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Goring Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman
+1 345-946-2482
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Britsh Columbia
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Wasn't sure about this place at first - just a few tables and chairs on a patio area beside the road. It is counter service - not table service. It was recommended to us so we tried it. Very friendly service and good food. We had lunch here with a couple beer on a hot day - it was good.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

great place , we enjoy our drinks and food . staff was very nice. wonderful location.. right next to the water

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Thank Marie D
Salisbury, North Carolina
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441 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

If you like local beer try the Ironshore Bock - great taste. And you get a nice outdoor cafe with free ranging chickens! Owner is from India and very friendly. Free wiFi.

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Thank Gene K
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

We expected little when we were coaxed in by a couple sat inside who simply said 'come in and sit down, it's awesome'. And that's all I say to you now, this cafe may not look like much, but the experience is totally unique. A great blend of Caribbean and Asian cuisine served by some of the friendliest hosts you... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

My wife and I went here recently and ordered 2 iced coffees and were charged $12.00. Starbucks is expensive, but I think this was just a rip-off. At another cafe, the Cayman Kitchen (less than 100m away) we were charged only $3.00 for similar drinks...... BEWARE!!!!!!

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1 Thank Man-on-the-bus
Sydney
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2013

We enjoy this street-side, informal corner eating place. A limited range, inexpensive, frequented by locals. Try one of their goat dishes. Standard drinks available. Is this the only casual, local food eatery in George Town itself?

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Thank hugivilin
Atlanta
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2012

My daughter and I ate here 3 times on our recent trip to George Town. I had been here a couple of years back with my son and had been looking forward to going again. It's a small outdoor cafe about a half block off Church St/Harbour Dr just behind the National Museum. They have Indian food, buffet style as... More 

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Atlanta
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2010

I believe this place is also known as Old Gaol Cafe. When I asked the man behind the counter how to pronounce the name (Gaol rhymes with "foul"), I thought I understood him to say " we are also known as Bayside Cafe." My son wanted to try a Roti, so we had found this place on-line and searched for... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2009

I make sure to go here on every trip to Cayman; the last was my 3rd and am planning a 4th for Thanksgiving - Hope They are Open ! Best home style Indian food I have eaten and I have eaten Indian in numerous places. Friendly, fast service - maybe pricey but most Indian food on Island is pricey. Generous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Indian, Caribbean
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goring Avenue, George Town, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  George Town
  • Phone Number: +1 345-946-2482

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?