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All 36 Virgin Gorda Restaurants

Mine Shaft Cafe

Road, Virgin Gorda
495-5260
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Ranked #14 of 36 Restaurants in Virgin Gorda
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night

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southern oregon
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98 reviews 98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here many times over the years and Jenks and Elvin the owners, seem to keep the prices down while still providing good food. The prices are about average on this island but considering the view and the good food, it is still a great place.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

After hearing so much about the sunsets from Mine Shaft, we drove over thinking we couldn't miss it. Sadly it was a really cloudy night and not much sunset to be seen- but that didn't stop us from having a fun time! The outdoor patio is gorgeous and I can imagine how beautiful if gets on a clear night. We... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Visited in mid November (the "off" season) It had just opened and the days and time of openings was hard to keep up with. That being said, when it was open, the bar and restaurant are excellent and the views overlooking the bay and the copper mine are spectacular. Good "Island Vibe" and food cooked by Chef Elton was very... More 

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Barbados
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Upon arrival in Virgin Gorda we called for a taxi as we were hungry and knew that the brothers at Mineshaft would be open even as it was already 8.00pm. The taxi driver told us not to go to Mineshaft as it was closed . he suggested the Coco Maya where we had a horrible experience as there was a... More 

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Corvallis, Montana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Had dinner at the Mine Shaft Cafe last week and it was fantastic. Tuesday is all you can eat BBQ and we took advantage of it. Takes a while to get to the top of the mountain but well worth it. My wife had a wrap that she loved and I crushed about 10lbs of their delicious ribs. Try it,... More 

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Trinidad, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We enjoyed watching the sunset with amazing island views. The food was good also ~ the views are what we remember.

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Ohio
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77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Have been coming to VG for years and always enjoy the Mineshaft. It is amazing that year after year these guys continue to provide excellent food at very fair prices. My vacation can't start until we head to the Mineshaft. Tuesday all you can eat ribs might be the best meal on the island. Don't miss the Mineshaft!

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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Best to visit before nightfall to enjoy the spectacular views. At dusk the local chickens and roosters fly up to their night-time roost in tree branches alongside the dining deck. Cocktails are good - the bushwhacker and painkillers were popular in our group. The food was hit or miss, Based on visits in previous years we opted to stick to... More 

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stopped by here after the Copper Mine. We had a blast. A great time and the owner was so much fun. Stories were great and the drinks were better. What a great view and a great place. This is a don't miss place. While we did not eat we saw the food coming out of the kitchen to other customers... More 

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Boston, MA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We heard that the Mine Shaft had the best sunset views on VG and we think they are probably right but the sunset was all that spectacular since the skies were relatively clear. They had a relatively extensive menu but we had the hamburgers and they were done to perfection. For the fries selection definitely try the home made fries... More 

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Address: Road, Virgin Gorda
Phone Number: 495-5260
Location: Caribbean  >  British Virgin Islands  >  Virgin Gorda

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