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Soggy Dollar Bar

Sandcastle Hotel, White Bay | White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
+1 284-495-9888
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta salad” (17 reviews)
“conch fritters” (32 reviews)
“fries” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Sandcastle Hotel, White Bay | White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a perfect stop while exploring the BVI. There are only two ways to get there; by dinghy or by swimming. This is more of a drinking spot than an eating spot, but so beautiful that you will fall in love with the warm...More

Thank ralfeez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where everyone goes and yes, it is a bit touristy which is complete expected. Get a painkiller or a few of them. Grab a lobster roll and a t-shirt. You are here to make memories and you might need a physical reminder after...More

Thank aprweiss
Reviewed September 3, 2018

In the past, Soggy Dollar was AWESOME!! Now, they are just another tourist trap pumping out crappy drinks and trying to sell t-shirts. Sorry, but it is true. Their original Pain Killer is now FAR from being the best one in the BVI's. MANY place...More

Thank BenHedrick
Reviewed August 30, 2018

one of the great water holes in North America. this and the Red Dog Saloon in Juneau are two of my favorite places on this continent. Known as the Soggy Dollar as there is no dock and you must get in the water to get...More

Thank CCW711
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Excellent place to have the local famous drink: the painkiller!!! The view of the beach is stunning!

Thank Ivonne G
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Enjoyed a quick visit as part of a day trip to the BVI from St. John. A quirky, fun vibe - wish we had more time to just hang there. Did manage a drink (or two) and long walk on the beach. The shop has...More

Thank kevdani
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Not our first visit. It will never look quite the same, but it is just as good. The drinks and lunch were excellent. Try the roti, you won't be disappointed. The conch fritters we're excellent, too. We've loved this place for a long time. It...More

Thank Rowan813
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We've actually been going to the Soggy Dollar for several years now (every time we visit BVI) but this is the first time I've submitted a review. We just spent a most enjoyable day, having lunch, playing games and swimming in their beautiful ocean. We...More

1  Thank KathyCrowley
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Very fancy, wonderful ambiance, has a shop with some nice T-shirts, the point in white bay for sit in a chair and enjoy the sea and people watching.. good service

Thank zuleica g
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Good beach nice gift shop to shop. Had nice shady areas to enjoy people watching while enjoying your drink. The food service for the bar food was a bit slow,leave enough time in your travels

Thank rlfriedrich
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Paul G
August 20, 2018|
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Response from tveddy | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about Xmas but they have a website. Chances are they will be open but you may be able to ask them directly!
January 16, 2018|
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Response from Zetterberg40 | Reviewed this property |
There are some pictures on The News of St. John website. Links are not allowed to be posted, but their entry from 1-18-18 would be helpful for you. Recent reports indicate that the new palm trees were planted in the last... More
April 6, 2017|
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Response from NewJazzhead | Reviewed this property |
During day. Any day in Paradise is a good day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandcastle Hotel, White Bay | White Bay, VG1160, Jost Van Dyke
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Jost Van Dyke
  • Phone Number: +1 284-495-9888
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