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Lydia's Caribbean Seafood Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Jolly Beach Resort, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
562-2445
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would not call this good, edible but not good. There are a few choices that come with the all inclusive and several you can upgrade for a cost.

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Thank Jill R
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a seafood restaurant, but I had the chicken because my options were limited. I ordered calamari for an appetiser only to be told that it was unavailable. Strike one. I wanted seafood, but shrimp and lobster dishes come with a hefty surcharge in US dollars. This restaurant is located on an all inclusive resort. The two fish dishes... More 

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Thank Roy C
Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this restaurant twice during my stay at the Jolly beach hotel, in my opinion its the best of the Al la carte restaurants the hotel operates. You do have to pay a premium for lobster, but that is expected. The service is prompt and friendly the snapper I ordered was cooked to perfection and I thoroughly recommend a... More 

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Thank andycoldham
Jefferson, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate at Lydia's twice during our stay and the food and service were very good. Good portions and variety.

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Thank Roxanne H
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was a highlight of our stay at Jolly beach. Good sized lobsters (a premium is charged for guests) and worth the price.

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Thank EthelDavey
New Jersey
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29 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has no air very hot in Antigua fish was overlooked chicken parmigiana minus the cheese more like chicken tenders decorated on top of scoop of spaghetti with drop of sauce. Lobster tail was good but you paid extra for it. No impressed better food at red lobster

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Thank ejhja
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting on the beach,however unless your a fish lover I would not recommend it as the other options are not nice.i had chicken which was so dry it was not edible

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Thank Kay M
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely food at the restaurant. Romantic and need to book at the concierge at the hotel as they give you set times and open on set days.

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Thank JollyRungay
Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food here was amazing compared to main restaurant of the hotel. Do not make your reservation too late though, they run out of certain dishes you may want.

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Thank Katie R
Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I ate at this restaurant twice as it was well prepared and the presentation was very good. I had lobster the first time. Even though it cost $25 US, I had to have it. Done to perfection. Had dessert as well, coconut cream pie. It fit the spot. The second time I had snapper. It wasn't really seared but all... More 

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Thank Susan G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jolly Beach Resort, Bolans, Saint Mary's, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Mary's  >  Bolans
  • Phone Number: 562-2445

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