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Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Local spot

It's a local spot with really friendly people. It's nothing like Pink Sands or Coral Sands but that's kind of what makes it perfect. It is a nice glimpse into reality on Harbour Island.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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San Diego, California
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Blue Ash, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just enjoyed a terrific burger with ma ruby and family. But the best part was the key lime pie. Let me tell you it was right out of oven and the best I have ever, ever had. It's worth the trip just for the dessert! My next trip here, I'll be bringing family and friends here.

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It's a local spot with really friendly people. It's nothing like Pink Sands or Coral Sands but that's kind of what makes it perfect. It is a nice glimpse into reality on Harbour Island.

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We were told the burgers were world famous... They are good,definetely... Not sure if world famous would describe them. Still... A great value and good vibe

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The only problem was the food was not good. I ordered a cheeseburger, since Ma Ruby's is touted as the inspiration for Jimmy Buffet's

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Eastman, Georgia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Our group had reservations for a group of 20 apx. We had a choice between Chicken or Hamburger. It was not your typical hamburger. They asked how we wanted it cooked if we picked Hamburger. Food took a LONG time to come out. They ran out of fries and no one got the Hamburger the way we ordered it (ex:... More 

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New York City, New York
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44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We tried the cheeseburgers. All of HI's burgers are beef mashed up with spices etc. Good burger, good fries nice people. On the whole a good alternative to the typical HI high end restaurant.

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Edinburgh
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49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We spent two nights on Harbour Island and picked Ma Ruby's for our first evening. We were the only guests there and full menu wasn't actually available. We both at the burgers which were tasty and good sized portion. Unfortunately, service was a bit out of sorts. Main courses came while my partner was still eating his starter so no... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

For those who like Pigeon peas and rice and fried conch. Reasonable. native fare in an open setting.

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stopped in for burgers, we were the only ones there! The gentleman that served us was incredibly sweet. The burgers were good, a little different, almost a meatloaf type burger on sliced of homemade bread. It was very good, just a little different for the normal burger. I can't say enough nice things about this family, so genuine.

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Seattle, Washington
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Yum! higly recommended. A converted house but great food. We sat on the aptio and the cat came to visit and beg bits of hamburger from us. He as very polite just sat and watched us

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Address: Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Harbour Island  >  Dunmore Town
Cuisine: Caribbean

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  • Address: Tingum Village Hotel | Colebrook Street,Dunmore Town, Dunmore Town, Harbour Island
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Out Islands  >  Harbour Island  >  Dunmore Town

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean

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