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The Cracked Conch by the Sea


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

US$20 - US$60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Soups
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

All of my pre-trip research indicated that The Cracked Conch had the best conch salad on Cayman. So, after a morning of shopping in Georgetown I went in search of a bus to take me up to West Bay. To my great fortune I actually...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 632carltonh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They have a white tablecloth dining area and a tiki bar area. We sat in the upper fine-dining area. It was really perfect in every way. The tiki bar has food but we didn't eat there. Next time!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mcewin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the meal and the atmosphere. It was a nice setting. It was a little bit buggy and they make bug spray is available

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jeffrey G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picture a field of coral with waves of water crashing against the rocks and you’ve envisioned the setting for the Cracked Conch. Our resort was situated on a tranquil section of the Caribbean so when we got out of the tact to go into the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Georgica14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a romantic spot for dinner with magnificent views of the sunset, this is the spot! The food was excellent.... try the Conch chowder! Each dish we ordered, scallops, tuna, red snapper, and mahi mahi, was presented as beautifully as each...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mountainnani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had drinks at sunset at outside bar overlooking the water and dinner later on terrace. Offers both casual and formal seating. Food was great.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Travelright16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every plate I have tasted are so delicious! The sound of sea in a background is just amezing on the terrasse. Try it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Passport302411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch here after a night with a very large storm surge which did severe damage to their casual Surfside restaurant so perhaps our experience was altered by the restaurants chaos. We sat at a widow side table with a lovely view of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kpenning
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I ate here after visiting the Turtle Farm Center. We both had the Conch Ceviche (to die for!!!), I had the Moringga and Linguini Pasta, and husband had the Vegetarian fare for the day, which was risotto with cheese sauce and strips of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank desolate_tigress
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a group dinner here recently and I can report the food was wonderful. The team that took care of us was great and we enjoyed a glorious Cayman sunset (get there for the sunset if you can!). The deck has lovely soft lighting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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27 March 2018|
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Response from JGandCG | Reviewed this property |
No iguanas. The real question is why your wife is traveling to an island where she's so likely to meet up with them.
Sarah B
31 December 2017|
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Response from Maureen F | Reviewed this property |
We wore casual clothes — shorts, T-shirts and sandals — and although no one said anything, I think we were slightly underdressed. Nothing is particularly formal in Grand Cayman, but I'd probably wear something a little nicer... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from daenergymon | Reviewed this property |
The chef is vegetarian and they have a reg ular chef vegetarian selection of the day usually made with their hand made fresh noodles. Mushroom & asparagus linguini with cream sauce.
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