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new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: Barbara1 (Moderator)
Date: November 11, 2008 07:04PM

This blog says the Greenhouse is to open a second location at the Atrium, where Picante restaurant is/was.



Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: Elaine (
Date: November 12, 2008 06:20AM

I've heard the same thing from a pretty reliable source. But it doesn't look like they're working on it yet. Says closed for renovation on the doors.

Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: HobokenAngst (
Date: November 25, 2008 10:52AM

Just got back, owner at Atrium. Spoke to individual who was moving things in the place. Said that this will be a new Greenhouse location. It will open in about 2 months ( allot of work needs to be done). Reason for this move he said was that with all of the TRAFFIC problems on the island, very few people are visiting the Phillipsburg location from Simpson bay. The Buc beach bar was hopping though!!!!

Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: BIGDENX (
Date: November 25, 2008 11:54AM


What a great location for GREENHOUSE if the parking doesn't get too extreme.

PICANTE was good and the entertainment enjoyable but something was missing; possibly it didn't attract happy hour locals who prefer BBB.

With all the TS rooms/suites nearby it's a natural, and walking isn't an issue. Only problem is BIG time competition from a series of Billy Folly establishments like:

Hideaway at LaVista
Toppers at Flamingo
Buccaneer Beach Bar
Cafe streetside at Pelican
New Italian place where Los Gauchos was
Add the ones I missed....

Personally I'd like to see a breakfast focused menu someplace on Billy Folly that would be less expensive then the now too pricey SMYC/ Spinnaker, ( $5.00 corn beef hash side) and a tad closer than Ric's.

Banana pancakes, breakfast crepes, omelettes, real hash browns, grits, Johnny Cake, big sausages, carafe of Cafe American on the table and waffles with maple syrup will get my A.M. $$$$$'s.

You can only eat so much and so often......


Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: fabila (155.72.24.---)
Date: November 25, 2008 12:48PM

Denis have you tried Capucino diner? We did and it was very reasonable and good breakfast food. The price is more reasonable than Spinnaker's although you don't have the great view and atmosphere.

Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: BIGDENX (
Date: November 25, 2008 02:19PM

Hey Louise!

Have a good Thanksgiving!

Yes, have tried Cappucino for soup and stuff after midnight...always good food but never thought about it for breakfast.

Typical for me when alone and shooting at the beach is the buffet early at Food Express and when M is in tow we go all the way for Le Croissanterie in Marigot Marina....# 1 for consistent good ambience, food and lots of COFFEE in a CARAFE. ( since KF is gone ) Patient owners endure my French practice between head shrugs and giggles ...hahaha

Will take your hint and try in a few weeks. Off the 26th. for 9 sleeps.

ATB to The Phantom.


Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: fabila (155.72.24.---)
Date: November 25, 2008 02:49PM

Cappuccino Diner Bar & Restaurant have a breakfast special for $4.95, eggs, home fries, bacon, and toast. The Phantom loved it. I'm pretty sure you can get breakfast 24/7.

I'm more of a crepe breakfast person so I love La Croissanterie in Marigot and David gets the American Bkfst. The regular croissants are so flaky!

Have a great time and all my love to Sarah!

Gobble, Gobble!

Re: new location for the Greenhouse?
Posted by: BobP (
Date: November 25, 2008 03:10PM

Sounds great but I hope the roads and parking are improved in that area.

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