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Mermaid's Dockside Bar & Grill

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1/2 Mile south of the Ferry Docks on the Edge of Spanish Town, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
+1 284-495-6663
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Very, very pretty view. The place is more of a shack outside - but that would have been fine. They say their specialty is lobster. No lobster. They were also out of most of their wines on the list. We didn't eat there.

Thank bratzoe
St. Thomas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant and it is located on the water. Very cool setup and amazing fish that can be seen in the water. Free entertainment on some nights. Ask about it!

Thank jpspierce
Coral Bay, St. John
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82 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a drink and to watch the tarpon. The cook came out with some scraps to get them eating for us. Really friendly staff. Great view. Drinks are good and prices usual for island prices. We didn't eat here. Maybe next time.

Miami, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Food was a hit and miss and very pricey, waitress seem more interested in the men than doing their jobs. The view is great and as soon as the sun went down we asked for our check and left . Not worth the effort

Thank Emily S
Redmond, Washington, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Can't beat this location to grab a beer and enjoy the cool breeze and beautiful blue water. Like most places on the island, food is a bit over-priced for what you get, but would definitely recommend the burger and sweet potato fries.

Thank Kristen S
Clyro, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for years and love the place. Good food from a small menu, huge tarpon swimming by your table and fun and friendly service. Plus the fish and lobster are fresh and delicious. But recently the prices have gone through the roof...Hopefully only a temporary surge..but unlikely.

Thank JustinTA25
Ventura, California
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143 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for lobster, here's the place. $35 for a half lobster. Great dining right on the water. Very small menu besides the lobster.

Thank juliebergman
Newport Beach, California
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Our dinner at Mermaids was fantastic! Sunset was beautiful and dinner delicious ! Service was terrific. Highly recommend a visit here, you wouldn't be disappointed. Giant tarpon come swim around the dock at sunset which is fun!!

Thank Libertyldy7
Old Hickory, Tennessee
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for an early lunch with a group of 9 on our way to the Baths. It is on the dock with bay views all around. We saw a lot of fish and a few sea turtles right alongside the rail. It is open air as many here are. The food is very good and the chef has... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Used to love this place and have been enjoying it for years. Today was another story. Arrived at 2:15p for a late lunch, place was virtually empty. Sat at the bar, ordered drinks and requested a menu. Got the drinks but not the menu until we asked again 10 minutes later. (Understand there were three girls in uniform - I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Mile south of the Ferry Docks on the Edge of Spanish Town, Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda  >  Spanish Town
  • Phone Number: +1 284-495-6663
MERMAID located on the water next to Andy’s Chateau is a great ISLAND/SEA view restaurant where you can find both fantastic food and impeccable service. Features a variety of cuisine be it Local, Spanish or International. We cater for your events; Birthdays, Weddings, etc.

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