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Driftwood Cafe

Sandy Bay, Honduras
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Ranked #8 of 26 restaurants in Utila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Driftwood Cafe Bar and Grill sits over the Caribbean Sea. The East Wind is usually always blowing. There is an outside Dock and Open Veranda to enjoy. We seat up to 75 people. A Great place to watch a sunset, swim, snokel or dive.The Food is Awesome and we have a great staff..Come enjoy the day with us, or dinner or hang out at the Bar.
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88% Recommend
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English first
San Pedro Sula, Honduras
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

They have a nice location, views and great atmosphere, the food is good. Sometimes when it is too crowded the service gets a lil slow, but if youre chilling with friends tis not that bad. Monkey balls keep em coming but pinas coladas are not good I dont recommend them. At night its pretty nice to watch the lights over... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Just like other Utila waterfront bars this one is no exception, chilled, nice, friendly stuff, good drinks, and god, cheap. Nothing more to say. Try it out.

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Edwards, Colorado, United States
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I had the joy of celebrating my birthday at Driftwood. I'd have to give the nod to Driftwood for the better burger if compared to their nearby establishments. And I'm not one for shots... but shortly after arriving in Utila my new found friends insisted I try "monkey balls". Must say I was not disappointed!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Even though the little island is full of good restaurants, we fell in love with this place. The food was excellent - the pork chops and the skewers were sensational - but the staff is over-the-top friendly and helpful. We had a great time drinking on the dock, and would stop in this place most days just for a few... More

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Atlanta, GA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We make it a point to visit Driftwood once on each trip - it's definitely the best food on the island but it is on the pricier side. I think their creamy garlic sauce could almost make shoe rubber taste good! They are known on the island for the fish stew, which we ordered to split between the four of... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Lol Monki Balls are the famous shot this bar is known for. We went their several times after diving all day and the laid back atmosphere was welcome. It was so nice to sit out on the pier with a cold drink. Fair warning they do often seem to be working on island time so don't necessarily expect the speediest... More

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San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Food was amazing.... but it took almost 2 hours.... and service... oh well there wasnt service at all

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Omaha, Nebraska
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This place is right on the water and has great views. My husband and I split one meal and didn't drink anything and spent about $36. I don't think it was worth that much money. Our server was nice, but the cook was late to work so we had to wait over 30 mins for our one meal to arrive.... More

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Waldorf, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My group of 10 really enjoyed this bar / restaurant. The atmosphere is not too bad. There was one very "interesting" guy at the bar that wasted no time striking up a conversation (proposition) with one of our young ladies, but he was harmless, at least I hope he is. The food was good, and plenty of it, the value... More

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van nuys, ca
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

What a great place to have drinks. The Bartender poured great drinks and everyone there were very friendly. They make their own type of Kahlua which was very tasty. They make a great shot drink with their Kahlua and vodka called "Monkey Balls". That is a must shot to have.

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