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Gwen's Reggae Bar & Grill

Shoal Bay, Anguilla
264-497-2120
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Ranked #30 of 112 Restaurants in Anguilla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Caribbean
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English first
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Best atmosphere and ribs you will experience virtually anywhere. The sea is quickly reclaiming Gwens current spot, but they will be opening on the other end of Shoal Bay in October. Search it out, great lunch and beautiful setting

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Ashburn, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We have not been to Gwen's in years and decided to stop by on this trip and was shocked at what mother nature has done to the beach but Gwen's is still there and they served up some tasty ribs and chicken and a mighty rum punch. The staff was wonderful and we enjoyed talking with them. Definitely a place... More

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Rio de Janeiro-Brazil
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155 reviews 155 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Yes, as others have noted, mother nature has eroded the beach, but it doesn't remove an inch of its jaw dropping beauty - it is a place as perfect as you can think of - so this review is not only about the restaurant, but also the beach it is based on. We had, as other reviewer has noted, the... More

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St. Louis, MO
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114 reviews 114 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Mother Nature has sure taken a toll on this beach restaurant. The beach is very eroded to the point that the palm trees used for the hammocks have fallen over, and the dining porch slants precariously. For us, Gwen's was never about the food, for unless you went on a day when someone was grilling, the food from the back... More

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great food. Great Vibe. Finally found a restaurant that played great music! We were only here for a couple hours and it was fairly quiet, but heard they get a good crowd the nights they have live music. The beach area was gorgeous. If you're looking for a great spot that makes you feel like you are in the Caribbean... More

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duncan bc
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Cool place at the end of shoal bay east , when we went it was quite but heard they have live entertainment , there is a lot of places like this in anguilla should rent a car and check out all of them they all have different vibes

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Chicken sandwich was good but wouldn’t recommend it for kids as it had some kind of sauce all over it and some vegetables (couldn’t tell what kind with all the sauce…think it was onions and peppers). It was a great sandwich, just not a plain sandwich most kids would like. Best rum punch on the island! Finally found a place... More

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Middletown, New Jersey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This spot is literally right on the beach and off the beaten path road wise.The view is great, the water crystal clear and the the sand is powdery white. The food is pretty good and the ribs are what I recommend. It is on the expensive side for a plate of 4 ribs but hey, you are in paradise and... More

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St. Lucia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Caribbean beach bar and restaurant. Extremely rustic at the end of the beach at Shoal Bay East. Getting there is an adventure. The service was good and the food Ok but you go for the atmosphere of a rustic beach-bum bar at the end of Shoal Bay East. It isn't easy to get to and a good 15 minute walk... More

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Turner Valey, Alberta
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139 reviews 139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We went here a couple of Sundays. The first Sunday there were lots of people and the dance floor was packed. It was awesome!!!! You couldn't help but smile and laugh. It was such a good time. We had the ribs and chicken and it was good. The second Sunday it was still good energy. You cannot help but dance... More

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