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Jolly Harbour, Jolly Harbour, Antigua
(268) 562-4173
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian, International
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Guelph, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Fabulous Italian meal. Located in Jolly Harbour, on the water with views of the marina. Staff and owner are friendly and service is top notch. Went with family and friends, had a great time.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Ate here last night, just turned up with no reservation and did not receive a very good welcome, then random looking bloke wanted to know what drinks we wanted and very gruff waitress left menues with no "hello how are you this evening ". All the staff, especially the older gruff waitress were rude. Never before come across this! Food... More 

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Edinburgh
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We have been traveling to Antigua for several years now and no trip would be complete without a meal ( or several meals) at Melini's restaurant The service is excellent and the staff are very friendly and helpful The menu is varied around an Italian theme and will suit most tastes The prices are about average for a quality restaurant... More 

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Ate here twice during our recent stay at Jolly Harbour. The pizzas here are fantastic - my husband tried duck and hosin sauce while I had the stilton and walnut. Both had amazing flavours although we could not finish all of it, we took the remainder home and enjoyed pizza for lunch the following day. It is always busy in... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

One of our birthdays is on NYE - always a challenge as we like to celebrate quietly and many places are understandably in New Year's party mode. We checked in with Melini's about what they were up to NYE, and were told they didn't have a party or fixed menu that night, so we made a reservation. I passed a... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Had the most gorgeous seafood parcel, which contained mussels and cockles. I would recommend this restaurant and personally it was my favourite.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

On returning to the fabulous island of Antigua we rented a villa close to Jolly Harbour. After looking around eateries in and around Jolly Harbour we chose Melini's for the full and varied menu. Our first meals were Salmon en Croute and Filllet Steak both meals were fabulous. On our second day we looked at other restaurants and decided to... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

What can I say....perfect as usual! We have been dining here on our vacations for the past eight years and the food and service is as excellent today as it has always been. Cant recommend this restaurant any higher its a must!!!

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great service and great food. Wine list is very poor, but great food on the island. The atmosphere was lacking, but after you realize where you are, you will deal with it.

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant on Christmas day 2014. Their Christmas meal was amongst the best I have ever eaten and their other meals are also of a similar quality. If you are in the area do not miss a chance to eat here - you won't regret it.

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Address: Jolly Harbour, Jolly Harbour, Antigua
Phone Number: (268) 562-4173
Location: Caribbean  >  Antigua and Barbuda  >  Antigua  >  Saint Mary Parish  >  Jolly Harbour
Cuisine: Italian, International

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