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The Boat House - CLOSED

Manuel Reef Marina | Sea Cow's Bay, Tortola, Road Town, Tortola
284 495 0007
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Cuisines: Caribbean
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2013
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

12 reviews from our community

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English first
Tortola
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Jenny from Edinburgh ran a great littel restaurant until the economic downturn forced it to close. The restaurant has re-opened under local ownership serving local food - if you enjoy macaroni pie as a suide dish this is the plave for you. Appalling condition of the car park.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

Apparently there is still a website for this restaurant that is no longer in service. We were going to meet family here before sailing and ended up meeting at Peg Leg's instead-great place instead :) I gave an average review as there is nothing negative to comment on except, say, the lack of existence!

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Tortola
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

food with a bit of difference - eat in or out. Near Sea Cows bay

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Tortola
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

We loved going there for Saturday lunch, good food, good price, friendly service. Very sad news to hear its just had to close due to the economy etc. We will miss it.

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

I can't vouch for the dinner fare, but the lunch we had was tasty and reasonably priced. I had a fish wrap that I have been trying to duplicate at home ever since I came back from vacation. Jenny does a great job there, and the wait staff was pleasant as well. Okay waterfront location (by Tortola standards), and worth... More

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Denver, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

The menu presented on January 31 in no way represented the description of the food on their web site. Perhaps it is appealing if you want everything covered with cream? We left without ordering which wasn't hard given the lack of service. One reviewed called the food imaginative. I'd call the reviewer imaginative.

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Sonoma, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

This is one of our favorite lunch stops on Tortola..though dinner on Fridays and Saturday is terrific too. The menu is inventive..from wraps to pizza to a delicious talapia to pastas and steaks. The staff is always friendly and Jenny the owner is a gem. Many locals frequent " The Boat House" which is a sign that its a great... More

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Buffalo, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2011

Located at the Manuel Reef Marina just before Sea Cow's Bay, the Boat House is tucked away on a second floor. I went with a large group so take lightly my service score of only 3. It took a bit to get food for a large group out together from a rather small kitchen. It didn't matter to me. The... More

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2011

My wife, our four children (12 to 22) and I had a delightful dinner at the Boat House on the last night of our stay in the BVI's. It was a great meal, and great value, sitting at a wooden picnic table on the terrace of this restaurant. The owner (Jenny) was wonderful and her place is well run. Very... More

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Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2010

I spent 11 days cruising around the BVI, and we tried a number of local restaurants--the Boat House at Sea Cow's Bay was, by far, the best. We ate there three times, and it was excellent every time. The food is fresh and carefully prepared. The atmosphere is quiet and scenic, overlooking a marina. I especially enjoyed the grilled tilapia... More

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