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“A beautiful waterfront view. And delicious sea turtle steak.”
Review of The Wharf

The Wharf
Ranked #76 of 340 Restaurants in Grand Cayman
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$30 - US$45
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Wharf Restaurant and Bar is where fine food is matched by beautiful scenery. Located on the edge of the Caribbean Sea, at the start of the world famous Seven Mile Beach, The Wharf has long been regarded as one of the most beautiful and memorable restaurants in the Cayman Islands, by tourists and locals alike. Dine on the waterfront, under the stars and enjoy majestic panoramic ocean views and award winning local seafood and continental cuisine. With one of the largest wine cellars in the Cayman Islands, The Wharf restaurant has won a Wine Spectator award every year since 2004.
Reviewed April 11, 2016

I enjoyed a delicious dinner of sea turtle steak and lobster tail at The Wharf Restaurant at Seven Mile Beach. It was my first time ever eating sea turtle. Don't feel bad about eating sea turtle! It actually helps the sea turtle population.

It is a paradox that by eating the endangered Green Sea Turtle, I am helping to save the endangered Green Sea Turtle.

When Christopher Columbus discovered the Cayman Islands, he named them Las Tortugas, the Spanish word for turtles because of the many turtles on the island. He wrote in his journal that it was difficult to walk on the beach because there were so many.

For centuries, turtle harvesting was a huge part of the Cayman economy. Now, because it is on the endangered species list, they are no longer hunted in the wild. Instead, they are raised on a farm here in the islands. Half are for human consumption. The other half are released into the wild. So by providing an economic incentive to raise turtles, the turtle population today around the Cayman Islands is incredibly high.

Although I did not scuba dive here, I have been told by the locals that divers are pretty much guaranteed to see a Green Sea Turtle on every dive.

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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Lobster and Turtle Steak entrée was amazing. Everyone in our party of 4 truly enjoyed their meal. Too bad our server was not worthy of the cuisine nor the setting! Seriously, that was the only sour note at this wonderful sunset dinner we enjoyed at a table right on the water. We dined on a Thursday evening, but it was not at all crowded since low season has just kicked in. Another option would be sunset cocktails at their lovely bar.

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Thank Donna31522
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Our last evening was special as three couples from different states ended our week together in Grand Cayman. We chose The Wharf and were not disappointed. We even had our own little gazebo to sit in with an outstanding waiter taking care of us. We all enjoyed our meals, varying entree choices. The atmosphere, the food, the wine, the waiter just all added up to a wonderful evening.

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Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Great location. Sitting by the sea. Watched the tarpon feeding. 7:30 each night. Good service. Food was just ok. Our least favorite so far on the island.

Thank seiowaHawk
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Reviewed April 5, 2016

We did not find too many good places to eat but The Wharf had Excellent Food!!! And the atmosphere was Just AWESOME!! Our table was as close to the ocean as you could get!! And we were able to watch the sunset while we had dinner!! It was absolutely Amazing!!

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