their test at a local urgent care chain which was fully paid for by government or insurance. No cost.

Their flight is tomorrow so everything is going good so far.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: BeachKitten] #231297
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Update:

Nowhere Special is offering free food to those in need. They could use donations as well.

[Linked Image]

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"It is good to do nothing all day, and then to rest" wink
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That's class.

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: Kennys] #231302
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Originally Posted by Kennys
Yes they will be be back. In the meantime her Nephew Kyle has opened a Taco Food Trunk in her parking lot.


Oh wow, this looks delish!

https://www.facebook.com/lachingonasxm/


"It is good to do nothing all day, and then to rest" wink
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"Oh wow, this looks delish!"
Sure does. Yumm

Re: Restaurants or attractions open August 2-12 on Dutch side [Re: DougK37614] #231305
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Yup...class all the way


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