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Meads Bay, Anguilla
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Ranked #6 of 111 restaurants in Anguilla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Relatively new; gorgeous small beach front restaurant; great food and wine. Chef was previously at mallihouna.
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244 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Oslo, Norway
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

we had dinner tonight. dinner was great., but service has a bit more to stretch for. we loved the place, food was excellent, owner great, but not very attentive staff. wine glass often empty. All in all good, but no sigar..

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I decided to have lunch at Jacala one day on a whim. The owner greeted us, chatted with us briefly, and was very personable. I had the chilled cucumber soup with tomato sorbet…delicious. My husband had the conch chowder which he thoroughly enjoyed. For my entrée, I had lobster risotto (special that day) which was amazing! My... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Ate here in June 2013, we decided to leave Cap Jaluca Resort and head out somewhere else for dinner (not that Cap Jaluca lacked anything it didn't just decided to go "off base" for a night) , the restaurant is super nice and classy. The owner (a tall slender Frenchman ,I believe, with glasses) greeted us and sat us at... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The setting is very romantic with a wonderful view of the ocean. The food was great, and the service was pretty good. Overall this was probably the best dinner we had in Anguilla. It's worth mentioning that it was hard to get a dinner reservation even in the "off season" since they don't have many tables, so book early.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The food was prepared just right, the red snapper, calamari , the filet of beef however, the chef did not want to cook my filet med well. Instead ,he cooked it on the rear side. I had to eat around it and leave the middle. Other than that, we all had a great meal!

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It is a few years since i have had lunch at Jacala as, for some reason, we always thought of it as more of a dinner restaurant. I took a good friend with me and everything was excellent. We started with perfectly made mojitos whilst our bottle of rose chilled. I opted for the watermelon and goats cheese salad with... More

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New Jersey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Spending the day on Meads Bay, we decided on lunch at Jacala with friends. From the soups, to the appetizers, and lunch, each dish was better then the next. This was a nearly perfect ten meal. Definitely a pricey experience, but worth it. One negative, was the incorrect tab which would have set us back an extra $70 if we... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I like that it's very small and intimate. You can have steak or seafood and a beautiful sunset. Great friendly staff. not pricey at all.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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173 reviews 173 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Jacala always gets best of the trip, from their delicious crayfish to their calamari risotto, we love it all. Jacques is the consummate host and Chef Alain is a master chef. Reserve early as they fill up fast and do not accept walkins.

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Paramus, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Romantic place for dinner. Attentive staff serves a Delicious meal. Staff recommended a great wine with our meal. Don't pass on dessert!

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