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Melini's

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Jolly Harbour, Jolly Harbour, Antigua
+1 268-562-4173
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My partner and I ate at Melini's a couple of times in 2012 when we were staying in Jolly Harbour, and loved it, so on our return to Antigua in December 2016 it was never in doubt we'd go back. However this time around we were staying on the east side of the island, so our journey time was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are regular visitors to Jolly Harbour, and Melinnis is without any doubt the best restaurant to eat at. Having been persuaded to try other (nameless) restaurants in a 5 mile radius. ..my advise is...DON'T BOTHER! Mark and Adrien are perfect hosts. They hand pick their staff...and it shows. Every one of them go that extra mile to make sure... More 

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Farmington, Minnesota
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food at a decent price for the area. The only complaint would be allowing smokers (just not use to this in the US in public areas) and we found the water to be super pricy. We were told tap was not safe so bottled was the only option at a price that equaled the cheesy bread. Atmosphere was fine... More 

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Surrey, England
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here New Year's Eve and it was average. Seems to get lots of good reviews, but it lacked atmosphere especially on what should be a party evening. They made not real effort to create atmosphere and the food was fine.

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Thank Michele B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First meal after a long flight so didn't want too much fuss and Melini's hit the spot. The food was straight forward Italian but of a good quality. We are vegetarians and there was just enough choice for three of us. The aubagene based ' melanzane parmigiana' was done really well as was the gnocchi. Washed down with a nice... More 

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Wadebridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best place on the island in my opinion to eat. Staff are so friendly. Very relaxed atmosphere. Excellent menu choices. Highly recommend

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bough beech
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My meal was a horrible combination of shrimp with Brussel sprouts, a combination I have never seen before or want to again. Even worse the dish was supposed to be shrimps in pernod (an old favourite of mine from the eighties) and the shrimps were not cooked in pernod. My review would be one star except for the dessert (I... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely location in the heart of Jolly Harbour Marina - Enormous menu choice - Excellent food - Excellent service - Excellent bar & drinks - Keen pricing - Lovely background music. It's that good it's better to book. Melini's is now our Antigua local. To repeat - What more could you want ? Thank you to all at Melini's... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Adrian and Mark serve great food and a full range of cocktails in their nice place overlooking the boats in Jolly Harbour. Try the steak Pizza.

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Thank Paul S
Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place and is a go to restaurant for us when we visit Jolly Harbour. Lovely atmosphere at night and the food is consistently good. Nice laid back easy going feel to the place.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, International
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jolly Harbour, Jolly Harbour, Antigua
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Mary Parish  >  Jolly Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 268-562-4173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?