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BananaKeet Cafe

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Windy Hill Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
+1 284-494-5842
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Virgin Gorda
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although I have only been here once back in 2012 I must say they have left a lasting impression! The food is awesome as well as the ambiance of this place. There was entertainment the night we were there which we enjoyed very much.

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Rochester, New York
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is a must-do fine dining choice on Tortola, high on a hill overlooking the water and BVIs. Perched on a hill, there's a spectacular view from tables on the patio. There was live music the night we came. Food and service would excellent.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has been renovated a bit since we were here last; it's a beautful space made even more compelling by its spectacular location. Excellent food and attentive service. Parking can be a bit challenging, as it's perched 'way up the hill overlooking Carrot Bay.

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deshill2016, General Manager at BananaKeet Cafe, responded to this review

The BananaKeet and staff thank you for dining with us. We are pleased to know that your experience was pleasant. We look forward to having you again. More 

Winchester
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115 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying along at Carrot Bay and visited this restaurant twice and my husband enjoyed the Chimichanga Beef so much the first night that I had it the second and it was probably the best steak meal we have ever had. I also enjoyed the pork loin dish and the tuna carpaccio the night before. A lot of people... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of reviews indicating this is one of the best restaurants on Tortola. I admit it is good. The food is presented very well and time has been taking in the preparation. We tried the almond crusted chicken and the pork loin last night and I would have to say that while the meat was cooked well both meals... More 

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Bend, OR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Favorite eating place on Tortola! The chef puts a great local flavor on his food offerings with a menu that will satisfy anyone. Fresh local fish is awesome, so is the Churrasco steak wich I had twice! Their version af a Bushwacker is the must have drink at Bananakeet! MAKE RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of our favorites on Tortola. Great Views and wonderful food. Make a reservation and be there for sunsets. Parking is an issue in their parking lot but you can park on the hill.

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Rochester
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for an afternoon cocktail and they were closed but very kind staff made us a reservation for that same evening...SO glad we did! Beautiful view from atop a hill and great island atmosphere! It was PACKED so make sure you have a reservation! Great food, great cocktails and wine list and prompt service!

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the recommendation of our skipper, Jack and I headed up to BananaKeet's for dinner. The staff was amazingly friendly and accommodating. We split the tuna tartare, which was amazing...fresh, tasty and light. For dinner, they made me the veg pasta and added some shrimp for protein. It was exactly what i was in the mood for. Jack had the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is unusual! As you will see from other reviews, people love the food and the view over the islands is to die for, but it lack any atmosphere or charm and it feels a little odd eating dinner around a (rather cloudy) swimming pool? The staff are a mixed bag, as for most of the islands, the girls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Windy Hill Carrot Bay, VG1130, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola
  • Phone Number: +1 284-494-5842
Description
Casual fine dining with exceptional foods, friendly service & spectacular sunset views!! Open daily for Sunset Happy Hour: 4-6pm $1 off all cocktails. FREE 'Sundowner' at Sunset! ALa carte poolside dining 5:30-9:30. Live legendary music Fridays from 6pm
CAFE SEASONAL CLOSING: September 15- REOPENS October 15 Closed for ALL Public Holidays

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?