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Atlantis Resort, New Providence Island
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good BBQ eats

Enjoyed the BBQ at Virgil's. We had a large group so we had family style and were able to sample several different items. Very casual restaurant, it was fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Randal H
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Carmel, Indiana
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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the BBQ at Virgil's. We had a large group so we had family style and were able to sample several different items. Very casual restaurant, it was fun.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We were so disappointed with our meal here. The staff was great but the food was underwhelming. We ordered the North Carolina ribs, and they were a little overcooked and dry. The rub that was used to flavor them was not impressive. We also ordered fried chicken and I have never had fried chicken that had less flavor. They were... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

our meal plan directed us to this place, very good BBQ but HUGE portions, the staff did warn us about the large portions but WOW!, we ordered 1/2 of what our plan permitted and still wasted about 1/2 of what we received, the ribs were tasty, chicken was tender and moist, deserts were excellent,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We spent six days so far in Atlantis we ate mostly at quick serves and Mosaic and Market place buffets ,last nigh we went to this restaurant ,service wasn't bad but the food was terrible and way expensive than even Mosaic for a mediocre food , we ordered onion rings the chef didn't bother even to cut the onion into... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

We made a reservation for dinner for 2, but were told the time we wanted was all booked. When we got there there were several empty tables which led us to believe they weren't booked the half hour before when we wanted to dine. Food was excellent, but half not hot, barely warm. Service was slow and sometimes nonexistent. It... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We ate twice at Virgil's it was so good. There were a lot of us so we tried many things. They were also the only place on our value dining plan that took a reservation. The waiters were awesome too

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Troy, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went to dinner here the first night we got to the island for our honeymoon! It was centrally located at the Atlantis resort and conveniently right next to our hotel - Coral Towers. The only thing I wasn't a fan of was that the entire menu was "Family Style" - meaning an order of mashed potatoes was like $14... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Loved the atmosphere, had a wonderful server named Jamal, family style dining was fine, but the food was just okay. The bbq nachos were amazing and th best part of the meal. Brisket was half-great, half-fatty, coleslaw was good, pecan pie okay but too much cinnamon, and banana pudding was good. Hope we'll be more impressed with the food when... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

BBQ was delicious, although I'm no BBQ expert. Kids had good options. Service was average. Although they did a good job of accommodating a large group. Prices are consistent with paradise island resort restaurants, very expensive. About $250 for a family of five.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Not much to complain about with this place, on a March break vacation with the family made a same-day reservation for a party of eight (8)... no issues getting booked for 7:30 PM on a Saturday night. This place was hectic and busy and incredibly noisy, we got seated in the main rotunda dining area down on the floor. Family-style... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Atlantis Resort, New Providence Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  New Providence Island  >  Paradise Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

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