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Fat Virgin's Cafe

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North Sound, Virgin Gorda, BVI's, Virgin Gorda
+1 284-495-7052
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: At Virgin Cafe's simple "Caribbean fusion" menu offers the best casual...
At Virgin Cafe's simple "Caribbean fusion" menu offers the best casual waterside dining in the BVI. Our delectable home style dishes include tender guava glazed baby back ribs, West Indian boneless chicken roti, grilled wahoo fish, gourmet sandwiches, fritters and homemade soups. We always use the best quality ingredients, including locally grown produce, freshly caught fish and Angus-grade beef. Homemade sauces and dressings such as sun-dried tomato aioli, lemon-poppy seed salad dressing, and mango chutney are house specialties. Gourmet magazine loves our Fat Virgin Hot Sauce. You can relax on our front deck with a drink or a 3-course meal. Bring the whole family or make it a special occasion for two. As long as you're ready to slow down the pace and savor our culinary delights, it doesn't matter if you come in your high heels or your bare feet.
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  • 81
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  • 32
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  • 10
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  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
accessible only by boat, an excellent meal

This restaurant is in North Sound of Virgin Gorda in the BVI. We visited this restaurant and island while on a week-long sail there. Accessible only by boat (be sure to learn where it is before dark), the food and service told us we did the correct thing to venture there. Food was excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
owlgymcoach
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Philadelphia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Philadelphia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is in North Sound of Virgin Gorda in the BVI. We visited this restaurant and island while on a week-long sail there. Accessible only by boat (be sure to learn where it is before dark), the food and service told us we did the correct thing to venture there. Food was excellent, atmosphere relaxed and, of course, by... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went here by dingy from Leverick Bay ( as recommended by B & B who we rented the dingy from ) Would highly recommend this little peice of heaven for lunch. Capturing the true "Island Style" life, delightful brighly colored tables outside, amazing view of the yachts in the harbor, and delightful food. I had the chicken sandwich which came... More 

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Le Moule, Guadeloupe
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I went here because I needed to lunch after hiking Biras Creek trails (Guy's trail is awesome!). I've read the rewiews on Fat Virgin Café before going. What a deception... I first entered the cafe and said "hello". The 2 ladies almost didn't replied to me... I then ordered a beer and asked for the menu. The staff lady didn't... More 

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esther1954, Owner at Fat Virgin's Cafe, responded to this review

My sincere apologies for the staff not delivering the warm, friendly Fat Virgin welcome which is standard to all our guest. Your visit and review of our establishment is very much appreciated and we will continue to emphasize the culture of a 100% experience for our guest with the staff. Thank you for your review. More 

Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is just a little place that we came across while cruising around the island in our jeep. The burger was one of the best! Loved it so much I had to buy a beer coozie:)

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We ventured across the harbor on recommendation for lunch. Tasty burgers, cool drinks and picnic bench view of the super yachts. Must see if you're in the area.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The best was it's location on a waterfront. I thought the food was average - we tried Roti, fish sandwich and cheeseburger and honestly none was impressive. The waiters were very nice thought. I recommend skipping lunch and going to CocoMaya or Rock Cafe for dinner.

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esther1954, Owner at Fat Virgin's Cafe, responded to this review

We thank you for your visit and review of the Fat Virgin. We are sorry that your meals did not meet your expectations and we will continue to work hard and make the improvements necessary to enhance that experience. We do consider ourselves a small simple beach bar where the emphasis is on flavor and using as much locally grown... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Fat Virgin is a must! If you are on the island you need to check this place out. It is authentic island flavor just what I had been wanting. I had the BLT with brie cheese and basil mayo. It was to die for. We sent a few others and everyone raved about the food they received. The views... More 

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Seymour, Tennessee
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My husband and I were referred to this location by a local bar tender. We thought they had some local fish, but that was not to be. We did try the beef ROTI - try it - it's a local dish that is quite tasty and very filling. The atmosphere is picnic table seating with a lovely view of the... More 

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Waltham, MA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

A waterfront cafe which has the Carribean atmosphere one seeks when in the BVI. If you are lucky you will be served by the effervescent Sami, a delightful person. And if you are really really lucky the day's selections will include Stewgoat. It is fabulous! Best I've ever had and the one to try if you've never eaten goat meat.... More 

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Seymour, Tennessee
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

First off, we went here because all the locals said this was a great place to eat. We were a little disappointed in the selection of food on the menu. I ended up with a cheeseburger and my wife had the Roti which were both good but again not what we actually expected. We understood that the served local food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: North Sound, Virgin Gorda, BVI's, Virgin Gorda
  • Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 284-495-7052

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

At Virgin Cafe's simple "Caribbean fusion" menu offers the best casual waterside dining in the BVI. Our delectable home style dishes include tender guava glazed baby back ribs, West Indian boneless chicken roti, grilled wahoo fish, gourmet sandwiches, fritters and homemade soups. We always use the best quality ingredients, including locally grown produce, freshly caught fish and Angus-grade beef. Homemade sauces and dressings such as sun-dried tomato aioli, lemon-poppy seed salad dressing, and mango chutney are house specialties. Gourmet magazine loves our Fat Virgin Hot Sauce. You can relax on our front deck with a drink or a 3-course meal. Bring the whole family or make it a special occasion for two. As long as you're ready to slow down the pace and savor our culinary delights, it doesn't matter if you come in your high heels or your bare feet.

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