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De Loose Mongoose

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East End, Beef Island, Tortola
+1 284-495-2303
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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a magnet for boat travelers. Friendly,safe,cheap and above all fun. Drink specials are excellent. Music for dancing at night and it's right on the beach. A dinghy dock in front. Perfect !!

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1 Thank James T
Boston, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been hearing great things about this restaurant all week while staying at Scrub island, but when we got there is was not a very good place. There were two waitresses working the whole place so it took about 20 minutes to get our first and last (unfortunately) round of drinks. The chef ended up coming out from the... More 

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Thank Kirby W
Lake Harmony, pa.
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at the guest house....March 2017 Price $ 175.00 per Night (You only need One Night). After a long week of sailing needed a shower and air conditioning before Jetting of to Pennsylvania. On arrival found out that the desk clerk was not present. Waited at the bar for an hour while downing some very cold beers. Clerk has arrived,... More 

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Thank CaptWolf
Greater Toronto
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were staying in the Guest House and walked out for a meal. We also were approached by the manager to move mid-meal to make room for others. We opted not to and they were fine with that. It was our last night in Tortola and wanted the view we were enjoying. Food was good, beer was cold. Left full... More 

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Thank GeoRoadWarriors
Elmhurst, Illinois
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151 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Friends were staying at the Guest House next door. Had an enjoyable evening with good food an music. Our friends danced for hours to the great music they were playing.

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Thank Gordo
Toronto
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Food was good, more punch than rum, service uneven (Got busy halfway through supper and the manager wanted to move us to make more room. A little off putting, but the waitress was good). Certainly got sufficiently fed and watered.

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Thank SailsUnfurled
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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183 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It is your typical BVI bar music, bar food and sketchy service. Had a great view and music was good for dancing but had to wait over an hour for bar food. Evidently the cook walked out or something like that. Too many fun bars to bother going back there.

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Thank Mona D
Chandler, Arizona, United States
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Clean, well run restaurant. Food was decent and service was good. Had a great Island feel. We each had a fish entrée and were satisfied. Banana Daiquiri's were good too.

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Thank Donna C
Cold Spring, New York
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A little beach bar that serves average drinks. The staff acts annoyed by your presence, the managers seem to annoy the staff, and the food made two of us ill for 24 hours afterwards. I should have known. The place was dirty and the kitchen shared walls and plumbing with the bathrooms. The only reason to go here would be... More 

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1 Thank Grey1000
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The cook went AWOL. The owner had to step in and cook dinner. We waited over two hours to eat. Almost everyone got burgers and they were luke warm, fries cold. My chicken and rice were passable. My sister in law said her drink was pretty watered down. We probably won't be back. They had really good music and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: East End, Beef Island, Tortola
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Tortola  >  Beef Island
  • Phone Number: +1 284-495-2303

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