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Genaker Cafe

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east, Tortola
+1 284-494-4895
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Edinburgh
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94 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are limited in choice of eatery in the area for breakfast and brunch, but rest assured, this is the perfect spot to relax, grab some good food and be entertained by the waiter. Good food, good cheap coffee (in the morning only), good banter.

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Thank EdinburghSky
Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We were there in Oct, just start of the season, and things are pretty quiet. We hear good things about this little cafe and wanted to try. The first night we arrive at 6:30 and they are closed! (Website said close at 8:30). The next day we tried at 4pm and the boss lady said the chef is leaving! Sigh...... More 

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Thank Piggybun
Boulder, Colorado
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Nice open air cafe in the middle of Nanny Cay. The banana pancakes were delicious and very filling. Will definitely be going back the next time I have to drop the family off for a dive trip.

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Thank knobchouck
Hampden, Maine
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

We ate lunch at Genaker Cafe on our visit to Nanny Cay. Devon was our waiter and was "Da best on the Island Mon" The food was okay, but the service was amazing. "Respect Mon."

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Thank DC1997
Brussels, Belgium
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119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast menu for usual prices on the island Do not expect something exceptional, just descent quality. Staff is nice and does a good job I never tried lunch here but guess It is similar In Nanny Cay here is not really another place to go to for breakfast, but if you want to eat breakfast off your boat, Yeah,... More 

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Thank ToyBoy_B
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

We had lunch here yesterday the service was very friendly and good, Devon who served us was probably the best server on the Island, we both had chicken soup which was very good, it's a ver nice location, would recommend this place.

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Thank Hantong
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

I like it here, its chilled, the guys here work super hard and are easy going and friendly. Perfect spot to sit about and have a beer and eat after diving, sailing or working.

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Thank Tim J
Paris, France
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355 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

My husbnd and I went there for lunch yesterday. It is an open cafe inside Nanny Cay Marina. The waiter was very smiling and welcoming. We ordered a Caribbean chicken saled (for me) and a Chicken roti (for my husband). The food was just ok (average). The chicken in my salad and in his roti was the same (mixed in... More 

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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

Eaten here a number of times over the years, the food is good though the serving size is very variable. The service though is not so good sometimes it has been good but was very bad today after receiving my salad the portion was tiny and came with the wrong dressing I told tje server who said she would get... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

This little outdoor spot in the Nanny Cay Marina is the perfect spot for a light breakfast, coffee, Bloody Mary and people watching. Between the charterers, seasoned sailors, yacht crew and vendors there are always people to watch as you prepare for your day ahead. The staff has been here forever and only hope that Claire is in a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Caribbean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: east, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola
  • Phone Number: +1 284-494-4895

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