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| Manicou River Bridge, Tanetane, Portsmouth, Dominica
+1 767-285-6774
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
16 Aug 2017
“Great bar & restaurant with unique decor”
2 Feb 2015
“Cool Looking Bar”
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Caribbean, Seafood
| Manicou River Bridge, Tanetane, Portsmouth, Dominica
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Friendly bar located by river near Tan Tan. Food is only currently available by prior arrangement. The lobster is very good indeed with a generous portion. Extensive selection of drinks available, both local & imported. The choice of local spiced rum is impressive & a...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We drove by Poonkies a couple times on our way to or from Portsmouth and it looked like a pretty cool place, but it was always closed. One night when we drove by it was finally open. We stopped in and the interior was dark,...More

1  Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

We are medical students at ross & decided to venture out a bit from our usual spots. We were told by our driver that this place is frequented by students but a "local place" so we decided to give it a try. The place is...More

Thank Erica M
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

The fish dinner was incredibly delicious! Unfortunately, the lobster was less then spectacular and while the bar was packed with every type of drink the offered nothing but shots and beer. If you get the lobster request it boiled or at least not breaded. The...More

Thank nick a
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Wow! Having to wait forty minutes for a meal, one is rewarded with the most deliciously freshly cooked dinner on the island of Dominica. Trevor Rodney, owner, does not encourage asking for a doggy bag which is really not necessary. Every meal was so delicious...More

Thank esjay719
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We were staying at Manicou River cottages at the top of the Mountain. When we arrived at the bottom of the hill, Trevor the owner stopped our taxi and said that we would never make it up the road without a 4x4. He told us...More

Thank jeeper4fun
Reviewed 28 February 2013

great food , super helpful and friendly service from Arran and Siamare ... we would drop in during the morning and order what we wanted as a special for dinner that night... gorgeous kallaloo spinachy soup

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 February 2013

It was located right down the hill from Manicou where we stayed. Great food, great drinks and great value. The food was a large portion and very generously priced. Drinks were great, bar was the best stocked on the island. We visited sevceral times and...More

Thank Gabe M
Reviewed 4 February 2013

I was promised by Trevor, the restaurant owner, that i would get local spicy fish or seafood - I told him I like curry and coconut milk, and fresh greens. He confirmed my reservation but was not there when I came. I told the cook...More

3  Thank maracujagirl
Reviewed 20 January 2013

This was the best fish dinner we had in Dominica, bar none. Generous portions, fresh fish, freshly prepared. The cook is amazing. The wait staff, however, provided a very weird experience. Told us she couldn't make me a rum punch, despite the dazzling array of...More

2  Thank juviall
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  • Address: | Manicou River Bridge, Tanetane, Portsmouth, Dominica
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Dominica  >  Saint John Parish  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 767-285-6774
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