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The Cabernet Bar and Grill

) #2 of 32 Restaurants in Road Town $$ - $$$ Caribbean, ,
218 Waterfront Drive | 218 Waterfront Drive, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
+1 284-494-8660
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (12 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
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Caribbean, Bar, Pub, International, Grill, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
218 Waterfront Drive | 218 Waterfront Drive, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is just off the road and Paul the chef cooks steak pies in the BBQ, they are fantastic, must try! Drinks were strong but hey i'm on holiday!

Thank ladysluck2017
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Our's was a group of 5 and we all ordered somethinig different, fish, shepard's pie, prime rib. All really like the food; my prime rib was outstanding...completely unexpected on the islands. Enjoyed good drinks and wine. Highly recommend going there if you're in Road Town.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very popular with the ex-pat community as well as tourists. Had lunch, dinner and drinks here on different occasions. Casual, spit & sawdust type place, but relaxed and friendly. Close to the ferry terminal, on the opposite side of the road. Good service. Quiche and...More

Thank Bermuda1Cheltenham
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Had the conch fritters to start -- average my friend thought they were good. Had the brisket special. Not good. It came with gravy? Isn't brisket supposed to have barbecue sauce. Average at best. It was more like a roast beef. Friend had steak and...More

Thank rkaemp
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We popped in here to escape the downpour. It was like the heavens had literally opened up and what a welcome we got. We sat at the bar because we were soaking and were made to feel very welcome. The bar was full however the...More

Thank Jacqui B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I generally don't like eating places that are right off the cruise ship piers, even when there's no ship in port. Too easy to survive on location alone, too much tendency to cater to a standard tourist fare. That's what took us away from the...More

1  Thank joelwakefield
Reviewed 8 April 2017

During the day there isn't a huge crowd but after the sun goes down it tends to fill up quickly. The first Tuesday of every month they have what's called a "networking" night. Basically all the newbies to the island are supposed to come out...More

Thank ConnorSummers
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Barbecue done right. They take their time. Sit at the bar and watch them put on the meats and pies. Good drinks.

Thank RidgeRider01
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Easy to find across the street from where there is a cluster of small store stalls downtown, located on the right side of the Waterfront road town, Tortola and about a 9 minute walk from the pier and 5 minutex from the hospital. Service is...More

Thank nenf
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Just a note that the Saturday hours posted here may not be correct. Based on reviews here, we stopped by Saturday 3/11 and Saturday 3/18 and they were closed both days. Menu boards from Friday were outside both days, so they are open Fridays. We...More

Thank Edgar W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, International, Grill, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Waterfront Drive | 218 Waterfront Drive, Road Town VG1110, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola  >  Road Town
  • Phone Number: +1 284-494-8660
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The Cabernet Bar and Grill, previously know as The Grand Cafe and La Cabanon now under new ownership since Jan 2014. Great food prepared nightly on our outside Grill.
Fresh Fish, Butchers Cut meats, Daily Specials. The best service Island wide, superb atmosphere, Al Fresco dining, great Bar Scene, Cool Sounds . Wide selection of Craft Beers, Rums and liqueurs.
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